News coverage about ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ICF International earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 45.6189823390906 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- ICF International, Inc. (ICFI) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- ICF International : FEMA Awards ICF $21 Million Emergency Preparedness Contract (4-traders.com)
- ICF International, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ICFI-US : August 15, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- ICF Olson 1to1 Named a Leader in Customer Loyalty by Independent Research Firm (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of ICF International (NASDAQ ICFI) traded down 1.69% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $43.70. 115,645 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $45.95 and its 200-day moving average is $45.76. The company has a market capitalization of $818.68 million, a PE ratio of 17.55 and a beta of 0.81. ICF International has a 52 week low of $39.81 and a 52 week high of $59.55.
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.73. ICF International had a return on equity of 10.25% and a net margin of 4.02%. The business had revenue of $306.39 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $309.15 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.69 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up .3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts forecast that ICF International will post $2.99 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of ICF International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, May 9th. Noble Financial reissued a “hold” rating on shares of ICF International in a research report on Sunday, May 7th. BidaskClub lowered shares of ICF International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, July 8th. Finally, Barrington Research lifted their price target on shares of ICF International from $49.00 to $55.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 18th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $57.33.
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In other ICF International news, COO John Wasson sold 12,461 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.50, for a total value of $591,897.50. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 65,995 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,134,762.50. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 5.48% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
ICF International Company Profile
ICF International, Inc provides professional services and technology-based solutions to government and commercial clients, including management, technology, and policy consulting and implementation services. The Company’s services address four markets: energy, environment and infrastructure; health, education and social programs; safety and security, and consumer and financial.
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