Analyst Recommendations And Earnings Forecast: Symantec Corporation (SYMC), TOTAL SA (TOT)

Lloyd Doyle
September 23, 2017

Moreover, Ameritas Inc has 0.04% invested in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) for 26,946 shares. Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock presently held by all its shareholders, counting share blocks held by institutional shareholders and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. $217,671 worth of Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) was sold by LAYBOURNE GERALDINE B. Noviello Nicholas R sold $900,154 worth of stock. Norinchukin Bank The's holdings in Symantec Corporation were worth $2,751,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Evercore ISI set a $25.00 price objective on shares of Symantec Corporation and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Oasis Petroleum Inc. earnings have declined with an annualized rate of -28.7% over the last 5 years. Commerce Bank boosted its stake in shares of Symantec Corporation by 352.5% in the 2nd quarter. Finally, Global Financial Private Capital LLC purchased a new position in shares of Symantec Corporation in the first quarter worth $230,000.

Opko Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK), stock is trading $12.15 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of -7.60% in last 5 years. Finally, Spirit of America Management Corp NY boosted its position in Symantec Corporation by 9.9% during the 2nd quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 3,982 shares of the technology company's stock worth $112,000 after purchasing an additional 292 shares during the period.

There has been some selling insider activity on Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) recently. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. Barclays PLC raised shares of Symantec Corporation from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating and increased their target price for the company from $34.00 to $38.00 in a research report on Tuesday, May 30th. As per Friday, May 19, the company rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a "buy" rating and issued a $36.00 price objective on shares of Symantec Corporation in a research report on Friday, June 9th. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, June 9 by Robert W. Baird. TOTAL S.A. has 0 buy ratings, 5 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -2.05% from its high of $54.71 to a $133.75 billion market value through last close.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 0, a price to book ratio of 5.94, and a price to sales ratio of 4.67.

On Wednesday, Shares of Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) expressed a change of -1.29% and closed its trade at $33.72. The average volume of a stock suggests the liquidity of a particular company. During the last 52 weeks, the price has been as high as $34.17 and as low as $22.76. The company has market cap of $4.77 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $30.14 and a 200 day moving average of $30.21.

Analysts await Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) to report earnings on November, 2. Equities research analysts anticipate that Symantec Corporation will post $1.81 EPS for the current fiscal year. Symantec Corporation had a negative net margin of 8.68% and a positive return on equity of 10.73%. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 154,572 shares of the technology company's stock worth $4,367,000 after acquiring an additional 141,149 shares during the period. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.29 earnings per share. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.51, for a total value of $67,020.00.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 13th. Investors of record on Monday, August 21st were issued a $0.075 dividend. The dividend yield was $0.90. The ex-dividend date was set for Thursday the 17th of August 2017. Brown Brothers Harriman & stated it has 0% in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC).

Insider Trades for Symantec Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 17 Sep 2017 where Sands (Anita M), the Director completed a transaction type "Sell" in which 2000 shares were traded at a price of $33.51. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators that simply take the average price of a stock over a certain period of time.

Lone Pine Capital Llc increased Arista Networks Inc (NYSE:ANET) stake by 577,702 shares to 1.85M valued at $276.46M in 2017Q2. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Swiss National Bank now owns 2,260,976 shares of the technology company's stock worth $63,873,000 after purchasing an additional 52,000 shares in the last quarter. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $19. The shares price has directed 31.74% toward a higher level throughout a year ago and swapped 14.88% toward a strong spot during past one month. (NASDAQ:SNPS) are owned by insiders with -40.86% six-month change in the insider ownership. If you are accessing this piece of content on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of US and worldwide copyright and trademark law.

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