Stock Worth Watching: Verint Systems Inc (NASDAQ:VRNT): Stock Sentiment

November 30, 2016 - By kentuckypostne   ·   0 Comments

Stock Worth Watching: Verint Systems Inc (NASDAQ:VRNT): Stock Sentiment

Sentiment for Verint Systems Inc (NASDAQ:VRNT)

Verint Systems Inc (NASDAQ:VRNT) institutional sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.07, from 0.96 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 91 funds increased or opened new equity positions, while 95 sold and reduced their positions in Verint Systems Inc. The funds in our partner’s database now own: 57.30 million shares, down from 59.48 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of funds holding Verint Systems Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 34 Reduced: 61 Increased: 59 New Position: 32.

Verint Systems Inc. offers Actionable Intelligence solutions. The company has a market cap of $2.38 billion. The Company’s Actionable Intelligence solutions address Customer Engagement Optimization, Security Intelligence, and Fraud, Risk and Compliance. It currently has negative earnings. It offers services, such as strategic consulting, implementation services, training, maintenance and round the clock support, as well as a range of deployment models.

About 171,155 shares traded hands. Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) has risen 11.58% since April 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.35% the S&P500.

Analysts await Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) to report earnings on December, 7. They expect $0.37 earnings per share, down 28.85% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.52 per share. VRNT’s profit will be $23.23M for 25.61 P/E if the $0.37 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.32 actual earnings per share reported by Verint Systems Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.63% EPS growth.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Verint Systems Inc. is a leading provider of analytic solutions for communications interception, digital video security and surveillance, and enterprise business intelligence.”

Tikvah Management Llc holds 6.99% of its portfolio in Verint Systems Inc. for 360,354 shares. Rgm Capital Llc owns 897,574 shares or 3.58% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Lapides Asset Management Llc has 3.57% invested in the company for 582,200 shares. The New York-based Destrier Capital Management Llc has invested 3.19% in the stock. Bernzott Capital Advisors, a California-based fund reported 466,374 shares.#img1#

Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $159,155 net activity.

Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 75% of Verint Systems’s analysts are positive. Out of 8 Wall Street analysts rating Verint Systems, 6 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $29 while the high is $75. The stock’s average target of $45 is 18.73% above today’s ($37.9) share price. VRNT was included in 20 notes of analysts from September 3, 2015. Deutsche Bank maintained Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) on Sunday, September 6 with “Buy” rating. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, March 30 by Deutsche Bank. Credit Suisse downgraded the shares of VRNT in a report on Thursday, December 3 to “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating given by Imperial Capital on Friday, September 9. The rating was maintained by William Blair on Sunday, September 6 with “Hold”. The stock of Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, March 30 by Credit Suisse. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of VRNT in a report on Thursday, September 3 with “Outperform” rating. As per Thursday, September 3, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, December 3 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Wednesday, March 30.

VRNT Company Profile

Verint Systems Inc., incorporated in February 23, 1994, offers Actionable Intelligence solutions. The Company’s Actionable Intelligence solutions address: Customer Engagement Optimization, Security Intelligence, and Fraud, Risk and Compliance. The Firm offers services, such as strategic consulting, implementation services, training, maintenance and around the clock support, as well as a range of deployment models, including on premises, hosted, managed services and software as a service (SaaS). The Firm has three operating divisions: Enterprise Intelligence Solutions (Enterprise Intelligence), Cyber Intelligence Solutions (Cyber Intelligence), and Video and Situation Intelligence Solutions (Video Intelligence). The Firm addresses the Customer Engagement Optimization market through solutions from its Enterprise Intelligence segment. It addresses the Security Intelligence market through solutions from its Cyber Intelligence segment and Video Intelligence segment. It addresses the Fraud, Risk and Compliance market through solutions from all the three operating divisions.

More notable recent Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Verint Systems, Inc. Stock Plunged Today” on March 30, 2016, also Fool.com with their article: “Why Verint Systems Inc. Stock Plunged Today” published on December 03, 2015, Newsday.com published: “Verint Systems buys Virginia cloud, mobile company” on February 24, 2016. More interesting news about Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) were released by: Marketwatch.com and their article: “Verint Systems shares plunge on earnings, outlook miss” published on March 29, 2016 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Verint Systems (VRNT) Acquires OpinionLab” with publication date: November 16, 2016.

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