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NASDAQ:EGOVNIC Stock Price, Forecast & News

$23.10
+0.18 (+0.79 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$22.94
Now: $23.10
$23.26
50-Day Range
$21.50
MA: $23.53
$25.73
52-Week Range
$15.49
Now: $23.10
$25.94
Volume227,700 shs
Average Volume446,836 shs
Market Capitalization$1.55 billion
P/E Ratio30.80
Dividend Yield1.56%
Beta0.33
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Management consulting services
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:EGOV
CUSIP62914B10
Phone877-234-3468

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$354.20 million
Cash Flow$0.97 per share
Book Value$3.67 per share

Profitability

Net Income$50.43 million

Miscellaneous

Employees920
Market Cap$1.55 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) Frequently Asked Questions

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

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 35.2% and is now trading at $23.10. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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." View analyst ratings for NIC.

When is NIC's next earnings date?

NIC is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 29th 2020. View our earnings forecast for NIC.

How were NIC's earnings last quarter?

NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) issued its earnings results on Monday, April, 27th. The software maker reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.18. The software maker earned $91.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $92.46 million. NIC had a net margin of 14.10% and a return on equity of 21.07%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.17 earnings per share. View NIC's earnings history.

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

NIC announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 23rd. Investors of record on Thursday, June 11th will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share on Thursday, June 25th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 10th. View NIC's dividend history.

What guidance has NIC issued on next quarter's earnings?

NIC updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Monday, April, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.76 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.78. The company issued revenue guidance of $380.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $385.64 million.

What price target have analysts set for EGOV?

4 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for NIC's stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect NIC's stock price to reach $27.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for NIC.

Has NIC been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about EGOV stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. NIC earned a media sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines 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 stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news about NIC.

Are investors shorting NIC?

NIC saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,190,000 shares, an increase of 17.8% from the May 31st total of 1,010,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 535,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 1.8% of the company's shares are short sold. View NIC's Current Options Chain.

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."

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 $23.10.

How big of a company is NIC?

NIC has a market capitalization of $1.55 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 7/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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