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50-Day Range
$31.50
MA: $34.46
$41.33
52-Week Range
$13.51
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$42.45
Volume4.34 million shs
Average Volume3.71 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.98 billion
P/E Ratio77.13
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.02

Competitors

Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) Vs. CRM, ADBE, INTU, ADSK, WDAY, and SNPS

Should you be buying NUAN stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "application software" are considered alternatives and competitors to Nuance Communications, including salesforce.com (CRM), Adobe (ADBE), Intuit (INTU), Autodesk (ADSK), Workday (WDAY), and Synopsys (SNPS).

Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) and salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and profitability.

Risk and Volatility

Nuance Communications has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, salesforce.com has a beta of 1.28, suggesting that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Nuance Communications and salesforce.com, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nuance Communications11602.63
salesforce.com243322.85

Nuance Communications presently has a consensus target price of $38.50, indicating a potential downside of 9.24%. salesforce.com has a consensus target price of $256.2353, indicating a potential downside of 0.55%. Given salesforce.com's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe salesforce.com is more favorable than Nuance Communications.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Nuance Communications and salesforce.com's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nuance Communications$1.82 billion6.57$213.81 million$0.7655.82
salesforce.com$17.10 billion13.71$126 million$1.02252.59

Nuance Communications has higher earnings, but lower revenue than salesforce.com. Nuance Communications is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than salesforce.com, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Nuance Communications and salesforce.com's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Nuance Communications10.02%12.30%4.24%
salesforce.com12.21%3.99%2.59%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

95.4% of Nuance Communications shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.6% of salesforce.com shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Nuance Communications shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.4% of salesforce.com shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

salesforce.com beats Nuance Communications on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) and Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

95.4% of Nuance Communications shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.7% of Adobe shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Nuance Communications shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Adobe shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Nuance Communications and Adobe, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nuance Communications11602.63
Adobe052302.82

Nuance Communications presently has a consensus target price of $38.50, indicating a potential downside of 9.24%. Adobe has a consensus target price of $507.9630, indicating a potential upside of 10.28%. Given Adobe's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Adobe is more favorable than Nuance Communications.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Nuance Communications and Adobe's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nuance Communications$1.82 billion6.57$213.81 million$0.7655.82
Adobe$11.17 billion19.78$2.95 billion$6.5670.21

Adobe has higher revenue and earnings than Nuance Communications. Nuance Communications is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Adobe, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Nuance Communications and Adobe's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Nuance Communications10.02%12.30%4.24%
Adobe31.05%35.84%18.17%

Risk and Volatility

Nuance Communications has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Adobe has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Adobe beats Nuance Communications on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) and Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.4% of Nuance Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.5% of Intuit shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Nuance Communications shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.1% of Intuit shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Nuance Communications and Intuit, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nuance Communications11602.63
Intuit231302.61

Nuance Communications presently has a consensus target price of $38.50, indicating a potential downside of 9.24%. Intuit has a consensus target price of $376.0588, indicating a potential upside of 9.53%. Given Intuit's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Intuit is more favorable than Nuance Communications.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Nuance Communications and Intuit's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nuance Communications$1.82 billion6.57$213.81 million$0.7655.82
Intuit$7.68 billion11.71$1.83 billion$6.5652.34

Intuit has higher revenue and earnings than Nuance Communications. Intuit is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nuance Communications, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Nuance Communications and Intuit's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Nuance Communications10.02%12.30%4.24%
Intuit23.78%40.79%22.22%

Volatility and Risk

Nuance Communications has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Intuit has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Intuit beats Nuance Communications on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) and Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.4% of Nuance Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.1% of Autodesk shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Nuance Communications shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Autodesk shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Nuance Communications and Autodesk, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nuance Communications11602.63
Autodesk361502.50

Nuance Communications presently has a consensus target price of $38.50, indicating a potential downside of 9.24%. Autodesk has a consensus target price of $245.7391, indicating a potential downside of 4.47%. Given Autodesk's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Autodesk is more favorable than Nuance Communications.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Nuance Communications and Autodesk's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nuance Communications$1.82 billion6.57$213.81 million$0.7655.82
Autodesk$3.27 billion17.23$214.50 million$1.50171.50

Autodesk has higher revenue and earnings than Nuance Communications. Nuance Communications is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Autodesk, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Nuance Communications and Autodesk's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Nuance Communications10.02%12.30%4.24%
Autodesk10.26%-457.10%7.77%

Volatility and Risk

Nuance Communications has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Autodesk has a beta of 1.42, suggesting that its share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Autodesk beats Nuance Communications on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) and Workday (NASDAQ:WDAY) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.4% of Nuance Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.0% of Workday shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Nuance Communications shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 26.5% of Workday shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Nuance Communications and Workday, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nuance Communications11602.63
Workday2121812.55

Nuance Communications presently has a consensus target price of $38.50, indicating a potential downside of 9.24%. Workday has a consensus target price of $238.5862, indicating a potential upside of 15.20%. Given Workday's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Workday is more favorable than Nuance Communications.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Nuance Communications and Workday's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nuance Communications$1.82 billion6.57$213.81 million$0.7655.82
Workday$3.63 billion13.53$-480,670,000.00($1.42)-145.85

Nuance Communications has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Workday. Workday is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nuance Communications, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Nuance Communications and Workday's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Nuance Communications10.02%12.30%4.24%
Workday-10.77%-10.56%-3.90%

Volatility and Risk

Nuance Communications has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Workday has a beta of 1.59, suggesting that its share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Nuance Communications beats Workday on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) and Synopsys (NASDAQ:SNPS) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.4% of Nuance Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.3% of Synopsys shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Nuance Communications shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.8% of Synopsys shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Nuance Communications and Synopsys, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nuance Communications11602.63
Synopsys001303.00

Nuance Communications presently has a consensus target price of $38.50, indicating a potential downside of 9.24%. Synopsys has a consensus target price of $219.0769, indicating a potential upside of 1.42%. Given Synopsys' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Synopsys is more favorable than Nuance Communications.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Nuance Communications and Synopsys' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nuance Communications$1.82 billion6.57$213.81 million$0.7655.82
Synopsys$3.36 billion9.75$532.37 million$3.4562.61

Synopsys has higher revenue and earnings than Nuance Communications. Nuance Communications is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Synopsys, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Nuance Communications and Synopsys' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Nuance Communications10.02%12.30%4.24%
Synopsys17.88%14.66%8.78%

Volatility and Risk

Nuance Communications has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Synopsys has a beta of 1.15, suggesting that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Synopsys beats Nuance Communications on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Nuance Communications Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
salesforce.com logo
CRM
salesforce.com
1.6$257.64+0.2%$234.45 billion$17.10 billion100.64Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Adobe logo
ADBE
Adobe
2.0$460.61+0.5%$220.96 billion$11.17 billion58.01
Intuit logo
INTU
Intuit
2.2$343.33+1.3%$89.89 billion$7.68 billion49.61Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Autodesk logo
ADSK
Autodesk
1.7$257.25+0.9%$56.41 billion$3.27 billion157.82
Workday logo
WDAY
Workday
1.6$207.10+1.1%$49.08 billion$3.63 billion-110.75Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Synopsys logo
SNPS
Synopsys
1.4$216.00+1.2%$32.78 billion$3.36 billion53.47
Splunk logo
SPLK
Splunk
1.8$198.11+0.4%$31.78 billion$2.36 billion-48.20Analyst Report
Cadence Design Systems logo
CDNS
Cadence Design Systems
1.5$111.25+1.4%$31.03 billion$2.34 billion28.90Increase in Short Interest
ANSYS logo
ANSS
ANSYS
1.5$313.42+1.5%$26.92 billion$1.52 billion70.91Decrease in Short Interest
SS&C Technologies logo
SSNC
SS&C Technologies
2.0$69.14+1.4%$17.70 billion$4.63 billion36.20Dividend Announcement
Tyler Technologies logo
TYL
Tyler Technologies
1.6$413.52+0.2%$16.68 billion$1.09 billion89.70
Citrix Systems logo
CTXS
Citrix Systems
2.2$120.16+0.3%$14.79 billion$3.01 billion25.79
Fair Isaac logo
FICO
Fair Isaac
1.6$486.17+0.7%$14.15 billion$1.16 billion63.06
FactSet Research Systems logo
FDS
FactSet Research Systems
1.6$318.88+0.8%$12.11 billion$1.49 billion33.04Heavy News Reporting
Pegasystems logo
PEGA
Pegasystems
1.4$129.52+0.1%$10.45 billion$911.38 million-136.34
Guidewire Software logo
GWRE
Guidewire Software
1.1$118.75+1.2%$9.95 billion$742.31 million-359.85
Aspen Technology logo
AZPN
Aspen Technology
1.2$132.85+1.3%$8.98 billion$590.18 million40.26Unusual Options Activity
SolarWinds logo
SWI
SolarWinds
1.3$22.24+1.2%$6.98 billion$932.53 million247.14
RealPage logo
RP
RealPage
1.5$65.84+0.9%$6.71 billion$988.14 million131.68Insider Selling
Manhattan Associates logo
MANH
Manhattan Associates
1.1$96.66+0.8%$6.14 billion$617.95 million74.35
ACI Worldwide logo
ACIW
ACI Worldwide
1.4$32.19+0.2%$3.76 billion$1.26 billion63.12
Verint Systems logo
VRNT
Verint Systems
1.3$56.67+0.0%$3.71 billion$1.30 billion236.13
Blackbaud logo
BLKB
Blackbaud
1.2$55.16+3.3%$2.73 billion$900.42 million117.36
MicroStrategy logo
MSTR
MicroStrategy
1.4$220.76+0.6%$2.05 billion$486.33 million1,839.67High Trading Volume
Bottomline Technologies (de) logo
EPAY
Bottomline Technologies (de)
1.7$45.00+0.8%$2.03 billion$442.22 million-249.99
PROS logo
PRO
PROS
1.3$42.69+0.3%$1.85 billion$250.33 million-24.26Increase in Short Interest
NetScout Systems logo
NTCT
NetScout Systems
1.3$23.03+1.9%$1.69 billion$891.82 million76.77
Sapiens International logo
SPNS
Sapiens International
1.7$29.26+2.0%$1.48 billion$325.67 million49.59Increase in Short Interest
ePlus logo
PLUS
ePlus
1.8$82.87+2.7%$1.12 billion$1.59 billion15.75
Ebix logo
EBIX
Ebix
1.7$33.94+7.1%$1.05 billion$580.61 million11.02Dividend Announcement
QAD logo
QADA
QAD
1.3$49.12+0.4%$1.02 billion$310.77 million4,916.92
Digimarc logo
DMRC
Digimarc
0.9$39.65+2.7%$607.28 million$22.99 million-14.31Insider Selling
American Software logo
AMSWA
American Software
2.1$17.15+0.7%$557.03 million$115.47 million85.75Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Telenav logo
TNAV
Telenav
1.3$4.77+0.2%$226.69 million$240.35 million-21.68Decrease in Short Interest
Synchronoss Technologies logo
SNCR
Synchronoss Technologies
1.4$2.92+3.4%$128.79 million$308.75 million-1.13
SeaChange International logo
SEAC
SeaChange International
1.3$1.00+1.0%$37.56 million$67.15 million-3.85
This page was last updated on 11/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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