Mercury Systems, Inc. (MRCY) At $50.08 Forms Top; Nuance Communications (NUAN) Has 0.95 Sentiment

Nuance Communications, Inc. provides voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.97 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.

Mercury Systems, Inc. (MRCY) formed multiple top with $53.08 target or 6.00% above today’s $50.08 share price. Mercury Systems, Inc. (MRCY) has $2.42 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.73% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $50.08. About 244,240 shares traded. Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) has risen 91.74% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 75.04% the S&P500.

Analysts await Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) to report earnings on January, 22. They expect $0.23 earnings per share, down 4.17% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.24 per share. MRCY’s profit will be $11.10M for 54.43 P/E if the $0.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.37 actual earnings per share reported by Mercury Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -37.84% negative EPS growth.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $1.85 million activity. 2,500 Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) shares with value of $129,850 were sold by HAINES GERALD M II. ASLETT MARK also sold $454,272 worth of Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) shares. THIBAUD DIDIER M C sold $178,745 worth of Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) on Tuesday, January 2. The insider Speicher Charles A sold 7,000 shares worth $308,630.

Among 9 analysts covering Mercury (NASDAQ:MRCY), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Mercury had 17 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, August 2 by Noble Financial. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Sidoti on Thursday, March 17. Robert W. Baird initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, October 6 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, October 6 by Jefferies. Suntrust Robinson initiated Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) on Thursday, January 19 with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, January 19 the stock rating was initiated by SunTrust with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, October 18 by SunTrust. Drexel Hamilton initiated Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) rating on Tuesday, August 25. Drexel Hamilton has “Buy” rating and $19.0 target. The stock of Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) earned “Hold” rating by Noble Financial on Wednesday, October 25. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Robert W. Baird.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.12, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 13 investors sold Mercury Systems, Inc. shares while 67 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 45.09 million shares or 0.45% less from 45.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Teacher Retirement Of Texas reported 3,977 shares stake. Columbus Circle Invsts owns 0.21% invested in Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) for 241,765 shares. Us Comml Bank De stated it has 0% in Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY). Tudor Corp Et Al stated it has 9,467 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado accumulated 10,842 shares. Aristotle Cap Boston Ltd invested in 0.96% or 205,890 shares. 27 are held by Parkside Retail Bank Tru. Ls Inv Advsr Limited Liability Corp invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY). State Of Wisconsin Investment Board accumulated 0.05% or 315,400 shares. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans owns 29,210 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Pinebridge Limited Partnership stated it has 0.01% in Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY). Advisory Services Network has invested 0% of its portfolio in Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY). Sei Invs Company invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY). Envestnet Asset stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY). St Johns Inv Mgmt Communications Ltd Llc holds 260 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

The stock increased 1.00% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $17.11. About 2.96M shares traded. Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN) has risen 16.56% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.14% the S&P500.

12Th Street Asset Management Company Llc holds 6.55% of its portfolio in Nuance Communications, Inc. for 1.61 million shares. Ivory Investment Management Llc owns 6.10 million shares or 4.77% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Shannon River Fund Management Llc has 4.28% invested in the company for 832,290 shares. The Massachusetts-based Sirios Capital Management L P has invested 4.13% in the stock. Mcrae Capital Management Inc, a New Jersey-based fund reported 330,250 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Nuance Communications’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Nuance Communications, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. NUAN was included in 2 notes of analysts from November 18, 2016. On Friday, January 6 the stock rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Overweight”. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Strong Buy” on Friday, November 18.