NASDAQ:NUAN - Nuance Communications Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $18.00 +0.25 (+1.41 %) (As of 05/22/2019 07:31 AM ET)Previous Close$17.75Today's Range$17.85 - $18.0952-Week Range$12.66 - $18.16Volume1.34 million shsAverage Volume2.09 million shsMarket Capitalization$5.22 billionP/E Ratio22.22Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.16 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Nuance Communications, Inc. provides voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions worldwide. It operates through five segments: Healthcare, Automotive, Enterprise, Imaging, and Other. The Healthcare segment offers clinical speech and clinical language understanding solutions, such as Dragon Medical, a dictation software that allow physicians to capture and document patient care in real-time; transcription solutions, which enable physicians to streamline clinical documentation with a transcription platforms; clinical document improvement and coding solutions; 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 Automotive segment provides branded and personalized virtual assistants and connected car services for automotive manufacturers and their suppliers. The Enterprise segment offers On-Premise solutions and services, an automated customer service solution that comprise automated speech recognition, voice biometrics, transcription, text-to-speech, and dialog and analytics products; and On-Demand multichannel cloud, a platform, which offers enterprises the ability to implement automatic customer service. The Imaging segment provides multi-function printer (MFP) scanning and document management solutions; MFP printing and document management solutions to capture and automate paper to digital work flows; and PDF and OCR software for capturing, creation, and management of document work flows. The Other segment offers voicemail transcription and other value-added services to mobile operators; and speech recognition solutions and predictive text technologies for handset devices. 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. Receive NUAN News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for NUAN and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Prepackaged software Sub-IndustryApplication Software SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:NUAN Previous Symbol CUSIP67020Y10 CIK1002517 Webhttp://www.nuance.com/ Phone781-565-5000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.93 Current Ratio1.79 Quick Ratio1.79Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.22 Forward P/E Ratio22.50 P/E Growth4.49 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.05 billion Price / Sales2.55 Cash Flow$2.1713 per share Price / Cash Flow8.29 Book Value$7.05 per share Price / Book2.55Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.81 Net Income$-159,920,000.00 Net Margins2.44% Return on Equity14.00% Return on Assets4.90%Miscellaneous Employees10,400 Outstanding Shares290,153,000Market Cap$5.22 billion Next Earnings Date8/14/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 will Nuance Communications' stock buyback program work? Nuance Communications announced that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Wednesday, August 8th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 10.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Nuance Communications' earnings last quarter? Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 8th. The software maker reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.13. The software maker earned $451 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $449.90 million. Nuance Communications had a net margin of 2.44% and a return on equity of 14.00%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.27 earnings per share. View Nuance Communications' Earnings History. When is Nuance Communications' next earnings date? Nuance Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Nuance Communications. What guidance has Nuance Communications issued on next quarter's earnings? Nuance Communications updated its third quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.27-0.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.27. The company issued revenue guidance of $453-467 million.Nuance Communications also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.13-1.21 EPS. What price target have analysts set for NUAN? 5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Nuance Communications' stock. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect Nuance Communications' share price to reach $19.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Nuance Communications. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Nuance Communications? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nuance Communications in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Nuance Communications. Has Nuance Communications been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about NUAN stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative 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 negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Nuance Communications earned a daily sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the software maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Nuance Communications' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Nuance Communications include Splunk (SPLK), Veeva Systems (VEEV), Cadence Design Systems (CDNS), CA (CA), Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP), Synopsys (SNPS), Twilio (TWLO), ANSYS (ANSS), SS&C Technologies (SSNC), Atlassian (TEAM), Symantec (SYMC), Citrix Systems (CTXS), Okta (OKTA), Paycom Software (PAYC) and Temenos (TMNSF). What other stocks do shareholders of Nuance Communications own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Nuance Communications investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), General Electric (GE), Seventy Seven Energy (SSEIQ), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Gilead Sciences (GILD), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Alibaba Group (BABA) and salesforce.com (CRM). Who are Nuance Communications' key executives? Nuance Communications' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Mark D. Benjamin, CEO & Director (Age 48)Mr. Daniel D. Tempesta, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)Mr. Robert Weideman, Exec. VP & GM of Enterprise Division (Age 60)Mr. Arthur G. Giterman, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller (Age 39)Mr. Joe Petro, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 52) Who are Nuance Communications' major shareholders? Nuance Communications' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Victory Capital Management Inc. (5.38%), FIL Ltd (3.22%), Primecap Management Co. CA (3.19%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.64%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (1.47%) and Park West Asset Management LLC (1.21%). Company insiders that own Nuance Communications stock include Alvaro Monserrat, Arthur G Giterman, Daniel David Tempesta, Kenneth M Siegel, Mark D Benjamin, Mark R Laret, Paul Ricci, Robert Weideman and Thomas L Beaudoin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nuance Communications. Which institutional investors are selling Nuance Communications stock? NUAN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Blair William & Co. IL, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Wellington Management Group LLP, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, Oxford Asset Management LLP, Staley Capital Advisers Inc. and Handelsbanken Fonder AB. Company insiders that have sold Nuance Communications company stock in the last year include Alvaro Monserrat, Arthur G Giterman, Daniel David Tempesta, Mark D Benjamin, Mark R Laret, Robert Weideman and Thomas L Beaudoin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nuance Communications. Which institutional investors are buying Nuance Communications stock? NUAN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Park West Asset Management LLC, ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, FIL Ltd and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.. 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 $18.00. How big of a company is Nuance Communications? Nuance Communications has a market capitalization of $5.22 billion and generates $2.05 billion in revenue each year. The software maker earns $-159,920,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.81 on an earnings per share basis. Nuance Communications employs 10,400 workers across the globe. What is Nuance Communications' official website? The official website for Nuance Communications is http://www.nuance.com/. 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Nuance Communications (NASDAQ NUAN)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 576 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 490 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,066MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Nuance Communications and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NUAN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NUAN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 5/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Leveraged Buyout (LBO) Explained Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.