NetScout Systems (NTCT) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) is scheduled to be issuing its Q115 quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 17th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.27 per share and revenue of $96.80 million for the quarter. NetScout Systems has set its FY15 guidance at $1.74-1.81 EPS.Parties interested in participating in the company’s conference call can do so using this link.
NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 24th. The company reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $112.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $109.35 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.43 earnings per share. NetScout Systems’s revenue was up 14.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect NetScout Systems to post $1.78 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2.06 EPS for the next fiscal year.
NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) opened at 42.87 on Wednesday. NetScout Systems has a 1-year low of $24.04 and a 1-year high of $45.52. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $41. and a 200-day moving average of $37.44. The company has a market cap of $1.760 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.15.
A number of research firms have recently commented on NTCT. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of NetScout Systems from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday. They now have a $46.30 price target on the stock. On a related note, analysts at B. Riley raised their price target on shares of NetScout Systems from $45.00 to $54.00 in a research note on Friday, July 11th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Wunderlich raised their price target on shares of NetScout Systems from $46.00 to $52.00 in a research note on Tuesday, July 8th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. NetScout Systems presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $42.04.
NetScout Systems, Inc (NASDAQ:NTCT), designs, develops, manufactures, markets, licenses, sells and supports application and network performance management and service assurance solutions focused on assuring service delivery quality, performance and availability for some of the complex Internet protocol (IP) based service delivery environments.
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