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$25.27
Symantec
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Earnings History

Earnings
Revenue
Reaction
Drift
EPS In-line/Revenue Below
Q 12/2011
10/26/2011
4:05:41 PM
$0.40 to $0.41
$0.41
$1.72 bill
-4.1%
-6.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Sees Revenue Below Estimates

Symantec Corp. said it expects third quarter earnings of $0.40 to $0.41 per share on revenue of $1.700 billion to $1.715 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.41 per share on revenue of $1.72 billion for the quarter ending December 31, 2011.
EPS Below Estimates
Q 03/2012
4/24/2012
8:03:04 AM
$0.38
$0.37
$1.73 bill
-11.4%
0.1%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Lowers Guidance

Symantec Corp. said it now expects fourth quarter non-GAAP earnings of approximately $0.38 per share on revenue of approximately $1.68 billion. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $0.41 to $0.42 per share on revenue of $1.72 billion to $1.73 billion and the current consensus earnings estimate is $0.37 per share on revenue of $1.73 billion for the quarter ending March 31, 2012.
EPS & Revenue Below Estimates
Q 09/2012
7/25/2012
7:01:08 AM
$0.35 to $0.39
$0.41
$1.70 bill
13.5%
9.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Guides Below Estimates

Symantec Corp. said it expects second quarter non-GAAP earnings of $0.35 to $0.39 per share on revenue of $1.635 billion to $1.665 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.41 per share on revenue of $1.70 billion for the quarter ending September 30, 2012.
EPS & Revenue Below Estimates
Q 06/2013
5/7/2013
4:05:55 PM
$0.35 to $0.36
$0.44
$1.70 bill
-2.4%
3.4%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Guides Below Estimates

Symantec Corp. said during its conference call it expects first quarter non-GAAP earnings of $0.35 to $0.36 per share on revenue of $1.61 billion to $1.65 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.44 per share on revenue of $1.70 billion for the quarter ending June 30, 2013.
EPS & Revenue Below Estimates
Q 09/2013
7/30/2013
4:01:25 PM
$0.42 to $0.44
$0.45
$1.71 bill
9.6%
4.4%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Guides Below Estimates

Symantec Corp. said it expects second quarter non-GAAP earnings of $0.42 to $0.44 per share on revenue of $1.65 billion to $1.69 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.45 per share on revenue of $1.71 billion for the quarter ending September 30, 2013.
EPS & Revenue Below Estimates
Q 12/2013
10/23/2013
4:02:16 PM
$0.41 to $0.43
$0.51
$1.79 bill
-12.7%
6.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Guides Below Estimates

Symantec Corp. said it expects third quarter earnings of $0.41 to $0.43 per share on revenue of $1.63 billion to $1.67 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.51 per share on revenue of $1.79 billion for the quarter ending December 31, 2013.
In-line Guidance
Q 03/2014
1/29/2014
4:01:37 PM
$0.40 to $0.42
$0.41
$1.64 bill
-7.3%
-9.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Guides In-line

Symantec Corp. said it expects fourth quarter non-GAAP earnings of $0.40 to $0.42 per share on revenue of $1.615 billion to $1.655 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.41 per share on revenue of $1.64 billion for the quarter ending March 31, 2014.
Reaffirms
Q 03/2014
3/20/2014
4:00:49 PM
$0.40 to $0.42
$0.42
$1.64 bill
-13.0%
5.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Reaffirms

Symantec Corp. said it continues to expect fourth quarter non-GAAP earnings of $0.40 to $0.42 per share on revenue of $1.615 billion to $1.655 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.42 per share on revenue of $1.64 billion for the quarter ending March 31, 2014.
EPS Above Estimates
FY 2015
5/8/2014
4:03:13 PM
$1.84 to $1.92
3.3%
7.1%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Guides Above Estimates

Symantec Corp. said it expects first quarter non-GAAP earnings of $0.41 to $0.43 per share on revenue of $1.65 billion to $1.69 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.43 per share on revenue of $1.64 billion for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The company said it expects fiscal 2015 earnings of $1.84 to $1.92 per share on revenue of $6.63 billion to $6.77 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.83 per share on revenue of $6.66 billion for the year ending March 31, 2015.
Q2 Below/FY In-line
FY 2015
8/6/2014
4:01:05 PM
$1.84 to $1.92
$6.63 bil to $6.77 bil
$1.88
$6.69 bil
1.0%
-0.7%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Reaffirms for the Fiscal Year

Symantec Corp. said it expects second quarter earnings of $0.40 to $0.44 per share on revenue of $1.60 billion to $1.64 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.45 per share on revenue of $1.63 billion for the quarter ending September 30, 2014. The company said it continues to expect fiscal 2015 earnings of $1.84 to $1.92 per share on revenue of $6.63 billion to $6.77 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.88 per share on revenue of $6.69 billion for the year ending March 31, 2015.
Revises Guidance
FY 2015
11/5/2014
4:01:42 PM
$1.88 to $1.93
$6.60 bil to $6.68 bil
$1.88
$6.71 bil
-0.4%
1.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Revises Guidance

Symantec Corp. said it expects third quarter earnings of $0.47 to $0.50 per share on revenue of $1.65 billion to $1.69 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.50 per share on revenue of $1.70 billion for the quarter ending December 31, 2014. The company said it expects fiscal 2015 earnings of $1.88 to $1.93 per share on revenue of $6.60 billion to $6.68 billion. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $1.84 to $1.92 per share on revenue of $6.63 billion to $6.77 billion and the current consensus earnings estimate is $1.88 per share on revenue of $6.71 billion for the year ending March 31, 2015.
EPS & Revenue Below Estimates
Q 03/2015
2/5/2015
4:01:13 PM
$0.42 to $0.45
$0.49
$1.63 bill
-4.6%
2.5%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Guides Lower

Symantec Corp. said it expects fourth quarter non-GAAP earnings of $0.42 to $0.45 per share on revenue of $1.525 billion to $1.585 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.49 per share on revenue of $1.63 billion for the quarter ending March 31, 2015.
EPS & Revenue Below Estimates
FY 2016
5/14/2015
4:01:03 PM
$1.80 to $1.90
-5.5%
-2.9%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Guides Below Estimates

Symantec Corp. said it expects first quarter earnings of $0.41 to $0.44 per share on revenue of $1.50 billion to $1.54 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.47 per share on revenue of $1.64 billion for the quarter ending June 30, 2015. The company said it expects fiscal 2016 earnings of $1.80 to $1.90 per share on revenue of $6.21 billion to $6.35 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.95 per share on revenue of $6.48 billion for the year ending March 31, 2016.
Q3 Below/FY In-line
FY 2016
8/11/2015
7:01:00 AM
$1.80 to $1.90
$6.21 bil to $6.35 bil
$1.86
$6.27 bil
-6.9%
-4.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Reaffirms

Symantec Corp. said it expects second quarter non-GAAP earnings of $0.40 to $0.43 per share on revenue of $1.485 billion to $1.525 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.45 per share on revenue of $1.54 billion for the quarter ending September 30, 2015. The company also said it continues to expect fiscal 2016 earnings of $1.80 to $1.90 per share on revenue of $6.21 billion to $6.35 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.86 per share on revenue of $6.27 billion for the year ending March 31, 2016.
Updates Guidance
Q 12/2015
1/19/2016
5:52:00 PM
at least $0.24
$0.24
$904.8 mill
-1.1%
3.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Updates Guidance

Symantec Corp. said it expects third quarter non-GAAP results to be above the mid-point of its previous guidance range of $0.22 to $0.25 per share and revenue of $890.0 million to $920.0 million. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.24 per share on revenue of $904.8 million for the quarter ending December 31, 2015.
In-line Guidance
Q 03/2016
2/4/2016
4:05:07 PM
$0.24 to $0.27
$0.26
$901.7 mill
3.0%
-7.7%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Guides In-line

Symantec Corp. said it expects fourth quarter non-GAAP earnings of $0.24 to $0.27 per share on revenue of $885.0 million to $915.0 million. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.26 per share on revenue of $901.7 million for the quarter ending March 31, 2016.
EPS & Revenue Below Estimates
Q 03/2016
4/28/2016
7:01:00 AM
$0.22
$0.25
$901.2 mill
-6.9%
-1.7%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Lowers Guidance

Symantec Corp. said it expects fourth quarter non-GAAP earnings of approximately $0.22 per share on revenue of approximately $873.0 million. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $0.24 to $0.27 per share on revenue of $885.0 million to $915.0 million and the current consensus earnings estimate is $0.25 per share on revenue of $901.2 million for the quarter ending March 31, 2016.
In-line Guidance
FY 2017
5/12/2016
4:36:01 PM
$1.06 to $1.10
-0.7%
3.9%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Guides In-line

Symantec Corp. said it expects first quarter non-GAAP earnings of $0.24 to $0.26 per share on revenue of $865.0 million to $895.0 million and fiscal 2017 earnings of $1.06 to $1.10 per share on revenue of $3.49 billion to $3.58 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.25 per share on revenue of $880.6 million for the quarter ending June 30, 2016 and $1.09 per share on revenue of $3.52 billion for the year ending March 31, 2017.
Updates Guidance
FY 2017
8/4/2016
4:05:08 PM
$1.08 to $1.14
$4.04 bil to $4.12 bil
$1.08
$3.53 bil
4.1%
2.2%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Symantec Updates Guidance

Symantec Corp. said it expects second quarter non-GAAP earnings of $0.18 to $0.21 per share on revenue of $960.0 million to $990.0 million. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.26 per share on revenue of $879.2 million for the quarter ending September 30, 2016. The company also said it with the Blue Coat acquisition it expects fiscal 2017 earnings of $1.08 to $1.14 per share on revenue of $4.04 billion to $4.12 billion. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $1.06 to $1.10 per share on revenue of $3.49 billion to $3.58 billion and the current consensus earnings estimate is $1.08 per share on revenue of $3.53 billion for the year ending March 31, 2017.
Date
Grade
Actual
Earnings
Whisper
Consensus
Estimate
Surprise
Growth
Gap
Drift
10/26/2011
4:05:41 PM
Sep '11
Q2 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.39
$1.7 Bil
$0.39
$0.39
$1.7 Bil
-
1.3%
11.7%
13.6%
-1.2%
-6.8%
1/25/2012
3:27:00 PM
Dec '11
Q3 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.40
$1.7 Bil
$0.41
$0.41
$1.7 Bil
-2.4%
0.3%
14.0%
6.9%
0.3%
-
5/2/2012
3:48:00 PM
Mar '12
Q4 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.38
$1.7 Bil
$0.38
$0.38
$1.7 Bil
-
-0.5%
-3.7%
0.5%
-0.1%
-
7/25/2012
7:01:08 AM
Jun '12
Q1 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B+
EPS
Rev
$0.43
$1.7 Bil
$0.38
$0.38
$1.7 Bil
13.2%
1.1%
8.4%
0.9%
10.9%
-
10/24/2012
4:08:14 PM
Sep '12
Q2 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G A-
EPS
Rev
$0.44
$1.7 Bil
$0.39
$0.36
$1.7 Bil
12.8%
2.3%
14.2%
1.1%
8.0%
-
1/23/2013
8:00:56 AM
Dec '12
Q3 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B
EPS
Rev
$0.43
$1.8 Bil
$0.41
$0.38
$1.7 Bil
4.9%
2.9%
0.7%
4.4%
4.3%
-
5/7/2013
4:05:55 PM
Mar '13
Q4 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$0.45
$1.7 Bil
$0.42
$0.38
$1.7 Bil
7.1%
1.0%
20.5%
4.0%
-4.9%
-
7/30/2013
4:01:25 PM
Jun '13
Q1 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.43
$1.7 Bil
$0.39
$0.35
$1.6 Bil
10.3%
4.2%
-1.1%
2.5%
5.2%
-
10/23/2013
4:02:16 PM
Sep '13
Q2 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.51
$1.6 Bil
$0.49
$0.44
$1.7 Bil
4.1%
-3.1%
13.6%
-3.6%
-13.5%
-
1/29/2014
4:01:37 PM
Dec '13
Q3 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.52
$1.7 Bil
$0.47
$0.43
$1.7 Bil
10.6%
3.3%
24.5%
-4.8%
-6.2%
-
5/8/2014
4:03:13 PM
Mar '14
Q4 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.46
$1.6 Bil
$0.46
$0.42
-
-
-
0.9%
-7.0%
4.1%
-
8/6/2014
4:01:05 PM
Jun '14
Q1 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$0.46
$1.7 Bil
$0.46
$0.42
$1.7 Bil
-
3.9%
6.5%
1.5%
3.2%
-
11/5/2014
4:01:42 PM
Sep '14
Q2 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B+
EPS
Rev
$0.49
$1.6 Bil
$0.46
$0.43
$1.6 Bil
6.5%
-0.2%
-10.9%
-1.2%
-0.4%
-
2/5/2015
4:01:13 PM
Dec '14
Q3 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$0.53
$1.6 Bil
$0.53
$0.49
$1.7 Bil
-
-1.9%
-3.6%
-3.9%
-1.1%
-
5/14/2015
4:01:03 PM
Mar '15
Q4 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D-
EPS
Rev
$0.45
$1.5 Bil
$0.48
$0.44
$1.6 Bil
-6.2%
-2.7%
-10.5%
-6.6%
-1.1%
-
8/11/2015
7:01:00 AM
Jun '15
Q1 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D-
EPS
Rev
$0.40
$1.5 Bil
$0.44
$0.43
$1.5 Bil
-9.1%
-2.0%
-17.7%
-13.6%
-0.9%
-
11/5/2015
7:30:07 AM
Sep '15
Q2 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.43
$1.5 Bil
$0.43
$0.42
$1.5 Bil
-
-0.1%
-17.7%
-7.4%
0.5%
-
2/4/2016
4:05:07 PM
Dec '15
Q3 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D
EPS
Rev
$0.28
$909.00 Mil
$0.26
$0.24
$905.81 Mil
7.7%
0.4%
-54.6%
-44.5%
8.1%
-
5/12/2016
4:36:01 PM
Mar '16
Q4 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$0.21
$873.00 Mil
$0.22
$0.24
$878.66 Mil
-4.5%
-0.6%
-60.9%
-42.5%
-3.6%
-
8/4/2016
4:05:08 PM
Jun '16
Q1 '17
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.28
$884.00 Mil
$0.27
$0.25
$878.23 Mil
3.7%
0.7%
-40.4%
-41.0%
4.9%
-
EPS
Rev
-
-
-
$0.15
$893.23 Mil
-
-
-65.1%
-40.4%
EPS
Rev
-
-
-
$0.25
$892.63 Mil
-
-
-10.7%
-1.8%
5/11/2011
$19.41
$1.27
$6.19 Bil
-
-
-
5/2/2012
$16.43
$1.39
$6.73 Bil
9.4%
8.7%
-15.4%
5/7/2013
$25.10
$1.58
$6.91 Bil
13.7%
2.6%
52.8%
5/8/2014
$20.13
$1.77
$6.68 Bil
12.0%
-3.3%
-19.8%
5/14/2015
$25.90
$1.70
$6.51 Bil
-4.0%
-2.5%
28.7%
5/12/2016
$16.90
$0.80
$3.60 Bil
-52.9%
-44.7%
-34.7%
5/12/2017
$25.27
$0.91
$3.53 Bil
13.8%
-1.9%
49.5%
5/12/2018
$21.11
$1.51
$3.54 Bil
65.9%
0.3%
-16.4%
5/12/2019
-
$1.60
-
6.0%
-
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Price Projection

Current Value
$20
-21%
Projected Price
$21
-16%