NYSE:NCI - Navigant Consulting Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $18.96 -0.73 (-3.71 %) (As of 03/24/2019 03:42 AM ET)Previous Close$18.96Today's Range$18.95 - $19.6352-Week Range$18.66 - $27.40Volume388,791 shsAverage Volume578,399 shsMarket Capitalization$768.26 millionP/E Ratio40.34Dividend Yield1.02%Beta0.69 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 worldwide. It operates through three segments: Healthcare, Energy, and Financial Services Advisory and Compliance. 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 electronic health records system, and product planning and commercialization expertise. The Energy segment provides life-cycle solutions that help clients businesses in changing energy environment, manage complexity, accelerate operational performance, and meet compliance requirements, as well as transform its organizations and systems; and various benchmarking, and data and market research services. This segment serves utility and energy companies, government and nongovernmental organizations, large corporations, product manufacturers, and investors. The Financial Services Advisory and Compliance segment provides strategic, operational, valuation, risk management, investigative, and compliance advisory services to 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 services. 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 CIK1019737 Webwww.navigant.com Phone312-573-5650Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio2.81 Quick Ratio2.81Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio40.34 Forward P/E Ratio21.30 P/E Growth1.64 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$743.61 million Price / Sales1.03 Cash Flow$1.1661 per share Price / Cash Flow16.26 Book Value$16.73 per share Price / Book1.13Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.47 Net Income$120.64 million Net Margins13.10% Return on Equity6.59% Return on Assets4.64%Miscellaneous Employees5,952 Outstanding Shares40,520,000Market Cap$768.26 million Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated) 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 Wednesday, February 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 28th. View Navigant Consulting's Dividend History. How will Navigant Consulting's stock buyback program work? Navigant Consulting declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase 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 purchase up to 9.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Navigant Consulting's earnings last quarter? Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 26th. The business services provider reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.03. The business services provider earned $193.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $173.33 million. Navigant Consulting had a return on equity of 6.59% and a net margin of 13.10%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 24.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.29 earnings per share. 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 Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Navigant Consulting. What guidance has Navigant Consulting issued on next quarter's earnings? Navigant Consulting updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.85-$1.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.94. The company issued revenue guidance of $735-$765 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $730.73 million.Navigant Consulting also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $0.85-1.00 EPS. What price target have analysts set for NCI? 2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Navigant Consulting's shares. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Navigant Consulting's share price to reach $30.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 58.2% 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'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. On the flip side, 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." (1/16/2019) 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? Media headlines about NCI stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Navigant Consulting earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. 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), NIC (EGOV), Huron Consulting Group (HURN), Apollo Medical (AMEH), The Hackett Group (HCKT), Blackrock Capital Investment (BKCC), Avalon Globocare (AVCO), Information Services Group (III), Gopher Protocol (GOPH), China Internet Nationwide Fncl Srvcs (CIFS), Wilhelmina International (WHLM) and Pharma Bio Serv (PBSV). What other stocks do shareholders of Navigant Consulting own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Navigant Consulting investors own include Apple Hospitality REIT (APLE), Micron Technology (MU), AT&T (T), United Technologies (UTX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Cross Country Healthcare (CCRN), Hill International (HIL), AbbVie (ABBV), Pfizer (PFE) and QUALCOMM (QCOM). Who are Navigant Consulting's key executives? Navigant Consulting's management team includes the folowing people: Ms. Julie M. Howard, Chairman & CEO (Age 56)Mr. Stephen R. Lieberman, Exec. VP, CFO & Member of Exec. Advisory Board (Age 54)Ms. Monica M. Weed, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 58)Mr. Lee A. Spirer, Exec. VP and Chief Growth & Transformation Officer (Age 52)Ms. Sharon Siegel Voelzke, COO & VP Who are Navigant Consulting's major shareholders? Navigant Consulting's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.64%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.43%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (4.12%), Boston Partners (3.46%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (2.68%) and Norges Bank (2.41%). Company insiders that own Navigant Consulting stock include Ashraf Zaghloul, Lee A Spirer, 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 D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Pzena Investment Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, Millennium Management LLC, Barclays PLC and United Services Automobile Association. 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 Norges Bank, FMR LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Martingale Asset Management L P, Boston Partners, Bessemer Group Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC and Geode Capital Management 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 $18.96. How big of a company is Navigant Consulting? Navigant Consulting has a market capitalization of $768.26 million and generates $743.61 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $120.64 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.47 on an earnings per share basis. Navigant Consulting employs 5,952 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 312-573-5650 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Navigant Consulting (NYSE NCI)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 162 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 220 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 382MarketBeat'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 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What Are Cryptocurrencies?