Nuance Communications, Inc.: This Stock is Set to Soar Above its Peers

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Nuance Communications, Inc. kicked off the trading day on 08/13/19 with a price increase of 2.01%, equivalent to $0.33 relative change for the day. Taking a more long-term approach, NUAN had a 52-week range of $12.66 to $18.16. At the time of this article’s publishing, this stock is trading at $16.77 after starting the trading session at $16.48. Moving on, the stock has demonstrated a 52-week change amounting to 7.54, alongside an S&P500 52-Week Change of 0.84. At the time of writing, this stock’s 50-day Moving Average stands at $16.45, while the 200-day Moving Average of this stock is currently $16.33.

Currently, this company’s share volume is sitting at $2,171,173, but has maintained average daily volume of $1.73M. This stock has generated an average Year to Date volume of $1.94 million, alongside an average 20-day volume of $1.85 million. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $289.45 million, simultaneously with a float of $289.41 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $4.85 billion.

Nuance Communications, Inc.(NUAN) Ownership Data

Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are behaving with this stock. Nuance Communications, Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.80%, in contrast to 92.00% institutional ownership. According to the most recent latest insider trade that took place on Aug 01 this organization’s Executive Vice President & Gen sold 6,000 at the rate of 16.53, making the entire transaction hit 99,210 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 427,900. Preceding that transaction, on Aug 01 Company’s EVP, Business Transformation sold 8,301 at a price of 16.58, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 137,597. This particular insider is now the holder of 276,692 in total.

If we take a glance at the Ownership summary of Nuance Communications, Inc.’s stock, 379 Institutional holders make up 90.28% of its total stock ownership. All together, they are the legal holders of 257,874,261 shares, which are valued at about $4,239,452,851 in total. If we focus on the top 3 stockholders for this publicly-traded organization, VANGUARD GROUP INC owns 26.12 million shares, with CLEARBRIDGE INVESTMENTS, LLC in 2nd place owning 24.07 million shares and AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL INC in third place with total ownership of 17.3 million shares.

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN) Earnings and Revenue Data

In the latest quarterly report that this company released, which was put into the public domain on Jun-19, the organization reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $0.28) by $0.03.

The corporation racked up revenue of $451.01million for the previous financial quarter, compared to the mean analyst estimate of $445.66 million. This company achieved a net margin of 3.75 while generating a return on equity of 3.71. Nuance Communications, Inc.’s full-quarter revenue decreased by -9.06%, when compared against the year-ago quarter. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.28 per share during the current fiscal year.

Nuance Communications, Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -70.10%, and is forecasted to reach 4.40% in the upcoming year. Looking at the long run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 7.90% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -19.30% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.

Additional Trading Performance Indicators

Now turning our attention to the current performance indicators for Nuance Communications, Inc., this organization’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.80. The company has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.42. Alongside those, its Beta score is 0.94.

Another valuable indicator worth considering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 2.57 for this organization. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 11.85. Plus, this company’s price to book ratio for the last three-month fiscal period reported is 2.35, whereas its price to cash per share for the last quarter landed at 2.14.

In the same vein, NUAN’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve month was posted at -0.14, a figure that is expected to reach 0.28 in the next reported quarter, and analysts expect it will be 4.40% at the market close of one year from today’s date.