Symantec Corporation the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, cloud and infrastructure.

Company Growth (employees)
Mountain View, US
Size (employees)
11,000 (est)
Symantec was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Mountain View, US

Key People at Symantec

Greg Clark

Greg Clark

Chief Executive Officer
Nick Noviello

Nick Noviello

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Amy Cappellanti-Wolf

Amy Cappellanti-Wolf

Sheila Jordan

Sheila Jordan

SVP & Chief Information Officer
Fran Rosch

Fran Rosch

Scott Taylor

Scott Taylor

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Symantec Office Locations

Symantec has offices in Mountain View, Chennai, Lindon, Culver City and in 73 other locations
Mountain View, US (HQ)
350 Ellis Street

Symantec Data and Metrics

Symantec Financial Metrics

Symantec's revenue was reported to be $4 b in FY, 2017 which is a 12% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2017)

4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Gross profit (FY, 2017)

3.2 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

(106 m)

EBIT (FY, 2017)

(100 m)

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

17.4 b

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2017)

4.2 b


21.3 b
Symantec's current market capitalization is $17.4 b.
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


4 b3.6 b4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

727 m615 m853 m

Gross profit

3.2 b3 b3.2 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

1.7 b1.3 b1.5 b

R&D expense

812 m748 m823 m

General and administrative expense

362 m295 m564 m

Operating expense total

3.1 b2.5 b3.3 b


154 m457 m(100 m)

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

78 m75 m208 m

Interest income

11 m10 m21 m

Pre tax profit

101 m392 m(262 m)

Income tax expense

8 m1.2 b(26 m)

Net Income

878 m2.5 b(106 m)
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


2.8 b6 b4.2 b

Accounts Receivable

700 m556 m649 m

Current Assets

5.4 b7 b5.3 b


950 m957 m937 m


3.1 b3.1 b8.6 b

Total Assets

13.2 b11.8 b18.2 b

Accounts Payable

169 m175 m180 m

Total Debt

2.1 b2.2 b8.2 b

Current Liabilities

4.5 b4 b4.6 b

Total Liabilities

7.3 b8.1 b14.7 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

6.1 b4.3 b4.2 b

Retained Earnings

(270 m)(655 m)(761 m)

Total Equity

5.9 b3.7 b3.5 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.4 x0.6 x2.3 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.2 x0.2 x0.5 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x3.2 x5.2 x
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

878 m2.5 b(106 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

1.3 b796 m(220 m)

Purchases of PP&E

(303 m)(272 m)(70 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(1.1 b)7.2 b(6.8 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(811 m)(4.8 b)5.3 b

Interest Paid

75 m70 m143 m

Income Taxes Paid

353 m302 m1.1 b
USDY, 2017


-212.9 x


-96.8 x


365.4 k


2.3 x


0.5 x

Financial Leverage

5.2 x

Symantec Operating Metrics

Symantec's Customers was reported to be 350 k in FY, 2016
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Patents (US)

2.2 k2.7 k1.7 k2.1 k



End Points Protected

175 m175 m175 m

Threat Response Centers



350 k

Symantec Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
LifeLockNovember 20, 2016$2.3 b
Blue CoatJune 13, 2016$4.7 b

Symantec Market Value History

Symantec Revenue Breakdown

Symantec Job Categories

Symantec Median Salaries

Source: 1.3 k public H-1B filings from Symantec

Symantec Online and Social Media Presence

Symantec News and Updates

Symantec Company Life and Culture

You may also be interested in