How Analysts Feel About ICF International, Inc. (ICFI) After Making All-Time High?

April 17, 2018 - By Eugene Smith

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.11, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 6 investors sold ICF International, Inc. shares while 53 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 16.36 million shares or 1.19% less from 16.56 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Credit Suisse Ag holds 0% or 24,285 shares in its portfolio. Millennium Mngmt holds 0.02% or 285,726 shares. Federated Incorporated Pa invested 0% in ICF International, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICFI). Parallax Volatility Advisers L P stated it has 2,772 shares. Tocqueville Asset Management Lp holds 102,900 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Strs Ohio reported 0% stake. Fny Managed Accounts Limited Company holds 0% or 27 shares in its portfolio. Globeflex Capital L P has 23 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 2.44 million are owned by Fmr Limited Liability Corporation. Pub Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio holds 40,687 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Blackrock has invested 0% in ICF International, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICFI). Great West Life Assurance Company Can owns 3,102 shares. The Texas-based Bridgeway Cap Mgmt Incorporated has invested 0.04% in ICF International, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICFI). 139 were reported by Glenmede Na. Northern holds 373,831 shares.

Since February 28, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $6.13 million activity. Another trade for 12,982 shares valued at $811,375 was made by Wasson John on Thursday, April 5.

The stock of ICF International, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICFI) reached all time high today, Apr, 17 and still has $69.41 target or 5.00 % above today’s $66.10 share price. This indicates more upside for the $1.23B company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $69.41 PT is reached, the company will be worth $61.55M more.
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The stock increased 2.72% or $1.75 during the last trading session, reaching $66.1. About 215,294 shares traded or 96.16% up from the average. ICF International, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICFI) has risen 44.20% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.65% the S&P500.

Analysts await ICF International, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICFI) to report earnings on May, 3. They expect $0.76 earnings per share, up 10.14 % or $0.07 from last year’s $0.69 per share. ICFI’s profit will be $14.15 million for 21.74 P/E if the $0.76 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.78 actual earnings per share reported by ICF International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.56 % negative EPS growth.

ICF International, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICFI) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. ICF International had 6 analyst reports since October 25, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Friday, November 3. Noble Financial maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, November 6 report. On Thursday, March 1 the stock rating was maintained by Barrington with “Buy”. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Wednesday, February 28 report. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Wells Fargo. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, March 28 by Cowen & Co.

ICF International, Inc. provides management, technology, and policy consulting and implementation services to government and commercial clients in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.23 billion. The firm researches, collects, and analyses critical policy, industry, and stakeholder issues, trends, and behaviors; provides assessment and advisory services on how to navigate societal, market, business, communication, and technology challenges; and designs, develops, and manages plans, frameworks, programs, and tools that are principal to its clients' business performance. It has a 20.21 P/E ratio. It also identifies, defines, and implements technology systems and business tools through a range of standard and customized methodologies designed to match its clients' business context; and informs and engages its clients' constituents, customers, and employees through public relations, branding and marketing, multichannel and strategic communications, and enterprise training and communications programs.

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