NASDAQ: SYMC 16.63 +0.00 +0% Volume: 8,453,100 May 3, 2016

Symantec is the global leader in security

Symantec is the global leader in security. Operating one of the world’s largest cyber intelligence networks, we see more threats, and protect more customers from the next generation of attacks. We help companies, governments and individuals secure their most important data wherever it lives.

Since its inception in 1982, Symantec has grown into a Fortune 500 company through a combination of internal development, strategic acquisition and partnering with industry leaders. Our award-winning solutions enable our customers to trust that their information and identities are secure independent of device or application.


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Symantec Updates Fiscal Fourth Quarter 2016 Guidance April 28, 2016
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC) today updated its fiscal fourth quarter guidance, ended April 1, 2016 . Symantec will release actual results for the fiscal fourth quarter after the market closes on May 12, 2016 . Revenue is now expected to be $873 million compared to previous guidance of $885 to $915 million. A shift in enterprise security customer buying preferences is resulting in less license revenue during the quarter and more revenue being deferred to future periods. This included a faster than expected shift within our product mix to subscription and ratable contract structures. The Company expects fourth quarter non-GAAP operating margins and EPS of 25% and $0.22 , below its previous guidance of 26% to 28% and $0.24-$0.27 . The shortfall is primarily a result of lower than expected revenue, partially offset by a favorable impact from our cost efficiency initiatives which have already begun across eight different work streams. “The shift to more ratable revenue is consistent with...
Symantec Announces CEO Transition Plan Following Company’s Successful Move to Focus Exclusively on Cybersecurity April 28, 2016
Michael A. Brown to Step Down as CEO Once a Successor is Identified; Board Commences CEO Search Process New Office of the President Created to Provide Continuity and Focus on Strategic Priorities Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC) today announced that Michael A. Brown will be stepping down as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Brown will continue to serve as CEO and as a director of the company until a successor has been appointed. The Symantec Board of Directors has begun the search for the Company’s next CEO. To facilitate a continued focus on the Company’s strategic priorities throughout the CEO search and transition, the Board has created an Office of the President composed of: Ajei S. Gopal, who is joining the Company as Interim President and Chief Operating Officer; Thomas J. Seifert , Symantec’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and Scott C. Taylor , Symantec’s Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. The Office of the President is expected...
Symantec Partners with Rockwell Automation to Maximize Security for Industrial PCs April 20, 2016
Symantec Embedded Security: Critical Systems Protection has been qualified for use with Rockwell Automation software Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC) today announced a partnership with Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) to secure connected industrial systems from malicious attacks. As a first step, Rockwell Automation has qualified the Symantec Embedded Security: Critical Systems Protection (SES:CSP) solution for interoperability with a range of Rockwell Automation software products in industrial control systems (ICS). More industrial devices are becoming network connected, allowing for easier monitoring and control of the devices. However, this also opens them up to new avenues of attacks and even potential sabotage. 1 Without the right defenses, attacks on industrial control system resources can have serious implications, including downtime, disruption of productivity, equipment damage and safety risks. “The connectivity driving the industrial Internet of Things brings countless advantages...

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