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NICE

Nice Systems

$111.64

-1.225 (-1.09%)

05:36
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Nice Systems sees Q1 EPS $1.05-$1.15, consensus $1.16

Sees Q1 revenue $370M-$380M, consensus $371.86M.

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NICE Nice Systems
$111.64

-1.225 (-1.09%)

11/09/18
RBCM
11/09/18
NO CHANGE
Target $120
RBCM
Sector Perform
Nice Systems price target raised to $120 from $105 at RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Dan Bergstrom raised his price target on Nice Systems to $120 after its Q3 earnings beat, saying the results were "highlighted by 20% Cloud growth, balanced strength across segments, traction in large deal wins and an increased Cloud target for the year." The analyst notes that he expects good progress for the company going into the end of 2018, but also keeps his Sector Perform rating based on its "in-line" with peer average valuation multiple of 24-times forward earnings.
12/11/18
JEFF
12/11/18
NO CHANGE
Target $132
JEFF
Buy
Nice Systems set up for potential margin improvement, says Jefferies
Jefferies analyst John DiFucci kept his Buy rating and $132 price target on Nice Systems after his investor meeting with its CEO, CFO, and Investor Relations executive. The analyst says the discussion focused around the company's "nascent shift to cloud contact centers, product strategies, and competitive landscape", along with its potential for margin improvement from cost management. DiFucci further notes that Nice Systems stock trades at an "attractive valuation", retaining his view of the company as a "top mid-cap pick" in his coverage universe.
12/20/18
JEFF
12/20/18
NO CHANGE
JEFF
Jefferies sees 'strong' Software fundamentals heading into 2019
Secular forces in the Software space "remain very strong," and while there are real macro and valuation concerns, indications are that information technology spending trends "will remain supportive in key markets," Jefferies analyst John DiFucci tells investors in a research note titled ": 2019 Outlook: Strong Fundamentals More Than Offset Real Concerns." He believes increased regulation in Europe as well as increased U.S. corporate discretionary capital, along with a setup for continued M&A momentum, "should be supportive of valuations over time." The analyst's top Software picks going into 2019 are Oracle (ORCL), Salesforce (CRM), ServiceNow (NOW), Nice Systems (NICE), Zendesk (ZEN) and Mimecast (MIME).
02/04/19
JEFF
02/04/19
NO CHANGE
JEFF
Buy
Jefferies wouldn't be surprised to see strategic bidder for Ultimate Software
After Ultimate Software (ULTI) announced it has agreed to be acquired by private equity firms led by Hellman & Friedman for $331.50 in cash, Jefferies analyst Samad Samana said he was "not surprised" by the acquisition but he also would not be surprised to see a strategic buyer make a bid. The deal price of $331.50 is "fair," but he thinks a strategic buyer could potentially justify a higher price based on potential revenue and cost synergies, Samana tells investors. He expects the deal to provide a boost to the other publicly traded payroll software vendors, particularly Paylocity (PCTY), added the analyst, who also identifies Commvault (CVLT), Mimecast (MIME), Nice Systems (NICE) and Verint (VRNT) as Software stocks that "appear attractive" as potential targets.

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SCI

Service Corp.

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Apergy

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CAT

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CUB

Cubic

$60.35

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HMC

Honda

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Chicago Rivet & Machine

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