News stories about NCI (NASDAQ:NCIT) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NCI earned a coverage optimism score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the information technology services provider an impact score of 45.0464223554299 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of NCI (NCIT) traded up 0.25% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $20.00. The stock had a trading volume of 79,351 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $20.07 and a 200 day moving average of $16.90. NCI has a 1-year low of $10.98 and a 1-year high of $21.40.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Cowen and Company set a $24.00 price target on NCI and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 8th. ValuEngine upgraded NCI from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Noble Financial reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of NCI in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded NCI from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 15th. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. downgraded NCI from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their price objective for the stock from $24.00 to $20.00 in a research note on Monday, July 3rd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.33.

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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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