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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN)?

The company in question is, Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) currently with a stock price of 14.05 (2.03% today). The market cap for Nuance Communications, Inc. is 3827.65, and is in the sector Technology, and Application Software industry. The target price for Nuance Communications, Inc. is 20.78. Currently Nuance Communications, Inc. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 8.43. Average volume for Nuance Communications, Inc. is 2263.77 and so far today it is 910352.

Performance in the last year for Nuance Communications, Inc. has been -19.57%. For EPS growth, Nuance Communications, Inc. has seen a growth of 23.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 7.93%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -40.40% over the last five years and could be 12.20% for the next five years. Nuance Communications, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 0.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 66.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.85%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -16.72%.

Since the IPO date for Nuance Communications, Inc. on the 12/11/1995, Nuance Communications, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -30.77%. With Nuance Communications, Inc. trading at 14.05, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is -0.14.

So could Nuance Communications, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.97 and the P/B is at 2.14. The P/cash is 6.41, with P/free cash flow at 7.26.

Nuance Communications, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.6, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.36, and total debt/equity at 1.36.

In terms of margins, Nuance Communications, Inc. has a gross margin of 57.30%, an operating margin of 6.30% and a profit margin of -2.20%.Payout ratio for Nuance Communications, Inc. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -0.80% with return on investment coming to 0.50%.

Insider ownership for Nuance Communications, Inc., is at 0.60% and institutional ownership comes to 88.10%. Outstanding shares are at 277.97. While shares float is 276.39. The float short is currently 3.62%, and short ratio is 4.42.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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