Symantec Corp


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  • Hot Stocks: Symantec, Hansen Medical Among Big Movers Thursday, 3 May 2007 | 1:55 PM ET

    Earnings blowouts and FDA approvals were the catalysts behind some of Thursday's most actively traded stocks.

  • Symantec, the world's biggest security software maker, posted a lower fourth-quarter profit that beat analysts' forecasts, sending its shares more than 5% higher in after-hours trading.

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  • The chief executive of Symantec told CNBC that the planned $830 million acquisition of Altiris will boost the security software maker's long-term sales.

  • Symantec,  a maker of security software, posted a 25% increase in quarterly profit , or earnings of 26 cents a share for its fiscal third quarter ended Dec. 29, unchanged from a year ago and a penny above consensus estimates compiled by Thomson First Call.

  • The Dow closed at a record for the third straight session  and Nasdaq fell slightly as investors bought selectively ahead of earnings reports and on a steep drop in oil.

  • Shares of Symantec sold off  as much as 12% after the software maker warned of disappointing December-quarter results and cut its full-year outlook, blaming weak sales of data center software and higher-than-expected costs.

  • Cisco to Buy Security Software Maker for $830 Million Thursday, 4 Jan 2007 | 4:36 AM ET

    Top U.S. network equipment maker Cisco Systems said on Thursday it will buy Web messaging and e-mail security firm IronPort Systems for $830 million to tap growing demand for anti-virus and anti-spam software.

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