Press coverage about NCI (NASDAQ:NCIT) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NCI earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the information technology services provider an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- NCI, INC. : Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (form 8-K) (4-traders.com)
- $83.55 Million in Sales Expected for NCI, Inc. (NCIT) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- $0.25 EPS Expected for NCI, Inc. (NCIT) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- NCI, Inc. (NCIT) Rating Reiterated by Noble Financial (americanbankingnews.com)
Several analysts have commented on NCIT shares. Noble Financial reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of NCI in a research note on Friday, May 12th. ValuEngine raised shares of NCI from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of NCI from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, April 8th. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $16.50 target price on shares of NCI in a research note on Monday, April 10th. Finally, FBR & Co reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $11.00 target price on shares of NCI in a research note on Tuesday, April 4th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $17.50.
NCI (NCIT) traded down 1.22% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $20.30. 24,149 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. NCI has a 52-week low of $10.98 and a 52-week high of $21.00. The company has a market capitalization of $275.09 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 45.41 and a beta of 0.98. The company has a 50-day moving average of $18.24 and a 200-day moving average of $15.02.
NCI (NASDAQ:NCIT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The information technology services provider reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $78.75 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $76.55 million. NCI had a net margin of 2.13% and a return on equity of 11.73%. Equities research analysts expect that NCI will post $1.01 EPS for the current year.
NCI, Inc is a provider of enterprise services and solutions to defense, intelligence, healthcare and civilian government agencies. The Company provides information technology (IT), and professional services and solutions by leveraging its core service offerings, which include cloud computing and IT infrastructure optimization; cybersecurity and information assurance; engineering and logistics support; enterprise information management and advanced analytics; health IT and medical support; IT service management; modeling, simulation, and training, and agile development and integration.
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