Symantec's Revolving Door

Sarah Lacy

Things just keep looking dicier at Symantec. First there was the controversial Veritas merger. Then came fears of McAfee cannibalizing the consumer business through its relationships with internet service providers. Add in a few questionable quarters and high profile defections of COO John Schwarz, CFO Greg Myers and, as of late yesterday, former Veritas CEO Gary Bloom and it's no surprise the stock has fallen a whopping 48% since the pre-deal time frame of early December 2004.

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