NetScout Systems Company Profile (NASDAQ:NTCT)

About NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)

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
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:NTCT
  • CUSIP: 64115T10
  • Web: www.netscout.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $3.38 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 91,882,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $36.07
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $34.66
  • 52 Week Range: $20.99 - $38.47
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 101.25
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.21
  • P/E Growth: 1.18
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.16 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.91
  • Book Value: $26.51 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.39
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $244.41 million
  • 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%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 687,205 shs.
  • Beta: 1.43
  • Short Ratio: 15.4
 

Frequently Asked Questions for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)

What is NetScout Systems' stock symbol?

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

How were NetScout Systems' earnings last quarter?

NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.65 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.10. The company earned $318.92 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $327.10 million. NetScout Systems had a return on equity of 5.54% and a net margin of 0.65%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.44 earnings per share. View NetScout Systems' Earnings History.

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

3 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for NetScout Systems' stock. Their predictions range from $31.00 to $42.00. On average, they anticipate NetScout Systems' share price to reach $34.67 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for NetScout Systems.

Who are some of NetScout Systems' key competitors?

Who owns NetScout Systems stock?

NetScout Systems' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.03%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (9.34%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.76%), Brown Capital Management LLC (7.74%), Atlantic Trust Group LLC (5.27%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (3.45%). Company insiders that own NetScout Systems stock include John Downing, Michael Szabados, Victor Demarines and Vincent J Mullarkey. View Institutional Ownership Trends for NetScout Systems.

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 Nomura Holdings Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, American Century Companies Inc., Teachers Advisors LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Royce & Associates LP and FMR LLC. Company insiders that have sold NetScout Systems stock in the last year include John Downing, Michael Szabados and Victor Demarines. View Insider Buying and Selling for NetScout Systems.

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

NetScout Systems' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, ValueAct Holdings L.P., Credit Suisse AG, P2 Capital Partners LLC, Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc., South Texas Money Management Ltd. and Vanguard Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for NetScout Systems.

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 $36.80.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $34.67 (5.80% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/10/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$42.00LowView Rating Details
1/31/2017Craig HallumDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
1/19/2017Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$31.00N/AView Rating Details
1/9/2017Pacific CrestDowngradeOverweight -> Sector WeightN/AView Rating Details
1/29/2016WunderlichLower Price TargetHold$27.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
1/29/2016StephensLower Price Target$40.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
1/29/2016Needham & Company LLCDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
7/31/2015Sterne Agee CRTUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$48.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
Earnings by Quarter for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
Earnings History by Quarter for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/20173/31/2017$0.55$0.65$327.10 million$318.92 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2017Q317$0.56$0.60$309.20 million$311.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q217$0.31$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$0.29$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$0.49$0.60$124.50 million$119.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/22/2015Q315$0.46$0.52$121.75 million$122.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2014Q215$0.28$0.40$102.24 million$103.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2014Q115$0.21$0.31$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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.07
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.91
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
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 and Institutional Ownership History for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.30%
Insider Trades by Quarter for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/23/2017Victor DemarinesDirectorSell5,400$35.88$193,752.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017John DowningInsiderSell1,000$34.60$34,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017Michael SzabadosCOOSell5,000$34.73$173,650.00View SEC Filing  
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

Headline Trends for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
Latest Headlines for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoVictor Demarines Sells 5,400 Shares of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 8:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNetScout Systems Inc (NTCT) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on March 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 5:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbor Networks and Westcon-Comstor Expand Distribution Agreement to North America
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 9:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 9:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) COO Sells 5,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 10:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Insider Sells $34,600.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 8:48 PM
nasdaq.com logoNetScout Systems Reaches Analyst Target Price
www.nasdaq.com - May 11 at 7:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $238.11 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 1:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Given Buy Rating at B. Riley
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 7:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Expect NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Will Post Earnings of $0.29 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 9:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of NTCT earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 12:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 12:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNETSCOUT Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 9:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoB. Riley Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 7:54 AM
nasdaq.com logoNetScout Systems Enters Oversold Territory (NTCT)
www.nasdaq.com - May 4 at 6:59 PM
seekingalpha.com logoNetScout Systems (NTCT) Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 4 at 6:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 5:32 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 8-K NETSCOUT SYSTEMS INC For: May 04
www.streetinsider.com - May 4 at 11:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: NetScout Systems, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 11:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNETSCOUT Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 11:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNetScout tops Street 4Q forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 11:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect NetScout Systems (NTCT) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNETSCOUT Announces Agreement With Vodafone to Serve as Network Performance Monitoring Provider across Europe
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 9:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNetScout Systems (NTCT) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of -0.25
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 7:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNetScout Systems (NTCT) Given News Impact Score of 0.62
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 7:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NTCT-US : April 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 6:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable Media Coverage Likely to Affect NetScout Systems (NTCT) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 12:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNETSCOUT Supports Budget Buddies Financial Coaching Program for Low-Income Women
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 6:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $327.82 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 2:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNetScout Systems (NTCT) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 7:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.55 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 8:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:NTCT) : April 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 6:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Rating Lowered to Sector Weight at Pacific Crest
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 4:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNetScout Systems (NTCT) Earning Somewhat Negative Media Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 12:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNETSCOUT to Report Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal Year-End 2017 Financial Results on May 4
finance.yahoo.com - April 14 at 6:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NTCT-US : April 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 6:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbor Networks Recognized as 2017 Market and Technology Leader in the Global DDoS Mitigation Market
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 10:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbor Networks to Host Webinar with 451 Research to Unveil Provocative New Research on Confronting Cybercrime Innovation
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 11:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNetScout Challenges Baseless Patent Claims From Packet Intelligence
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 11:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 1:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbor Networks and IHS Markit Webinar on Weaponization of IoT: Preparing for IoT Botnet DDoS Attacks
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 9:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNETSCOUT CTO Paul Barrett Co-Chairs Open Networking User Group Monitoring & Analytics 2.0 Committee
finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 10:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNETSCOUT Honored for Delivering ‘World-Class’ Customer Service
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 11:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbor Cloud DDoS Managed Service Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY Network Security Excellence Award
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 10:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 8 at 3:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoArbor Networks’ Jeremy Nicholls Recognized as 2017 CRN Channel Chief
finance.yahoo.com - February 28 at 10:30 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoNETSCOUT is Revolutionizing Networks at Mobile World Congress 2017
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 5:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNETSCOUT Announces Participation at Morgan Stanley’s Technology, Media & Telecom Conference
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 9:02 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoJeff Ubben Nabs NetScout in 4th Quarter
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 17 at 4:34 PM
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 ...
www.businesswire.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
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:28 PM

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