One Stock for Low Risk Investors: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN)

The company has a market cap of $11.38 Billion.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -1.3 percent. About 124,739 shares traded. It has underperformed by 0.14% the S&P500.

Moving average of Nuance Communications, Inc.

Analysts mean recommendation for the stock is 1.8. (NASDAQ:NUAN) today from Enterprise Connect announced remarkable advancements to its core AI-powered voice engine, foundational to the Nuance Omni-Channel Customer Engagement Platform.

Trading volume, or volume, is the number of shares or contracts that point towards the full activity of a security or stock market for a given period. Another trade for 8,100 shares valued at $966,720 was sold by MIZELL STEVEN. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a "hold" rating and set a $18.00 price target (down from $19.00) on shares of Nuance Communications in a research note on Wednesday, November 29th.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.24, from 1.34 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 33 investors sold ILMN shares while 167 reduced holdings. Nationwide Fund Advsr holds 0% or 22,359 shares. Comparatively, NUAN's free cash flow per share was +0.25. Essex Invest Management Communication Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.22% in Nuance Communications, Inc. Td Asset owns 18,394 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.01% or 269,083 shares. Private Asset Mgmt reported 2,158 shares. Veritable LP accumulated 4,543 shares. Middleton & Ma, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 5,210 shares. 16,400 are held by Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky. Private Trust Com Na holds 0.05% or 1,055 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Stonebridge has 0.13% invested in Nuance Communications, Inc.

The average investment recommendation on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell) is 2.70 for HCP and 1.90 for NUAN, which implies that analysts are more bullish on the outlook for HCP. Therefore 82% are positive.

NUAN has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, October 31 by Piper Jaffray. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of ILMN in report on Tuesday, October 6 with "Neutral" rating. The stock of Illumina, Inc. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy" on Tuesday, August 9. Oppenheimer reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $23.00 price target on shares of Nuance Communications in a research note on Monday, December 18th. Current trade price levels places NUAN's stock about -9.88% away from the 52-week high and closed 28.10% away from the 52-week low. UBS maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $17 target in Tuesday, August 9 report. (NASDAQ:NUAN) on Thursday, November 2 to "Overweight" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 7 by Canaccord Genuity. A total of 4.68 Million shares exchanged at hands and its Average Volume (3 months) is 7.26 Million. It also reduced its holding in Gores Hldgs Ii Inc by 250,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.95 million shares, and cut its stake in Cf Corp. A value between 0 to -20 would represent a strong overbought condition. About 447,049 shares traded. On Tuesday, March 6 the insider Stapley Marc sold $467,288. The RSI provides signals that tell investors to buy when the currency oversold and to sell when it is overbought. 201.88 million shares or 0.45% less from 202.79 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. HCLP's SI was 5.48M shares in March as released by FINRA. Nuance Communications Inc now has $5.14B valuation. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.35 earnings per share. analysts predict that Nuance Communications will post 0.83 EPS for the current year.

Shares of Nuance Communications (NUAN) opened at $17.96 on Tuesday. Zwj Investment Counsel holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) for 550 shares. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC lifted its stake in shares of Nuance Communications by 12.8% during the 4th quarter. Credit Suisse maintained McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE:MKC) rating on Friday, June 30. Cornerstone Cap Mngmt Holdg Ltd invested in 504,773 shares. Siegel Kenneth M sold $74,912 worth of stock or 4,682 shares. Hbk Invests Ltd Partnership owns 511,007 shares.

(NUAN). HCP's ROI is 2.60% while NUAN has a ROI of 0.40%. Tempesta Daniel David had sold 6,500 shares worth $101,262.

Peconic Partners Llc, which manages about $661.53 million and $620.13M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Diamondback Energy Inc (NASDAQ:FANG) by 5,000 shares to 20,000 shares, valued at $1.96 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Also, Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) needs to expand a 32.98% increase it experienced over the past twelve months. Analysts are turning out to be more optimistic than before, with 7 of analysts who cover Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) to report earnings on May, 8. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.35 earnings per share. NUAN's profit will be $49.93 million for 26.41 P/E if the $0.17 EPS becomes a reality.

Analysts are expecting average earnings estimates of $0.28 for the current quarter based on the opinion of 6 analysts, relating to high earnings per share estimates of $0.28 and low estimates of $0.27, however Nuance Communicatns (NASDAQ:NUAN) reported $0.32 earnings per share for the same quarter a year ago.

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