Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN) EPS Estimated At $0.18; Shorts at Nucana Plc – American Depositary Share (NCNA) Raised By 5.38%

April 18, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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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 $52.86 million giving it 21.36 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 decreased 0.19% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $15.38. About 780,412 shares traded. Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) has declined 7.39% since April 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.94% the S&P500.

Nucana Plc – American Depositary Share (NASDAQ:NCNA) had an increase of 5.38% in short interest. NCNA’s SI was 1.59M shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 5.38% from 1.51 million shares previously. With 91,800 avg volume, 17 days are for Nucana Plc – American Depositary Share (NASDAQ:NCNA)’s short sellers to cover NCNA’s short positions. The SI to Nucana Plc – American Depositary Share’s float is 13.92%. The stock increased 2.67% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $23.11. About 52,055 shares traded. NuCana plc (NASDAQ:NCNA) has 0.00% since April 18, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% 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. As per Tuesday, August 9, the company rating was maintained by UBS. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 9 report. Barclays Capital upgraded Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) on Friday, January 6 to “Overweight” rating. The stock of Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, November 17. The stock of Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, August 9. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 9 by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Leerink Swann with “Outperform” on Wednesday, May 11. As per Tuesday, August 9, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $1900 target in Monday, June 26 report. Leerink Swann initiated Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) on Wednesday, September 9 with “Outperform” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.07, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It worsened, 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. Boston Prtnrs holds 154,300 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bb&T Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0% or 11,000 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System reported 0.02% stake. Rothschild Asset Mgmt Incorporated owns 779,850 shares. Frontier Management Lc, Massachusetts-based fund reported 1.80M shares. New York-based Boothbay Fund Mgmt Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.06% in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN). Gam Holding Ag owns 4,861 shares. Oppenheimer holds 0.01% or 17,899 shares in its portfolio. Country Tru National Bank & Trust reported 963,530 shares. Etrade Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Company owns 11,208 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Parametric Portfolio Associate Limited has invested 0% in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN). Aurora Investment Counsel stated it has 0.85% of its portfolio in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN). Staley Capital Advisers has invested 1.52% in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN). Everett Harris & Ca accumulated 37,000 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Renaissance Techs Limited Co holds 1.63M shares.

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