Press coverage about ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ICF International earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 47.871004637979 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Several research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Noble Financial reissued a “hold” rating on shares of ICF International in a research note on Sunday, May 7th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of ICF International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Barrington Research raised their price objective on shares of ICF International from $49.00 to $55.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 18th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of ICF International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 8th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. ICF International presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $57.33.

ICF International (NASDAQ ICFI) opened at 45.60 on Friday. ICF International has a 52 week low of $39.25 and a 52 week high of $59.55. The stock has a market cap of $854.27 million, a P/E ratio of 18.31 and a beta of 0.81. The company has a 50-day moving average of $46.10 and a 200-day moving average of $46.04.

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.73. The firm had revenue of $306.39 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $309.15 million. ICF International had a net margin of 4.02% and a return on equity of 10.25%. The company’s revenue was up .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.69 EPS. On average, analysts predict that ICF International will post $2.99 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other ICF International news, COO John Wasson sold 626 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $47.50, for a total value of $29,735.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 54,160 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,572,600. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 5.48% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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ICF International Company Profile

ICF International, Inc provides professional services and technology-based solutions to government and commercial clients, including management, technology, and policy consulting and implementation services. The Company’s services address four markets: energy, environment and infrastructure; health, education and social programs; safety and security, and consumer and financial.

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