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What is Pat’s commentary for the week of March 28, 2023

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Gen Digital is the new name for NortonLifeLock, one of our long-time tech favourites. The company changed its name to Gen Digital following its 2022 acquisition of European cybersecurity firm Avast plc for $8.1 billion. Growth by acquisition adds risk—especially with a purchase as big as Avast. As well, Gen Digital needs to pay down the debt it took on to buy Avast. Still, the company has strong cash flow and growth prospects; that should let it shore up its balance sheet and expand in the booming cybersecurity market. I asked our Successful Investor research department to draw up this Inner Circle Spotlight report on Gen Digital to explain why we think the stock remains a high-quality buy for our members. We hope you enjoy and profit from it. Pat INNER CIRCLE SPOTLIGHT REPORT ON GEN DIGITAL Cybersecurity leader prepared to meet rising demand Gen Digital, $16.78, symbol GEN on Nasdaq (Shares outstanding: 639.7 million; Market cap: $10.7 billion; Consumer sector; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield:…