NIC Stock Forecast, Price & News

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(As of 04/21/2021)
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Average Volume963,405 shs
Market Capitalization$2.28 billion
P/E Ratio37.78
Dividend Yield1.06%

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About NIC

NIC Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides digital government services and payment solutions that enable governments to use technology to provide various services to businesses and citizens in the United States. The company operates through three segments: State Enterprise, Payments, and TourHealth. Its digital government services consist websites and applications that enable businesses and citizens to access government information through online channels, such as applying for a permit, retrieving government records, filing a government-mandated form or report, and making digital payments. The company's service offerings include business registrations and renewals; court services; driver's license renewal; health professional license services; hunting and fishing licenses; income and property tax payments; limited criminal history searches; motor vehicle driver history record retrieval; motor vehicle inspections; payment processing; prescription drug monitoring; professional license renewal; secretary of state business searches; temporary vehicle tags; uniform commercial code searches and filings; vehicle title, lien, and registration; and vital records. Its software & services business provides SaaS solutions relating to payment processing, healthcare and licensing, COVID-19 testing solutions, software development, and other digital government services under state enterprise contracts to federal, state, and local governments. In addition, the company develops and manages the pre-employment screening program for motor carriers using transaction-based business model. NIC Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Olathe, Kansas.


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Overall MarketRank

1.50 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

372nd out of 1,586 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

62nd out of 203 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) Frequently Asked Questions

Is NIC a buy right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NIC in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" NIC stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in EGOV, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than NIC?

Wall Street analysts have given NIC a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but NIC wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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How were NIC's earnings last quarter?

NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 10th. The software maker reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.01. The software maker earned $141.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $120.77 million. NIC had a net margin of 14.94% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 23.51%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 62.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.15 earnings per share.
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How often does NIC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NIC?

NIC declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 12th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share on Wednesday, March 17th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 2nd.
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Is NIC a good dividend stock?

NIC pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.06%. NIC does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of NIC is 46.75%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, NIC will have a dividend payout ratio of 34.95% next year. This indicates that NIC will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for EGOV?

3 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for NIC's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $34.00. On average, they anticipate NIC's stock price to reach $31.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.8%.
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Who are NIC's key executives?

NIC's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Harry H. Herington, Chairman & CEO (Age 61, Pay $1.43M)
  • Mr. Stephen M. Kovzan, Chief Financial Officer (Age 52, Pay $717.94k)
  • Mr. William A. Van Asselt, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 46, Pay $404.91k)
  • Ms. Jayne Friedland Holland, Chief Security Officer (Age 57, Pay $657.85k)
  • Mr. Douglas L. Rogers, Sr. VP of Bus. Devel. (Age 45, Pay $482.91k)
  • Mr. Brian Gerald Anderson, Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Elizabeth Mccarrell Proudfit, Sr. VP of Marketing & Communications
  • Mr. Ron E. Thornburgh, VP of Digital Gov. & Advocacy (Age 58)
  • Elizabeth Amegan Thomas, VP of Fin. Operations
  • Ms. Kara Cowie, Director of Corp. Communications

What is Harry H. Herington's approval rating as NIC's CEO?

60 employees have rated NIC CEO Harry H. Herington on Harry H. Herington has an approval rating of 81% among NIC's employees.

Who are some of NIC's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of NIC own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other NIC investors own include CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), ALJ Regional (ALJJ), Precision Drilling (PD), Gran Tierra Energy (GTE) and Transocean (RIG).

What is NIC's stock symbol?

NIC trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EGOV."

Who are NIC's major shareholders?

NIC's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (16.23%), Brown Capital Management LLC (3.89%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.90%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.75%), Water Island Capital LLC (2.57%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.43%). Company insiders that own NIC stock include Venmal (Raji) Arasu and William M Lyons.
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Which major investors are selling NIC stock?

EGOV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eaton Vance Management, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Man Group plc, and Sei Investments Co..
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Which major investors are buying NIC stock?

EGOV stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Water Island Capital LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Governors Lane LP, Morgan Stanley, Millennium Management LLC, CNH Partners LLC, Syquant Capital Sas, and BlackRock Inc..
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What is NIC's stock price today?

One share of EGOV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.00.

How much money does NIC make?

NIC has a market capitalization of $2.28 billion and generates $354.20 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $50.43 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.77 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does NIC have?

NIC employs 1,025 workers across the globe.

What is NIC's official website?

The official website for NIC is

Where are NIC's headquarters?

NIC is headquartered at 25501 West Valley Parkway Suite 300, Olathe KS, 66061.

How can I contact NIC?

NIC's mailing address is 25501 West Valley Parkway Suite 300, Olathe KS, 66061. The software maker can be reached via phone at 877-234-3468 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/15/2021 by Staff
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