Media coverage about Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nice Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the technology company an impact score of 46.4909469283743 out of 100, indicating that recent media 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 effected Accern’s analysis:

Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) opened at 74.35 on Friday. Nice Systems has a 12-month low of $63.72 and a 12-month high of $81.16.

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

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on NICE. Chardan Capital boosted their target price on shares of Nice Systems from $76.00 to $84.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, August 7th. Barclays PLC set a $80.00 target price on shares of Nice Systems and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. restated an “outperform” rating and set a $80.00 target price on shares of Nice Systems in a report on Friday, May 12th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Nice Systems from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Nice Systems from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, May 11th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $79.71.

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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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