Verint Systems (VRNT) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of 0.13

News stories about Verint Systems (NASDAQ:VRNT) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. 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 media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 45.9541019540858 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Verint Systems (VRNT) opened at $39.00 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $2,446.01, a price-to-earnings ratio of -156.00, a P/E/G ratio of 1.79 and a beta of 1.11. Verint Systems has a 1 year low of $36.90 and a 1 year high of $44.70. The company has a current ratio of 1.67, a quick ratio of 1.63 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71.

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

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Verint Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Verint Systems from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, February 3rd. Finally, Oppenheimer reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $49.00 price objective on shares of Verint Systems in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Verint Systems currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $47.50.

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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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