Nuance Communications, Inc. provides speech, imaging and keypad solutions for businesses, organizations and consumers worldwide. The company's solutions are used every day by people and businesses for tasks and services, such as requesting account information from a phone-based self-service solution, dictating records, searching the mobile Web by voice, entering a destination into a navigation system, or working with PDF documents. The company, through the acquisition of Philips Speech Recognition Systems GMBH (PSRS), provides speech recognition solutions for the European healthcare market.
Company Growth (employees)
Burlington, US
Size (employees)
13,200 (est)-2%
Nuance was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Burlington, US

Key People at Nuance

Paul  Ricci

Paul Ricci

Chairman & CEO
Vlad  Sejnoha

Vlad Sejnoha

Bruce  Bowden

Bruce Bowden

EVP, Corporate Strategy & Development
Bill  Robbins

Bill Robbins

EVP, Worldwide Sales
Robert  Weideman

Robert Weideman

EVO & General Manager, Enterprise Division

Nuance Office Locations

Nuance has offices in Burlington, Bengaluru, Aachen, Seattle and in 31 other locations
Burlington, US (HQ)
1 Wayside Road

Nuance Data and Metrics

Nuance Financial Metrics

Nuance's revenue was reported to be $1.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 1% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.9 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

1.1 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(12.5 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

138.5 m

Market capitalization (22-Jun-2017)

5.4 b

Closing share price (22-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

481.6 m
Nuance's current market capitalization is $5.4 b.
FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.9 b1.9 b1.9 b1.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

766.6 m844.3 m829.9 m829.5 m

Gross profit

1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

1 b1.1 b1 b980.9 m


48.5 m(21.4 m)54.9 m138.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

41 m36.7 m85.3 m137.8 m132.7 m118.6 m132.7 m

Interest income

1.6 m2.3 m2.6 m4.4 m

Pre tax profit

(96.7 m)(155 m)(80.5 m)1.7 m

Income tax expense

18 m(8.2 m)(141.8 m)18.6 m(4.7 m)34.5 m14.2 m

Net Income

(115.2 m)(150.3 m)(115 m)(12.5 m)
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016


527 m516.6 m447.2 m1.1 b808.1 m547.2 m479.4 m481.6 m


105 m92 m76.8 m78.1 m

Current Assets

1.4 b1.2 b1 b1 b


3.3 b3.4 b3.4 b3.5 b

Total Assets

6 b5.8 b5.6 b5.7 b

Accounts Payable

91 m61.8 m56.6 m94.6 m

Current Liabilities

805.2 m642 m626.4 m690.9 m

Common Stock

314 k291 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

3 b3.2 b3.1 b2.5 b

Retained Earnings

(369.4 m)(530.6 m)(750.4 m)(429 m)

Total Equity

2.6 b2.6 b2.3 b1.9 b

Financial Leverage

2.3 x2.3 x2.5 x2.9 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(115.2 m)(150.3 m)(115 m)(12.5 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

63.6 m61 m63.6 m62.9 m

Accounts Receivable

25.2 m(40 m)41.7 m25.5 m

Accounts Payable

(26.8 m)(28.6 m)(3.2 m)38.2 m

Cash From Operating Activities

395 m358.1 m487.6 m565.8 m

Capital Expenditures

(55.6 m)(60.3 m)(58 m)(54.9 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(693.9 m)(311 m)(206.1 m)(263 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(425.6 m)(255 m)(261.1 m)(511.8 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(20.7 m)(307.2 m)(341.2 m)(305.1 m)

Free Cash Flow

450.6 m418.4 m545.6 m620.7 m
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

2.9 x

Nuance Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Patents Granted

3.3 k3.6 k3.65 k

Patents Pending

1 k1 k900

Nuance Market Value History

Nuance Revenue Breakdown

Nuance Online and Social Media Presence

Nuance News and Updates

Nuance Company Life and Culture

You may also be interested in