Nuance (NUAN) now expects to report FQ1 (Dec. quarter) revenue of $487M-$491M and EPS of $0.23-$0.24. That's above prior guidance of $477M-$487M and $0.18-$0.21, and a consensus of $482.5M and $0.20. (PR)
Nuance also announces it has hired former Symantec sales EVP Bill Robbins to be its new sales chief.
FQ1 results arrive on Feb. 10. Nuance's shares were battered after the company provided disappointing FQ1 and FY14 guidance in November.