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 75 other locations
Mountain View, US (HQ)
350 Ellis Street

Symantec Metrics

Symantec Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$3.6 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$3 b

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$2.5 b

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$18.9 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (01-Apr-2016)

$6 b
Symantec's current market capitalization is $18.9 b.
Symantec's revenue was reported to be $3.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 44.7% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$4.2 b$6.5 b$3.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$791 m$615 m

Gross profit

$3.4 b$3 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

$1.3 b

R&D expense

$748 m

General and administrative expense

$295 m

Operating expense total

$3.2 b$4.2 b$2.5 b


$144 m$1.1 b$457 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$84 m$75 m

Interest income

$11 m$10 m

Pre tax profit

$107 m$392 m

Income tax expense

$251 m$16 m($8 m)$1.2 b

Net Income

$898 m$878 m$2.5 b
Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013FY, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$3 b$3 b$3.2 b$4.7 b$3.7 b$2.8 b$6 b

Accounts Receivable

$1 b$556 m


$14 m$408 m

Current Assets

$5.7 b$5.4 b$7 b


$1.1 b$1.2 b$957 m


$5.9 b$5.8 b$3.1 b

Total Assets

$13.5 b$13.2 b$11.8 b

Accounts Payable

$282 m$175 m

Total Debt

$2.1 b$2.1 b$2.2 b

Current Liabilities

$4.3 b$4.5 b$4 b

Common Stock

$7 m$4.3 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

$6.7 b$6.1 b

Retained Earnings

($1.1 b)($270 m)($655 m)

Total Equity

$5.8 b$3.7 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.4 x0.6 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.2 x0.2 x0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x3.2 x
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$898 m$878 m$2.5 b

Depreciation and Amortization

$491 m$439 m$299 m

Accounts Receivable

$30 m$38 m


$10 m

Accounts Payable

($75 m)($69 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

$1.3 b($833 m)$796 m

Purchases of PP&E

($260 m)($381 m)($272 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($583 m)($1.2 b)$7.2 b

Dividends Paid

($418 m)($3 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

($1.7 b)($811 m)($4.8 b)

Interest Paid

$79 m

Income Taxes Paid

$224 m$353 m$302 m

Symantec Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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

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