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 https://weekherald.com/2018/03/13/teacher-retirement-system-of-texas-invests-1-68-million-in-nuance-communications-inc-nuan.html. 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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