Published: Thu, March 15, 2018
Business | By Tara Barton

Intentions Seeker Stock: Nuance Communicatns (NUAN)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 18,257,115 shares of the software maker's stock valued at $286,977,000 after buying an additional 637,014 shares during the period.

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN) stock price traded at a gap of 5.29% from an average price of last twenty days and stands at a distance of 2.62% away from it's an average price of recent fifty days. This metric reflects the average amount a stock's price has differed from the mean over a period of time. About 6.68 million contracts were traded on 12-Mar-18 compared to daily average volume of 12.42 million shares. Oppenheimer reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $23.00 target price on shares of Nuance Communications in a research note on Monday, December 18th.

Angelo increased its stake in Illumina Inc (ILMN) by 71.94% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. It was last traded at $3.75 apiece. Imperial Oil Ltd now has $22.26B valuation. The stock is above its 52-week low with 28.10% and is in the wake of its 52-week high with -9.88%. About 341,392 shares traded. It has underperformed by 0.14% the S&P500.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.33. Therefore 82% are positive.

NUAN has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. A buy rating is a recommendation to purchase a specific security. DA Davidson has "Buy" rating and $11 target. The stock has "Buy" rating by Raymond James on Wednesday, November 29. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, August 8 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Nuance Communications, Inc is a provider of voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. 15,000 shares were sold by FUCHS HENRY J, worth $1.36 million on Friday, September 15.

Analysts await Nuance Communications, Inc. For Nuance Communications, Inc. They expect $0.17 earnings per share, down 46.88% or $0.15 from last year's $0.32 per share. Finally, Swiss National Bank raised its stake in Nuance Communications by 0.5% in the third quarter. The software maker reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.01. Commonwealth Bank & Trust Of holds 172 shares. Gcp Applied Technologies Inc was reduced too.

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Since September 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $176,174 activity. Tempesta Daniel David had sold 6,500 shares worth $101,262 on Saturday, September 30. Commonwealth Commercial Bank Of holds 80 shares or 0% of its portfolio. (NASDAQ:NUAN) for 43,691 shares. Its up 0.08, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 49 investors sold NUAN shares while 98 reduced holdings. 201.88 million shares or 0.45% less from 202.79 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Advsrs Ltd Ltd Liability holds 199 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Meeder Asset Mngmt owns 5,178 shares or 0.01% of their USA portfolio. Susquehanna Gp Limited Liability Partnership owns 843,080 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Zwj Investment Counsel holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Nuance Communications, Inc. The legal version of this piece can be accessed at The firm has current ratio of 1.50 that indicates firm has capacity of total assets to cover its short-term and long term obligations. Shannon River Fund Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation has 4.28% invested in Nuance Communications, Inc. This suggests that NUAN is the better investment over the next year. Tarbox Family Office holds 1,020 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Venbio Select Advisor Llc acquired 97,183 shares as Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN)'s stock declined 0.71%. 194,800 are owned by Canal Insurance Co. Moreover, Stonebridge has 0.13% invested in Nuance Communications, Inc. Harvest Strategies Lc invested in 500,000 shares. A value between 0 to -20 would represent a strong overbought condition. Confine focus to firm performance, its weekly performance was 7.26% and monthly performance was 2.99%. The Missouri-based Century Companies Incorporated has invested 0.03% in Nuance Communications, Inc. Therefore 31% are positive. Hi-Crush Partners had 56 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, August 9, the company rating was maintained by UBS. Jefferies maintained Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) on Monday, August 14 with "Hold" rating. Morgan Stanley reinitiated the stock with "Overweight" rating in Thursday, August 27 report.

HCP's debt-to-equity ratio is 1.49 versus a D/E of 1.14 for NUAN. (NASDAQ:NUAN) on Wednesday, August 9 with "Buy" rating.

Let's take a look at how the stock has been performing recently.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q3 2017.

A buy signal occurs when the CMF value crosses from below the 0 line to above the 0 line. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.01% or 269,083 shares. Fiera reported 2,550 shares. Evergreen Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 104,710 shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund reported 0.18% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Weiss Multi reported 0.06% stake. 3,422 were accumulated by Highstreet Asset. (NASDAQ:BMRN). Ameritas Investment Prtn has 3,126 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

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