News headlines about NCI (NASDAQ:NCIT) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. NCI earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage 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 company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Several brokerages have recently commented on NCIT. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of NCI in a report on Monday. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of NCI from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, April 8th. FBR & Co reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $11.00 target price on shares of NCI in a report on Tuesday, April 4th. Cowen and Company set a $24.00 price objective on shares of NCI and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, June 8th. Finally, Noble Financial restated a “buy” rating on shares of NCI in a report on Friday, May 12th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $17.50.

Shares of NCI (NCIT) opened at 20.95 on Tuesday. NCI has a 12-month low of $10.98 and a 12-month high of $21.40. The company’s 50-day moving average is $18.39 and its 200-day moving average is $15.07. The stock has a market cap of $283.89 million, a P/E ratio of 46.87 and a beta of 0.98.

NCI (NASDAQ:NCIT) last released 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. NCI had a net margin of 2.13% and a return on equity of 11.73%. The firm had revenue of $78.75 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $76.55 million. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that NCI will post $1.01 earnings per share for the current year.

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About NCI

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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