NYSE:NCI - Navigant Consulting Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $23.22 -0.58 (-2.44 %) (As of 12/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$23.22Today's Range$23.05 - $23.7752-Week Range$18.14 - $26.10Volume277,515 shsAverage Volume476,495 shsMarket Capitalization$988.92 millionP/E Ratio21.30Dividend Yield0.86%Beta0.78 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Navigant Consulting, Inc. provides professional services to corporate executives and senior management, corporate counsel, law firms, corporate boards, special committees, and governmental agencies worldwide. It operates through four segments: Healthcare; Energy; Financial Services Advisory and Compliance; and Disputes, Forensics and Legal Technology. The Healthcare segment offers consulting and business process management services to healthcare providers, payers, and life sciences companies. This segment helps clients respond to market legislative changes, such as the shift to an outcome and value-based reimbursements model, ongoing industry consolidation and reorganization, Medicaid expansion, the implementation of a new electronic health records system, and product planning and commercialization expertise. The Energy segment provides advisory services to utilities, governmental agencies, manufacturers, and investors. This segment offers its clients with advisory solutions in business strategy and planning, distributed energy resources and renewables, energy efficiency and demand response, and grid modernization, as well as various benchmarking and research services. The Financial Services Advisory and Compliance segment provides strategic, operational, valuation, risk management, investigative, and compliance advisory services to clients primarily in the financial services industry, including financial and insurance institutions. This segment also offers anti-corruption solutions and anti-money laundering consulting, litigation support, and tax compliance and valuation services. The Disputes, Forensics and Legal Technology segment provides professional services, including accounting, regulatory, construction, and computer forensic, as well as valuation and economic analysis. Navigant Consulting, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Receive NCI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for NCI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Management consulting services Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services SectorBusiness Services Current SymbolNYSE:NCI Previous Symbol CUSIP63935N10 Webwww.navigant.com Phone312-573-5600 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio2.81 Quick Ratio2.81 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.30 Forward P/E Ratio51.60 P/E Growth3.82 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.03 billion Price / Sales0.96 Cash Flow$1.9661 per share Price / Cash Flow11.81 Book Value$14.97 per share Price / Book1.55 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.09 Net Income$74.95 million Net Margins16.05% Return on Equity8.04% Return on Assets5.39% Miscellaneous Employees6,130 Outstanding Shares42,590,000Market Cap$988.92 million OptionableOptionable Navigant Consulting (NYSE:NCI) Frequently Asked Questions What is Navigant Consulting's stock symbol? Navigant Consulting trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NCI." How often does Navigant Consulting pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Navigant Consulting? Navigant Consulting declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 29th. View Navigant Consulting's Dividend History. How will Navigant Consulting's stock buyback program work? Navigant Consulting declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 9.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Navigant Consulting's earnings last quarter? Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The business services provider reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.04. The business services provider had revenue of $171.39 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $168.69 million. Navigant Consulting had a net margin of 16.05% and a return on equity of 8.04%. The business's revenue was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.30 EPS. View Navigant Consulting's Earnings History. When is Navigant Consulting's next earnings date? Navigant Consulting is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Navigant Consulting. What guidance has Navigant Consulting issued on next quarter's earnings? Navigant Consulting issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.40-0.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.52. The company issued revenue guidance of $660-685 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $704.76 million.Navigant Consulting also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $0.40-0.50 EPS. What price target have analysts set for NCI? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Navigant Consulting's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Navigant Consulting's stock price to reach $30.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Navigant Consulting. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Navigant Consulting? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Navigant Consulting in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Navigant Consulting. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Navigant Consulting stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Navigant Consulting stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Navigant reported strong third-quarter 2018 results wherein both earnings and revenues surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate. The company’s healthcare segment has grown through acquisitions and recruitment of senior hires. Its Energy segment has expanded through investments in hiring, solution development and acquisitions. It continues to invest in technology infrastructure to augment its technology-based service offerings to meet the changing client demands. Navigant continues to reward its shareholders with share repurchases and dividend payments. Shares of Navigant have outperformed its industry in the past year. Despite such positives, the company is experiences weak performance in its healthcare segment. Higher talent costs due to competitive talent market and Trump’s stringent policies on immigration are hurting consulting services stocks like Navigant." (11/14/2018) 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We recently hosted institutional investor meetings with Navigant Consulting. Below, we discuss key takeaways and highlights from the meetings." (10/2/2018) Has Navigant Consulting been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about NCI stock have trended positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Navigant Consulting earned a coverage optimism score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Navigant Consulting's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Navigant Consulting include Exponent (EXPO), FTI Consulting (FCN), RMR Group (RMR), ICF International (ICFI), Huron Consulting Group (HURN), NIC (EGOV), The Hackett Group (HCKT), Blackrock Capital Investment (BKCC), Avalon Globocare (AVCO), Information Services Group (III), Gopher Protocol (GOPH), Wilhelmina International (WHLM), China Internet Nationwide Fncl Srvcs (CIFS), Pharma Bio Serv (PBSV) and Lightbridge (LTBR). Who are Navigant Consulting's key executives? Navigant Consulting's management team includes the folowing people: Ms. Julie M. Howard, Chairman & CEO (Age 55)Mr. Stephen R. Lieberman, Exec. VP, CFO & Member of Exec. Advisory Board (Age 53)Ms. Monica M. Weed, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 57)Mr. Lee A. Spirer, Chief Growth & Transformation Officer and Exec. VP (Age 51)Ms. Sharon Siegel Voelzke, COO & VP Who are Navigant Consulting's major shareholders? Navigant Consulting's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.22%), Vanguard Group Inc (10.49%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.49%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.59%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (3.77%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.31%). Company insiders that own Navigant Consulting stock include Ashraf Zaghloul, Julie Howard, Lee A Spirer, Mohamed Adel Zaghloul, Monica M Weed, Randy H Zwirn, Scott S Harper and Stephen R Lieberman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Navigant Consulting. Which institutional investors are selling Navigant Consulting stock? NCI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tributary Capital Management LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Foundry Partners LLC, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB, Allianz Asset Management GmbH and Jane Street Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Navigant Consulting company stock in the last year include Lee A Spirer, Monica M Weed, Scott S Harper and Stephen R Lieberman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Navigant Consulting. Which institutional investors are buying Navigant Consulting stock? NCI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Macquarie Group Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, BlackRock Inc., James Investment Research Inc. and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Navigant Consulting. How do I buy shares of Navigant Consulting? Shares of NCI 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Navigant Consulting's stock price today? One share of NCI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.22. How big of a company is Navigant Consulting? Navigant Consulting has a market capitalization of $988.92 million and generates $1.03 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $74.95 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.09 on an earnings per share basis. Navigant Consulting employs 6,130 workers across the globe. What is Navigant Consulting's official website? The official website for Navigant Consulting is http://www.navigant.com. How can I contact Navigant Consulting? Navigant Consulting's mailing address is 150 NORTH RIVERSIDE PLAZA SUITE 2100, CHICAGO IL, 60606. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 312-573-5600 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Navigant Consulting (NYSE NCI)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 154 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 209 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 363MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Navigant Consulting and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NCI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NCI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the Benefits of Index Funds?