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NASDAQ:NTCTNetScout Systems Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.48 (+1.78 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $27.47
50-Day Range
MA: $25.94
52-Week Range
Now: $27.47
Volume539,352 shs
Average Volume422,995 shs
Market Capitalization$2.03 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.05 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer integrated systems design
Sub-IndustryApplication Software
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NTCT



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$891.82 million
Cash Flow$2.65 per share
Book Value$26.24 per share


Net Income$-2,750,000.00


Market Cap$2.03 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)

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NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has NetScout Systems' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

NetScout Systems' stock was trading at $21.89 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NTCT stock has increased by 25.5% and is now trading at $27.47. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of NetScout Systems?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NetScout Systems in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for NetScout Systems.

When is NetScout Systems' next earnings date?

NetScout Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for NetScout Systems.

How were NetScout Systems' earnings last quarter?

NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 7th. The technology company reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.02. The technology company earned $229.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $228.13 million. NetScout Systems had a positive return on equity of 3.83% and a negative net margin of 0.31%. NetScout Systems's revenue for the quarter was down 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.66 EPS. View NetScout Systems' earnings history.

What guidance has NetScout Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?

NetScout Systems updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 16th. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.54-1.56 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.54. The company issued revenue guidance of $890-892 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $904.52 million.

What price target have analysts set for NTCT?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for NetScout Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate NetScout Systems' stock price to reach $25.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.0%. View analysts' price targets for NetScout Systems.

Has NetScout Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about NTCT stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. NetScout Systems earned a news sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutNetScout Systems.

Are investors shorting NetScout Systems?

NetScout Systems saw a drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,640,000 shares, a drop of 7.2% from the April 30th total of 5,000,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 572,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 8.1 days. Approximately 6.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View NetScout Systems' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of NetScout Systems' key competitors?

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), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Alphabet (GOOG), NVIDIA (NVDA), VBI Vaccines (VBIV), AbbVie (ABBV), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (BCRX), British American Tobacco (BTI), Capricor Therapeutics (CAPR) and FireEye (FEYE).

Who are NetScout Systems' key executives?

NetScout Systems' management team includes the following 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)

What is NetScout Systems' stock symbol?

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

Who are NetScout Systems' major shareholders?

NetScout Systems' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.43%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (5.70%), Brown Capital Management LLC (5.41%), State Street Corp (3.26%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.48%) and Legal & General Group Plc (2.42%). Company insiders that own NetScout Systems stock include John Downing, Joseph G Hadzima Jr, Michael Szabados 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 Citigroup Inc., Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, Brown Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, UBS Group AG, and Principal Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold NetScout Systems company stock in the last year include John Downing, and Michael Szabados. View insider buying and selling activity for NetScout Systems.

Which major investors are buying NetScout Systems stock?

NTCT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Legal & General Group Plc, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Geode Capital Management LLC, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, and Deutsche Bank AG. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is NetScout Systems' stock price today?

One share of NTCT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.47.

How big of a company is NetScout Systems?

NetScout Systems has a market capitalization of $2.03 billion and generates $891.82 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-2,750,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.00 on an earnings per share basis. NetScout Systems employs 2,502 workers across the globe.

What is NetScout Systems' official website?

The official website for NetScout Systems is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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