Analysts expect Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) to report $0.18 EPS on May, 8.They anticipate $0.14 EPS change or 43.75% from last quarter’s $0.32 EPS. NUAN’s profit would be $52.85 million giving it 21.43 P/E if the $0.18 EPS is correct. After having $0.19 EPS previously, Nuance Communications, Inc.’s analysts see -5.26% EPS growth. The stock increased 2.42% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $15.43. About 1.09 million shares traded. Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) has declined 7.39% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.94% the S&P500.
Stanley-Laman Group Ltd decreased Zix Corporation (ZIXI) stake by 39.6% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Stanley-Laman Group Ltd sold 135,851 shares as Zix Corporation (ZIXI)’s stock declined 1.35%. The Stanley-Laman Group Ltd holds 207,202 shares with $908,000 value, down from 343,053 last quarter. Zix Corporation now has $267.80 million valuation. The stock increased 2.51% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $4.91. About 313,743 shares traded or 21.76% up from the average. Zix Corporation (NASDAQ:ZIXI) has declined 6.20% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.75% the S&P500.
Among 11 analysts covering Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Nuance Communications had 36 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) earned “Neutral” rating by UBS on Tuesday, August 9. The company was maintained on Wednesday, May 11 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, August 9. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 15 by Standpoint Research. The stock of Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, August 7. Raymond James maintained Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) rating on Wednesday, August 9. Raymond James has “Strong Buy” rating and $22 target. The stock of Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) earned “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, August 9. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of NUAN in report on Tuesday, July 25 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, November 17 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) on Friday, March 23 with “Buy” rating.
Nuance Communications, Inc. provides voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.53 billion. It operates through four divisions: Healthcare, Mobile, Enterprise, and Imaging. It currently has negative earnings. The Healthcare segment offers transcription solutions, which enables physicians to streamline clinical documentation with medical transcription platform; Dragon Medical, a dictation software that empowers physicians to accurately capture and document patient care in real-time on various devices; clinical document improvement and coding solutions to ensure patient health information is accurately documented, coded, and evaluated; and diagnostic solutions that allows radiologists to document, collaborate, and share medical images and reports.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.07, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 75 investors sold Nuance Communications, Inc. shares while 88 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. 233.98 million shares or 15.90% more from 201.88 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Haverford Trust Co invested in 20,000 shares or 0.01% of the stock. First Allied Advisory Service Inc has 0.03% invested in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) for 41,842 shares. 60,309 were accumulated by State Of Wisconsin Inv Board. Ohio-based Meeder Asset Mgmt Inc has invested 0% in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN). First Manhattan invested in 538 shares. Wade G W & Inc owns 266,263 shares. 45,509 were accumulated by Kbc Grp Inc Nv. 18,380 are owned by Prudential Financial. Tortoise Inv Mgmt Llc holds 543 shares. Sei Invests invested 0.03% in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN). Metropolitan Life Ins New York has invested 0% in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN). Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan has invested 0.14% in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN). Vident Inv Advisory Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 1.18 million shares or 0.87% of all its holdings. 133,418 are owned by Hsbc Public Limited Company. Lpl Lc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN).
Analysts await Zix Corporation (NASDAQ:ZIXI) to report earnings on May, 2 after the close. They expect $0.05 earnings per share, up 66.67% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.03 per share. ZIXI’s profit will be $2.73 million for 24.55 P/E if the $0.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.02 actual earnings per share reported by Zix Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -350.00% EPS growth.