Symantec Outperforming the Big Guys
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Symantec has been a Wall Street and Nasdaq 100 darling this past year. During the past quarter the stock was up in 29 sessions for a price increase of 28.28%.
The company provides Internet security technology and a broad range of content security solutions to individuals and companies. It also provides anti-virus protection, Internet content, email filtering, and mobile code detection technologies to enterprise customers.
During the last six months the stock has not only increased in price but has also beat the market by 3:1. In the last half year the stock was up 36% while the market as measured by the Value Line Index was up only 12%. A graph provided by Barchart illustrates how much the stock has beaten the market: ... ...