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: $2.82 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 89,538,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $32.64
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $34.68
  • 52 Week Range: $26.25 - $38.47
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 159.64
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.94
  • P/E Growth: 1.66
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.12 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.52
  • Book Value: $25.88 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.22
  • 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: 733,947 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.08. The business earned $225.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $225.66 million. NetScout Systems had a return on equity of 5.53% and a net margin of 1.60%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 16.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.28 earnings per share. 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 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for NetScout Systems' shares. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate NetScout Systems' stock price to reach $39.50 in the next twelve months. 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

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 $31.50.

MarketBeat Community Rating for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ NTCT)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  255 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  209 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  464
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NetScout Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

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 (25.40% 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 10/18/2015 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)


Headline Trends for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
Latest Headlines for NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT)
DateHeadline logoNETSCOUT to Participate in Right Stuff Innovation Awards at ONUG Fall 2017 - October 18 at 7:42 AM logoMedia Alert: NETSCOUT to Showcase Advanced Real-Time, Traffic-Based Information Platform at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo - October 18 at 7:42 AM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday - October 18 at 5:16 AM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NTCT-US : October 16, 2017 - October 17 at 3:04 AM logoHead-To-Head Survey: NetScout Systems (NTCT) & Its Peers - October 12 at 8:08 PM logoKeyCorp Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) - October 12 at 3:52 PM logoNETSCOUT to Report Second-Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results on October 26 - October 11 at 4:04 AM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - October 11 at 2:32 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $251.70 Million - October 8 at 7:56 AM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.27 Per Share - October 6 at 12:42 PM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:NTCT) : October 4, 2017 - October 5 at 12:31 PM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NTCT-US : October 3, 2017 - October 3 at 9:50 AM logoNETSCOUT Announces New Performance Features in AirCheck G2 - October 3 at 9:50 AM logoNETSCOUT Announces Second Wave of Packet Broker Disaggregation - October 2 at 6:36 PM logoWhat You Must Know About NetScout Systems Inc’s (NTCT) Risks - October 2 at 6:36 PM logoNETSCOUT Announces nGenius Business Analytics: In-Depth Subscriber Analytics Powered by ASI Smart Data Technology - September 20 at 7:05 AM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 16 at 3:10 AM logoNetScout Systems' (NTCT) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Royal Bank Of Canada - September 4 at 11:18 AM logoNETSCOUT Announces Participation in September Investor Conferences - September 2 at 6:51 AM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.26 Per Share - August 30 at 6:26 AM logoMedia Alert: NETSCOUT to Demonstrate Service Assurance and Security Solutions for Virtualized and Cloud Environments at VMworld 2017 - August 29 at 6:09 AM logoCompany Profile for NETSCOUT - August 26 at 7:49 AM logoNETSCOUT Named Among Top Charitable Contributors in Massachusetts by Boston Business Journal - August 23 at 9:19 AM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - August 22 at 2:32 AM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $251.70 Million - August 13 at 3:00 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Netscout Systems Inc. - August 10 at 6:20 AM logoNetScout COO: New Allen regional hub will feed into larger national strategy - August 4 at 6:29 AM logoNETSCOUT Announces Participation in August Investor Conferences - August 3 at 6:25 AM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) Receives Buy Rating from B. Riley - August 2 at 8:56 PM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) Insider Michael Szabados Sells 5,000 Shares - August 2 at 8:34 PM logoNetScout Systems Shares Cross Below 200 DMA - July 29 at 5:38 AM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) Receives "Buy" Rating from B. Riley - July 28 at 12:58 PM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - July 28 at 11:21 AM logoNETSCOUT SYSTEMS Reports Financial Results for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 - July 28 at 6:14 AM logoNetScout reports 1Q loss - July 28 at 6:14 AM logoNetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Hits Expectations - July 27 at 4:37 PM logo Analysts Expect NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) Will Announce Earnings of $0.01 Per Share - July 24 at 4:30 PM logoRoyal Bank Of Canada Reiterates Hold Rating for NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) - July 20 at 4:37 PM logoArbor Networks to Speak at Black Hat Conference on the Next Generation of Cyber Defenders, and for the First Time, at DEF CON, on Iot Botnets - July 20 at 2:43 AM logoFrost & Sullivan Selects Arbor Networks for Asia-Pacific Anti-DDoS Vendor of the Year - July 19 at 12:26 AM logoNETSCOUT to Report First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results on July 27 - July 14 at 6:59 AM logoArbor Networks Wins Gold for New Network Operator Traffic Analytics Solution, Best Latin American Deployment & CTO of the Year at 12th Annual Network Product Guide IT World Awards - July 11 at 5:53 AM logoETFs with exposure to NetScout Systems, Inc. : July 7, 2017 - July 8 at 1:06 PM logoNetScout to Work with Bouygues Telecom for VoLTE Enhancement - June 30 at 2:33 AM logoNetScout Systems (NTCT) Presents At Baird's Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference - Slideshow - June 9 at 7:09 PM logoNetScout Systems Reaches Analyst Target Price - May 11 at 7:22 PM logoNetScout Systems Enters Oversold Territory (NTCT) - May 4 at 6:59 PM logoNetScout Systems (NTCT) Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 4 at 6:59 PM logoForm 8-K NETSCOUT SYSTEMS INC For: May 04 - May 4 at 11:18 AM logoNETSCOUT is Revolutionizing Networks at Mobile World Congress 2017 - February 27 at 5:49 PM



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