NICE Ltd., formerly NICE-Systems Ltd., is a global enterprise software provider. The Company's segments include Customer Interactions Solutions, and Financial Crime and Compliance Solutions. The Customer Interactions Solutions segment provides data driven insights that enable businesses to deliver personalized experience to customers. The Financial Crime and Compliance Solutions segment provides real time and cross-channel fraud prevention, anti-money laundering, brokerage compliance and enterprise-wide case management. The Company serves contact centers, back office operations and retail branches, covering various industries, including communications, banking, insurance, healthcare, business processes outsourcing (BPO), government, utilities, travel and entertainment. Its Multi-Channel Recording and Interaction Management enables organizations to capture structured and unstructured customer interaction and transaction data from multiple channels.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Computer and Technology
- Industry: Computer Peripherals
- Sub-Industry: N/A
- Symbol: NASDAQ:NICE
- CUSIP: N/A
- Web: www.nice.com
- Market Cap: $4.7 billion
- Outstanding Shares: 60,126,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: $70.60
- 200 Day Moving Avg: $68.64
- 52 Week Range: $59.07 - $78.63
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 47.61
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.71
- P/E Growth: 1.68
- Annual Revenue: $1.1 billion
- Price / Sales: 4.27
- Book Value: $26.13 per share
- Price / Book: 2.99
- Annual Dividend: $0.52
- Dividend Yield: 0.9%
- EBIDTA: $232.45 million
- Net Margins: 15.35%
- Return on Equity: 13.28%
- Return on Assets: 10.08%
- Current Ratio: 2.14%
- Quick Ratio: 2.14%
- Average Volume: 169,668 shs.
- Beta: 0.85
- Short Ratio: 3.47
Frequently Asked Questions for Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE)
What is Nice Ltd's stock symbol?
Nice Ltd trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NICE."
How often does Nice Ltd pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nice Ltd?
Nice Ltd announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 16th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Wednesday, March 15th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 23rd. View Nice Ltd's Dividend History.
How will Nice Ltd's stock buyback program work?
Nice Ltd announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.
How were Nice Ltd's earnings last quarter?
Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.11. The company earned $305.62 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $308.97 million. Nice Ltd had a net margin of 15.35% and a return on equity of 13.28%. View Nice Ltd's Earnings History.
What guidance has Nice Ltd issued on next quarter's earnings?
Nice Ltd issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.85-4.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.91. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.33-1.354 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.35 billion.Nice Ltd also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.84-0.90 EPS.
Where is Nice Ltd's stock going? Where will Nice Ltd's stock price be in 2017?
7 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Nice Ltd's stock. Their forecasts range from $74.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect Nice Ltd's stock price to reach $76.43 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Nice Ltd.
What are analysts saying about Nice Ltd stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Nice Ltd stock:
- 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "NICE Ltd. provides enterprise software solutions. Its operating segment consists of Customer Interactions Solutions, Financial Crime and Compliance Solutions. The Company's solutions include integrated, multimedia recording platforms, software applications and related professional services. NICE Ltd., formerly known as NICE-Systems Ltd., is headquartered in Ra'anana, Israel. " (5/11/2017)
- 2. Chardan Capital analysts commented, "NICE reported strong 4Q16 results, with revenue and non-GAAP diluted EPS in the upper end of the company's guidance, and provided 2017 guidance, which looks conservative on the revenue side, given current growth rates. 4Q16 revenue reached $329 mn, up 20% y-o-y, on consolidation of InContact for 1.5 months and organic growth. Non-GAAP gross profit grew to $243 mn by 22% y-o-y, bringing gross margin to 73.9% vs. 72.9% in 4Q15, supported by growing share of analytics in total bookings ' 65% in 4Q16. Operating profit grew by 16% to $94 mn, operating margin declined to 28.6% vs. 29.7%, affected by InContact results consolidation and acquisition related expenses. Non-GAAP net income increased by 8.2% to $72.4 mn, at a slower pace than revenue due to lower operating margin, interest expense vs. interest income in 4Q15, and higher effective tax rate as a result of change in geographies. Non-GAAP EPS grew by 8% y-o-y to $1.18. The company provided 1Q17 and FY17 revenue and EPS guidance: for 1Q17 revenue range of $303-313 mn and EPS of $0.81-0.87, for 17FY revenue range of $1,330 ' 1,354 mn and EPS of $3.8-4.0." (2/21/2017)
Are investors shorting Nice Ltd?
Nice Ltd saw a drop in short interest in April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 806,618 shares, a drop of 1.1% from the April 13th total of 815,466 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 111,804 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.2 days.
Who are some of Nice Ltd's key competitors?
Who owns Nice Ltd stock?
Nice Ltd's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Janus Capital Management LLC (7.46%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (6.78%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (3.82%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (2.23%), Rivulet Capital LLC (1.61%) and Investec Asset Management LTD (1.23%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nice Ltd.
Who sold Nice Ltd stock? Who is selling Nice Ltd stock?
Nice Ltd's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Denver Investment Advisors LLC, Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd, Menta Capital LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Thrivent Financial For Lutherans and Brant Point Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nice Ltd.
Who bought Nice Ltd stock? Who is buying Nice Ltd stock?
Nice Ltd's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OppenheimerFunds Inc., Janus Capital Management LLC, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Karp Capital Management Corp, Credit Suisse AG and Nomura Holdings Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nice Ltd.
How do I buy Nice Ltd stock?
Shares of Nice Ltd can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How much does a share of Nice Ltd stock cost?
One share of Nice Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately $78.11.
Earnings History for Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE)Earnings History by Quarter for Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE)
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|5/4/2017||3/31/2017||$0.64||$0.75||$308.97 million||$305.62 million||View||Listen|
|2/16/2017||12/31/2016||$1.03||$1.00||$327.85 million||$323.90 million||View||N/A|
|11/10/2016||Q316||$0.81||$0.83||$240.07 million||$237.20 million||View||N/A|
|7/28/2016||Q216||$0.75||$0.79||$234.79 million||$235.40 million||View||Listen|
|5/5/2016||Q116||$0.74||$0.81||$225.55 million||$226.10 million||View||N/A|
|2/11/2016||Q415||$1.03||$1.09||$271.68 million||$274.00 million||View||N/A|
|10/29/2015||Q315||$0.58||$0.75||$220.10 million||$221.00 million||View||N/A|
|7/30/2015||Q215||$0.57||$0.70||$233.72 million||$234.70 million||View||N/A|
|5/7/2015||Q1 2015||$0.59||$0.63||$243.92 million||$246.00 million||View||N/A|
|2/5/2015||Q414||$0.85||$0.93||$292.07 million||$294.00 million||View||N/A|
|11/5/2014||Q3 14||$0.64||$0.70||$244.50 million||$250.00 million||View||N/A|
|7/30/2014||Q214||$0.50||$0.47||$234.92 million||$239.30 million||View||N/A|
|5/8/2014||Q1||$0.52||$0.47||$235.77 million||$229.00 million||View||N/A|
|2/4/2014||Q413||$0.75||$0.75||$264.50 million||$271.00 million||View||N/A|
|10/30/2013||Q313||$0.62||$0.62||$233.57 million||$230.00 million||View||N/A|
|8/7/2013||Q213||$0.62||$0.61||$226.93 million||$225.00 million||View||N/A|
|5/8/2013||Q113||$0.61||$0.61||$226.93 million||$225.00 million||View||N/A|
|2/13/2013||Q412||$0.66||$0.70||$245.56 million||$240.00 million||View||N/A|
|10/31/2012||Q312||$0.57||$0.64||$220.76 million||$221.00 million||View||N/A|
Earnings Estimates for Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.97 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.41 EPS
Current Dividend Information for Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE)
|Most Recent Dividend:||3/15/2017|
|Payout Ratio:||21.31% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
13.10% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
11.79% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend History by Quarter for Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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