3. As of noon trading, Symantec ( SYMC) is down $0.32 (-1.3%) to $24.94 on heavy volume. Thus far, 6.0 million shares of Symantec exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $24.36-$25.18 after having opened the day at $24.47 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $25.26. Symantec Corporation and its subsidiaries provide security, backup, and availability solutions worldwide. Its products and services protect people and information in any digital environment from mobile devices, enterprise data centers, and cloud-based systems. Symantec has a market cap of $17.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 34.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Symantec a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Symantec as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Symantec Ratings Report now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.