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: $37.55
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $34.10
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $31.10
  • 52-Week Range: $18.81 - $38.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 500.00
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.84
  • P/E Growth: 1.33
  • Market Cap: $3.49B
  • Outstanding Shares: 91,786,000
  • Beta: 1.43
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 0.65%
  • Return on Equity: 5.54%
  • Return on Assets: 3.78%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.13%
  • Current Ratio: 1.65%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.53%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $34.50 (9.21% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/22/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$45.00View Rating Details
1/31/2017Craig HallumDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
1/19/2017RBC Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$31.00View Rating Details
1/19/2017Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$31.00View Rating Details
1/9/2017Pacific CrestDowngradeOverweight -> Sector WeightView Rating Details
1/29/2016WunderlichLower Price TargetHold$27.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016StephensLower Price Target$40.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Needham & Company LLCDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
7/31/2015Sterne Agee CRTUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$48.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/3/2017        
1/31/2017Q317$0.56$0.60$309.20 million$311.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q217$0.35$0.39$279.72 million$272.00 millionViewListenView 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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.89 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.13 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 20173$0.52$0.54$0.53
Q1 20182$0.29$0.36$0.33
Q2 20182$0.39$0.44$0.42
Q3 20182$0.52$0.60$0.56
Q4 20182$0.60$0.61$0.61
Q3 20191$0.59$0.59$0.59
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.30%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/3/2017John DowningInsiderSell1,000$32.99$32,990.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017Michael SzabadosCOOSell5,000$32.99$164,950.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2016John DowningInsiderSell1,000$27.50$27,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2016Michael SzabadosCOOSell5,000$27.45$137,250.00View SEC Filing  
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoNETSCOUT Announces Participation at Morgan Stanley’s Technology, Media & Telecom Conference (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 9:02 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoJeff Ubben Nabs NetScout in 4th Quarter (NASDAQ:NTCT)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 17 at 4:34 PM
News IconNETSCOUT Handheld Network Test Solutions Clinched Three Prestigious Product Awards in Greater China (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - February 17 at 8:23 AM
businesswire.com logoNETSCOUT and Arbor Networks to Demonstrate Service Assurance and Cybersecurity Visibility for Electronic Medical Records, Health Level-7 and Imaging Services Performance Issues ... (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.businesswire.com - February 16 at 6:28 PM
4-traders.com logoNETSCOUT : Handheld Network Test Solutions Clinched Three Prestigious Product Awards in Greater China (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 6:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNETSCOUT and Arbor Networks to Demonstrate Service Assurance and Cybersecurity Visibility for Electronic Medical Records, Health Level-7 and Imaging Services Performance Issues in Healthcare Environments at HIMSS 2017 (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbor Networks Named Best Overall Security Company at 13th Annual Info Security Product Guide’s Global Excellence Awards® (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 10:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNETSCOUT SYSTEMS INC Financials (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 7:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbor Networks Demonstrates High Level of Current Secure Shell / Telnet Scan Activity (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 9:21 AM
News IconEarnings Forecast Research on NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) (NASDAQ:NTCT)
mlbinjurynews.com - February 3 at 7:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNetScout Systems (NTCT) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 5.9% (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 8:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNETSCOUT Joins OPNFV Project to Help Accelerate Open Source Network Functions Virtualization (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 8:00 PM
4-traders.com logoNetScout : tops Street 3Q forecasts (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.4-traders.com - February 1 at 6:20 AM
4-traders.com logoNETSCOUT : Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.4-traders.com - February 1 at 12:54 AM
marketexclusive.com logoNETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ:NTCT) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:NTCT)
marketexclusive.com - February 1 at 12:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of NTCT earnings conference call or presentation 31-Jan-17 1:30pm GMT (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 12:54 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2017 NetScout Systems Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NASDAQ:NTCT)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 31 at 7:54 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoNETSCOUT SYSTEMS Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 (NASDAQ:NTCT)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 31 at 7:54 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo7:38 am NetScout Systems beats by $0.04, misses on revs; lowers guidance for FY17 (NASDAQ:NTCT)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 31 at 7:54 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoNetScout tops Street 3Q forecasts (NASDAQ:NTCT)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 7:54 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoNetScout Systems Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 8:30 am ET today (NASDAQ:NTCT)
biz.yahoo.com - January 31 at 7:54 PM
capitalcube.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NTCT-US : January 26, 2017 (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.capitalcube.com - January 26 at 11:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbor Networks’ 12th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report Finds Attacker Innovation and IoT Exploitation Fuel DDoS Attack Landscape (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 7:42 PM
News IconDetails of RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform Rating on NetScout Systems (NTCT) (NASDAQ:NTCT)
lasignare.com - January 19 at 11:20 PM
News IconThe NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Shares Bought by LS Investment Advisors LLC (NASDAQ:NTCT)
viveremilano.biz - January 19 at 11:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNetScout Systems downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 11:20 PM
4-traders.com logoNetScout : Global Industry Analyst Firm Ovum Publishes Research Note on Arbor Networks SP Insight Big Data Analytics Solution (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.4-traders.com - January 17 at 7:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGlobal Industry Analyst Firm Ovum Publishes Research Note on Arbor Networks SP Insight Big Data Analytics Solution (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 7:17 PM
realistinvestor.com logoQuarterly Deferred Tax Assets Of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) At $0 Millions (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 14 at 11:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNetScout Systems to Report Third-Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results on January 31 (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 7:32 PM
capitalcube.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:NTCT) : January 11, 2017 (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.capitalcube.com - January 11 at 7:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSANS Webinar Featuring NETSCOUT & Arbor Networks: How to Use Your Network to Fend Off the Latest Cyber Threats (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 7:30 PM
capitalcube.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NTCT-US : January 10, 2017 (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.capitalcube.com - January 10 at 7:47 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Downgrades – NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) Stock Gets Downgraded By Pacific Crest from Overweight to Sector Weight (NASDAQ:NTCT)
marketexclusive.com - January 10 at 8:55 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoNetScout Systems downgraded by Pacific Crest (NASDAQ:NTCT)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 9 at 7:35 PM
realistinvestor.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) Accounts Payable Is $45.853 For The ... (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 7 at 5:37 AM
nasdaq.com logoFirst Week of NTCT February 17th Options Trading (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.nasdaq.com - January 4 at 7:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbor Networks Security Engineering & Response Team (ASERT) Releases Analysis of CryptFile2 Ransomware Server (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 7:50 PM
thestreet.com logoNETSCOUT Customer Survey Confirms The NGeniusONE Platform Is Considered "Best-in-Class" For Accelerating Digital Transformation (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.thestreet.com - December 7 at 6:49 PM
News IconCORRECTING & REPLACING NETSCOUT Customer Survey Confirms the nGeniusONE Platform is Considered “Best-in-Class” for Accele... (NASDAQ:NTCT)
ih.advfn.com - December 7 at 6:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCORRECTING and REPLACING NETSCOUT Customer Survey Confirms the nGeniusONE Platform is Considered “Best-in-Class” for Accelerating Digital Transformation (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - December 7 at 6:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbor Networks New Arbor SP Insight Big Data Analytics Extension to SP Deployments Raises the Bar for Network Visibility (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - December 6 at 9:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNETSCOUT Customer Survey Confirms the nGeniusONE Platform is Considered “Best-in-Class” for Accelerating Digital Transformation (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - December 6 at 9:39 AM
News IconDo Hedge Funds Love NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT)? (NASDAQ:NTCT)
feedproxy.google.com - December 2 at 3:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbor Networks Signs Distribution Agreement with Westcon Solutions in Hong Kong (NASDAQ:NTCT)
au.finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 6:41 PM
bizjournals.com logoResearch Reports Coverage on Business Software & Services Stocks -- SS&C Technologies, F5 Networks, NetScout Systems, and Aspen Technology (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.bizjournals.com - November 22 at 10:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWebinar on IoT DDoS Attacks: The Stakes Have Changed, Have You? (NASDAQ:NTCT)
finance.yahoo.com - November 15 at 7:08 PM
publicnow.com logoNETSCOUT Enables Deep Packet Visibility for Business Assurance (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.publicnow.com - November 15 at 10:11 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to NetScout Systems, Inc. : November 9, 2016 (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.capitalcube.com - November 9 at 6:26 PM
capitalcube.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NTCT-US : November 8, 2016 (NASDAQ:NTCT)
www.capitalcube.com - November 8 at 9:50 AM

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What is NetScout Systems' stock symbol?

NetScout Systems trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NTCT."

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

4 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for NetScout Systems' shares. Their predictions range from $31.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect NetScout Systems' share price to reach $34.50 in the next year.

When will NetScout Systems announce their earnings?

NetScout Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May, 3rd 2017.

Who owns NetScout Systems stock?

NetScout Systems' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Brown Capital Management LLC (7.73%), Franklin Resources Inc. (3.92%), State Street Corp (3.17%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.67%), Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (1.68%) and Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC (1.21%). Company insiders that own NetScout Systems stock include John Downing, Michael Szabados, Victor Demarines and Vincent J Mullarkey.

Who sold NetScout Systems stock? Who is selling NetScout Systems stock?

NetScout Systems' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC, Glenhill Advisors LLC, Skyline Asset Management LP, FMR LLC, Foresters Investment Management Company Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Brown Capital Management LLC and United Capital Financial Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold NetScout Systems stock in the last year include John Downing and Michael Szabados.

Who bought NetScout Systems stock? Who is buying NetScout Systems stock?

NetScout Systems' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Harbor Advisors LLC, Blenheim Capital Management BV, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd and Guggenheim Capital LLC.

How do I buy NetScout Systems stock?

Shares of NetScout 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.

How much does a share of NetScout Systems stock cost?

One share of NetScout Systems stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.00.

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Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff