Navigant Consulting (NCI) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

Navigant Consulting (NCI) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

News stories about Navigant Consulting (NYSE:NCI) have trended positive on Friday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Navigant Consulting earned a coverage optimism score of 0.25 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 88 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on NCI shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Navigant Consulting from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. TheStreet cut Navigant Consulting from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Friday, May 12th.

Shares of Navigant Consulting (NCI) traded up 0.86% during trading on Friday, hitting $20.05. The stock had a trading volume of 323,679 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $21.45 and a 200 day moving average of $23.61. The company has a market capitalization of $947.32 million, a P/E ratio of 17.28 and a beta of 1.06. Navigant Consulting has a 1-year low of $15.12 and a 1-year high of $27.86.

Navigant Consulting (NYSE:NCI) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May 3rd. The business services provider reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.01. Navigant Consulting had a net margin of 6.12% and a return on equity of 10.03%. The company had revenue of $236.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $241.52 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.27 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts predict that Navigant Consulting will post $1.15 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Navigant Consulting Company Profile

Navigant Consulting, Inc is a global professional services company. The Company serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. It operates through four segments. The Healthcare segment provides consulting services and business process management services. The Energy segment provides advisory solutions in business strategy and planning, distributed energy resources and renewables, energy efficiency and demand response and grid modernization The Financial Services Advisory and Compliance segment provides strategic, operational, valuation, risk management, investigative and compliance advisory services to clients primarily in the financial services industry.new TradingView.widget({ “height”: 400, “width”: 625, “symbol”: “NCI”, “interval”: “D”, “timezone”: “Etc/UTC”, “theme”: “White”, “style”: “1”, “locale”: “en”, “toolbar_bg”: “#f1f3f6”, “enable_publishing”: false, “hideideas”: true, “referral_id”: “2588”});

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