Nuance is a multinational computer software technology company, providing 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. 
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Burlington, US
Founded
1992
Size (employees)
13,200 (est)
Website
nuance.com
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

CTO
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
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Nuance Data and Metrics

Nuance Financial Metrics

Nuance's revenue was reported to be $499.6 m in Q2, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

499.6 m

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

286.2 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %

57%

Net income (Q2, 2017)

(57.7 m)

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

31.5 m

Market capitalization (22-Aug-2017)

4.6 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

625.6 m
Nuance's current market capitalization is $4.6 b.
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

1.9 b1.9 b1.9 b1.9 b

Revenue growth, %

4%0%1%

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, %

59%56%57%57%

Sales and marketing expense

390.9 m

R&D expense

271.1 m

General and administrative expense

168.5 m

Operating expense total

830.5 m

EBIT

48.5 m(21.4 m)54.9 m138.5 m

EBIT margin, %

3%(1%)3%7%

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)
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2017

Revenue

475.5 m474 m475.1 m477.9 m486.1 m478.7 m477.9 m487.7 m499.6 m

Cost of goods sold

216.1 m210.4 m203.3 m204.7 m205.9 m205.5 m207.9 m212.4 m213.4 m

Gross profit

259.4 m263.6 m271.8 m273.2 m280.2 m273.2 m270 m275.2 m286.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %

55%56%57%57%58%57%56%56%57%

Sales and marketing expense

99.8 m111.3 m93.3 m99.3 m100.6 m92.8 m96 m101.5 m93.7 m

R&D expense

87.1 m82.6 m74.8 m79.1 m71.1 m67.2 m67.8 m66.3 m66.2 m

General and administrative expense

43.7 m50.6 m45.7 m41 m39.7 m45.9 m40.3 m39.8 m41.5 m

Operating expense total

230.7 m244.4 m213.8 m219.3 m211.3 m206 m204.1 m207.6 m201.4 m

EBIT

(16.3 m)(14.6 m)26.5 m14.3 m31.5 m32.9 m28.7 m24 m31.5 m

EBIT margin, %

(3%)(3%)6%3%6%7%6%5%6%

Interest expense

31.9 m29.9 m30 m29.5 m29.9 m32.3 m33.2 m38 m37.9 m

Interest income

535 k562 k627 k670 k883 k1.6 m1 m1 m1.3 m

Pre tax profit

(47.3 m)(44.7 m)(3 m)(32.9 m)(4.3 m)2.2 m(4 m)(13.6 m)(24.7 m)

Income tax expense

7 m5.8 m11.1 m6.5 m7.8 m9.2 m7.8 m10.4 m9.1 m

Net Income

(148.9 m)(50.5 m)(64.6 m)(104 m)(12.1 m)(19.1 m)(30.9 m)(23.9 m)(57.7 m)
USDFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

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

Inventories

105 m92 m76.8 m78.1 m

Current Assets

1.4 b1.2 b1 b1 b

Goodwill

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
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2017

Cash

846.9 m517.8 m474.7 m397.1 m506.7 m250.7 m559.1 m961.6 m625.6 m

Current Assets

1.5 b1.2 b1.1 b966.2 m1 b767.6 m1 b1.6 b1.3 b

Goodwill

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

Total Assets

6.1 b5.8 b5.6 b5.6 b5.5 b5.3 b5.5 b6.2 b5.9 b

Accounts Payable

67.8 m57.7 m58.1 m42.8 m48.2 m58.8 m81.9 m70.8 m98.3 m

Current Liabilities

875.3 m602.3 m595.1 m600.8 m603 m772.1 m668.3 m1.7 b1.1 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

3.1 b3.2 b3.2 b3.1 b3.3 b3 b3 b2.5 b2.6 b

Retained Earnings

(529.1 m)(581.1 m)(631.4 m)(715.1 m)(861.4 m)(1.1 b)(1.1 b)(453 m)(486.8 m)

Total Equity

2.3 b2.3 b1.8 b1.8 b1.9 b1.9 b

Financial Leverage

2.4 x2.4 x2.9 x3.1 x3.2 x3 x
USDFY, 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 m510.9 m
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2017

Net Income

(148.9 m)(50.5 m)(64.6 m)(104 m)(12.1 m)(19.1 m)(30.9 m)(23.9 m)(57.7 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

165.3 m57.2 m114 m171.9 m58.3 m115.8 m173.1 m58 m116.6 m

Accounts Receivable

(4.7 m)7.2 m17 m51 m(3.9 m)22.1 m23.4 m(9.7 m)(1.4 m)

Accounts Payable

(25 m)(2.6 m)1.9 m(14.6 m)(5.9 m)2.7 m25 m(21.2 m)(1 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

262.2 m95.7 m215.6 m336 m141.1 m301.1 m426.9 m124.9 m250.3 m

Capital Expenditures

(41.4 m)(16.9 m)(30.8 m)(48.2 m)(20.6 m)(32.2 m)(41.4 m)(11.4 m)(18.8 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(164.3 m)(79.2 m)(130.8 m)(195.5 m)(24.2 m)(59.7 m)(39.6 m)(97 m)(176 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(59.6 m)(44.7 m)(151.9 m)(285.5 m)(89.8 m)(472 m)(311.4 m)70.9 m

Free Cash Flow

220.9 m78.7 m184.9 m287.8 m120.6 m268.8 m385.5 m113.5 m231.5 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

37.8 k

Financial Leverage

3 x

Nuance Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Patents Pending

1 k1 k900

Patents Issued

3.3 k3.6 k3.65 k

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