Nuance Communications provides voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions worldwide. It operates through four segments: Healthcare, Mobile, Enterprise, and Imaging. The Company offers transcription solutions, dictation software, clinical document improvement and coding solutions, diagnostic, professional and personal productivity solutions. It also provides virtual assistants and connected services built on voice recognition, text-to-speech, natural language understanding, dialog, and text input technologies. The Company's Enterprise segment offers On-Premise solutions and services, an automated customer service solution; and On-Demand multichannel cloud, a platform that offers enterprises the ability to implement automatic customer service. The Imaging segment provides multi-function printer (MFP) Scan automation solutions, and PDF and OCR software. 

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TypePublic
HQBurlington, US
Founded1992
Size (employees)11,600 (est)
Websitenuance.com
Nuance was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Burlington, US
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Key People/Management at Nuance

Mark Benjamin

Mark Benjamin

CEO
Dan Tempesta

Dan Tempesta

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Satish Maripuri

Satish Maripuri

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Healthcare Division
Al Monserrat

Al Monserrat

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Document Imaging Division
Robert Weideman

Robert Weideman

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Division
Stefan Ortmanns

Stefan Ortmanns

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Automotive Division
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Nuance Office Locations

Nuance has offices in Lucknow, Pune, Pudong Xinqu, Gurugram and in 34 other locations
Burlington, US (HQ)
1 Wayside Rd
Agoura Hills, US
29903 Agoura Rd
Atlanta, US
800 1 Glenlake Pkwy NE
Cambridge, US
675 Massachusetts Ave
Farmington Hills, US
39255 Country Club Dr
Mahwah, US
100 1111 MacArthur Blvd
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Nuance Financials and Metrics

Nuance Revenue

Nuance's revenue was reported to be $1.94 b in FY, 2017 which is a 0.5% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

1.5b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

855.1m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

56.3%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

(124.9m)

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

(91.9m)

Market capitalization (9-Nov-2018)

5.0b

Closing stock price (9-Nov-2018)

17.5

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

331.3m

EV

7.0b
Nuance's current market capitalization is $5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

1.9b1.9b1.9b1.9b1.9b

Revenue growth, %

4%0%1%0%

Cost of goods sold

766.6m844.3m829.9m829.5m853.8m

Gross profit

1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

470.0m475.7m475.5m474.0m475.1m477.9m486.1m478.7m477.9m487.7m499.6m486.2m501.6m1.0b1.5b

Cost of goods sold

207.8m210.4m216.1m210.4m203.3m204.7m205.9m205.5m207.9m212.4m213.4m216.2m221.2m450.2m663.6m

Gross profit

262.2m265.3m259.4m263.6m271.8m273.2m280.2m273.2m270.0m275.2m286.2m270.0m280.5m565.7m855.1m

Gross profit Margin, %

56%56%55%56%57%57%58%57%56%56%57%56%56%56%56%
Annual
USDFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

527.0m516.6m447.2m1.1b808.1m547.2m479.4m481.6m592.3m

Accounts Receivable

395.4m

Inventories

105.0m92.0m76.8m78.1m

Current Assets

1.4b1.2b1.0b1.0b1.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

734.7m768.3m846.9m517.8m474.7m397.1m506.7m250.7m559.1m961.6m625.6m693.6m398.5m468.6m331.3m

Current Assets

1.4b1.4b1.5b1.2b1.1b966.2m1.0b767.6m1.0b1.6b1.3b1.3b1.0b1.1b986.3m

Goodwill

3.4b3.4b3.4b3.4b3.4b3.4b3.4b3.4b3.4b3.5b3.5b3.6b3.6b3.5b3.5b

Total Assets

6.0b6.0b6.1b5.8b5.6b5.6b5.5b5.3b5.5b6.2b5.9b5.9b5.6b5.6b5.4b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(115.2m)(150.3m)(115.0m)(12.5m)(151.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

63.6m61.0m63.6m62.9m234.4m

Inventories

Accounts Payable

(26.8m)(28.6m)(3.2m)38.2m(1.2m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

(55.4m)(94.6m)(148.9m)(50.5m)(64.6m)(104.0m)(12.1m)(19.1m)(30.9m)(23.9m)(57.7m)(85.6m)53.2m(110.8m)(124.9m)

Depreciation and Amortization

55.1m109.4m165.3m57.2m114.0m171.9m58.3m115.8m173.1m58.0m116.6m175.0m54.3m107.1m161.2m

Accounts Payable

(28.0m)(32.1m)(25.0m)(2.6m)1.9m(14.6m)(5.9m)2.7m25.0m(21.2m)(1.0m)12.2m(11.9m)(3.8m)(4.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

78.2m165.2m262.2m95.7m215.6m336.0m141.1m301.1m426.9m124.9m250.3m382.4m86.1m195.4m295.0m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

-76.2 x

EV/CFO

23.8 x

EV/FCF

27.4 x

Debt/Equity

1.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x
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Nuance Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017

New Bookings

$2.40 b$303.80 m$304.70 m$484.40 m$1.50 b$308.70 m$313.70 m$362.90 m$1.50 b$380.30 m$410.40 m$438.50 m$1.70 b

Patents Issued

3.30 k3.60 k3.65 k4.50 k

Patent Applications

1 k1 k900 800

Countries

65 77 79
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Nuance Revenue Breakdown

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Nuance revenue breakdown by business segment: 23.4% from Enterprise , 11.0% from Imaging, 20.1% from Mobile and 45.5% from Healthcare

Nuance revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 21.7% from International and 78.3% from United States

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Nuance News and Updates

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Nuance to Release Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Results on Monday, November 19, 2018

BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that the Company will release results for its fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2018 after the market close on Monday, November 19, 2018.

Nuance Ranked #1 in 2018 Healthcare Industry Report from Black Book Research

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Nuance Blogs

At the end of the day…YOU define success

In high school, I was nominated to participate in a “Calendar Girl” contest which meant if I won, I would have my photo on one month of the high school’s calendar. At the time, this was important to me because I was known as the “smart girl”, not a “pretty girl” because in high school […] The post …

Bot vs spouse: How much do customers talk to chatbots?

By 2020 the average person will have more conversations with bots than with their spouse.¹ How would you go about making such a prediction? To start, defining these terms and measuring them is not a simple task. First, we should start by defining what a “bot” is. The term “bot” can mean a lot of […]…

Poor documentation is risky business for financial advisors

What is poor documentation? In general terms, it’s anything that prevents the clear presentation of information. It lacks clarity, accuracy or the specificity required to deliver data in either written or electronic form. For financial advisors, it also extends well beyond the documentation itself a…

Improve business productivity with better documentation

Look at any business productivity plan. They often center around several core elements, from the best strategies to drive efficiency; how to automate workflows to improve processes; to why flexibility makes for happier – and more productive employees. All of these, in fact, are the core tenants of d…

At the end of the day…. get on the balcony

It’s important in business and in life to fully participate. Sometimes I think of this as being on the dance floor, fully participating. There’s also an adage, that sometimes you also need to get on the balcony to see the world from a different perspective. I admire people who are willing to fully p…

3 critical trends in police technology

My team and I had the opportunity to meet and review our collective impressions of the major themes, takeaways, and trends in police technology after attending the International Association of Police Chiefs (IACP 2018) conference earlier this month.  My last IACP blog highlighted the excitement felt…
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Nuance Company Life and Culture

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Nuance Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Nuance founded?

    Nuance was founded in 1992.

  • Who are Nuance key executives?

    Nuance's key executives are Mark Benjamin, Dan Tempesta and Satish Maripuri.

  • How many employees does Nuance have?

    Nuance has 11,600 employees.

  • What is Nuance revenue?

    Latest Nuance annual revenue is $1.9 b.

  • What is Nuance revenue per employee?

    Latest Nuance revenue per employee is $167.2 k.

  • Who are Nuance competitors?

    Competitors of Nuance include Avaya, Genesys and Xerox.

  • Where is Nuance headquarters?

    Nuance headquarters is located at 1 Wayside Rd, Burlington.

  • Where are Nuance offices?

    Nuance has offices in Lucknow, Pune, Pudong Xinqu, Gurugram and in 34 other locations.

  • How many offices does Nuance have?

    Nuance has 38 offices.