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

$17.37
+0.29 (+1.70 %)
(As of 09/18/2019 01:55 AM ET)
Today's Range
$16.7250
Now: $17.37
$17.41
50-Day Range
$15.09
MA: $16.79
$17.65
52-Week Range
$12.66
Now: $17.37
$18.16
Volume4.23 million shs
Average Volume1.97 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.96 billion
P/E Ratio21.44
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.94
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. 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$2.05 billion
Cash Flow$2.1444 per share
Book Value$5.99 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-159,920,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees10,400
Market Cap$4.96 billion
Next Earnings Date11/18/2019 (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 authorized a share buyback plan 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 plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Nuance Communications' earnings last quarter?

Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 7th. The software maker reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.18 by $0.03. The software maker earned $460.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $455.93 million. Nuance Communications had a net margin of 3.88% and a return on equity of 13.93%. View Nuance Communications' Earnings History.

When is Nuance Communications' next earnings date?

Nuance Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Nuance Communications.

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

Nuance Communications issued an update on its fourth quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.24-0.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.30. The company issued revenue guidance of $473-493 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $488.32 million.

What price target have analysts set for NUAN?

2 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Nuance Communications' shares. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Nuance Communications' share price to reach $19.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Nuance Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Nuance Communications?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nuance Communications in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating 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 headlines about NUAN stock have trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Nuance Communications earned a coverage optimism score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the software maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Nuance Communications.

Are investors shorting Nuance Communications?

Nuance Communications saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 11,469,800 shares, an increase of 25.7% from the July 31st total of 9,127,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,690,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.8 days. Approximately 4.1% 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 Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.07%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (5.93%), Primecap Management Co. CA (3.07%), RGM Capital LLC (2.07%), AQR Capital Management LLC (0.67%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.63%). 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, Robert Weideman, Stefan Ortmanns 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Primecap Management Co. CA, RWC Asset Management LLP, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., AXA, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Staley Capital Advisers Inc. and Paloma Partners Management Co. 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, Stefan Ortmanns 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 Victory Capital Management Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, UBS Group AG, General American Investors Co. Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., RGM Capital LLC and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. 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 $17.37.

How big of a company is Nuance Communications?

Nuance Communications has a market capitalization of $4.96 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.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:  640 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  517 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,157
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This page was last updated on 9/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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