NASDAQ:NTCT - NetScout Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $25.05 -0.80 (-3.09 %) (As of 05/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$25.85Today's Range$24.97 - $25.5452-Week Range$21.58 - $31.77Volume348,000 shsAverage Volume391,011 shsMarket Capitalization$1.95 billionP/E Ratio30.93Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.31 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email NetScout Systems, Inc. provides real-time operational intelligence and performance analytics for digital business services against disruptions in availability, performance, and security in the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company offers nGeniusONE management software that enables customers to predict, preempt, and resolve network and service delivery problems, as well as facilitate the optimization and capacity planning of their network infrastructures; and specialized platforms and analytic modules that enable its customers to analyze and troubleshoot traffic in radio access and Wi-Fi networks. It also provides Intelligent Data Sources under the InfiniStream brand name that provide real-time collection and analysis of data from the network; packet flow systems that deliver targeted network traffic access to an increasing number of monitoring and security systems; and a suite of test access points that enable non-disruptive access to network traffic with multiple link type and speed options. In addition, the company offers portable network analysis and troubleshooting tools, which help customers identify key issues that impact network and application performance. Further, it provides security solutions that enable service providers and enterprises to protect their networks against distributed denial of service attacks; and threat detection solutions that enable enterprises to identify and investigate advanced threat campaigns that present tangible risks to the integrity of their networks. The company serves enterprise customers in industries, such as financial services, technology, manufacturing, healthcare, utilities, education, transportation, and retail; mobile operators, wireline operators, cable operators, and cloud providers; and governmental agencies through a direct sales force, and indirect reseller and distribution channels. NetScout Systems, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts. Receive NTCT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for NTCT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Computer integrated systems design Sub-IndustryApplication Software SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:NTCT Previous Symbol CUSIP64115T10 CIK1078075 Webhttp://www.netscout.com/ Phone978-614-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27 Current Ratio2.11 Quick Ratio2.04Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio30.93 Forward P/E Ratio26.94 P/E Growth2.8 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$909.92 million Price / Sales2.14 Cash Flow$2.1745 per share Price / Cash Flow11.52 Book Value$26.54 per share Price / Book0.94Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.81 Net Income$-73,320,000.00 Net Margins-8.06% Return on Equity3.16% Return on Assets1.98%Miscellaneous Employees3,019 Outstanding Shares77,832,000Market Cap$1.95 billion Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) Frequently Asked Questions What is NetScout Systems' stock symbol? NetScout Systems trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NTCT." How will NetScout Systems' stock buyback program work? NetScout Systems announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Friday, October 27th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase 25,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were NetScout Systems' earnings last quarter? NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The technology company reported $0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.05. The technology company earned $235 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $235.04 million. NetScout Systems had a positive return on equity of 3.16% and a negative net margin of 8.06%. The company's quarterly revenue was down .1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.36 EPS. View NetScout Systems' Earnings History. When is NetScout Systems' next earnings date? NetScout Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for NetScout Systems. What guidance has NetScout Systems issued on next quarter's earnings? NetScout Systems issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.40-1.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.53. The company issued revenue guidance of $895-915 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $923.04 million.NetScout Systems also updated its FY19 guidance to $1.38 EPS. What price target have analysts set for NTCT? 3 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for NetScout Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate NetScout Systems' stock price to reach $29.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for NetScout Systems. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NetScout Systems? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NetScout Systems in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for NetScout Systems. Has NetScout Systems been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about NTCT stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. NetScout Systems earned a coverage optimism score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of NetScout Systems' key competitors? Some companies that are related to NetScout Systems include Caci International (CACI), Science Applications International (SAIC), Verint Systems (VRNT), Parsons (PSN), Scientific Games (SGMS), Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (MDRX), Ebix (EBIX), Nextgen Healthcare (NXGN), Sykes Enterprises (SYKE), Digimarc (DMRC), Tufin Software Technologies (TUFN), Onespan (OSPN), KEYW (KEYW), Pareteum (TEUM) and Ribbon Communications (RBBN). What other stocks do shareholders of NetScout Systems own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other NetScout Systems investors own include Danaher (DHR), Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO), Ixia (XXIA), Aspen Technology (AZPN), Capricor Therapeutics (CAPR), Ebix (EBIX), FireEye (FEYE), Alphabet (GOOG), Netflix (NFLX) and NVIDIA (NVDA). Who are NetScout Systems' key executives? NetScout Systems' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Anil K. Singhal, Co-Founder, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 65)Mr. Michael Szabados, Vice Chairman & COO (Age 67)Ms. Jean A. Bua, Exec. VP, CFO, Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer (Age 60)Mr. John W. Downing, Exec. VP of Worldwide Sales Operations (Age 61)Mr. Bruce A. Kelley Jr., CTO, Sr. VP & Service Provider (Age 56) Who are NetScout Systems' major shareholders? NetScout Systems' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.35%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.39%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (7.59%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (3.48%), Northern Trust Corp (1.86%) and Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC (1.68%). Company insiders that own NetScout Systems stock include Jean A Bua, John Downing, Joseph G Hadzima Jr, Michael Szabados, Victor Demarines and Vincent J Mullarkey. View Institutional Ownership Trends for NetScout Systems. Which major investors are selling NetScout Systems stock? NTCT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, New Amsterdam Partners LLC NY and ETF Managers Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold NetScout Systems company stock in the last year include John Downing, Joseph G Hadzima Jr, Michael Szabados and Vincent J Mullarkey. View Insider Buying and Selling for NetScout Systems. Which major investors are buying NetScout Systems stock? NTCT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Boston Partners, First Trust Advisors LP, Geode Capital Management LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. and Man Group plc. View Insider Buying and Selling for NetScout Systems. How do I buy shares of NetScout Systems? Shares of NTCT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is NetScout Systems' stock price today? One share of NTCT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.05. How big of a company is NetScout Systems? NetScout Systems has a market capitalization of $1.95 billion and generates $909.92 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-73,320,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.81 on an earnings per share basis. NetScout Systems employs 3,019 workers across the globe. What is NetScout Systems' official website? The official website for NetScout Systems is http://www.netscout.com/. How can I contact NetScout Systems? NetScout Systems' mailing address is 310 LITTLETON ROAD, WESTFORD MA, 01886. The technology company can be reached via phone at 978-614-4000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ NTCT)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 390 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 313 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 703MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NetScout Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NTCT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NTCT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 5/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the most popular ETFs Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.