Great West Life Assurance Co. Can Has $1.14 Million Stake in Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NCI)

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can cut its holdings in shares of Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) by 7.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 59,016 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 4,940 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can owned approximately 0.13% of Navigant Consulting worth $1,136,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. American Century Companies Inc. grew its position in shares of Navigant Consulting by 5.6% during the 4th quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 50,595 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $982,000 after acquiring an additional 2,694 shares during the period. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. boosted its holdings in Navigant Consulting by 22.3% in the 4th quarter. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. now owns 15,702 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $305,000 after buying an additional 2,866 shares during the last quarter. First Mercantile Trust Co. boosted its holdings in Navigant Consulting by 37.5% in the 1st quarter. First Mercantile Trust Co. now owns 13,540 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $260,000 after buying an additional 3,690 shares during the last quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System boosted its holdings in Navigant Consulting by 12.3% in the 1st quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 54,272 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,044,000 after buying an additional 5,925 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan boosted its holdings in Navigant Consulting by 30.6% in the 4th quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 27,890 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $541,000 after buying an additional 6,530 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 92.71% of the company’s stock.

NCI stock opened at $24.48 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27, a quick ratio of 2.60 and a current ratio of 2.60. Navigant Consulting, Inc. has a 12-month low of $14.62 and a 12-month high of $25.25. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.11 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.77, a PEG ratio of 1.41 and a beta of 0.94.



Navigant Consulting (NYSE:NCI) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, May 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.30. Navigant Consulting had a net margin of 7.29% and a return on equity of 7.95%. The business had revenue of $243.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $233.79 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.27 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. analysts expect that Navigant Consulting, Inc. will post 1.3 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Navigant Consulting from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, May 7th. ValuEngine cut Navigant Consulting from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd. Finally, Barrington Research upgraded Navigant Consulting from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $26.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Monday, May 7th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $26.00.

About Navigant Consulting

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.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Navigant Consulting (NYSE:NCI)

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