Analyst Ratings for Nuance Communications Inc. (NUAN)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. NUAN had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

6 analysts declared NUAN a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for NUAN by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 26, implying potential capital gains of 49.77 percent. The lowest price target was 18, implying potential capital losses of 3.69 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -8.71 percent. That number becomes -33.56 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -6.81 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -30.91 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 4 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

NUAN has a 52-week high of 19.93 and a 52-week low of 13.44. Today's price is 29.17 percent above the 52-week low, and 12.9 percent below the high. NUAN has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NUAN value stock report compares NUAN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.99 billion. NUAN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.