Today Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NCI) Stock Reaches 52-Week High

May 17, 2018 - By Ash Ash

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.44, from 1.31 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 31 investors sold Navigant Consulting, Inc. shares while 46 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 38.52 million shares or 4.40% less from 40.29 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Pillar Pacific Capital Mgmt Ltd Llc reported 17,250 shares stake. Ftb Advsrs Inc accumulated 2,444 shares. Sei Invests reported 0% stake. Ameritas Invest Prtn Inc has 0% invested in Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) for 4,140 shares. 408,400 were accumulated by Lsv Asset. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% or 213,530 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys invested 0% of its portfolio in Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI). Moreover, Price T Rowe Assoc Md has 0.01% invested in Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI). Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag has invested 0% of its portfolio in Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI). 47,952 were reported by Comerica Natl Bank. Moreover, Laurion Capital Limited Partnership has 0% invested in Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI). Parametric Portfolio Associate Llc holds 214,823 shares. First National Bank & Trust Of Omaha reported 98,115 shares. Kbc Group Nv reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI). D E Shaw Co reported 922,906 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings.

The stock of Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) hit a new 52-week high and has $24.66 target or 4.00 % above today’s $23.71 share price. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $1.07 billion company. The 1-year high was reported on May, 17 by Barchart.com. If the $24.66 price target is reached, the company will be worth $42.84 million more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock.

The stock increased 0.51% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $23.71. About 59,063 shares traded. Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) has declined 15.58% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.13% the S&P500.

Analysts await Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) to report earnings on July, 30. They expect $0.32 earnings per share, up 33.33 % or $0.08 from last year’s $0.24 per share. NCI’s profit will be $14.45M for 18.52 P/E if the $0.32 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.30 actual earnings per share reported by Navigant Consulting, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.67 % EPS growth.

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

Among 2 analysts covering Navigant Consulting (NYSE:NCI), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Navigant Consulting had 2 analyst reports since February 21, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, May 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Barrington Research to “Outperform”. On Wednesday, February 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Barrington to “Hold”.

More notable recent Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Navigant Consulting (NCI) Announces Agreement with Engine Capital to End Proxy Context” on May 10, 2018, also Twst.com with their article: “Navigant Consulting Inc.: Alma Angotti and Salvatore LaScala Named Co-Leaders of Navigant’s Global Investigations …” published on May 14, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “Alma Angotti and Salvatore LaScala Named Co-Leaders of Navigant’s Global Investigations and Compliance Practice” on May 14, 2018. More interesting news about Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Navigant Announces Agreement with Engine Capital” published on May 10, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Navigant to Report First Quarter 2018 Results on May 2, 2018” with publication date: April 18, 2018.

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 $1.07 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Healthcare; Energy; Financial Services Advisory and Compliance; and Disputes, Forensics & Legal Technology. It has a 15.3 P/E ratio. The Healthcare segment provides consulting and business process management services to healthcare providers, payers, and life sciences companies.

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