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Last $16.94 USD
Change Today +0.05 / 0.30%
Volume 1.8M
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52 Week High
06/23/14 - $19.61
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01/14/15 - $13.20
Market Cap
5.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.6M
EPS TTM
$-0.15
Shares Outstanding
313.8M
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Nuance Communications, Inc. provides voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide. It offers hosted and on-premise solutions and services that provide platforms to generate and distribute clinical documentation through the use of dictation and transcription features; clinical documentation improvement programs; and speech recognition solutions for radiology, cardiology, pathology, and related specialties enabling healthcare providers to dictate, edit, and sign reports without manual transcription. The company also offers mobile and consumer solutions comprising voice control and text-to-speech solutions; dictation applications; text input; mobile messaging services; and Web search and voicemail-to-text services for use in phones, cars, tablets, desktop and portable computers, televisions, smart watches, personal navigation devices, and other consumer electronics. In addition, it provides customer service business intelligence and authentication solutions that utilize technologies, such as speech recognition, natural language understanding, dialog management, text-to-speech, voice biometrics, and virtual assistants and analytics for the telecommunications, financial services, travel, entertainment, and government sectors to support, understand, and communicate with customers. Further, the company offers document imaging, print management, and PDF solutions to printer manufacturers, home offices, small businesses, and enterprise customers; and software development toolkits to independent software vendors, as well as licenses its software to printer manufacturers. Nuance Communications, Inc. markets and sells its products through direct sales force and a network of resellers, and its e-commerce Website. The company was formerly known as ScanSoft, Inc. and changed its name to Nuance Communications, Inc. in October 2005. Nuance Communications, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.

14,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/28/14
Founded in 1992

nuance communications inc (NUAN) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $469.2K
President of Healthcare Division
Total Annual Compensation: $323.1K
Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $354.8K
Executive Vice President of Corporate Strateg...
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

nuance communications inc (NUAN) Key Developments

Nuance Communications, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended March 31, 2015

Nuance Communications, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended March 31, 2015. For the second quarter, the company reported total revenues of $475.059 million compared to $475.653 million a year ago. Income from operations was $26,478,000 compared to $654,000 last year. Loss before income taxes was $3,039,000 compared to $32,833,000 last year. Net loss was $14.098 million or $0.04 per basic and diluted share compared to $39.227 million or $0.12 per basic and diluted share last year. Net cash provided by operating activities was $119,946,000 compared to $87,026,000 last year. Capital expenditures were $13,821,000 compared to $10,553,000 last year. Non-GAAP revenue was $488.063 million compared to $489.973 million a year ago. Non-GAAP income from operations was $126,572,000 compared to $116,911,000 last year. Non-GAAP net income was $98.947 million or $0.30 per diluted share compared to $88.269 million or $0.28 per diluted share last year. Revenue was negatively affected by currency fluctuations. The company achieved revenue at the high end of guidance range, EPS above guidance range, 26% year-over-year growth in deferred revenues and strong cash flows that grew 38% year-over-year and represented 121% of non-GAAP net income. Improved EPS, operating margin and operating cash flow reflect the results of continuing efficiency and cost control initiatives. For the six months, the company reported total revenues of $949.078 million compared to $945.633 million a year ago. Income from operations was $11,917,000 compared to loss from operations of $15,145,000 last year. Loss before income taxes was $47,720,000 compared to $85,268,000 last year. Net loss was $64.593 million or $0.20 per basic and diluted share compared to $94.640 million or $0.30 per basic and diluted share last year. Net cash provided by operating activities was $215,631,000 compared to $165,182,000 last year. Capital expenditures were $30,758,000 compared to $24,719,000 last year. Non-GAAP revenue was $977.093 million compared to $980.018 million a year ago. Non-GAAP income from operations was $234,368,000 compared to $222,553,000 last year. Non-GAAP net income was $180.908 million or $0.55 per diluted share compared to $164.916 million or $0.52 per diluted share last year.

Nuance Communications Appoints Robert Finocchio to its Board of Directors

Nuance Communications, Inc. announced that Robert Finocchio has joined the company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Robert Finocchio is a corporate director, private investor, and Dean’s Executive Professor of Management at Santa Clara University. He brings decades of experience leading strategy, operations and business development for large, high-profile technology companies. Previously, he served as President, CEO, and Chairman of Informix Corporation where he helped lead the stabilization of the company. Prior to Informix, he spent nine years at 3Com Corporation, where he last served as President of 3Com Systems. He has also served in numerous executive and management roles at IBM, Rolm Corporation and Bank of America.

Nuance Voice Biometrics Chosen by SK Telecom to Offer Easy and Secure Authentication

Nuance Communications, Inc. announced that SK Telecom, has deployed Nuance’s voice biometrics to provide an easy and secure authentication process for its customers. To see this technology in action at SK Telecomclick here. SK Telecom turned to Nuance’s VocalPassword voice biometric solution to offer an innovative solution to its customers, allowing them to authenticate into their accounts using the sound of their voice. This solution eliminates the need for customers to be asked intrusive security questions and instead results in a quick, secure and convenient experience.

 

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