Press coverage about Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) has trended positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nice Systems earned a news sentiment score of 0.32 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.1975986876763 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Shares of Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) opened at 80.62 on Tuesday. Nice Systems has a 1-year low of $63.72 and a 1-year high of $83.95.

Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The technology company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ 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 firm’s quarterly revenue was up 33.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.79 EPS. Analysts anticipate that Nice Systems will post $4.02 EPS for the current year.

NICE has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Citigroup Inc. began coverage on Nice Systems in a research report on Wednesday, June 7th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $82.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised Nice Systems from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. BidaskClub cut Nice Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. increased their price target on Nice Systems from $80.00 to $85.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Barclays PLC set a $80.00 price target on Nice Systems and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $79.75.

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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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