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NASDAQ:NUANNuance Communications Stock Price, Forecast & News

$22.88
+0.23 (+1.02 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$22.47
Now: $22.88
$22.99
50-Day Range
$16.60
MA: $19.50
$22.65
52-Week Range
$13.51
Now: $22.88
$23.58
Volume3.77 million shs
Average Volume2.87 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.44 billion
P/E Ratio43.17
Dividend Yield0.55%
Beta0.99
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. For more information, please visit www.nuance.com.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.85 out of 5 stars


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$1.34 per share
Book Value$3.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$213.81 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,100
Market Cap$6.44 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Nuance Communications' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Nuance Communications' stock was trading at $19.16 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NUAN stock has increased by 19.4% and is now trading at $22.88. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Nuance Communications?

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

When is Nuance Communications' next earnings date?

Nuance Communications is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Nuance Communications.

How were Nuance Communications' earnings last quarter?

Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 7th. The software maker reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.04. The software maker had revenue of $369.55 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $351.56 million. Nuance Communications had a net margin of 9.06% and a return on equity of 12.80%. The company's revenue was up 9.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.29 EPS. View Nuance Communications' earnings history.

How will Nuance Communications' stock buyback program work?

Nuance Communications announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, August 8th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase up to 10.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Nuance Communications issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.76-0.86 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.82. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.405-1.485 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.47 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NUAN?

5 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Nuance Communications' shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate Nuance Communications' share price to reach $23.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Nuance Communications.

Has Nuance Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about NUAN stock have been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Nuance Communications earned a media sentiment score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the software maker a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutNuance Communications.

Are investors shorting Nuance Communications?

Nuance Communications saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 9,570,000 shares, an increase of 5.3% from the April 30th total of 9,090,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,200,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 days. Currently, 3.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), QUALCOMM (QCOM), salesforce.com (CRM), Verizon Communications (VZ), General Electric (GE), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

Who are Nuance Communications' key executives?

Nuance Communications' management team includes the following 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)

What is Nuance Communications' stock symbol?

Nuance Communications trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NUAN."

Who are Nuance Communications' major shareholders?

Nuance Communications' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Clearbridge Investments LLC (6.44%), Primecap Management Co. CA (2.74%), Parnassus Investments CA (2.43%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.08%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.72%) and ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC (1.58%). 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 Dahdah, 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 Park West Asset Management LLC, Capital Research Global Investors, Clearbridge Investments LLC, ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, Primecap Management Co. CA, Alliancebernstein L.P., AXA, and Balyasny Asset Management LLC. 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 Dahdah, Robert Weideman, Stefan Ortmanns, Thomas L Beaudoin, and Wendy Cassity. View insider buying and selling activity 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 Parnassus Investments CA, Eminence Capital LP, Prudential PLC, Columbus Circle Investors, Bessemer Group Inc., Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $22.88.

How big of a company is Nuance Communications?

Nuance Communications has a market capitalization of $6.44 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.

What is Nuance Communications' official website?

The official website for Nuance Communications is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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