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NASDAQ:NUAN - Nuance Communications Stock Price, Forecast & News

$17.56
+0.09 (+0.52 %)
(As of 12/15/2019 01:21 AM ET)
Today's Range
$17.42
Now: $17.56
$17.66
50-Day Range
$15.46
MA: $16.92
$17.99
52-Week Range
$12.66
Now: $17.56
$18.22
Volume2.22 million shs
Average Volume3.54 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.96 billion
P/E Ratio23.11
Dividend Yield0.71%
Beta0.97
Nuance Communications (NASDAQ: NUAN) is the pioneer and leader in conversational AI innovations that bring intelligence to everyday work and life. The company delivers solutions that understand, analyze, and respond to people – amplifying human intelligence to increase productivity and security. With decades of domain and AI expertise, Nuance works with thousands of organizations globally across healthcare, financial services, telecommunications, government, and retail – to create stronger relationships and better experiences for their customers and workforce. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryApplication Software
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NUAN
CUSIP67020Y10
Phone781-565-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.82 billion
Cash Flow$1.33 per share
Book Value$7.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$213.81 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,100
Market Cap$4.96 billion
Next Earnings Date2/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, August 8th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 10.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Nuance Communications' earnings last quarter?

Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 20th. The software maker reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.06. The software maker had revenue of $471.97 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $486.13 million. Nuance Communications had a return on equity of 12.42% and a net margin of 11.83%. Nuance Communications's revenue was down 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.38 EPS. View Nuance Communications' Earnings History.

When is Nuance Communications' next earnings date?

Nuance Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Nuance Communications.

What guidance has Nuance Communications issued on next quarter's earnings?

Nuance Communications updated its first quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Monday, November, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $$0.22-0.26 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $$400-416 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $$393 million.

What price target have analysts set for NUAN?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Nuance Communications' shares. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Nuance Communications' stock price to reach $19.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Nuance Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Nuance Communications?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nuance Communications in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Nuance Communications.

Has Nuance Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about NUAN stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Nuance Communications earned a media sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the software maker a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Nuance Communications.

Are investors shorting Nuance Communications?

Nuance Communications saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 9,150,000 shares, a decline of 6.9% from the October 31st total of 9,830,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,180,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.2 days. Currently, 3.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Nuance Communications' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Nuance Communications' key competitors?

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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), General Electric (GE), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Walt Disney (DIS), Seventy Seven Energy (SSEIQ), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Handelsbanken Fonder AB (0.89%), Fairpointe Capital LLC (0.61%), Select Equity Group L.P. (0.60%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.50%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.41%) and Strs Ohio (0.37%). Company insiders that own Nuance Communications stock include Alvaro Monserrat, Arthur G Giterman, Daniel David Tempesta, Mark D Benjamin, Mark R Laret, Nuance Communications, Inc, Robert Weideman, Stefan Ortmanns, Thomas L Beaudoin and Wendy Cassity. 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 Point72 Asset Management L.P., Fairpointe Capital LLC, Nomura Holdings Inc., Canal Insurance CO, Boston Partners, Millennium Management LLC, Lapides Asset Management LLC and Eagle Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Nuance Communications company stock in the last year include Arthur G Giterman, Daniel David Tempesta, Mark D Benjamin, Mark R Laret, Nuance Communications, Inc, Robert Weideman, Stefan Ortmanns, Thomas L Beaudoin and Wendy Cassity. 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 Select Equity Group L.P., Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Strs Ohio, CWM LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Phocas Financial Corp., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D and Fisher Asset Management LLC. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Nuance Communications' stock price today?

One share of NUAN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.56.

How big of a company is Nuance Communications?

Nuance Communications has a market capitalization of $4.96 billion and generates $1.82 billion in revenue each year. The software maker earns $213.81 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.76 on an earnings per share basis. Nuance Communications employs 8,100 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Nuance Communications.

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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  706 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  538 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,244
MarketBeat'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 12/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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