Benjamin Mark D, Chief Executive Officer, subtracted 45,396 shares of Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN) from its portfolio at the rate of $17.40 per share valuing $790,045 on Jun 11. The insider left behind 585,238 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN) was $17.01. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $17.22, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $17.43. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $16.87 and a 2nd Support Level at $16.73. Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN) stock has lost -$0.11, or -0.64%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.44, or -2.52%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $0.62, or 3.78%. This year-to-date, Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN) shares have gained $3.78, or 28.57%.
Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN) stock, 20% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 25% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”
With 290,153 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $4,990,632K. Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN) generates $2,052 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of -$159,930 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 20.21%, a 3-Year Total Return of 6.18%, and a 5-year Total Return of -12.63%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.
In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN) reported earnings of $0.29 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.25 per share, representing a 0.04 difference and 14.49% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.30 represented a 0.02 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.28 per share, which was a 6.50% surprise.
For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.19 per share. This estimate came from a total of 3 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.19 and the low estimate was $0.18. In the year-ago quarter, Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN) generated per-share earnings of $0.17. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +11.76% .
Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 6 purchases (334,291 shares in total) and 28 sale (273,019 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 12 insider buys amounting to 513,685 shares and 84 insider sales amounting to 492,610 shares. In the past full year, 99 insider purchases were made (involving 1,798,983 shares) and 193 insider sell-offs equivalent to 847,113 shares.
Moving onto liquidity, Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN) has a Current Ratio of 1.22, a Quick Ratio of 1.21 and a Cash Ratio of 0.59. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 127.24, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 55.99, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 41.21. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 127.24 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 55.99.