Symantec is a company developing enterprise security products. It offers integrated cyber defense, threat and information protection, endpoint and email security, as well as web, network, and cloud app security products and services. The company serves automotive, industrial control systems, and global service providers, education, financial services, healthcare, and retail industries.
StateClosed
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyBroadcom
HQMountain View, CA, US
Founded1982
Websitesymantec.com
Cybersecurity ratingFMore
Symantec was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Symantec

Art Gilliland

Art Gilliland

Senior Vice President and General Manager

Symantec Office Locations

Symantec has offices in Mountain View, Buenos Aires, Sydney, Machelen and in 41 other locations
Mountain View, CA, US (HQ)
350 Ellis St
Buenos Aires, AR
13th Floor, Av. Leandro N. Alem 1110
Sydney, AU
Level 5/50 Bridge St
Machelen, BE
Pegasuslaan 5
São Paulo, BR
Av. Dr. Chucri Zaidan, 920 - Chácara Santo Antônio (Zona Sul)
Waterloo, CA
209 Frobisher Dr
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Symantec Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1982
Symantec is a subsidiary of Broadcom

Symantec Revenue

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Symantec's revenue was reported to be $4.73 b in FY, 2019 which is a 2.1% decrease from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

4.0b4.8b4.7b

Revenue growth, %

20%(2%)

Cost of goods sold

853.0m1.0b1.1b

Gross profit

3.2b3.8b3.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b608.0m

Cost of goods sold

257.0m262.0m249.0m249.0m256.0m266.0m272.0m100.0m

Gross profit

918.0m978.0m960.0m907.0m919.0m945.0m975.0m508.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

78%79%79%78%78%78%78%84%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

4.2b1.8b1.8b

Accounts Receivable

649.0m809.0m708.0m

Current Assets

5.3b3.5b3.2b

PP&E

937.0m778.0m790.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Cash

2.3b1.8b2.1b2.0b2.1b2.3b1.5b1.7b

Accounts Receivable

468.0m514.0m390.0m502.0m537.0m723.0m438.0m593.0m

Current Assets

3.2b3.7b3.6b3.3b3.4b3.7b2.6b9.8b

PP&E

895.0m868.0m838.0m758.0m778.0m791.0m784.0m676.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(106.0m)1.1b31.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

530.0m640.0m615.0m

Accounts Payable

(67.0m)(4.0m)6.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

(220.0m)950.0m1.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Net Income

(133.0m)(145.0m)1.2b(60.0m)(68.0m)(3.0m)26.0m811.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

191.0m361.0m526.0m152.0m305.0m457.0m158.0m251.0m

Accounts Payable

(32.0m)20.0m5.0m19.0m(12.0m)35.0m(21.0m)(32.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

213.0m390.0m684.0m331.0m571.0m948.0m325.0m506.0m
USDFY, 2017

Debt/Equity

2.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

5.2 x
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Symantec Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

ARPU

$8.74

Customers

50 m50 m

Enterprise Customers

350 k350 k

Patents (US)

2.1 k2.23 k2.35 k
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Symantec Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Outlier SecurityOctober 25, 2017
Watchful SoftwareJune 08, 2017
BluecoatJune 13, 2016$4.7 b

Symantec Revenue Breakdown

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Symantec revenue breakdown by business segment: 49.1% from Enterprise Security and 50.9% from Consumer Digital Safety

Symantec revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.8% from APJ, 21.2% from EMEA and 64.0% from Americas

Symantec Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

59/100

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Symantec Online and Social Media Presence

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Symantec Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    61/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    D

    55/100

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Symantec News and Updates

Global BYOD Security Market Outlook to 2027 - Featuring Trend Micro, Symantec & Cisco Systems Among Others

Dublin, Oct. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "BYOD Security - Global Market Outlook (2019-2027)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. According to the report, the Global bYOD Security Market accounted for $18.05 billion in 2019 and is expected to reach $191.01 billion by …

The Demise Of Symantec

After decades of powering the cybersecurity industry Symantec is no longer contributing.

Symantec Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Symantec founded?

    Symantec was founded in 1982.

  • Who are Symantec key executives?

    Symantec's key executives are Art Gilliland.

  • How many employees does Symantec have?

    Symantec has 11,900 employees.

  • What is Symantec revenue?

    Latest Symantec annual revenue is $4.7 b.

  • What is Symantec revenue per employee?

    Latest Symantec revenue per employee is $397.6 k.

  • Who are Symantec competitors?

    Competitors of Symantec include Cyren, Ivanti and Palo Alto Networks.

  • Where is Symantec headquarters?

    Symantec headquarters is located at 350 Ellis St, Mountain View.

  • Where are Symantec offices?

    Symantec has offices in Mountain View, Buenos Aires, Sydney, Machelen and in 41 other locations.

  • How many offices does Symantec have?

    Symantec has 47 offices.