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NASDAQ:EGOVNIC Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.16 (+0.72 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $22.47
50-Day Range
MA: $22.24
52-Week Range
Now: $22.47
Volume269,800 shs
Average Volume427,335 shs
Market Capitalization$1.51 billion
P/E Ratio30.37
Dividend Yield1.60%
NIC Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides digital government services that enable governments to use technology to provide various services to businesses and citizens in the United States. The company's outsourced portal business enters into long-term contracts with state and local governments to design, build, and operate Internet-based and enterprise-wide portals on their behalf. Its portals consist of Internet-based applications that enable businesses and citizens to access government information online and secure transactions, such as applying for a permit, retrieving government records, or filing a government-mandated form or report. The company's portal service offerings include motor vehicle driver history record retrieval; vehicle title, lien, and registration; motor vehicle inspections; temporary vehicle tags; driver's license renewal; hunting and fishing licenses; health professional license services; professional license renewal; business registrations and renewals; secretary of state business searches; Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) searches and filings; limited criminal history searches; court services; vital records; income and property tax payments; and payment processing products and services. Its software & services business provides software development, payment processing, and other digital government services to state and local governments, as well as federal agencies. In addition, the company develops and manages the pre-employment screening program for motor carriers using transaction-based business model. Further, it offers consulting, application development, and portal management services to governments. NIC Inc. was founded in 1991 and is based in Olathe, Kansas.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.85 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:EGOV



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$354.20 million
Cash Flow$0.96 per share
Book Value$3.67 per share


Net Income$50.43 million


Market Cap$1.51 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
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NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) Frequently Asked Questions

How has NIC's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

NIC's stock was trading at $17.09 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EGOV stock has increased by 31.5% and is now trading at $22.47.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of NIC?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NIC in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 1 buy rating and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is NIC's next earnings date?

NIC is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were NIC's earnings last quarter?

NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 29th. The software maker reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.03. The software maker had revenue of $93.59 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $91.22 million. NIC had a net margin of 13.84% and a return on equity of 20.19%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 2.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.20 earnings per share.
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How often does NIC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NIC?

NIC announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 29th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 8th will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share on Tuesday, September 22nd. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.60%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 4th.
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What guidance has NIC issued on next quarter's earnings?

NIC issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.76 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.76. The company issued revenue guidance of $380.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $379.64 million.

What price target have analysts set for EGOV?

4 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for NIC's shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate NIC's share price to reach $27.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.2% from the stock's current price.
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Has NIC been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about EGOV stock have been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. NIC earned a daily sentiment score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the software maker a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting NIC?

NIC saw a decrease in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,010,000 shares, a decrease of 30.8% from the April 30th total of 1,460,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 527,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Currently, 1.6% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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).

Who are NIC's key executives?

NIC's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Harry H. Herington, Chairman & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Stephen M. Kovzan, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. William A. Van Asselt, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 44)
  • Ms. Jayne Friedland Holland, Chief Security Officer (Age 55)
  • Ms. Angela Davied, VP of Corp. Communications

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (3.29%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.12%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.97%), Palisade Capital Management LLC NJ (1.45%), Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. (1.10%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.80%). Company insiders that own NIC stock include Stephen M Kovzan, Venmal (Raji) Arasu and William M Lyons.
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Which institutional investors are selling NIC stock?

EGOV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Macquarie Group Ltd., Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Alberta Investment Management Corp, Prudential Financial Inc., Seizert Capital Partners LLC, and Anchor Capital Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold NIC company stock in the last year include Venmal (Raji) Arasu, and William M Lyons.
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Which institutional investors are buying NIC stock?

EGOV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Marshall Wace LLP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Natixis Advisors L.P., Duality Advisers LP, and TD Asset Management Inc..
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How do I buy shares of NIC?

Shares of EGOV can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is NIC's stock price today?

One share of EGOV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.47.

How big of a company is NIC?

NIC has a market capitalization of $1.51 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. NIC employs 920 workers across the globe.

What is NIC's official website?

The official website for NIC is www.egov.com.

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 8/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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