Media stories about NCI (NASDAQ:NCIT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NCI earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the information technology services provider an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

NCI (NASDAQ:NCIT) opened at 20.95 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $18.39 and its 200-day moving average price is $15.07. The company has a market capitalization of $283.89 million, a P/E ratio of 46.87 and a beta of 0.98. NCI has a 52-week low of $10.98 and a 52-week high of $21.40.

NCI (NASDAQ:NCIT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The information technology services provider reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $78.75 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $76.55 million. NCI had a return on equity of 11.73% and a net margin of 2.13%. Analysts predict that NCI will post $1.01 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts have weighed in on NCIT shares. ValuEngine upgraded NCI from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Noble Financial restated a “buy” rating on shares of NCI in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Cowen and Company restated a “buy” rating and issued a $16.50 price target on shares of NCI in a research note on Monday, April 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded NCI from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, May 13th. Finally, FBR & Co restated a “hold” rating and issued a $11.00 price target on shares of NCI in a research note on Tuesday, April 4th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $17.50.

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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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