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Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) went up by 1.47% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $18.16, while NUAN stocks collected -0.88% of loss with the last five trading sessions.

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) Worth an Investment?

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) The 36 Months beta value for NUAN stocks is at 1.10, while 4 of the analysts out of 7 who provided ratings for Nuance Communications, Inc. stocks as a “buy” while 0 as overweight, 3 rated it as hold and 0 as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $20.50 which is $2.53 above current price. NUAN currently has a short float of 3.08% and public float of 280.76M with average trading volume of 1.91M shares.

NUAN Market Performance

NUAN stocks went down by -0.88% for the week, with the monthly jump of 5.40% and a quarterly performance of 8.65%, while its annual performance rate touched 40.83%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 5.36% for NUAN stocks with the simple moving average of 10.11% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for NUAN stocks, with Morgan Stanley repeating the rating for NUAN shares by setting it to “Equal-Weight”. The predicted price for NUAN socks in the upcoming period according to Morgan Stanley is $26 based on the research report published on January 15, 2019.

Wedbush , on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see NUAN stock at the price of $22. The rating they have provided for NUAN stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on October 19, 2018.

Stifel gave “Hold” rating to NUAN stocks, setting the target price at $17 in the report published on August 9, 2018.

NUAN Stocks 6.27% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought NUAN to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Nuance Communications, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -1.05% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.45%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.40%, while the shares surge at the distance of +7.86% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +8.06% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, NUAN went down by -0.88%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +21.67% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $17.12. In addition, Nuance Communications, Inc. saw 35.83% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

NUAN Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN), starting from WEIDEMAN ROBERT, who sold 12,000 shares at the price of $16.93 back on May 01. After this action, Rushing now owns 451,900 shares of Nuance Communications, Inc., valued at $203,105 with the latest closing price.

BEAUDOIN THOMAS L, the EVP Business Transformation of Nuance Communications, Inc., sold 8,326 shares at the value of $16.85 during a trade that took place back on May 01, which means that BEAUDOIN THOMAS L is holding 301,595 shares at the value of $140,294 based on the most recent closing price.

NUAN Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +7.97 for the present operating margin and +52.98 for gross margin. The net margin for Nuance Communications, Inc. stands at -7.80. Total capital return value is set at 3.87, while invested capital returns managed to touch -3.96. Equity return holds the value 2.50%, with 0.90% for asset returns.

Based on Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN), the company’s capital structure generated 127.24 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 55.99. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 41.21 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 127.24 and long-term debt to capital is 55.99.

EBITDA value lies at +69.77 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 5.84. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 3.60 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.32. The receivables turnover for Nuance Communications, Inc. is 5.30 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.37. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.22.