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Nuance Communications Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.78 (-3.97 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $43.02
50-Day Range
MA: $48.18
52-Week Range
Now: $43.02
Volume3.66 million shs
Average Volume3.42 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.26 billion
P/E Ratio430.20
Dividend YieldN/A
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 FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.48 billion
Cash Flow$0.80 per share
Book Value$4.05 per share


Net Income$21.40 million


Market Cap$12.26 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.96 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

88th out of 1,516 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

14th out of 282 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-1.78 (-3.97 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Nuance Communications a buy right now?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nuance Communications in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Nuance Communications stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Nuance Communications?

Wall Street analysts have given Nuance Communications a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Nuance Communications wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Nuance Communications' next earnings date?

Nuance Communications is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 6th 2021.
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How were Nuance Communications' earnings last quarter?

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, February, 7th. The software maker reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.02. The software maker had revenue of $345.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $338.18 million. Nuance Communications had a net margin of 1.89% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.24%. Nuance Communications's revenue for the quarter was down 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.27 earnings per share.
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How has Nuance Communications' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Nuance Communications' stock was trading at $19.16 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NUAN stock has increased by 124.5% and is now trading at $43.02.
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What guidance has Nuance Communications issued on next quarter's earnings?

Nuance Communications updated its FY21 earnings guidance on Monday, February, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.71-0.77 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.75. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.342-1.382 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.36 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NUAN?

8 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Nuance Communications' shares. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect Nuance Communications' stock price to reach $53.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.6% from the stock's current price.
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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)
  • Mr. Daniel D. Tempesta, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $903.58k)
  • Mr. Joseph C. Petro, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 54, Pay $891.21k)
  • Mr. Robert Weideman, Exec. VP & GM of Enterprise Division (Age 62, Pay $889.46k)
  • Mr. Robert Dahdah, Exec. VP & Chief Revenue Officer (Age 53, Pay $1.19M)
  • Mr. Arthur G. Giterman, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller (Age 41)
  • Mr. Mark Sherwood, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Tracy H. Krumme, Sr. VP of Investor Relations (Age 53)
  • Ms. Wendy Cassity, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 46)
  • 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 Glassdoor.com. Mark Benjamin has an approval rating of 87% among Nuance Communications' employees.

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), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Marvell Technology Group (MRVL), Verizon Communications (VZ), salesforce.com (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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Viking Global Investors LP (5.75%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (5.19%), Lone Pine Capital LLC (3.16%), Parnassus Investments CA (2.47%), Primecap Management Co. CA (2.42%) and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (1.30%). 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 Morgan Stanley, Clearbridge Investments LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Viking Global Investors LP, Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP, Park West Asset Management LLC, and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 Dahdah, Robert Weideman, and Thomas L Beaudoin.
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Which major investors are buying Nuance Communications stock?

NUAN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Lone Pine Capital LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Twin Tree Management LP, Andar Capital Management HK Ltd, Tamarack Advisers LP, and Lombard Odier Asset Management USA Corp.
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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 $43.02.

How much money does Nuance Communications make?

Nuance Communications has a market capitalization of $12.26 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.

What is Nuance Communications' official website?

The official website for Nuance Communications is www.nuance.com.

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 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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