Nuance Communications Company Profile (NASDAQ:NUAN)

About Nuance Communications

Nuance Communications logoNuance Communications, Inc. is a provider of voice recognition solutions and natural language understanding technologies. The Company operates through four segments: Healthcare; Mobile and Consumer; Enterprise, and Imaging. The Company offers its customers solutions in automated speech recognition; capabilities for natural language understanding; dialog and information management; biometric speaker authentication; text-to-speech; optical character recognition (OCR) capabilities, and domain knowledge, along with professional services and implementation support. The Company markets and sells its solutions and technologies around the world directly through a sales force; through its e-commerce Website, and also through a global network of resellers, including system integrators, independent software vendors, hardware vendors and telecommunications carriers. It offers a range of new digital engagement offerings, including live chat, customer analytics and personalization solutions.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sub-Industry: Application Software
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: NUAN
  • CUSIP: 67020Y10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $15.74
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $15.39
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $15.05
  • 52-Week Range: $13.44 - $20.56
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.90
  • P/E Growth: 0.81
  • Market Cap: $4.53B
  • Outstanding Shares: 287,789,000
  • Beta: 0.87
  • Net Margins: -0.63%
  • Return on Equity: 14.93%
  • Return on Assets: 5.30%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.26%
  • Current Ratio: 1.50%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.50%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 6 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $23.14 (47.03% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/6/2017Barclays PLCUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$17.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
11/21/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$26.00View Rating Details
11/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$25.00View Rating Details
11/18/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/18/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.UpgradeOutperform -> Strong-Buy$24.00View Rating Details
5/12/2016Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/11/2016Leerink SwannLower Price TargetOutperform$23.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details
3/14/2016Craig HallumBoost Price TargetBuy$26.00View Rating Details
1/15/2016Standpoint ResearchUpgradeHold -> Buy$22.00View Rating Details
11/17/2015FBR & CoBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$20.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
2/6/2015WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$16.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 1/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/17/2016Q416$0.39$0.41$505.10 million$512.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2016Q316$0.37$0.38$489.54 million$484.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q216$0.35$0.38$491.14 million$487.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q116$0.33$0.36$491.46 million$486.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/17/2015Q415$0.35$0.41$507.84 million$513.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q315$0.29$0.32$480.36 million$488.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q215$0.24$0.30$481.00 million$488.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q115$0.22$0.25$486.87 million$489.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/24/2014Q414$0.27$0.33$510.80 million$502.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/11/2014Q314$0.27$0.27$498.56 million$475.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q214$0.23$0.28$484.17 million$475.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/25/2013Q4$0.29$0.30$489.56 million$472.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q3 2013$0.32$0.34$487.64 million$490.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q2 2013$0.40$0.34$516.53 million$484.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q1 2013$0.44$0.35$492.42 million$492.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/19/2012Q412$0.48$0.51$496.91 million$468.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012$0.39$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2012$0.42$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.36$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/22/2011$0.41$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2011$0.34$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2011$0.31$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2011$0.31$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.11 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.22 EPS


Dividend History for Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.67%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.49%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/3/2017Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell6,000$14.93$89,580.00View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017Katherine A MartinDirectorSell10,000$14.90$149,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2016Daniel David TempestaInsiderSell6,000$15.11$90,660.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2016Kenneth M SiegelEVPSell3,120$15.06$46,987.20View SEC Filing  
11/28/2016Kenneth M SiegelEVPSell6,243$16.72$104,382.96View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Katherine A MartinDirectorSell10,000$16.52$165,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2016Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell4,000$13.96$55,840.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell4,000$14.45$57,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell6,000$16.03$96,180.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell6,000$15.59$93,540.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016Katherine A MartinDirectorSell10,000$17.23$172,300.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell8,000$16.78$134,240.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell8,000$17.02$136,160.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016Daniel David TempestaEVPSell9,256$19.50$180,492.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016Mark R LaretDirectorSell14,000$19.55$273,700.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016Paul RicciCEOSell148,684$19.52$2,902,311.68View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Carl C IcahnMajor ShareholderSell4,400,000$19.25$84,700,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2016Carl C IcahnMajor ShareholderSell26,315,790$19.00$500,000,010.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016William T RobbinsEVPSell30,000$20.30$609,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell20,000$19.84$396,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell8,000$17.40$139,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/4/2016Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell8,000$19.55$156,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/24/2015Paul RicciCEOSell150,000$20.25$3,037,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Daniel David TempestaEVPSell23,602$20.01$472,276.02View SEC Filing  
12/7/2015Paul RicciCEOSell771,852$21.35$16,479,040.20View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell12,000$21.02$252,240.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell4,000$20.00$80,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell8,000$17.00$136,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/7/2015Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell3,603$17.03$61,359.09View SEC Filing  
10/2/2015Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell6,000$16.02$96,120.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2015Katherine A MartinDirectorSell10,000$17.34$173,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2015Paul RicciCEOSell200,000$17.37$3,474,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell6,000$16.23$97,380.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Daniel David TempestaEVPSell1,923$16.11$30,979.53View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Robert J. FrankenbergDirectorSell4,162$18.26$75,998.12View SEC Filing  
7/7/2015Paul RicciCEOSell541,700$16.65$9,019,305.00View SEC Filing  
7/6/2015Paul RicciCEOSell258,300$16.98$4,385,934.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2015Daniel David TempestaCAOSell3,500$17.25$60,375.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2015Thomas L BeaudoinVPSell4,500$17.22$77,490.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2015Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell8,000$16.99$135,920.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2015Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell1,500$14.32$21,480.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2015William T RobbinsEVPSell2,500$14.15$35,375.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Paul RicciCEOSell250,000$14.10$3,525,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell1,500$14.26$21,390.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell2,500$15.45$38,625.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Daniel David TempestaCAOSell1,000$15.46$15,460.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014Daniel David TempestaCAOSell1,000$15.00$15,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014Thomas L BeaudoinVPSell5,000$15.00$75,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Daniel David TempestaCAOSell2,000$17.77$35,540.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Thomas L BeaudoinVPSell5,000$17.81$89,050.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Daniel David TempestaCAOSell3,000$18.20$54,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Thomas L BeaudoinVPSell5,000$18.07$90,350.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014Daniel David TempestaCAOSell7,500$18.56$139,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014Katherine A MartinDirectorSell15,000$15.85$237,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2014Daniel David TempestaCAOSell2,000$16.51$33,020.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell2,500$16.05$40,125.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2014Patrick HackettDirectorSell11,657$16.03$186,861.71View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Daniel David TempestaCAOSell1,000$15.35$15,350.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Thomas BeaudoinVPSell5,000$15.31$76,550.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014Daniel David TempestaCAOSell1,000$15.24$15,240.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014Thomas BeaudoinVPSell5,000$15.24$76,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2013Daniel David TempestaCAOSell3,500$15.00$52,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013Carl Icahnmajor shareholderBuy50,900$14.20$722,780.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Carl Icahnmajor shareholderBuy7,200$14.15$101,880.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Carl Icahnmajor shareholderBuy220,900$14.19$3,134,571.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Daniel David TempestaCAOSell6,183$14.20$87,798.60View SEC Filing  
12/5/2013Robert FrankenbergDirectorSell5,703$14.20$80,982.60View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell10,494$13.54$142,088.76View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013Carl Icahnmajor shareholderBuy1,812,200$13.67$24,772,774.00View SEC Filing  
11/29/2013Adam Bruce BowdenVPSell8,000$13.51$108,080.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2013Paul RicciCEOSell250,000$19.00$4,750,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013William Kenneth NelsonVPSell5,200$19.50$101,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013Thomas BeaudoinVPSell5,000$19.30$96,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013Janet DillioneVPSell63,430$19.16$1,215,318.80View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Thomas L BeaudoinVPSell5,000$19.03$95,150.00View SEC Filing  
7/5/2013Thomas L BeaudoinVPSell5,000$19.00$95,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Paul RicciCEOSell233,334$18.70$4,363,345.80View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Paul RicciCEOSell233,333$18.70$4,363,327.10View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Thomas L BeaudoinVPSell5,000$19.11$95,550.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Mark MyersDirectorSell4,000$19.08$76,320.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013Katherine A MartinDirectorSell15,000$19.27$289,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Robert TeresiDirectorSell10,000$19.17$191,700.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013Mark R LaretDirectorSell5,000$19.50$97,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2012Paul RicciCEOSell7,500$22.20$166,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2012Steven G ChambersInsiderSell36,831$23.67$871,789.77View SEC Filing  
8/20/2012Thomas L BeaudoinVPSell4,000$23.95$95,800.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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