Nice Ltd Company Profile (NASDAQ:NICE)

About Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE)

Nice Ltd logoNICE 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:
  • Market Cap: $4.7 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 60,126,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $70.60
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $68.64
  • 52 Week Range: $59.07 - $78.63
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 47.61
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.71
  • P/E Growth: 1.68
Sales & Book Value:
  • 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.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.57)
Consensus Price Target: $76.43 (2.15% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/12/2017Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$80.00LowView Rating Details
2/21/2017Chardan CapitalReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
2/18/2017Barclays PLCSet Price TargetHold$75.00N/AView Rating Details
2/10/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncInitiated CoverageNeutral$76.00N/AView Rating Details
1/13/2017Imperial CapitalDowngradeOutperform -> In-Line$74.00 -> $76.00N/AView Rating Details
11/11/2016JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
6/30/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
2/12/2016Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$72.00 -> $68.00N/AView Rating Details
11/1/2015FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$69.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE)
Earnings by Quarter for Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE)
Earnings History by Quarter for Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/20173/31/2017$0.64$0.75$308.97 million$305.62 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/16/201712/31/2016$1.03$1.00$327.85 million$323.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2016Q316$0.81$0.83$240.07 million$237.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.75$0.79$234.79 million$235.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.74$0.81$225.55 million$226.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$1.03$1.09$271.68 million$274.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.58$0.75$220.10 million$221.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.57$0.70$233.72 million$234.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q1 2015$0.59$0.63$243.92 million$246.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.85$0.93$292.07 million$294.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q3 14$0.64$0.70$244.50 million$250.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.50$0.47$234.92 million$239.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q1$0.52$0.47$235.77 million$229.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q413$0.75$0.75$264.50 million$271.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.62$0.62$233.57 million$230.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q213$0.62$0.61$226.93 million$225.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q113$0.61$0.61$226.93 million$225.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q412$0.66$0.70$245.56 million$240.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2012Q312$0.57$0.64$220.76 million$221.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.57$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2012$0.53$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2012$0.57$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.52$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.49$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2011$0.45$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2011$0.49$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


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
Annual Dividend:$0.52
Dividend Yield:0.67%
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 Payments by Quarter for Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE)

Dividend History by Quarter for Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE)
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Headline Trends for Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE)
Latest Headlines for Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE)
DateHeadline logoGeely's Proton Therapy - May 24 at 10:26 AM logoNICE Actimize Introduces Robotic Process Automation to Improve Financial Crime and Compliance Efficiency - May 22 at 9:54 AM logoinContact Survey Reveals 67 Percent of Consumers Prefer Agent-Assisted Customer Service - May 22 at 9:54 AM logoNice Ltd (NICE) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - May 19 at 8:02 PM logoTwice As Nice: A Dozen Times When Rock Stars Found Success With More Than One Band - May 19 at 11:33 AM logoNICE Actimize Financial Crime Categories Named Finalists in Citi’s “Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge” Global Initiative - May 15 at 10:10 AM logoNice Ltd (NICE) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research - May 14 at 9:12 AM logoNice Ltd (NICE) Short Interest Down 1.1% in April - May 13 at 9:20 AM logoOppenheimer Holdings Weighs in on Nice Ltd's FY2019 Earnings (NICE) - May 12 at 6:36 PM logoNice Ltd (NICE) Given Outperform Rating at Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. - May 12 at 1:38 PM logoNICE and inContact Honor Innovators Who are Re-inventing Customer Service in the 2017 Customer Awards at Interactions-ICUC - May 11 at 9:26 AM logoNICE Launches Digital Containment Solution Allowing Organizations to Move from Managing Channels to Managing Journeys - May 9 at 11:34 AM logoInbenta Joins inContact inCloud Ecosystem Partner Program, Enabling Cloud Contact Centers with AI-Powered Chatbots - May 9 at 11:34 AM logoNice Ltd (NICE) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.11 EPS - May 8 at 7:12 PM logoNice Ltd (NICE) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $314.74 Million - May 6 at 8:22 AM logoNICE Optimizes Algar Tech’s Back Office Services with Real-Time Insights - May 5 at 9:17 AM logoBRIEF-Nice reports 35 pct growth in Q1 revenue - May 4 at 11:55 PM logoNice Ltd (NICE) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.64 Per Share - May 4 at 6:14 PM logoNice Ltd (NICE) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance - May 4 at 12:40 PM logoNice Ltd (NICE) Updates Q2 Earnings Guidance - May 4 at 12:38 PM logoNICE Reports 35% Growth in Revenue for the First Quarter 2017 - May 4 at 11:22 AM logoNice (NICE) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.77 - May 3 at 11:42 AM logoHere Comes Another Discount Airline, and Wall Street Isn’t Happy - May 3 at 10:23 AM logoSoftware firm finds nice fit at upgraded Verizon campus in Richardson - May 2 at 1:00 PM logoNice (NICE) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.85 - April 30 at 9:23 AM logoNICE Actimize Recognized as a “Most Promising Cloud Banking Solution Provider for 2017” by Banking CIO Outlook - April 27 at 9:58 AM logoCompanies Still Failing to Meet Customer Service Needs across Channels, New Survey from inContact Reveals - April 27 at 9:58 AM logoNice (NICE) Getting Very Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 27 at 7:59 AM logoNICE EVOLVE WFM Brings Enterprise-Class Forecasting to Organizations of All Sizes through the Cloud - April 26 at 6:27 PM logoNice Ltd (NICE) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - April 24 at 8:02 PM logoNICE Adaptive WFO And Cloud-Based EVOLVE WFM Recognized for Advancing the Contact Center Industry and Driving Better Customer Service - April 24 at 7:18 PM logoNice (NICE) Receiving Very Favorable Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - April 24 at 9:32 AM logoNice Ltd (NICE) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - April 23 at 5:38 PM logoinContact Unveils Newest Release of inContact Agent - April 20 at 9:35 AM logoMachine Learning Meets Consortium Data: NICE Actimize Launches ActimizeWatch, a Fraud Analytics Optimization Solution - April 19 at 10:18 AM logoBig Oil’s Rejection of Silicon Valley Is Finally Coming to End - April 18 at 10:09 AM logoBRIEF-Nice Ltd says selected for San Francisco Dept Of Emergency Management's 9-1-1 center upgrade - April 18 at 10:09 AM logoSan Francisco Department of Emergency Management Selects NICE for 9-1-1 Center Upgrade - April 18 at 10:09 AM logoExtremely Positive Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Nice (NICE) Share Price - April 16 at 7:51 AM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Nice Ltd (NICE) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $308.97 Million - April 15 at 8:32 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Nice Ltd (NICE) Will Announce Earnings of $0.64 Per Share - April 13 at 4:17 PM logoNice (NICE) Given Media Impact Score of 0.70 - April 13 at 8:20 AM logoHow to Ace Customer Service in an Omnichannel Era: NICE Global Webinar Series to Share Best Practices from Industry’s Leading Experts - April 12 at 9:55 AM logoNICE Introduces the Market’s First Enterprise Quality Management Solution That Works With Any Recording Platform and Data Source - April 12 at 9:55 AM logoNice (NICE) Board of Directors Approves Share Repurchase Plan - April 12 at 8:55 AM logoNICE Actimize Introduces Holistic Behavioral Analytics Solution to Detect Emerging Patterns and Hidden Threats - April 7 at 11:30 AM logoNICE inContact Launches “Fast Track:” The Best Way to Move From Outdated, On-Premises Infrastructure to Industry’s Leading Cloud Experience Center - April 7 at 11:30 AM logoDizzion Joins inContact inCloud Ecosystem of Partners - April 7 at 11:30 AM logoNICE Wins Two 2017 Stevie Awards for Customer Service Excellence - April 7 at 11:30 AM logoNICE is Reinventing Customer Service at Interactions/ICUC, the Largest Customer Service Industry Event - 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