Boston Partners lifted its position in shares of Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) by 8.6% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 1,408,791 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 111,074 shares during the period. Boston Partners’ holdings in Navigant Consulting were worth $27,344,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in NCI. Macquarie Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of Navigant Consulting during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $19,124,000. Tributary Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Navigant Consulting by 21.8% during the 3rd quarter. Tributary Capital Management LLC now owns 1,067,121 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $18,056,000 after acquiring an additional 190,698 shares in the last quarter. Tieton Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Navigant Consulting by 157.6% during the 3rd quarter. Tieton Capital Management LLC now owns 241,094 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $4,079,000 after acquiring an additional 147,510 shares in the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Navigant Consulting by 47.9% during the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 443,779 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $8,769,000 after acquiring an additional 143,756 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Navigant Consulting by 3.3% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,377,585 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $86,500,000 after acquiring an additional 139,759 shares in the last quarter. 88.22% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In related news, Director Randy H. Zwirn sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.46, for a total value of $87,300.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 21,226 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $370,605.96. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. 2.32% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Shares of Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) opened at $19.53 on Thursday. Navigant Consulting, Inc. has a 52 week low of $14.62 and a 52 week high of $24.74. The company has a quick ratio of 2.26, a current ratio of 2.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27. The stock has a market capitalization of $896.82, a P/E ratio of 21.00, a P/E/G ratio of 1.11 and a beta of 0.91.

NCI has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Navigant Consulting from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, November 27th. TheStreet raised Navigant Consulting from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Monday, November 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $24.00.

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About Navigant Consulting

Navigant Consulting, Inc is a global professional services company. The Company serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. It operates through four segments. The Healthcare segment provides consulting services and business process management services. The Energy segment provides advisory solutions in business strategy and planning, distributed energy resources and renewables, energy efficiency and demand response and grid modernization 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.

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

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