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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:NICE
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $4.5382 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 60,341,000
Average Prices:
  • 52 Week Range: $63.46 - $81.16
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 33.99
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.1 billion
  • Price / Sales: 4.18
  • Book Value: $26.13 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.91
  • Annual Dividend: $0.39
  • Dividend Yield: 0.5%
  • EBIDTA: $232.45 million
  • Net Margins: 9.05%
  • Return on Equity: 12.81%
  • Return on Assets: 8.43%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.28%
  • Current Ratio: 1.25%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.25%
  • Beta: 0.88
  • Short Ratio: 4.21
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 27th will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share on Wednesday, March 15th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.84%. 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 announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback 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 buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Nice Systems' earnings last quarter?

Nice Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:NICE) posted its earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.11. The company had revenue of $305.62 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $308.97 million. Nice Systems had a net margin of 9.05% and a return on equity of 12.81%. 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, August, 3rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Nice Systems.

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

Nice Systems issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 4th. The company provided 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 Systems also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.84-0.90 EPS.

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

7 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Nice Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $82.00. On average, they expect Nice Systems' stock price to reach $77.50 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
  • Tom Dziersk, President, NICE Americas
  • John O'Hara, President-NICE EMEA
  • Barak Eilam, Chief Executive Officer
  • Beth Gaspich, Chief Financial Officer
  • Joseph Friscia, President of NICE-Actimize
  • Raghav Sahgal, President, NICE APAC
  • Eran Liron, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Development
  • Sigal Gill-more, Executive Vice President-Human Resources
  • Christopher Wooten, Executive Vice President-Vertical Markets

Who owns Nice Systems stock?

Nice Systems' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include US Bancorp DE (0.00%), Meritage Portfolio Management (0.17%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.01%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nice Systems.

Who sold Nice Systems stock? Who is selling Nice Systems stock?

Nice Systems' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including US Bancorp DE, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Meritage Portfolio Management. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nice Systems.

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 $76.14.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Nice Systems (NASDAQ NICE)
Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  199 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  124 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  323
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.43)
Consensus Price Target: $77.50 (1.79% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/7/2017Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$82.00LowView Rating Details
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, 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
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 7/27/2015 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
8/3/2017$0.32N/AView 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: $1.75 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.24 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE)
Most Recent Dividend:3/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.39
Dividend Yield:0.51%
Payout Ratio:23.93% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
22.29% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
17.41% (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 logoNICE Actimize Voted Best Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Solution Provider in 2017 Waters Magazine Rankings for the 4th Year in a Row - July 27 at 4:47 AM logoContrasting Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY) and Nice Systems (NICE) - July 25 at 12:30 AM logoHow to Deliver Smarter, Faster Customer Service: NICE Global Webinar Series to Discuss the Best Tools and Technology for Achieving This - July 24 at 7:35 AM logo$314.05 Million in Sales Expected for Nice Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:NICE) This Quarter - July 21 at 2:04 PM logo Brokerages Expect Nice Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE) to Post $0.32 EPS - July 19 at 6:28 PM logo5 Stock Picks In This Summer’s Most Exciting Markets - July 18 at 4:06 PM logoUK must accept its post-Brexit status as a third country - July 17 at 9:44 AM logoVerizon Customer Data Including PIN Numbers Exposed - July 14 at 6:51 AM logoNICE Introduces NICE COMPASS Compliance Assurance Software to Help Banks Automate Compliance to Meet Growing Financial Communication Regulations - July 11 at 5:14 AM logoNice Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:NICE) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - July 10 at 7:06 PM logoNice Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:NICE) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research - July 6 at 9:00 AM logoETFs with exposure to NICE Ltd. (Israel) : July 4, 2017 - July 5 at 8:52 AM logoMetro Bank Engages Employees for Better Customer Service with NICE Workforce Management in the Cloud - July 4 at 12:56 AM logoDMG Report Confirms: NICE is the Market Share Leader for Contact Center WFO - June 28 at 12:00 PM logoVonage Enhances Partnership with inContact to Provide Enterprise-Grade Cloud Contact Center for Businesses - June 27 at 6:56 PM logoNICE Actimize Expands “Essentials” Cloud Offerings with Fraud Management Options Addressing Mid-Sized Financial Services Organizations - June 26 at 8:47 AM logo Analysts Anticipate Nice Systems Ltd. (NICE) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $314.05 Million - June 25 at 8:58 AM logoRobotic Process Automation Market to Reach $6,247.1 Million by 2023: P&S Market Research - June 24 at 5:22 AM logo Analysts Expect Nice Systems Ltd. (NICE) Will Post Earnings of $0.32 Per Share - June 23 at 2:35 PM logoETFs with exposure to NICE Ltd. (Israel) : June 22, 2017 - June 23 at 8:27 AM logoNICE Ltd. (Israel) :NICE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 21, 2017 - June 21 at 8:02 PM logoNICE Actimize Survey Finds Financial Services Organizations Focused on Automation as No. 1 Budget Priority in CDD/KYC Management - June 20 at 7:53 PM logoFrost & Sullivan Commends NICE's Holistic Customer Interaction Solutions for the North American Contact Center Market - June 20 at 7:53 PM logoNICE Actimize Draws Record Attendance for Its 2017 Financial Crime Product User Group from Global Financial Services Organizations - June 19 at 11:11 AM logoCan Animals Predict Earthquakes? Italian Farm Acts as a Lab to Find Out - June 17 at 5:50 AM logoNICE inContact Joins FedRAMP Marketplace, Bringing The Market Leading Cloud Platform to Government Contact Centers - June 16 at 8:06 AM logoChina Automotive Systems' Buyout Price Should Be Raised To At Least $7.50 - June 13 at 11:58 PM logoNice Systems Ltd. (NICE) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - June 13 at 6:42 PM logoBoston Police Department Selects NICE Solutions to Bolster Efficiency, Service and Next Generation 9-1-1 Readiness - June 12 at 8:54 AM logoNICE Awards Leading EMEA Businesses for Their Stand-Out Contributions to Customer Service - June 8 at 9:55 AM logoCitigroup Inc Initiates Coverage on Nice Ltd (NICE) - June 7 at 8:32 PM logoOver 100 Customers Migrated to the Advanced, Fully Integrated NICE inContact Solution – Displacing Legacy WFO Solution from Competitor - June 7 at 8:37 AM logoLeading Furniture Retailer Streamlines Global Deliveries with NICE Robotic Process Automation - June 5 at 8:54 AM logoNice Ltd (NICE) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $314.05 Million - June 1 at 11:40 AM logoAt 22% CAGR, Video Surveillance as a Service Market Potentially Worth $5.93 Billion by 2022 Led by Hosted VSaaS Market - May 31 at 10:24 AM logo Analysts Expect Nice Ltd (NICE) Will Post Earnings of $0.32 Per Share - May 30 at 10:46 AM logoNICE Introduces NICE Inform Elite to Deliver Incident Intelligence to Emergency Communications Centers - May 26 at 4:50 AM 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



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