Verint Systems (NASDAQ:VRNT)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by Oppenheimer in a research note issued on Wednesday. They presently have a $49.00 price objective on the technology company’s stock. Oppenheimer’s price target indicates a potential upside of 18.36% from the company’s current price.

Several other research firms have also recently commented on VRNT. Zacks Investment Research cut Verint Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. BidaskClub cut Verint Systems from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. Finally, Deutsche Bank lifted their target price on Verint Systems from $42.00 to $44.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Verint Systems has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $47.33.

Shares of Verint Systems (NASDAQ VRNT) remained flat at $$41.40 on Wednesday. 425,000 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 433,509. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, a quick ratio of 1.63 and a current ratio of 1.67. Verint Systems has a twelve month low of $34.65 and a twelve month high of $44.70. The stock has a market cap of $2,640.54, a P/E ratio of 25.40, a P/E/G ratio of 2.28 and a beta of 1.26.

Verint Systems (NASDAQ:VRNT) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, December 6th. The technology company reported $0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.32. The firm had revenue of $280.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $282.01 million. Verint Systems had a positive return on equity of 9.90% and a negative net margin of 1.41%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.59 EPS. sell-side analysts expect that Verint Systems will post 1.82 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its stake in shares of Verint Systems by 11.0% during the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,655 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $108,000 after purchasing an additional 263 shares during the period. Macquarie Group Ltd. acquired a new position in Verint Systems in the third quarter valued at about $151,000. FNY Managed Accounts LLC acquired a new position in Verint Systems in the third quarter valued at about $164,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC acquired a new position in Verint Systems in the second quarter valued at about $179,000. Finally, Strs Ohio grew its stake in Verint Systems by 9.5% in the second quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 4,600 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $187,000 after acquiring an additional 400 shares during the period. 93.31% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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Verint Systems Company Profile

Verint Systems Inc offers Actionable Intelligence solutions. The Company delivers its Actionable Intelligence solutions through two operating segments: Customer Engagement Solutions and Cyber Intelligence Solutions. It is a provider of customer engagement software and services that can be deployed on-premises or in the cloud.

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