NASDAQ:NTCT - NetScout Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$28.09 +0.42 (+1.52 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$28.09
Today's Range$27.67 - $28.25
52-Week Range$21.58 - $31.77
Volume341,495 shs
Average Volume421,684 shs
Market Capitalization$2.19 billion
P/E Ratio28.37
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.31
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer integrated systems design
Sub-IndustryApplication Software
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NTCT
CUSIP64115T10
Phone978-614-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$986.79 million
Cash Flow$2.8006 per share
Book Value$26.25 per share

Profitability

Net Income$79.81 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,019
Market Cap$2.19 billion
Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (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 declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Friday, October 27th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 25,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were NetScout Systems' earnings last quarter?

NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) released its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 30th. The technology company reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.40 by $0.05. The technology company earned $246 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $237.17 million. NetScout Systems had a negative net margin of 8.32% and a positive return on equity of 2.09%. The firm's revenue was down 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.69 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, May 2nd 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.30-1.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.32. The company issued revenue guidance of $923 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $933.76 million.NetScout Systems also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.30-1.35 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for NTCT?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for NetScout Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $33.00. On average, they expect NetScout Systems' stock price to reach $29.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for NetScout Systems.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NetScout Systems?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NetScout Systems in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for NetScout Systems.

Has NetScout Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about NTCT stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. NetScout Systems earned a news impact score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the technology company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO), Ixia (XXIA), Danaher (DHR), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Capricor Therapeutics (CAPR), Western Digital (WDC), Ecolab (ECL), FireEye (FEYE) and Alphabet (GOOG).

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)
  • Ms. Jean A. Bua, Exec. VP, CFO, Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael Szabados, Chief Operating Officer (Age 67)
  • 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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.35%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.61%), CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC (5.92%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (3.57%), Northern Trust Corp (1.84%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.64%). 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 institutional investors are selling NetScout Systems stock?

NTCT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC, BlackRock Inc., ETF Managers Group LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, KBC Group NV, Millennium Management LLC and Royce & Associates LP. Company insiders that have sold NetScout Systems company stock in the last year include Jean A Bua, John Downing, Joseph G Hadzima Jr, Michael Szabados and Vincent J Mullarkey. View Insider Buying and Selling for NetScout Systems.

Which institutional investors are buying NetScout Systems stock?

NTCT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Legal & General Group Plc, Prudential Financial Inc., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Boston Partners, Rhumbline Advisers, Zacks Investment Management, Mackenzie Financial Corp and SG Americas Securities LLC. 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 $28.09.

How big of a company is NetScout Systems?

NetScout Systems has a market capitalization of $2.19 billion and generates $986.79 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $79.81 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.99 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  373 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  297 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  670
MarketBeat'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 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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