Media headlines about Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) have been trending positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nice Systems earned a news sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the technology company an impact score of 46.0140306625617 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Nice Systems (NICE) opened at 77.26 on Tuesday. Nice Systems has a 52 week low of $63.72 and a 52 week high of $81.16.

Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The technology company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $315.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $313.44 million. Nice Systems had a net margin of 7.99% and a return on equity of 11.14%. The business’s revenue was up 33.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.79 EPS. On average, equities analysts expect that Nice Systems will post $4.02 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on NICE shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Nice Systems from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, May 11th. Citigroup Inc. started coverage on Nice Systems in a report on Wednesday, June 7th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $82.00 price objective for the company. Barclays PLC set a $80.00 price objective on Nice Systems and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $80.00 price objective on shares of Nice Systems in a report on Friday, May 12th. Finally, BidaskClub cut Nice Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $79.75.

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Nice Systems Company Profile

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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