Verint Systems (VRNT) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

Media stories about Verint Systems (NASDAQ:VRNT) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Verint Systems earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the technology company an impact score of 46.5372548729959 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

A number of research analysts have commented on VRNT shares. Oppenheimer restated a “buy” rating and issued a $49.00 target price on shares of Verint Systems in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised Verint Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $46.00 price target for the company in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 price objective on shares of Verint Systems in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th. Finally, Deutsche Bank boosted their price objective on Verint Systems from $42.00 to $44.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $46.43.

Shares of Verint Systems (VRNT) opened at $43.20 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $2,785.21, a P/E ratio of 27.14, a P/E/G ratio of 2.42 and a beta of 1.26. Verint Systems has a 12-month low of $33.40 and a 12-month high of $44.70. The company has a current ratio of 1.63, a quick ratio of 1.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.72.

Verint Systems (NASDAQ:VRNT) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, September 6th. The technology company reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.14. Verint Systems had a positive return on equity of 9.90% and a negative net margin of 2.42%. The firm had revenue of $278.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $270.14 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.57 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that Verint Systems will post 1.81 earnings per share for the current year.

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About Verint Systems

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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