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: IT Services & Consulting
  • Sub-Industry: Application Software
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:NTCT
  • CUSIP: 64115T10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.78912 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 89,538,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $32.45
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $34.49
  • 52 Week Range: $26.25 - $38.47
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 158.12
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.09
  • P/E Growth: 1.55
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.12 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.48
  • Book Value: $25.88 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.20
  • EBITDA: $201.03 million
  • Net Margins: 1.60%
  • Return on Equity: 5.53%
  • Return on Assets: 3.77%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.13%
  • Current Ratio: 1.75%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.65%
  • Average Volume: 750,529 shs.
  • Beta: 1.6
  • Short Ratio: 9.56

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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.08. The firm had revenue of $225.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $225.66 million. NetScout Systems had a net margin of 1.60% and a return on equity of 5.53%. The firm's revenue was down 16.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.28 EPS. View NetScout Systems' Earnings History.

When will NetScout Systems make its next earnings announcement?

NetScout Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for NetScout Systems.

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

4 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for NetScout Systems' stock. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $44.00. On average, they expect NetScout Systems' stock price to reach $39.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for NetScout Systems.

Who are some of NetScout Systems' key competitors?

Who are NetScout Systems' key executives?

NetScout Systems' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Anil K. Singhal, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Jean A. Bua, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Treasurer
  • Michael Szabados, Chief Operating Officer and President - Service Assurance Business
  • John William Downing, Executive Vice President - Worldwide Sales Operations
  • John R. Egan, Lead Independent Director
  • James A. Lico, Director
  • Victor A. DeMarines, Independent Director
  • Robert E. Donahue, Independent Director
  • Joseph G. Hadzima Jr., Independent Director

Who owns NetScout Systems stock?

NetScout Systems' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (3.44%), Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.65%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (0.04%) and Gilman Hill Asset Management LLC (0.01%). 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 Nationwide Fund Advisors, Fisher Asset Management LLC and State Treasurer State of Michigan. 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 Gilman Hill Asset Management LLC. 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.

What is NetScout Systems' stock price today?

One share of NetScout Systems stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.05.

MarketBeat Community Rating for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ NTCT)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  255 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  210 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  465
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $39.50 (27.21% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
Price Target History for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
Analysts' Ratings History for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/11/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
10/10/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$35.00N/AView Rating Details
8/2/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$44.00LowView Rating Details
1/31/2017Craig HallumDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/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
(Data available from 10/24/2015 forward)


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
10/25/2017$0.26N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2017Q1 2018$0.08$0.08$225.66 million$225.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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)


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)


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

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.51%
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
8/1/2017Michael SzabadosInsiderSell5,000$34.60$173,000.00View SEC Filing  
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)


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