Revenue totaled $1.21 billion, beating Wall Street's forecast of $1.18 billion.
For the current quarter ending in March, Symantec said it expects earnings to range from 37 cents to 41 cents a share. Symantec said it is expecting revenue in the range of $1.19 billion to $1.22 billion for the fiscal fourth quarter. Analysts had expected revenue of $1.21 billion.
Symantec said it expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.57 to $1.61 a share, with revenue between $4.76 billion and $4.79 billion.
Separately, Symantec said Chief Financial Officer Nicholas Noviello will be stepping down to pursue other opportunities. President and CEO Greg Clark said Noviello, who was appointed in December 2016, will remain in the role until mid-year as the company searches for a replacement.
"Nick's financial expertise, tireless efforts to drive integration and transformation across the company, and focus on improving our business systems and operational processes have laid a strong foundation for Symantec's future," Clark said in a statement.
Score a Touchdown with Jim Cramer's Big Game Special
Get access to the best stock picks in Jim Cramer's investment portfolio by executing a two-minute drill on our Big Game Special on Action Alerts PLUS, Jim's VIP club for investors. Sign up now through Feb. 4 and receive 58% off of the normal subscription price. Now that's a real touchdown!