More on Symantec's FQ2: FQ3 guidance is for revenue of $1.72B-$1.75B and EPS of $0.36-$0.38 vs....

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More on Symantec's FQ2: FQ3 guidance is for revenue of $1.72B-$1.75B and EPS of $0.36-$0.38 vs. a consensus of $1.72B and $0.42. The soft EPS guidance is blamed on "investments to better serve customers" - could Symantec's CEO change be responsible? Deferred revenue +5% Y/Y to $3.62B. EMEA -4% Y/Y, but Asia-Pac +6%. Consumer revenue (anti-virus software) -1%, enterprise security software +6%, storage/server management software -2%. SYMC +9% AH. CC underway (webcast). (PR)