Institutional Investors Sentiment Indicator of Navigant Consulting Inc (NYSE:NCI) Worsens in 2017 Q4

April 16, 2018 - By James Guidry

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Sentiment for Navigant Consulting Inc (NYSE:NCI)

Navigant Consulting Inc (NYSE:NCI) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q4 2017. Its down -0.44, from 1.31 in 2017Q3. The ratio has dropped, as 67 active investment managers started new and increased holdings, while 77 reduced and sold their positions in Navigant Consulting Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database reported: 38.52 million shares, down from 40.29 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Navigant Consulting Inc in their top 10 holdings increased from 0 to 1 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 31 Reduced: 46 Increased: 46 New Position: 21.

Navigant Consulting, Inc. provides professional services to corporate executives and senior management, corporate counsel, law firms, corporate boards, special committees, and governmental agencies worldwide. The company has market cap of $946.42 million. The firm operates through four divisions: Healthcare; Energy; Financial Services Advisory and Compliance; and Disputes, Forensics & Legal Technology. It has a 13.55 P/E ratio. The Healthcare segment provides consulting and business process management services to healthcare providers, payers, and life sciences companies.

The stock increased 0.53% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $21. About 29,734 shares traded. Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) has declined 15.58% since April 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.13% the S&P500.

Analysts await Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.30 earnings per share, up 11.11 % or $0.03 from last year’s $0.27 per share. NCI’s profit will be $13.52M for 17.50 P/E if the $0.30 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.29 actual earnings per share reported by Navigant Consulting, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.45 % EPS growth.

Tieton Capital Management Llc holds 3.91% of its portfolio in Navigant Consulting, Inc. for 234,444 shares. Tributary Capital Management Llc owns 1.04 million shares or 1.75% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Northwest Investment Counselors Llc has 0.32% invested in the company for 41,072 shares. The Minnesota-based Foundry Partners Llc has invested 0.18% in the stock. Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc, a Oregon-based fund reported 30,520 shares.#img1#

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Navigant Consulting’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Navigant Consulting, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. NCI was included in 2 notes of analysts from October 18, 2017. The rating was downgraded by Barrington on Wednesday, February 21 to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Wednesday, October 18 with “Hold”.

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