November 29, 2016 - By Adrian Mccoy
The director of Navigant Consulting Inc, James Thompson in the last few days received approx. $200,277 U.S Dollars for 8,000 shares in the Navigant Consulting Inc corporation at an around $25.0 for each one share. This is not his first insider trade, in the last 30 days, he sold another 5,000 shares worth $122,434 USD. The sale, dated November 28, 2016, is recorded on a report submitted with the (SEC) and is also available for review here. Currently, James Thompson owns a total of 77,274 shares or 0.17% of the company’s market cap (share price times the number of shares outstanding).
Out of 3 analysts covering Navigant Consulting (NYSE:NCI), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 67% are positive. Navigant Consulting has been the topic of 4 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. As per Monday, September 21, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. On Monday, November 2 the stock rating was upgraded by Barrington Research to “Outperform”. Zacks downgraded the shares of NCI in a report on Monday, September 7 to “Sell” rating. Avondale upgraded the shares of NCI in a report on Friday, July 31 to “Outperform” rating.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.11 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.02, from 1.13 in 2016Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 16 funds sold all Navigant Consulting, Inc. shares owned while 51 reduced positions. 19 funds bought stakes while 57 increased positions. They now own 42.94 million shares or 0.01% less from 42.94 million shares in 2016Q1.
Blackrock holds 13,791 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Citigroup Incorporated has 37,336 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Alpha Windward Ltd Llc holds 26,160 shares or 0.3% of its portfolio. Ladenburg Thalmann Finance Inc, a Florida-based fund reported 781 shares. Metropolitan Life Ny last reported 32,833 shares in the company. Us National Bank De, a Minnesota-based fund reported 151 shares. Moreover, Schwab Charles Management has 0.01% invested in Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) for 255,316 shares. Goldman Sachs Group owns 140,879 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase & Co accumulated 107,037 shares or 0% of the stock. The Maryland-based Profund Advsrs Llc has invested 0.01% in Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI). Sg Management Limited Company accumulated 1.94% or 489,623 shares. Pinebridge Invests Limited Partnership has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI). Group One Trading Lp owns 300 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 15,280 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The Germany-based Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag has invested 0% in Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI).
Insider Transactions: Since November 15, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $514,995 net activity. $122,434 worth of Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) shares were sold by THOMPSON JAMES R. Another trade for 16,500 shares valued at $392,561 was made by HOWARD JULIE on Tuesday, November 15.
The stock decreased 0.68% or $0.17 during the last trading session, hitting $24.86. About 252,071 shares traded hands. Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) has risen 55.18% since April 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 49.16% the S&P500.
Navigant Consulting, Inc. is a global professional services firm. The company has a market cap of $1.17 billion. The Firm serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. It has a 21.03 P/E ratio. The Firm operates in four divisions: Disputes, Investigations & Economics; Financial, Risk & Compliance; Healthcare, and Energy.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Navigant Consulting, Inc., formerly known as The Metzler Group, Inc., is a global management consulting company serving energy-based and other regulated industries. The company helps clients succeed in a business environment of changing regulation, increasing competition and evolving technology by providing management consulting services in areas such as business strategy development, marketing and sales, operations management, information technology, and customer care. (PRESS RELEASE)”
Analysts await Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) to report earnings on February, 9. They expect $0.26 earnings per share, down 7.14% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.28 per share. NCI’s profit will be $12.24 million for 23.90 P/E if the $0.26 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.37 actual earnings per share reported by Navigant Consulting, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -29.73% negative EPS growth.
Another recent and important Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) news was published by Streetinsider.com which published an article titled: “Form 4 NAVIGANT CONSULTING INC For: Nov 23 Filed by: THOMPSON JAMES R” on November 28, 2016.
Navigant Consulting, Inc. (Navigant), incorporated on June 6, 1996, is a global professional services firm. The Firm serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. The Firm operates in four divisions: Disputes, Investigations & Economics; Financial, Risk & Compliance; Healthcare, and Energy. Within these divisions, it delivers business advisory services and also provides technology solutions, data hosting or processing, and business process management services (Technology, and Data and Process services). It markets its services directly to corporate executives and senior management, corporate counsel, law firms, corporate boards, special committees and governmental agencies. It conducts business across its divisions through activities in various countries outside the United States.
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By Adrian Mccoy