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Nuance Communications Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.20 (-0.38 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume6.49 million shs
Average Volume6.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.04 billion
P/E Ratio525.60
Dividend YieldN/A
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About Nuance Communications

Nuance Communications, Inc. provides conversational and cognitive artificial intelligence (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. Its Healthcare segment provides clinical speech and clinical language understanding solutions that improve the clinical documentation process, from capturing the complete patient record to improving clinical documentation and quality measures for reimbursement. Its solutions include Dragon Medical One, cloud-based speech solution; computer-assisted physician documentation; diagnostic imaging solutions; Nuance Dragon Ambient eXperience, a voice-enabled solution; and clinical documentation improvement and coding. The company's Enterprise segment primarily engages in using speech, natural language understanding, and artificial intelligence to provide automated customer solutions and services for voice, mobile, Web, and messaging channels. Its solutions include intelligent engagement solutions; Conversational AI; Engagement AI; and Security AI. Its Other segment provides voicemail transcription services. The company serves organizations across healthcare, financial services, telecommunications, government, and retail. Nuance Communications, Inc. markets and sells its solutions and technologies directly through sales force, as well as through a network of resellers, including system integrators, independent software vendors, value-added resellers, distributors, hardware vendors, telecommunications carriers, and e-commerce Websites worldwide. 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.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryApplication Software
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NUAN
Year Founded1992

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.48 billion
Cash Flow$0.98 per share
Book Value$4.05 per share


Net Income$21.40 million




Market Cap$15.04 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2021 (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

1.53 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

369th out of 1,563 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

82nd out of 284 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Nuance Communications a buy right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nuance Communications in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Nuance Communications stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in NUAN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Nuance Communications?

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Are investors shorting Nuance Communications?

Nuance Communications saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 41,340,000 shares, an increase of 44.2% from the March 31st total of 28,670,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 7,220,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.7 days. Approximately 14.6% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Nuance Communications' next earnings date?

Nuance Communications is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How were Nuance Communications' earnings last quarter?

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, May, 9th. The software maker reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.17 by $0.03. The software maker earned $347 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $346.45 million. Nuance Communications had a net margin of 1.89% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.24%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 9.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.21 earnings per share.
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How has Nuance Communications' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Nuance Communications' stock was trading at $19.16 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NUAN shares have increased by 174.3% and is now trading at $52.56.
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What price target have analysts set for NUAN?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Nuance Communications' shares. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Nuance Communications' share price to reach $52.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.4%.
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Who are Nuance Communications' key executives?

Nuance Communications' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Mark D. Benjamin, CEO & Director (Age 50, Pay $2.03M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Daniel D. Tempesta, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $903.58k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Joseph C. Petro, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 54, Pay $891.21k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Robert Weideman, Exec. VP & GM of Enterprise Division (Age 62, Pay $889.46k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Robert Dahdah, Exec. VP & Chief Revenue Officer (Age 53, Pay $1.19M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Arthur G. Giterman, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller (Age 41)
  • Mr. Mark Sherwood, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Tracy H. Krumme, Sr. VP of Investor Relations (Age 53)
  • Ms. Wendy Cassity, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 46) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. David H. Garfinkel, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel.

What is Mark Benjamin's approval rating as Nuance Communications' CEO?

252 employees have rated Nuance Communications CEO Mark Benjamin on Mark Benjamin has an approval rating of 87% among Nuance Communications' employees.

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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), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Marvell Technology (MRVL), Verizon Communications (VZ), (CRM) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 (5.25%), Coatue Management LLC (4.98%), Parnassus Investments CA (2.16%), Primecap Management Co. CA (2.10%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.31%) and RGM Capital LLC (1.26%). Company insiders that own Nuance Communications stock include Arthur G Giterman, Daniel David Tempesta, Diana L Nole, Joseph Carl Petro, Mark D Benjamin, Mark R Laret, Nuance Communications, Inc, Robert Dahdah, Robert Weideman, Stefan Ortmanns, Thomas L Beaudoin and Wendy Cassity.
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Which major investors are selling Nuance Communications stock?

NUAN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Coatue Management LLC, Primecap Management Co. CA, Alliancebernstein L.P., Parnassus Investments CA, Brown Advisory Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, and 12th Street Asset Management Company LLC. Company insiders that have sold Nuance Communications company stock in the last year include Arthur G Giterman, Daniel David Tempesta, Diana L Nole, Joseph Carl Petro, Mark D Benjamin, Robert Weideman, and Thomas L Beaudoin.
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Which major investors are buying Nuance Communications stock?

NUAN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sculptor Capital LP, Federated Hermes Inc., Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Principal Financial Group Inc., Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Bank of Nova Scotia, Bellevue Group AG, and Clearbridge Investments LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Nuance Communications' stock price today?

One share of NUAN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $52.56.

How much money does Nuance Communications make?

Nuance Communications has a market capitalization of $15.04 billion and generates $1.48 billion in revenue each year. The software maker earns $21.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.47 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Nuance Communications have?

Nuance Communications employs 7,100 workers across the globe.

Does Nuance Communications have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Nuance Communications: 845162 Alberta Ltd., AMS Solutions Corp., ART Advanced Recognition Technologies Inc., Accentus Inc., Accentus U.S. Inc., Agnitio Corp., Agnitio S.L., Asia Translation & Telecommunications Limited, BeVocal, BlueStar Options Inc., BlueStar Resources Ltd., Caere Corporation, Caere Corporation Branch Mexico, Cognition Technologies Inc., Commissure, Communology GmbH, Consolidated Enterprise Corporation, Consolidated Healthcare Corporation, Consolidated Imaging Corporation, Consolidated Mobile Corporation, Copitrak, Diamond Auto Technologies Ireland Ltd., Diamond Auto Technologies Services Ireland Ltd., Dictaphone Corporation, Ditech Communications India Pvt. Ltd., Ditech Networks Canada Inc., Ditech Networks Inc., Ditech Networks International Inc., Equitrac, Focus Informatics, Foxtrot Acquisition II Limited, Foxtrot Acquisition Limited, HFN Medien GmbH, Heartland Asia (Mauritius) Ltd., Huayu Zi Software Technology (Beijing) Co. Ltd., Huayu Zi Software Technology Limited, ITA Services Pty Ltd., Information Technologies Australia Pty Ltd., J.A. Thomas and Associates Inc., Jott, Language & Computing, Language and Computing Inc., Language and Computing N.V., Lobby7, Locus Dialogue, Loquendo S.p.a., MacSpeech, Mcarbon Tech Innovation Middle East -FX- LLC, MedRemote, Medical Transcription Education Center Inc., Montage Healthcare Solutions Inc., MultiVision Communications, NSi Europe GmbH, New England Medical Transcription Inc., Notable Solutions Inc., Novitech Technologia e Servicos Ltda., Nuance Acquisition ULC, Nuance Bermuda Automotive Ltd., Nuance Bermuda Enterprise Ltd., Nuance Bermuda Healthcare Ltd., Nuance Bermuda Imaging Ltd., Nuance Communications Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., Nuance Communications Australia Pty. Ltd., Nuance Communications Austria GmbH, Nuance Communications Auto Inc., Nuance Communications Belgium Limited, Nuance Communications Canada Inc., Nuance Communications Denmark ApS, Nuance Communications Deutschland GmbH, Nuance Communications Finland OY, Nuance Communications France Sarl, Nuance Communications Germany GmbH, Nuance Communications Healthcare Germany GmbH, Nuance Communications Healthcare International Ltd formally Voice Signal Ireland Ltd., Nuance Communications Hong Kong Limited, Nuance Communications Iberica SA, Nuance Communications Illetism Ltd. Sirketi, Nuance Communications International BVBA, Nuance Communications International Holdings ULC, Nuance Communications Ireland Limited, Nuance Communications Israel Ltd., Nuance Communications Italy Srl, Nuance Communications Japan K.K., Nuance Communications Korea Ltd., Nuance Communications Ltda., Nuance Communications Netherlands B.V., Nuance Communications Services (India) LLP, Nuance Communications Services Austria GmbH, Nuance Communications Services Ireland Ltd., Nuance Communications Sweden A.B., Nuance Communications Switzerland AG, Nuance Communications Taiwan, Nuance Communications Technology Shanghai Ltd, Nuance Communications UK Limited, Nuance Diagnostics Holding Inc., Nuance Document Imaging Inc., Nuance Document Imaging ULC, Nuance Enterprise Solutions & Services Corporation, Nuance Healthcare Diagnostics Solutions Inc., Nuance India Pvt. Ltd., Nuance Recognita Corp., Nuance Software Technology (Beijing) Co. Ltd., Nuance Transcription Services Inc., Nuance Transcription Services India Private Limited, Nuance Turkey Iletisim Hizmetleri Ltd. Sirketi, OTE Pty Limited, PerSay Inc., PerSay Ltd., Phonetic Systems Inc., Phonetic Systems Ltd., Physician Technology Partners LLC, Primordial Design Inc., QuadraMed, Quadramed Quantim Corporation, Rhetorical Systems, Ruetli Holding Corporation, SNAPin Software LLC, SVOX AG, SVOX Deutschland GmbH, SVOX USA Inc., SafeCom, ServTech Systems India Pvt. Ltd., ShapeWriter, SpeechMagic Holding GmbH, SpeechWorks BVI Ltd., Speechworks, SpinVox Limited, Swype Inc., Tegic, Tegic Communications Inc., Telecom Technology Corporation Limited, Telelogue, Terra Firma Services Private LTD, TouchCommerce Inc., TouchCommerce UK Ltd., Transcend India Private Limited, Transcend MT Services Private Ltd., Transcend Services, Tweddle Group, Viecore Federal Systems Division Inc., Viecore LLC, VirtuOz Inc., VirtuOz S.A., Vlingo Corporation, Vocada, Voice Signal Technologies Europe OY, Voice Signal Technologies Inc., VoiceBox Technologies Australia Pty. Ltd., VoiceBox Technologies Corporation, VoiceBox Technologies Europe B.V., VoiceBox Technologies France SAS, VoiceSignal Japan K.K., VoiceSignal Technologies, Webmedx, Winscribe Australasia Pty. Ltd., Winscribe Europe Ltd., Winscribe GmbH, Winscribe Inc Ltd., Winscribe USA Inc., X-Solutions Group B.V., Zi Corporation, Zi Corporation (H.K.) Limited, Zi Corporation of Canada Inc., Zi Corporation of Hong Kong Limited, Zi Holding Corporation, eCopy LLC, eScription Inc., iScribes Inc., mCarbon, and mCarbon Tech Innovation PVT Ltd..

When was Nuance Communications founded?

Nuance Communications was founded in 1992.

What is Nuance Communications' official website?

The official website for Nuance Communications is

Where are Nuance Communications' headquarters?

Nuance Communications is headquartered at 1 WAYSIDE ROAD, BURLINGTON MA, 01803.

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 5/15/2021 by Staff
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