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NASDAQ:EGOV - NIC Stock Price, Forecast & News

$20.33
-0.22 (-1.07 %)
(As of 02/21/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$20.20
Now: $20.33
$20.73
50-Day Range
$19.73
MA: $21.56
$23.25
52-Week Range
$15.48
Now: $20.33
$24.38
Volume272,938 shs
Average Volume311,277 shs
Market Capitalization$1.36 billion
P/E Ratio27.47
Dividend Yield1.56%
Beta0.83
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$354.20 million
Cash Flow$0.95 per share
Book Value$3.67 per share

Profitability

Net Income$50.43 million

Miscellaneous

Employees920
Market Cap$1.36 billion
Next Earnings Date5/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) Frequently Asked Questions

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 27th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 4th will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share on Wednesday, March 18th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 3rd. This is a boost from NIC's previous quarterly dividend of $0.08. View NIC's Dividend History.

How will NIC's stock buyback program work?

NIC declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Friday, March 9th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $25,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were NIC's earnings last quarter?

NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 29th. The software maker reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.01. The software maker earned $87.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $85.26 million. NIC had a return on equity of 22.11% and a net margin of 14.24%. NIC's revenue was up 10.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.15 EPS. View NIC's Earnings History.

When is NIC's next earnings date?

NIC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for NIC.

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

NIC updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.76-81 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.84. The company issued revenue guidance of $380.5-$391.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $379.38 million.

What price target have analysts set for EGOV?

3 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for NIC's stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $26.00. On average, they anticipate NIC's share price to reach $24.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for NIC.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NIC?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NIC in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for NIC.

Has NIC been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about EGOV stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. NIC earned a daily sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the software maker a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for NIC.

Are investors shorting NIC?

NIC saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 932,600 shares, a drop of 16.0% from the January 15th total of 1,110,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 304,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.1 days. Currently, 1.4% 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 folowing 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

Who are NIC's major shareholders?

NIC's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (2.98%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.39%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.33%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (1.95%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.77%) and Eaton Vance Management (1.69%). Company insiders that own NIC stock include Stephen M Kovzan and William M Lyons. View Institutional Ownership Trends for NIC.

Which major 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, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, 361 Capital LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Oxford Asset Management LLP, Bank of America Corp DE and Arizona State Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold NIC company stock in the last year include Stephen M Kovzan and William M Lyons. View Insider Buying and Selling for NIC.

Which major investors are buying NIC stock?

EGOV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Eaton Vance Management, Carolina Wealth Advisors LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for NIC.

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 $20.33.

How big of a company is NIC?

NIC has a market capitalization of $1.36 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.View Additional Information About NIC.

What is NIC's official website?

The official website for NIC is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for NIC (NASDAQ EGOV)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  351 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  494 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  845
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NIC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EGOV will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EGOV will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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