News coverage about NCI (NASDAQ:NCIT) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news 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 news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the information technology services provider an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

A number of research analysts have recently commented on the stock. FBR & Co restated a “hold” rating and set a $11.00 price target on shares of NCI in a research report on Tuesday, April 4th. Cowen and Company reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $16.50 target price on shares of NCI in a research report on Monday, April 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of NCI from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, May 13th. Noble Financial reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of NCI in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. lowered shares of NCI from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and cut their target price for the stock from $24.00 to $20.00 in a research report on Monday, July 3rd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.33.

Shares of NCI (NCIT) traded up 0.25% on Friday, reaching $19.95. 57,815 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a market capitalization of $270.34 million, a P/E ratio of 44.63 and a beta of 1.05. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $19.55 and a 200 day moving average price of $15.41. NCI has a 1-year low of $10.98 and a 1-year high of $21.40.

NCI (NASDAQ:NCIT) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 9th. The information technology services provider reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.21 by $0.04. NCI had a net margin of 2.13% and a return on equity of 11.73%. The business had revenue of $78.75 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $76.55 million. Analysts anticipate that NCI will post $1.00 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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NCI Company Profile

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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