News stories about NCI (NASDAQ:NCIT) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. 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 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the information technology services provider an impact score of 45.2257144791452 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of NCI (NASDAQ NCIT) traded up inf% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $20.00. The company had a trading volume of 79,351 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $20.07 and a 200 day moving average of $16.90. NCI has a 52 week low of $10.98 and a 52 week high of $21.40.
A number of research firms have recently issued reports on NCIT. Cowen and Company set a $24.00 price objective on NCI and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th. Zacks Investment Research cut NCI from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. Noble Financial reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of NCI in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. cut NCI from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and cut their price objective for the stock from $24.00 to $20.00 in a report on Monday, July 3rd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.33.
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.