NetScout Systems Company Profile (NASDAQ:NTCT)

About NetScout Systems

NetScout Systems logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NetScout) provides operational intelligence and performance analytics for service assurance and cyber security solutions. The Company's solutions are used in various service provider, enterprise and government networks. Its nGenius and Infinistream technologies, along with certain product lines from the acquired businesses, enable information technology (IT) organizations to manage service delivery quality, and identify and address business service performance issues and security threats. The Company's manufacturing operations consist of final product assembly, configuration and testing. The Company's nGeniusONE Service Assurance Solution is used to support NetScout's enterprise, service provider and government customers. The Company's Intelligent Data Sources, marketed under the Infinistream brand, provide collection and analysis of high-volume packet-flow data from across the network that is displayed through the nGeniusONE Service Assurance Solution.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Business Software & Services
  • Sub-Industry: Application Software
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: NTCT
  • CUSIP: 64115T10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $29.75
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $29.01
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $25.69
  • 52-Week Range: $18.77 - $40.28
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.95
  • P/E Growth: 1.01
  • Market Cap: $2.74B
  • Outstanding Shares: 91,992,000
  • Beta: 1.86
  • Net Margins: -4.01%
  • Return on Equity: 5.80%
  • Return on Assets: 4.02%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.13%
  • Current Ratio: 1.58%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.44%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $31.43 (5.64% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/12/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/3/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$34.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$28.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016WunderlichLower Price TargetHold$27.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016StephensLower Price Target$40.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Craig HallumLower Price Target$50.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Needham & Company LLCDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
7/31/2015Sterne Agee CRTUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$48.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2016Q217$0.35$279.72 millionListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q117$0.25$0.28$273.47 million$269.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q416$0.42$0.44$302.65 million$285.88 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q316$0.40$0.58$313.06 million$333.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q216$0.30$0.47$270.86 million$261.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q116$0.32$0.33$103.87 million$100.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q415$0.54$0.67$124.50 million$119.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/22/2015Q315$0.50$0.59$121.75 million$122.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2014Q215$0.34$0.27$102.24 million$103.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2014Q115$0.27$0.36$96.80 million$107.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q414$0.45$0.48$109.35 million$112.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q314$0.42$0.50$102.87 million$110.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q214$0.30$0.34$88.87 million$92.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q1 2014$0.17$0.21$80.10 million$81.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q4 2013$0.41$0.43$98.36 million$98.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/17/2013Q3 2013$0.35$0.36$90.56 million$92.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/18/2012$0.26$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012$0.18$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.38$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/19/2012$0.33$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2011$0.22$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$0.12$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.29$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/20/2011$0.29$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.66 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.99 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20161$0.38$0.38$0.38
Q3 20162$0.38$0.42$0.40
Q4 20162$0.53$0.57$0.55
Q1 20171$0.20$0.20$0.20
Q2 20171$0.34$0.34$0.34
Q4 20171$0.52$0.52$0.52
Q1 20181$0.36$0.36$0.36
Q2 20181$0.44$0.44$0.44
Q3 20181$0.60$0.60$0.60
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 98.12%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/2/2016John DowningEVPSell1,000$27.48$27,480.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Michael SzabadosCOOSell5,000$27.64$138,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Michael SzabadosCOOSell5,000$23.08$115,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2016Michael SzabadosCOOSell5,000$21.04$105,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/28/2016Vincent J MullarkeyDirectorSell16,000$22.15$354,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015Vincent J MullarkeyDirectorSell1,260$32.01$40,332.60View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015Michael SzabadosCOOSell5,000$35.17$175,850.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2015Vincent J MullarkeyDirectorSell11,000$36.13$397,430.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Victor DemarinesDirectorSell11,000$35.57$391,270.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2015Michael SzabadosCOOSell5,000$40.89$204,450.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Joseph G Hadzima JrDirectorSell3,486$36.36$126,750.96View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014Jean A BuaInsiderSell1,667$44.93$74,898.31View SEC Filing  
7/22/2014Jean A BuaCFOSell1,667$43.43$72,397.81View SEC Filing  
7/22/2014Michael SzabadosCOOSell4,000$43.43$173,720.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2014Vincent J MullarkeyDirectorSell10,000$43.59$435,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014Jean BuaInsiderSell1,666$39.07$65,090.62View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Jean BuaInsiderSell1,666$38.66$64,407.56View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Michael SzabadosCOOSell4,000$38.60$154,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Michael SzabadosCOOSell1,000$35.54$35,540.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2014Michael SzabadosCOOSell2,000$34.50$69,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/28/2014Joseph Hadzima, Jr.DirectorSell3,448$34.87$120,231.76View SEC Filing  
1/28/2014Michael SzabadosCOOSell2,000$34.22$68,440.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013Michael SzabadosCOOSell2,000$28.34$56,680.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Michael SzabadosCOOSell2,000$28.99$57,980.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Joseph G Hadzima JrDirectorSell1,500$28.57$42,855.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Joseph G Hadzima JrDirectorSell1,500$29.44$44,160.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Michael SzabadosCOOSell2,000$29.93$59,860.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013Joseph G Hadzima JrDirectorSell1,500$25.00$37,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013Joseph Hadzima, Jr.DirectorSell1,500$25.03$37,545.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Michael SzabadosCOOSell2,000$26.76$53,520.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Joseph G Hadzima JrDirectorSell1,500$26.72$40,080.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Michael SzabadosCOOSell2,000$26.56$53,120.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Joseph G Hadzima JrDirectorSell1,500$26.43$39,645.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2013Joseph G Hadzima JrDirectorSell1,500$27.00$40,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2013Michael SzabadosCOOSell2,000$26.82$53,640.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Michael SzabadosCOOSell2,000$22.77$45,540.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013Michael SzabadosCOOSell2,000$22.78$45,560.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2012Michael SzabadosCOOSell2,000$24.15$48,300.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
DateHeadline logoDeferred Tax Assets Of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) At $0 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - October 21 at 6:32 PM
News IconUpdate on NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) for the day (NASDAQ:NTCT) - October 15 at 6:05 PM
News IconArbor Networks & Alphabet’s Jigsaw Collaborate to Enhance the Digital Attack Map Showing the Global Nature of the DDoS Threat (NASDAQ:NTCT) - October 14 at 6:15 PM logoArbor Networks and Alphabet’s Jigsaw Collaborate to Enhance the Digital Attack Map Showing the Global Nature of the DDoS Threat (NASDAQ:NTCT) - October 14 at 9:45 AM logoNetScout Systems to Report Second-Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results on October 27 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - October 13 at 6:35 PM logoAnnouncing the NETSCOUT Edition of OptiView XG with a Network Health Dashboard and Enhanced Reporting (NASDAQ:NTCT) - October 12 at 11:52 AM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NTCT-US : October 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - October 10 at 11:09 AM logoETF’s with exposure to NetScout Systems, Inc. : October 5, 2016 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - October 5 at 11:41 AM logoArbor Networks Spectrum™ Introduces Virtualized Internal Network Traffic Analysis to Accelerate Advanced Threat Defenses (NASDAQ:NTCT) - October 4 at 11:11 AM logoNetScout : CONTRACT AWARD - 70-- NetScout nGenius SW (NASDAQ:NTCT) - September 26 at 11:09 AM logoNETSCOUT SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Submission (NASDAQ:NTCT) - September 21 at 6:07 PM logoNETSCOUT Enhances the OneTouch AT G2 Network Tester with New Wi-Fi Features (NASDAQ:NTCT) - September 14 at 10:45 AM logoWorld’s Leading Packet Flow Switch Adds High-Density 40G for Large-Scale Enterprise and Service Provider Networks (NASDAQ:NTCT) - September 13 at 11:19 AM
News IconSusquehanna International Group Llp Lowers stake in NetScout Systems (NTCT) (NASDAQ:NTCT) - September 12 at 11:05 AM logoA Price Target Of $31 Is Set By Research Analysts For NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) (NASDAQ:NTCT) - September 9 at 6:07 PM logoNETSCOUT Partners with Legendary Filmmaker Werner Herzog to Examine the Evolution of the Connected World in Provocative New Theatrical Documentary (NASDAQ:NTCT) - September 8 at 10:18 AM
News IconNETSCOUT Unveils Industry's First Real-Time Information Platform for Service Assurance, Cybersecurity, and Big Data – Business Wire (press release) (NASDAQ:NTCT) - September 7 at 6:38 PM logoNETSCOUT Unveils Industry’s First Real-Time Information Platform for Service Assurance, Cybersecurity, and Big Data (NASDAQ:NTCT) - September 7 at 10:03 AM logoNetScout Systems Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences (NASDAQ:NTCT) - September 2 at 11:20 AM logoETF’s with exposure to NetScout Systems, Inc. : September 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - September 2 at 11:20 AM logoETF’s with exposure to NetScout Systems, Inc. : August 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - August 22 at 6:29 PM logoNETSCOUT SYSTEMS INC Financials (NASDAQ:NTCT) - August 11 at 9:44 AM logoETF’s with exposure to NetScout Systems, Inc. : August 9, 2016 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - August 9 at 6:47 PM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. :NTCT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : August 8, 2016 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - August 8 at 6:43 PM logoNetScout Systems (NTCT) is in Overbought Territory: What's Next? (NASDAQ:NTCT) - August 3 at 6:52 PM logoNETSCOUT SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:NTCT) - August 2 at 6:49 PM logoArbor Networks Selected by Frost & Sullivan as the 2016 Asia-Pacific On-Premise DDoS Protection Solution Vendor of the Year (NASDAQ:NTCT) - August 2 at 11:24 AM logoArbor Networks and Cybersecurity Expert to Present at Black Hat 2016 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - August 1 at 9:00 AM logoNetScout Systems Reports Financial Results for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 29 at 9:35 AM logo[$$] Cray, NetScout Ready to Rise (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 28 at 2:50 PM logoNetScout Systems : reports 1Q loss (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 28 at 9:44 AM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 28 at 9:44 AM logoNetScout Systems Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 8:30 am ET today (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 28 at 8:30 AM logoNetScout reports 1Q loss (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 28 at 8:22 AM logoETF’s with exposure to NetScout Systems, Inc. : July 26, 2016 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 26 at 12:54 PM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. :NTCT-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : July 26, 2016 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 26 at 9:17 AM logoNetScout Systems : strengthens its Powerful Business Assurance Lineup for the Enterprise with nGenius for Flows (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 20 at 9:27 AM logoNETSCOUT strengthens its Powerful Business Assurance Lineup for the Enterprise with nGenius for Flows (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 19 at 9:30 AM logoArbor Networks Secures Global Leadership Position in the Biannual IHS Infonetics Report on DDoS Prevention Appliances for the Sixth Consecutive Year (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 19 at 9:00 AM logoArbor Networks Releases Global DDoS Attack Data for 1H 2016 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 19 at 9:00 AM logoNetScout Systems : to Report First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results on July 28 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 13 at 6:53 PM logoNetScout Systems to Report First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results on July 28 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 13 at 4:28 PM
News IconArrow Electronics to Offer Netscouts Portable Network Analysis and Troubleshooting Tools to Help Maximize WiFi Network Performance in the Middle East, (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 12 at 6:47 PM
News IconNetscout Adds Security Smarts to nGenius (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 12 at 6:47 PM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NTCT-US : July 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 12 at 8:35 AM logoArbor Networks to Present at Cisco Live 2016 (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 11 at 11:00 AM logoNETSCOUT Delivers Security Visibility with New nGenius Packet Flow Switch Platforms (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 11 at 9:23 AM logoNetScout Systems : Launches Business Assurance Lineup for Enterprise (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 9 at 9:47 AM logoNETSCOUT Launches Business Assurance Lineup for Enterprise (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 7 at 9:51 AM logoArbor Cloud Wins Gold for Best Security Service at the 11th Annual Network Product Guide IT World Awards (NASDAQ:NTCT) - June 28 at 9:00 AM


NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) Chart for Tuesday, October, 25, 2016

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