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DOW   39,069.11
QQQ   438.07
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DOW   39,069.11
QQQ   438.07
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AI powerhouse NVIDIA will hit $1000 soon
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Rivian shares gets discounted; shares can move lower 
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NetScout Systems (NTCT) Competitors

$21.53
+0.24 (+1.13%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)

NTCT vs. VRNT, VIAV, AGYS, IONQ, MDRX, SLP, RBBN, UIS, MXL, and CSGS

Should you be buying NetScout Systems stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of NetScout Systems include Verint Systems (VRNT), Viavi Solutions (VIAV), Agilysys (AGYS), IonQ (IONQ), Veradigm (MDRX), Simulations Plus (SLP), Ribbon Communications (RBBN), Unisys (UIS), MaxLinear (MXL), and CSG Systems International (CSGS).

NetScout Systems vs.

Verint Systems (NASDAQ:VRNT) and NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, media sentiment, risk, institutional ownership, community ranking, earnings, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Verint Systems presently has a consensus price target of $35.20, indicating a potential upside of 15.52%. NetScout Systems has a consensus price target of $30.00, indicating a potential upside of 39.34%. Given Verint Systems' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe NetScout Systems is more favorable than Verint Systems.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Verint Systems
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80
NetScout Systems
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

In the previous week, NetScout Systems had 2 more articles in the media than Verint Systems. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for NetScout Systems and 6 mentions for Verint Systems. NetScout Systems' average media sentiment score of 0.92 beat Verint Systems' score of 0.75 indicating that Verint Systems is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Verint Systems
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
NetScout Systems
4 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Verint Systems received 183 more outperform votes than NetScout Systems when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 74.34% of users gave Verint Systems an outperform vote while only 67.54% of users gave NetScout Systems an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Verint SystemsOutperform Votes
649
74.34%
Underperform Votes
224
25.66%
NetScout SystemsOutperform Votes
466
67.54%
Underperform Votes
224
32.46%

91.6% of NetScout Systems shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of Verint Systems shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.6% of NetScout Systems shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Verint Systems has a net margin of 2.59% compared to Verint Systems' net margin of -14.21%. NetScout Systems' return on equity of 15.56% beat Verint Systems' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Verint Systems2.59% 15.56% 5.81%
NetScout Systems -14.21%4.57%3.38%

NetScout Systems has higher revenue and earnings than Verint Systems. NetScout Systems is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Verint Systems, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Verint Systems$902.24M2.13$14.90M$0.04761.94
NetScout Systems$914.53M1.67$59.65M-$1.69-12.74

Verint Systems has a beta of 1.21, meaning that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NetScout Systems has a beta of 0.65, meaning that its share price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Verint Systems beats NetScout Systems on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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NTCT vs. The Competition

MetricNetScout SystemsComputer integrated systems design IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$1.53B$2.75B$19.36B$7.53B
Dividend YieldN/A1.20%2.77%3.86%
P/E Ratio-12.7447.10262.6518.29
Price / Sales1.6711.01528.2381.55
Price / Cash7.9514.9331.7653.30
Price / Book0.803.617.514.60
Net Income$59.65M$78.62M$597.38M$207.29M
7 Day Performance-3.28%-2.81%-1.35%-1.02%
1 Month Performance-1.64%3.12%2.36%3.31%
1 Year Performance-26.27%21.65%12.50%3.73%

NetScout Systems Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
VRNT
Verint Systems
3.5726 of 5 stars
$31.49
-2.1%
$35.20
+11.8%
-19.4%$1.98B$902.24M787.454,300Positive News
Gap Down
VIAV
Viavi Solutions
4.3801 of 5 stars
$9.51
-0.7%
$11.67
+22.7%
-13.1%$2.12B$1.11B475.503,600Gap Down
AGYS
Agilysys
2.1865 of 5 stars
$78.73
-0.3%
$88.75
+12.7%
+2.6%$2.16B$228.14M24.681,600Gap Down
IONQ
IonQ
1.6334 of 5 stars
$10.61
-1.9%
$17.00
+60.2%
+130.7%$2.17B$11.13M-15.84202Upcoming Earnings
Gap Up
MDRX
Veradigm
3.5191 of 5 stars
$8.36
+1.1%
$14.00
+67.5%
-50.9%$903.58M$1.53B0.008,000Analyst Report
News Coverage
SLP
Simulations Plus
3.2338 of 5 stars
$41.62
-4.2%
$57.00
+37.0%
+6.2%$867.17M$62.11M78.53192Positive News
RBBN
Ribbon Communications
3.968 of 5 stars
$3.35
-4.6%
$5.83
+74.1%
-24.5%$575.30M$826.34M-8.383,394Analyst Upgrade
UIS
Unisys
0.8049 of 5 stars
$7.80
-2.1%
N/A-7.1%$533.44M$1.98B-2.0616,200Earnings Report
Gap Up
MXL
MaxLinear
2.7124 of 5 stars
$19.15
-2.1%
$25.18
+31.5%
-44.7%$1.57B$693.26M-21.521,328Gap Up
CSGS
CSG Systems International
2.9914 of 5 stars
$52.08
-1.9%
$63.40
+21.7%
-10.9%$1.55B$1.17B23.785,700Dividend Increase
Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:NTCT) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff