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July 3, 2019, 11:42 a.m. EDT

Cyber security stocks in broad rally after report of Symantec in buyout talks

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By Tomi Kilgore

Shares of cyber security companies were broadly higher in morning trading Wednesday, after Bloomberg reported that Symantec Corp. was in talks to be acquired by Broadcom Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200646538/composite AVGO +0.72% . The ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF /zigman2/quotes/207892345/composite HACK +0.13% rose 1.7%, 50 of 54 equity components trading higher. Symantec's stock led the way with a 13.3% surge, with trading volume of 30.1 million shares more than 4-times the full-day average. Among other more-active ETF components, shares of CrowdStrike Holdings Ind. /zigman2/quotes/212513426/composite CRWD -2.26% ran up 3.3%, FireEye Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204730283/composite FEYE -1.34% rallied 3.2%, Cisco Systems Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO +0.41% rose 1.2% and Zscaler Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203585803/composite ZS +0.65% climbed 1.7%. The ETF has now advanced 21.1% year to date, while the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.66% has gained 19.3%.

/zigman2/quotes/200646538/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 313.55
+2.24 +0.72%
Volume: 827,755
July 14, 2020 1:55p
P/E Ratio
56.00
Dividend Yield
4.15%
Market Cap
$125.20 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.42M
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/zigman2/quotes/207892345/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE Arca
$ 44.74
+0.06 +0.13%
Volume: 135,613
July 14, 2020 1:53p
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/zigman2/quotes/212513426/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 103.81
-2.40 -2.26%
Volume: 6.86M
July 14, 2020 1:55p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$22.94 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/204730283/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 11.77
-0.16 -1.34%
Volume: 2.55M
July 14, 2020 1:55p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$2.66 billion
Rev. per Employee
$259,672
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/zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 46.12
+0.19 +0.41%
Volume: 9.87M
July 14, 2020 1:55p
P/E Ratio
18.30
Dividend Yield
3.12%
Market Cap
$193.93 billion
Rev. per Employee
$684,933
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/zigman2/quotes/203585803/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 120.69
+0.78 +0.65%
Volume: 1.97M
July 14, 2020 1:55p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$15.65 billion
Rev. per Employee
$231,369
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
3,175.89
+20.67 +0.66%
Volume: 1.52B
July 14, 2020 1:55p
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