About Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN)
Nuance Communications, Inc. provides voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions worldwide. It operates through four segments: Healthcare, Mobile, Enterprise, and Imaging. The Healthcare segment offers transcription solutions, which enable physicians to streamline clinical documentation with medical transcription platform; Dragon Medical, a dictation software that empowers physicians to capture and document patient care on various devices; clinical document improvement and coding solutions that ensure patient health information; diagnostic solutions that allow radiologists to document, collaborate, and share medical images and reports; and professional and personal productivity solutions to business users and consumers. The Mobile segment provides virtual assistants and connected services built on voice recognition, text-to-speech, natural language understanding, dialog, and text input technologies to automotive manufacturers, consumer electronic companies, and mobile and cable operators. The Enterprise segment offers On-Premise solutions and services, an automated customer service solution comprising speech recognition, voice biometrics, transcription, text-to-speech, and dialog and analytics products; and On-Demand multichannel cloud, a platform that offers enterprises the ability to implement automatic customer service. The Imaging segment provides multi-function printer (MFP) Scan automation solutions to offer scanning and document management solutions; MFP Print automation solutions to deliver printing and document management solutions; and PDF and OCR software, a technology that enables the capture, creation, and management of document workflows. The company has a strategic agreement with Partners HealthCare and SDL plc. The company was formerly known as ScanSoft, Inc. and changed its name to Nuance Communications, Inc. in October 2005. Nuance Communications, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Prepackaged software
SectorComputer and Technology
Trailing P/E Ratio23.93
Forward P/E Ratio20.51
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.98 billion
Price / Sales2.15
Cash Flow$1.4346 per share
Price / Cash10.01
Book Value$6.69 per share
Price / Book2.15
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.60
Return on Equity9.42%
Return on Assets3.19%
Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Nuance Communications' stock symbol?
Nuance Communications trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NUAN."
How were Nuance Communications' earnings last quarter?
Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 9th. The software maker reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.01. The software maker had revenue of $518.31 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $516.43 million. Nuance Communications had a positive return on equity of 9.42% and a negative net margin of 10.32%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.32 earnings per share. View Nuance Communications' Earnings History.
When is Nuance Communications' next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for NUAN?
8 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Nuance Communications' shares. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Nuance Communications' stock price to reach $20.25 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Nuance Communications.
What are Wall Street analysts saying about Nuance Communications stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Nuance Communications stock:
- 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Nuance Communications, Inc. is the leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. " (5/16/2018)
- 2. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "We take three constructive takeaways from this morning’s announcement: (1) fundamentals are healthy, perhaps marginally improving in certain segments, and growth should continue to inflect as the model transition matures, (2) the firm is being aggressive in its efforts to realign around growth markets, carving auto out into a separate reportable segment and making leadership changes in the struggling CSP segment, and (3) CEO succession plans are on track, and as planned all along, we should get a more formal update ahead of the March 31 transition date. In terms of the stock, our view is unchanged: with a series of no-drama, improving growth quarters, we think it’s quite likely that NUAN can retest and break through recent highs in the low $20s. Longer term, as organic growth that we suspect can sustain mid- to high-single digits is gradually reflected in the model, we think it’s possible that NUAN could see a bit of multiple expansion." (1/22/2018)
Are investors shorting Nuance Communications?
Nuance Communications saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 9,331,224 shares, an increase of 51.9% from the May 15th total of 6,144,563 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,445,686 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days. Approximately 3.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
Who are some of Nuance Communications' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Nuance Communications include Splunk (SPLK), Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP), CA Technologies (CA), Dropbox (DBX), ANSYS (ANSS), Citrix Systems (CTXS), Mobileye (MBBYF), TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock (TTWO), Synopsys (SNPS), Symantec (SYMC), UBISOFT Entmt S/ADR (UBSFY), SS&C Technologies (SSNC), Cadence Design Systems (CDNS), Veeva Systems (VEEV) and PTC (PTC).
Who are Nuance Communications' key executives?
Nuance Communications' management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Daniel D. Tempesta, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48)
- Mr. Robert Weideman, Exec. VP & GM of Enterprise Division (Age 59)
- Mr. Satish Maripuri, Exec. VP & GM of Healthcare Division (Age 52)
- Mr. Mark D. Benjamin, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 47)
- Mr. Kenneth M. Siegel, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 59)
Has Nuance Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media coverage about NUAN stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nuance Communications earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the software maker an impact score of 44.51 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.
Who are Nuance Communications' major shareholders?
Nuance Communications' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.50%), FIL Ltd (1.57%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.50%), Jericho Capital Asset Management L.P. (1.09%), Criterion Capital Management LLC (0.91%) and 12th Street Asset Management Company LLC (0.81%). Company insiders that own Nuance Communications stock include Adam Bruce Bowden, Daniel David Tempesta, Katherine A Martin, Kenneth M Siegel, Mark R Laret, Paul Ricci and Robert C Schassler. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nuance Communications.
Which major investors are selling Nuance Communications stock?
NUAN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including New York State Common Retirement Fund, Country Trust Bank, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Harvest Capital Strategies LLC, Sei Investments Co., Wade G W & Inc. and Federated Investors Inc. PA. Company insiders that have sold Nuance Communications company stock in the last year include Daniel David Tempesta, Kenneth M Siegel and Mark R Laret. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nuance Communications.
Which major investors are buying Nuance Communications stock?
NUAN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Jericho Capital Asset Management L.P., Criterion Capital Management LLC, Polar Asset Management Partners Inc., Mackay Shields LLC, Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, Legal & General Group Plc and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nuance Communications.
How do I buy shares of Nuance Communications?
Shares of NUAN 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 Nuance Communications' stock price today?
One share of NUAN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.36.
How big of a company is Nuance Communications?
Nuance Communications has a market capitalization of $4.24 billion and generates $1.98 billion in revenue each year. The software maker earns $-150,990,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.60 on an earnings per share basis. Nuance Communications employs 11,600 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Nuance Communications?
Nuance Communications' mailing address is 1 WAYSIDE ROAD, BURLINGTON MA, 01803. The software maker can be reached via phone at 781-565-5000 or via email at [email protected]
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