Media coverage about NCI (NASDAQ:NCIT) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NCI earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the information technology services provider an impact score of 45.6238566655833 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Cowen and Company set a $24.00 target price on shares of NCI and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of NCI from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 15th. Noble Financial reissued a “hold” rating on shares of NCI in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. downgraded shares of NCI from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and cut their price objective for the company from $24.00 to $20.00 in a research report on Monday, July 3rd. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of NCI from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. NCI currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $18.33.
Shares of NCI (NCIT) traded up 0.25% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $20.00. 79,351 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $20.07 and its 200-day moving average is $16.90. NCI has a 12 month low of $10.98 and a 12 month high of $21.40.
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NCI Company Profile
NCI, Inc is a provider of enterprise services and solutions to defense, intelligence, healthcare and civilian government agencies. The Company provides information technology (IT), and professional services and solutions by leveraging its core service offerings, which include cloud computing and IT infrastructure optimization; cybersecurity and information assurance; engineering and logistics support; enterprise information management and advanced analytics; health IT and medical support; IT service management; modeling, simulation, and training, and agile development and integration.
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