Media headlines about Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nice Systems earned a news sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the technology company an impact score of 45.3909081521871 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- NICE Exceeds Revenue Guidance with 36% Growth Driven by Continued Strong Cloud Momentum for the Third Quarter 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Nice Systems beats Street 3Q forecasts (finance.yahoo.com)
- NICE Remains No. 1 Contact Center Workforce Optimization Vendor as It Expands Its Market Share (finance.yahoo.com)
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- What Virtual Reality Can Teach a Driverless Car (nytimes.com)
NICE has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Chardan Capital upped their price objective on shares of Nice Systems from $84.00 to $91.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 16th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Nice Systems from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $80.00 price objective on shares of Nice Systems in a research note on Monday, August 21st. Jefferies Group LLC initiated coverage on shares of Nice Systems in a research note on Friday, October 6th. They set a “hold” rating and a $84.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Barclays PLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Nice Systems in a research note on Monday, August 7th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Nice Systems presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $81.75.
Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The technology company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01. Nice Systems had a return on equity of 11.14% and a net margin of 7.99%. The business had revenue of $315.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $313.44 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.79 EPS. Nice Systems’s revenue for the quarter was up 33.9% on a year-over-year basis.
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About Nice Systems
NICE Ltd., formerly NICE-Systems Ltd., is a global enterprise software provider. The Company’s segments include Customer Interactions Solutions, and Financial Crime and Compliance Solutions. The Customer Interactions Solutions segment provides data driven insights that enable businesses to deliver personalized experience to customers.
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