News articles about Verint Systems (NASDAQ:VRNT) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Verint Systems earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the technology company an impact score of 46.2045080369667 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
A number of research firms have commented on VRNT. Oppenheimer reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $49.00 price target on shares of Verint Systems in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. BidaskClub raised Verint Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Verint Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 target price for the company in a research report on Saturday, December 23rd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Verint Systems currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $47.50.
Verint Systems (VRNT) traded up $0.15 during trading on Friday, hitting $43.05. The company had a trading volume of 285,661 shares, compared to its average volume of 468,287. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, a current ratio of 1.67 and a quick ratio of 1.63. Verint Systems has a 52 week low of $35.90 and a 52 week high of $44.70. The stock has a market cap of $2,750.00, a P/E ratio of -172.20, a P/E/G ratio of 2.36 and a beta of 1.26.
Verint Systems (NASDAQ:VRNT) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, December 6th. The technology company reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.32. Verint Systems had a positive return on equity of 9.90% and a negative net margin of 1.41%. The business had revenue of $280.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $282.01 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.59 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that Verint Systems will post 1.82 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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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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