NTCT's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 538.48 -- higher than 93.32% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
Over the past twelve months, NTCT has reported earnings growth of -133.73%, putting it ahead of merely 12.04% of US stocks in our set.
The volatility of Netscout Systems Inc's share price is greater than that of only 5.68% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NTCT, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ELAN, TRUP, MMSI, QBAK, and FLGT.
NetScout Systems designs, develops, manufactures, markets, licenses, sells, and supports network, application, and service assurance solutions in the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. It offers performance analytics and operational intelligence solutions that facilitate the evolution toward new computing paradigms, such as virtualization, mobility, and cloud. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in Westford, Massachusetts.
NTCT Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Netscout Systems Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Netscout Systems Inc ranked in the 54th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for NTCT, they are:
Netscout Systems Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than 71.16% of tickers in our DCF set.
NTCT's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 10%; for context, that number is higher than 71.16% of tickers in our DCF set.
As a business, Netscout Systems Inc experienced a tax rate of about 17% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Technology), this tax rate is higher than 66.32% of stocks generating free cash flow.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
For other companies in the Technology that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as NTCT, try SYNA, FIVN, FLT, ACLS, and COMM.
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NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: NTCT), a leading provider of service assurance, security, and business analytics, announced today that the Company plans to participate in the following upcoming investor conferences:
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to NetScout's fourth-quarter and full-year 2020 earnings results call. Tony Piazza, vice president of corporate finance and his colleagues at NetScout are on the line with us today. Welcome to NetScout's fourth-quarter and full fiscal-year 2020 conference call for the period ended March 31, 2020.
NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: NTCT), a leading provider of service assurance, security, and business analytics, today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2020 ended March 31, 2020.