SYMC : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Symantec in First Benelux Partnership With Xolphin

    January 12, 2017
    The Mountain View, Calif.-based cybersecurity pioneer strengthens its alliance with the Dutch firm.
  2. Cybersecurity Stocks for 2017

    January 3, 2017
    As demand for cybersecurity continues, these two pioneers are positioned to maintain their edge.
  3. Symantec Expands Norton for Smart Homes

    January 3, 2017
    As the IoT drives demand for new cybersecurity solutions, Symantec expands its Norton Suite.
  4. How Symantec Transformed in 2016

    December 29, 2016
    The cybersecurity leader has focused on boosting its enterprise and consumer segments.
  5. Piper Jaffray Weighs in on Cybersecurity Leaders

    December 21, 2016
    Andrew Nowinski remains bullish on Palo Alto, Symantec and Proofpoint while warning on FireEye.
  6. Symantec in Patent Infringement Case Against Rival

    December 13, 2016
    A lawsuit asserts that Zscaler Inc. has infringed on at least seven of Symantec's patents.
  7. Behind LifeLock’s Almost 50% Rise (LOCK, SYMC)

    December 6, 2016
    Symantec's $2.3 billion deal to acquire the identity and fraud protection firm will pair its declining PC sales with LifeLock's ...
  8. Analysts Take on Symantec Stock (SYMC)

    December 5, 2016
    Investors demonstrate approval with the cybersecurity pioneer's recent acquisitions, while analysts recommend an average ...
  9. Arrests Made in Cybercrime Takedown (SYMC)

    December 1, 2016
    An over four-year long investigation concludes hundreds of millions of cybercrime activities carried out by a group offering ...
  10. Behind Symantec’s Recent Buyout Spree (SYMC, LOCK)

    December 1, 2016
    The cybersecurity pioneer's acquisition of Blue Coat bolsters its enterprise cloud offerings, while LifeLock secures its ...
  11. Elliot Mgt Holds Sway Over Symantec (SYMC, LOCK)

    November 30, 2016
    The investment firm has spurred the cybersecurity leader's two largest acquisitions this year, benefiting two-fold with stakes ...
  12. How Symantec Will Use LifeLock (LOCK, SYMC)

    November 29, 2016
    The cybersecurity industry pioneer's acquisition of the fraud and identity theft protection firm will help bolster consumer ...
  13. Moody’s: Symantec Under Review (SYMC, LOCK)

    November 22, 2016
    Moody's review will focus on the cybersecurity firms' prospects for de-leveraging and the integration of identity and fraud ...
  14. Symantec to Buy LifeLock for $2.3B (SYMC, LOCK)

    November 21, 2016
    The fraud protection firm's stock surges 15% with news that security software leader Symantec seeks to expand its market ...
  15. Symantec Buying LifeLock in $2.3 Billion Deal

    November 21, 2016
    LifeLock (NYSE: LOCK) will soon be under the umbrella of computer security specialist Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC), which announced ...
  16. Cybercrime Study: Consumers Are Complacent (SYMC)

    November 16, 2016
    Norton by Symantec released its annual reports indicating a 10% increase in cybercrime over the past year cost victims $126 ...
  17. RBC: LifeLock Is Symantec’s Path to Mobile (SYMC)

    November 15, 2016
    As the cybersecurity industry pioneer reportedly considers a bid for the identity theft protection platform, analysts foresee ...
  18. Symantec Among Potential Bidders for LifeLock (SYMC)

    November 15, 2016
    The cybersecurity industry pioneer lists among potential bidders for an identity theft protection company as it seeks to ...
  19. Symantec Announces New CFO (SYMC)

    November 4, 2016
    Symantec's recently acquired cloud-based security company, Blue Coat, has seen many of its executives take leadership roles ...
  20. Symantec Fiscal Q2 Swings to Loss (SYMC)

    November 3, 2016
    The cybersecurity pioneer experienced a spike in operating expenses due to its acquisition of Blue Coat Systems, while adjusted ...
  21. Symantec's New Security Solution Powered by A.I.

    November 1, 2016
    Three months after completing  its $4.65 billion purchase of enterprise web security provider Blue Coat, Symantec (NASDAQ: ...
  22. Symantec Releases Next-Gen Cyberdefense (SYMC)

    November 1, 2016
    The cybersecurity industry pioneer secures its lead in the next-gen security space, integrating artificial intelligence with ...
  23. Symantec Releases Next-Gen Cyberdefense (SYMC)

    November 1, 2016
    Although the cybersecurity pioneer faces a crowded enterprise security market and declining PC demand, a restructuring may ...
  24. Symantec Integrates Blue Coat's Cloud System (SYMC)

    October 26, 2016
    The old guard IT solutions provider charges ahead with its transformation into a cloud-based cybersecurity leader with new ...
  25. Internet of Things Poses Massive Cyberthreat (SYMC, PANW)

    October 24, 2016
    Legacy IT firms and cloud-based cyber startups alike rush to offer organizations worldwide a secure connection between billions ...
  26. UBS: Cybersecurity Heyday Is Over (PANW, SYMC)

    October 14, 2016
    Anticipating a telling earnings season, a cybersecurity "supercycle" may be over as the industry begins a new stage of growth ...
  27. Symantec Finds New Attacks on SWIFT Users (SYMC)

    October 11, 2016
    Symantec's latest research on Odinaff hacker group and its attacks on SWIFT users indicates a surge in cybercrime against ...
  28. Symantec, VMware in Strategic Deal (SYMC, VMW)

    October 5, 2016
    Old-guard tech companies try to stay relevant in emerging markets such as the cloud and the IoT increasingly choose to team ...
  29. Can Symantec Sustain Stock Incline? (SYMC)

    September 30, 2016
    The cybersecurity pioneer's stock rally of over 50% year-to-date is supported by investor's bullish attitudes toward a larger ...
  30. Why Big Tech Earnings Will Outperform (AMAT, SYMC)

    September 28, 2016
    Big tech stocks are reaching one new market high after the other fueled by the prospect of strong 3Q and 4Q earnings.
  31. 3 Nasdaq-100 Stocks Ready to Play Catch-Up

    September 28, 2016
    These Nasdaq-100 components show stronger buying interest than price gains, predicting the price will play catch up in coming ...
  32. Cybercrime Pays for Tech Investors (HACK, CIBR, SYMC, PANW)

    September 26, 2016
    Amidst headline data breaches, cybersecurity ETFs show steady growth since beginning of the year lows, while analysts remain ...
  33. Investors Rally to Cybersecurity (HACK, SYMC)

    September 23, 2016
    With cybercrime and IoT on the rise globally, the demand for security solutions continues to skyrocket, proving upside for ...
  34. Behind Symantec Stock’s Recent Incline (SYMC)

    September 19, 2016
    UBS and others raise the cybersecurity leader's target price and reiterate buy ratings, pointing to foreseen revenue growth, ...
  35. Analysts Applaud Symantec's Transformation (SYMC)

    September 15, 2016
    As the pioneering cybersecurity giant refocuses away from bulky legacy security systems to new businesses, analysts up stock ...
  36. Behind Symantec's 26.5% Rise in 10 Years (SYMC)

    September 7, 2016
    Symantec's relatively volatile stock was driven primarily by financial results and changing outlook over the 10-year period ...
  37. Barron’s Predicts Symantec Stock to Lift 25%

    September 2, 2016
    The cybersecurity industry pioneer is undertaking a restructuring that includes installing new management, cutting costs ...
  38. Who is Driving Microsoft's Management Team

    August 18, 2016
    Microsoft’s transition to the cloud infrastructure and services business has the company’s leadership in the forefront of ...
  39. Symantec Q2 Beat Driven by Cost Cuts (SYMC)

    August 4, 2016
    The security software company began its fiscal first quarter 2017 under new CEO Greg Clark with a beat on both the top and ...
  40. Symantec Warned of Security Holes in Its Software

    July 6, 2016
    According to a recent warning issued by the Department of Homeland Security, Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) and all its Norton ...
  41. Symantec to Buy Web Security Specialist Blue Coat

    June 13, 2016
    In what the markets clearly view as a positive step, longtime cybersecurity leader Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) has announced ...
  42. Symantec Stock To Trade Ex-Dividend Monday (SYMC)

    June 6, 2016
    Symantec will send its dividend payment on June 22 to shareholders of record as of June 8.
  43. FireEye's CEO Steps Down After a Tough Quarter

    May 6, 2016
    Despite FireEye (NASDAQ: FEYE) reporting a 34% jump in revenue to $168 million in the first quarter, along with a 23% improvement ...
  44. 3 S&P 500 Comeback Kids (ADS, SYMC)

    April 18, 2016
    These three broken stocks show exceptionally strong volume patterns that could support new uptrends.
  45. Symantec Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Thursday (SYMC)

    February 18, 2016
    There's more value now in SYMC shares than just the yield.
  46. Google Is Banning Flash, but That's A-OK (GOOGL, ADBE)

    February 18, 2016
    Why everyone dumping Flash for HTML5 is a good thing for Adobe.
  47. Symantec Beats Q3, Silver Lake Buys Stake (SYMC)

    February 5, 2016
    With SYMC shares still down more than 25% over the past year, the risk-versus-reward has turned positive with the management's ...
  48. 3 Dividend Software Stocks You Should Consider Buying (MSFT, ...

    January 14, 2016
    Learn about three software companies -- Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation and Symantec Corporation -- which provide ...
  49. The Top 10 Technology Stocks for 2016 (AAPL, ARW)

    January 4, 2016
    Discover the top 10 technology stocks for 2016. Learn each company's outlook, investment rationale and price target for the ...
  50. The Top 5 Dividend Paying Software Stocks for 2016 (MSFT, INFY)

    December 21, 2015
    Find out which five dividend-paying stocks in the software sector can bring the best yields and growth potential to your ...
  51. The Top 5 Large-Cap Software Stocks for 2016

    December 18, 2015
    Discover the top five large-cap software stocks for 2016, with a summary of each company and what will make the stock appreciate ...
  52. Invest In Cyber Security With These Stocks

    May 28, 2015
    Learn about some amazing cyber security plays in this hot sector.
  53. The Top 10 Hidden Factors Affecting Software Stocks

    February 10, 2015
    Want to invest in software? Here are the most important factors affecting profits, revenues, and stock price of software ...
  54. Spot Chances For Profits In The Three-Step Cycle

    January 30, 2015
    Markets progress from one price level to the next through an action-reaction-resolution cycle that generates all sorts of ...
  55. World's top 10 Software Companies

    January 7, 2015
    Want to invest in software stocks but finding it difficult to identify companies with major software revenue? Here is a list ...
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    August 12, 2014
    There's a surprising secret located deep within the Swiss Alps. You could find this secret for yourself if you travel ...
  57. Strategically-Challenged Websense Gets A Fair Deal

    May 21, 2013
    Websense gets a fair deal, given its ongoing growth problems.
  58. Check Point Is In Its Competitors' Crosshairs, But May Be Too ...

    July 23, 2012
    Check Point has ample competition and a philosophy that seems more oriented towards maintaining profits than growing them. ...