Nice Systems Company Profile (NASDAQ:NICE)

About Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE)

Nice Systems 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: Software
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:NICE
  • CUSIP: N/A
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Average Prices:
  • 52 Week Range: $63.72 - $83.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.35
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Annual Dividend: $0.26
  • Dividend Yield: 0.8%
  • Net Margins: 7.99%
  • Return on Equity: 11.14%
  • Return on Assets: 6.91%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.28%
  • Current Ratio: 1.37%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.36%
  • Beta: 0.89

Frequently Asked Questions for Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE)

What is Nice Systems' stock symbol?

Nice Systems trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NICE."

How often does Nice Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nice Systems?

Nice Systems announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 16th. Investors 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 yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 23rd. View Nice Systems' Dividend History.

How will Nice Systems' stock buyback program work?

Nice Systems declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $150,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Nice Systems' earnings last quarter?

Nice Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:NICE) announced its earnings results on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $315.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $313.44 million. Nice Systems had a net margin of 7.99% and a return on equity of 11.14%. Nice Systems's revenue was up 33.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.79 EPS. View Nice Systems' Earnings History.

When will Nice Systems make its next earnings announcement?

Nice Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Nice Systems.

What guidance has Nice Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?

Nice Systems updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.90-4.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.97. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.33-1.354 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.35 billion.Nice Systems also updated its Q3 guidance to $0.89-0.95 EPS.

Where is Nice Systems' stock going? Where will Nice Systems' stock price be in 2017?

9 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Nice Systems' shares. Their predictions range from $76.00 to $91.00. On average, they expect Nice Systems' stock price to reach $81.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Nice Systems.

What are analysts saying about Nice Systems stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Nice Systems 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. " (7/6/2017)
  • 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)

Who are some of Nice Systems' key competitors?

Who are Nice Systems' key executives?

Nice Systems' management team includes the folowing people:

  • David Kostman, Chairman of the Board
  • Barak Eilam, Chief Executive Officer
  • Beth Gaspich, Chief Financial Officer
  • Joseph Friscia, President of NICE-Actimize
  • Yaron Hertz, President-NICE Americas
  • Paul Jarman, CEO of inContact
  • John O'Hara, President-NICE EMEA
  • Darren Rushworth, President-NICE APAC
  • Barry Cooper, Chief Operating Officer
  • Eran Liron, Executive Vice President-Marketing & Corporate Development

How do I buy Nice Systems stock?

Shares of Nice Systems can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Nice Systems' stock price today?

One share of Nice Systems stock can currently be purchased for approximately $81.83.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Nice Systems (NASDAQ NICE)
Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  238 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  166 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  404
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $81.75 (0.10% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE)
Price Target History for Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE)
Analysts' Ratings History for Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/16/2017Chardan CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy -> Buy$84.00 -> $91.00N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2017Jefferies Group LLCInitiated CoverageHold -> Hold$84.00N/AView Rating Details
8/21/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$80.00LowView Rating Details
8/7/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
8/4/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperform$80.00 -> $85.00LowView Rating Details
6/7/2017Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$82.00LowView Rating Details
2/10/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated 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
6/30/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
11/1/2015FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$69.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE)
Earnings by Quarter for Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE)
Earnings History by Quarter for Nice Systems (NASDAQ NICE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2017$0.34N/AView Earnings Details
8/3/20176/30/2017$0.32$0.33$313.44 million$315.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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 Systems (NASDAQ:NICE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.02 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.46 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE)
Most Recent Dividend:3/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.26
Dividend Yield:0.32%
Payout Ratio:16.88% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
6.47% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
5.83% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE)
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Headline Trends for Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE)
Latest Headlines for Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE)
DateHeadline logoTop Analyst Firm Confirms: NICE a Leader in Biometric Authentication and Fraud Detection Market - October 17 at 2:29 AM logoCincinnati call center startup acquired by public company - October 17 at 2:29 AM logoChardan Capital Boosts Nice Systems Ltd. (NICE) Price Target to $91.00 - October 16 at 9:52 AM
News IconWe tried Tesla Autopilot and Cadillac Super Cruise in the same week — here's what it was like - October 13 at 7:25 AM logoCustomer Journey Analytics Market 20.8% CAGR to 2022 Led by BFSI Vertical - October 13 at 7:25 AM logoNice Systems (NICE) and Its Competitors Head-To-Head Survey - October 12 at 10:32 PM logoNICE Revolutionizes Workforce Management Allowing Organizations to Easily Transform to Adaptive Workforce Engagement - October 12 at 7:29 AM logoNICE Introduces New Machine Learning Capabilities to Drive the Next Evolution of Cognitive Process Automation - October 11 at 3:12 AM
News IconThis socially responsible footwear startup sells high-quality leather goods for prices you can actually afford - October 9 at 8:51 PM logoNICE Accelerates Voice of Customer Innovation with Powerful New VoC Offering - October 9 at 8:25 AM logoYour Customer Service Isn't As Good As You Think It Is - October 8 at 7:25 PM
News IconThe best instant cameras you can buy - October 8 at 12:47 AM logoNice Systems Ltd. (NICE) Now Covered by Jefferies Group LLC - October 7 at 4:20 PM logoNICE Infuses Forecasting with Artificial Intelligence, Taking Its Workforce Management Solution to the Next Level - October 5 at 11:32 AM logo Brokerages Expect Nice Systems Ltd. (NICE) to Post $0.92 EPS - October 3 at 10:32 AM logoYour Customer Service Isn’t As Effective As You Think It Is, According to New NICE inContact Survey That Reveals Gaps Between Business and Consumer Perceptions - October 2 at 5:55 PM logoNimble Group Selects NICE’s Next Generation AI-Powered Nexidia Analytics Solution to Improve Customer Service - October 2 at 5:55 PM logoNICE inContact CXone Transforms One-on-One Experiences with the Addition of RiverStar Unified Agent Desktop’s Customized Process Workflows - October 2 at 5:55 PM logoNICE Provides the First Voice-Based Authentication Solution at a Domestic Bank in Indonesia - October 2 at 5:55 PM logoCIOReview’s Top 20: NICE Actimize Named One of 2017’s Most Promising Enterprise Risk Management Solution Providers - September 28 at 12:38 PM logoHead-To-Head Review: Nice Systems (NICE) & Its Rivals - September 26 at 6:24 AM logoNice Systems Ltd. (NICE) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - September 23 at 6:54 PM logoNICE CXone WFO Brings Enterprise-Class Workforce Optimization to Amazon Connect Customers - September 22 at 11:17 AM logoNICE Unveils Its Open Framework Ecosystem for Cognitive Robotic Automation - September 20 at 6:52 AM logoProofpoint Getting Closer To Key Technical Measure - September 19 at 3:37 AM logoNICE Recognized as a Leader for its Customer Journey Solutions by Top Analyst Firm - September 16 at 6:58 AM logo Analysts Anticipate Nice Systems Ltd. (NICE) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $320.53 Million - September 16 at 5:48 AM logoContrasting Asure Software (ASUR) & Nice Systems (NICE) - September 14 at 6:05 PM logoNICE inContact Announces Summer 2017 Release of CXone with Industry-first Fully Integrated Workforce Optimization with Analytics-based Omnichannel Routing - September 14 at 8:16 AM logoBenchmarkPortal Joins NICE Incontact DEVone Developer Program Adding Automated Benchmarking to CXexchange Marketplace - September 13 at 7:06 AM logoNice Systems (NICE) vs. Evolving Systems (EVOL) Critical Analysis - September 12 at 12:30 PM logoText-to-911 Trailblazer BVCOG Deploys NICE Inform Text Recording Solution - September 12 at 6:02 AM logoHead to Head Survey: eFuture Holding (EFUT) & Nice Systems (NICE) - September 10 at 8:24 PM logoStocks With Rising Relative Strength: Symantec - September 9 at 6:41 AM logoNice Trying To Close In On Key Technical Measure - September 9 at 6:41 AM logoEuropean Public Sector Agency Improves its Service Operations with NICE Robotic Process Automation - September 7 at 6:48 AM logoAnswerDash Joins NICE inContact DEVone Developer Program Adding Artificial Intelligence Powered Self-Service Connector to CXexchange Marketplace - September 6 at 6:46 AM logoComparing Nice Systems (NICE) & Tyler Technologies (TYL) - September 3 at 6:40 PM logoVidyo Joins NICE inContact DEVone Developer Program to Provide Real-Time Video Customer Interactions for NICE inContact CXone - August 31 at 7:51 AM logoBlue Cross of Idaho Improves Customer and Employee Experience with NICE Solutions - August 30 at 7:11 AM logoNice Systems Ltd. (NICE) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - August 29 at 6:36 PM logoNice Systems Ltd. (NICE) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.93 Per Share - August 27 at 8:24 AM logoNICE Actimize Recognized as "Category Leader" Across Four RiskTech Quadrants® in Chartis Research’s 2017 Chartis Financial Crime Risk Management Systems Report - August 25 at 9:09 AM logoCXexchange Marketplace for NICE inContact CXone Now Offers Virtual Assistant with Addition of CogniCor Technologies, Partner in DEVone Developer Program - August 24 at 10:01 AM logoREPEAT-Europe wary of security infrastructure despite vehicle attacks - August 22 at 4:06 AM logoREFILE-Europe wary of security infrastructure despite vehicle attacks - August 21 at 11:05 PM logoNICE Introduces Compliance Center – A Dedicated Solution for Compliance Assurance and Management - August 21 at 11:05 PM logoNice Systems Ltd. (NICE) Receives "Hold" Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada - August 21 at 3:28 PM logoSpiceCSM Joins NICE inContact DEVone Ecosystem to Provide Customer Engagement Hub for NICE inContact CXone— the World’s #1 Cloud Customer Experience Platform - August 19 at 5:28 AM logoContrasting Nice Systems (NICE) and SciQuest (SQI) - August 18 at 6:22 AM



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