NIC Company Profile (NASDAQ:EGOV)


NIC logoNIC Inc. is a provider of digital government services that help governments use technology to provide services to businesses and citizens. The Company operates through Outsourced Portals segment. The Company offers its services through two channels: primary outsourced portal businesses, and software and services businesses. In the primary outsourced portal businesses, the Company enters into contracts with state and local governments to design, build, and operate Internet-based, enterprise-wide portals on their behalf. Its software and services businesses include its subsidiaries that provide software development and payment processing services, other than outsourced portal services, to state and local governments, as well as federal agencies. The Company's outsourced portal businesses include interactive government services (IGS), driver history records (DHR), Portal software development and services, and Portal management.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Internet Services - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Internet Software & Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:EGOV
  • CUSIP: 62914B10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.07684 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 66,267,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $17.20
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $19.92
  • 52 Week Range: $15.45 - $25.90
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.12
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.57
  • P/E Growth: 2.10
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $327.22 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.29
  • Book Value: $2.29 per share
  • Price / Book: 7.10
  • Annual Dividend: $0.32
  • Dividend Yield: 2.0%
  • EBIDTA: $83.34 million
  • Net Margins: 17.31%
  • Return on Equity: 38.37%
  • Return on Assets: 23.00%
  • Current Ratio: 2.68%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.68%
  • Average Volume: 536,508 shs.
  • Beta: 0.42
  • Short Ratio: 12.98

Frequently Asked Questions for NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV)

What is NIC's stock symbol?

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

How often does NIC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NIC?

NIC announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 3rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 6th will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Wednesday, September 20th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 1st. View NIC's Dividend History.

How were NIC's earnings last quarter?

NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $85.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $83.57 million. NIC had a net margin of 17.31% and a return on equity of 38.37%. NIC's revenue for the quarter was up 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.20 earnings per share. View NIC's Earnings History.

When will NIC make its next earnings announcement?

NIC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for NIC.

Where is NIC's stock going? Where will NIC's stock price be in 2017?

7 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for NIC's shares. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate NIC's share price to reach $19.67 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for NIC.

What are analysts saying about NIC stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about NIC stock:

  • 1. Maxim Group analysts commented, "Texas has released its Request for Offer (RFO) for, where EGOV is the vendor and this contract generated 20% of 2016 revenue or about $63 million." (7/21/2017)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "NIC Inc. is a provider of Internet-based, electronic government services that help governments use the Internet to reduce costs and provide a higher level of service to businesses and citizens. They accomplish this currently through three different business segments: state and local portal businesses, government procurement business and eGovernment products businesses. " (7/18/2017)

Who are some of NIC's key competitors?

Who are NIC's key executives?

NIC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Harry H. Herington, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Stephen M. Kovzan, Chief Financial Officer
  • Robert W. Knapp Jr., Chief Operating Officer
  • William A. Van Asselt, General Counsel
  • Jayne Friedland Holland J.D., Chief Security Officer
  • Art N. Burtscher, Lead Independent Director
  • Venmal Arasu, Independent Director
  • Karen S. Evans, Independent Director
  • Ross C. Hartley, Independent Director
  • C. Brad Henry J.D., Independent Director

Who owns NIC stock?

NIC's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.29%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.00%), TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (3.23%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.15%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (2.57%) and State Street Corp (2.40%). Company insiders that own NIC stock include Alexander C Kemper, Harry Herington, Jayne Holland, Peter B Wilson, Robert W Knapp, Ross C Hartley, William F Bradley, Jr and William M Lyons. View Institutional Ownership Trends for NIC.

Who sold NIC stock? Who is selling NIC stock?

NIC's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macquarie Group Ltd., Jackson Square Partners LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, New York State Common Retirement Fund, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Bessemer Group Inc., Nationwide Fund Advisors and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. Company insiders that have sold NIC stock in the last year include Alexander C Kemper, Robert W Knapp and Ross C Hartley. View Insider Buying and Selling for NIC.

Who bought NIC stock? Who is buying NIC stock?

NIC's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, FMR LLC, Strs Ohio, Marshall Wace North America L.P., BTIM Corp., Citadel Advisors LLC and American Century Companies Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for NIC.

How do I buy NIC stock?

Shares of NIC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is NIC's stock price today?

One share of NIC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.25.

MarketBeat Community Rating for NIC (NASDAQ EGOV)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  124 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  206 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  330
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NIC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $19.67 (21.03% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/3/2017Maxim GroupSet Price TargetHold$16.00LowView Rating Details
7/21/2017SidotiDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$19.00MediumView Rating Details
7/17/2017Imperial CapitalUpgradeIn-Line -> Outperform$23.00HighView Rating Details
6/28/2017DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$20.00LowView Rating Details
2/14/2017Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageHold$22.00N/AView Rating Details
2/2/2017Avondale PartnersDowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$18.00N/AView Rating Details
1/3/2017Barrington ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV)
Earnings by Quarter for NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV)
Earnings History by Quarter for NIC (NASDAQ EGOV)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2017$0.19N/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q2 2017$0.18$0.19$83.57 million$85.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2017Q1 2017$0.18$0.21$81.99 million$83.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/1/2017Q416$0.15$0.20$76.41 million$78.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$0.18$0.24$80.04 million$80.37 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.18$0.20$80.90 million$80.81 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q116$0.15$0.19$74.89 million$78.39 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.14$0.13$71.75 million$71.16 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.17$0.19$74.76 million$75.05 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.16$0.17$76.18 million$75.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115$0.15$0.14$70.70 million$70.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.13$0.12$66.70 million$66.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.15$0.16$67.70 million$69.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.15$0.17$68.62 million$71.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2014Q114$0.14$0.14$66.08 million$65.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$0.12$0.11$62.67 million$60.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.11$0.08$61.45 million$61.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.11$0.16$60.55 million$65.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2013Q1 2013$0.11$0.15$57.68 million$61.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q4 2012$0.10$0.13$52.86 million$57.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.10$0.09$53.72 million$53.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.09$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2012$0.09$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2012$0.09$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.09$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.08$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2011$0.07$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2011$0.06$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.71
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.80
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q2 20173$0.18$0.19$0.18
Q3 20173$0.18$0.19$0.19
Q4 20173$0.14$0.17$0.15
Q1 20183$0.21$0.22$0.21
Q2 20183$0.21$0.22$0.21
Q3 20183$0.20$0.21$0.20
Q4 20183$0.16$0.17$0.17
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV)
Next Dividend:9/20/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.32
Dividend Yield:1.97%
Payout Ratio:38.10% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
43.24% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
40.51% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV)

Dividend History by Quarter for NIC (NASDAQ EGOV)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.55%
Insider Trades by Quarter for NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV)
Insider Trades by Quarter for NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/22/2017Robert W KnappCOOSell25,000$20.38$509,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/22/2017Alexander C KemperDirectorSell7,000$20.85$145,950.00View SEC Filing  
1/9/2017Ross C HartleyDirectorSell69,800$24.21$1,689,858.00View SEC Filing  
1/5/2017Ross C HartleyDirectorSell85,174$24.41$2,079,097.34View SEC Filing  
1/4/2017Ross C HartleyDirectorSell95,026$24.13$2,292,977.38View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Ross C HartleyDirectorSell240,458$25.19$6,057,137.02View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Jayne HollandInsiderSell2,000$23.35$46,700.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016William M LyonsDirectorBuy2,000$16.65$33,300.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2015Harry HeringtonCEOSell30,224$20.58$622,009.92View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015Harry HeringtonCEOSell65,883$20.51$1,351,260.33View SEC Filing  
11/27/2015Harry HeringtonCEOSell34,243$20.29$694,790.47View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015Harry HeringtonCEOSell73,865$19.98$1,475,822.70View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015Harry HeringtonCEOSell46,310$19.77$915,548.70View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Harry HeringtonCEOSell49,475$19.65$972,183.75View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Robert W KnappCOOSell20,000$20.00$400,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2015Peter B WilsonDirectorSell33,040$18.74$619,169.60View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015William F. Bradley, Jr.CAOSell40,000$18.67$746,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2015William F. Bradley, Jr.CAOSell40,000$19.22$768,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015William F Bradley JrCAOSell40,000$19.75$790,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015William F Bradley JrCAOSell40,000$19.93$797,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2015William F Bradley JrCAOSell8,450$17.10$144,495.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015William F Bradley JrCAOSell40,000$17.17$686,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015William F Bradley JrCAOSell31,550$17.52$552,756.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2015William F Bradley JrCAOSell40,000$17.58$703,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015William F Bradley JrCAOSell40,000$17.60$704,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015William F Bradley JrCAOSell40,000$17.75$710,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2014Aimi DaughteryCAOSell20,000$18.75$375,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2014Alexander C KemperDirectorSell11,000$18.00$198,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014Stephen M KovzanCFOSell75,000$18.87$1,415,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Robert W KnappCOOSell15,000$18.79$281,850.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013William Bradley, Jr.CAOSell46,250$22.77$1,053,112.50View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013William Bradley, Jr.CAOSell17,500$23.10$404,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Ross HartleyDirectorSell55,145$22.88$1,261,717.60View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013Ron ThornburghSVPSell2,500$22.91$57,275.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013Ross HartleyDirectorSell286,097$22.91$6,554,482.27View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Ross HartleyDirectorSell158,758$23.02$3,654,609.16View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013Robert W KnappCOOSell6,000$16.13$96,780.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV)
Latest Headlines for NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV)
DateHeadline logoContrasting NIC (EGOV) and Blucora (BCOR) - August 21 at 8:09 AM logoETFs with exposure to NIC, Inc. : August 17, 2017 - August 17 at 7:25 PM logo$83.01 Million in Sales Expected for NIC Inc. (EGOV) This Quarter - August 15 at 1:48 PM logo Brokerages Expect NIC Inc. (EGOV) Will Announce Earnings of $0.18 Per Share - August 13 at 12:40 PM logoWest Virginia Office of Secretary of Education and the Arts Launches New Mobile-Friendly Website - August 11 at 6:42 PM logoWest Virginia DMV to Feature Convenient Kiosk and Online Services at the State Fair - August 11 at 6:42 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about NIC Inc. - August 11 at 6:42 PM logoNebraska Department of Motor Vehicles Unveils a Stunning, Innovative Website - August 11 at 6:42 PM logoNIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 11 at 6:18 PM logoThe Alabama Forever Wild Land Trust Website Wins at International Awards Competition - August 10 at 7:28 PM Awarded Best in Class by the Interactive Media Awards - August 9 at 6:22 PM logoNIC Inc. to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.19 Per Share, Imperial Capital Forecasts (EGOV) - August 8 at 7:08 AM logoFY2017 Earnings Estimate for NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) Issued By Barrington Research - August 8 at 7:04 AM logoHow technology is making it easier to deal with the government - August 8 at 4:30 AM logoNebraska’s Sarpy County Launches a Brilliant New Website Geared Toward Users - August 7 at 6:29 PM logoSouthern Legislative Conference Selects West Virginia Department of Education’s Electronic Application Processing System as Winner of the 2017 State Transformation in Action Recognition (STAR) Award - August 7 at 6:29 PM logoEdited Transcript of EGOV earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-17 8:30pm GMT - August 5 at 4:29 AM logoNIC Inc. (EGOV) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS - August 4 at 11:08 PM logoNIC Inc.'s Profits Fall Despite Posting Record Revenue - August 4 at 6:26 PM logoNIC, Inc. :EGOV-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 4, 2017 - August 4 at 6:26 PM logoNIC Inc.'s Profits Fall Despite Posting Record Revenue - August 4 at 10:51 AM logoNIC Inc. to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.18 Per Share, DA Davidson Forecasts (EGOV) - August 4 at 8:08 AM logoNIC Inc. (EGOV) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.08 - August 3 at 6:20 PM logo3 High-Growth Stocks That Could Soar - August 3 at 4:30 PM logoNIC Earns 19 Cents Per Share in Second Quarter 2017 on Record Total Revenues of $85.3 Million - August 2 at 7:04 PM logoNIC tops Street 2Q forecasts - August 2 at 7:04 PM logoNIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $83.29 Million - July 28 at 9:09 PM logoNIC Partners with the National Park Service for Online Senior Pass Sales - July 28 at 8:15 PM logoNIC Inc. (EGOV) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday - July 27 at 10:47 AM Offers More Personalization with Enhanced Website - July 26 at 6:45 PM logoINGENICO GROUP: Half-Year results in line with our 2017 objectives - July 26 at 12:27 PM logoNIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) Price Target Lowered to $16.00 at Maxim Group - July 22 at 3:59 PM logoNIC Inc. (EGOV) Stock Rating Lowered by Sidoti - July 21 at 10:45 AM logoNIC Vice President of Digital Government Advocacy Honored by the National Association of Secretaries of State - July 20 at 3:34 PM logoArkansas Information Consortium Named One of the “Best Places to Work in Arkansas” - July 19 at 4:20 PM logoINGENICO GROUP: CONFERENCE CALL INVITATION - July 19 at 1:33 PM logoNIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research - July 18 at 10:20 PM logoArkansas Secretary of State Wins 2017 NASS IDEAS Award - July 18 at 7:44 PM logoWest Virginia DMV Ribbon-Cutting Held for New Self-Service Kiosk at Clarksburg Sheetz - July 18 at 7:44 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for NIC Inc. (EGOV) Boosted by Analyst - July 18 at 11:35 AM logo23% Upside Expected For NIC Inc, According To Imperial Capital - July 17 at 7:06 PM logoNIC Inc. (EGOV) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - July 17 at 12:33 PM logoArkansas DFA Wins Two Awards for Excellence in Government Partnership - July 17 at 11:18 AM logoUtah Fishing Alexa Skill Helps Find Hot Fishing Spots - July 17 at 11:18 AM logoNIC Inc. (EGOV) Raised to "Outperform" at Imperial Capital - July 17 at 9:58 AM logoNebraska’s Winning Streak Continues, Adding Two Summit Creative Awards - July 12 at 6:53 PM logoNIC Partners with Castillo de San Marcos National Monument to Offer Visitors Digital Entrance Passes - July 11 at 7:20 PM logoUtah Driver Practice Exam Wins Utah Innovation Award - July 11 at 7:20 PM logoWest Virginia Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit Information System Named Finalist for the State Transformation in Action Recognition Award - July 10 at 6:05 PM logoNIC to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Results on August 2 - July 10 at 6:05 PM



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