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Symantec Corporation (SYMC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • ID: 1292176
  • SWOT Analysis
  • June 2016
  • 40 pages
  • GlobalData
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Symantec Corporation (SYMC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy - Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Symantec Corporation (Symantec) is one of the leading providers of cybersecurity solutions. The company tracks a vast number of threats across the Internet from mobile devices, endpoints, and servers the world over. It also develops novel solutions for cloud, advanced threat protection, information protection and cyber security services markets. The company classifies its offerings into four categories: Threat protection solutions, Information protection solutions, Small business solutions and Website security solutions. It also offers services such as business critical services, consulting services, customer success services, cyber security services, and education services. The company offers its solutions and services to vast sectors including automotive, cyber insurance, education, financial services, global service providers, industrial control systems, healthcare, retail, and federal, state and local governments. The company along with its subsidiaries and representative offices, operates in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Symantec is headquartered in California, the US.

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.
- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.

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List of Tables

List of Figures

Section 1 - About the Company

Symantec Corporation - Key Facts

Symantec Corporation - Key Employees

Symantec Corporation - Key Employee Biographies

Symantec Corporation - Major Products and Services

Symantec Corporation - History

Symantec Corporation - Company Statement

Symantec Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries

Head Office

Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Section 2 - Company Analysis

Symantec Corporation - Business Description

Symantec Corporation - Corporate Strategy

Symantec Corporation - SWOT Analysis

SWOT Analysis - Overview

Symantec Corporation - Strengths

Strength - Innovation and Research and Development

Strength - Established Presence in Cybersecurity Market

Strength - Improving profitability

Symantec Corporation - Weaknesses

Weakness - Patent Infringement Concerns

Weakness - Declining Performance of Major Segments

Symantec Corporation - Opportunities

Opportunity - Restructuring Initiatives

Opportunity - New Product Launches

Opportunity - Growing Cloud Computing Market

Opportunity - Expanding Global Cybersecurity Market

Symantec Corporation - Threats

Threat - Rapid Technological Advancements

Threat - Stiff Competition

Threat - Increasing Software Piracy

Symantec Corporation - Key Competitors

Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios

Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios

Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios

Performance Chart

Financial Performance

Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios

Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts

Section 4 - Appendix


Ratio Definitions


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List of Tables

Symantec Corporation, Key Facts

Symantec Corporation, Key Employees

Symantec Corporation, Key Employee Biographies

Symantec Corporation, Major Products and Services

Symantec Corporation, History

Symantec Corporation, Other Locations

Symantec Corporation, Subsidiaries

Symantec Corporation, Key Competitors

Symantec Corporation, Ratios based on current share price

Symantec Corporation, Annual Ratios

Symantec Corporation, Interim Ratios

Currency Codes

Capital Market Ratios

Equity Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Cost Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Leverage Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures

Symantec Corporation, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016)

Symantec Corporation, Ratio Charts
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