NYSE:NCI

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Executive Summary

Navigant Consulting, Inc. provides professional services worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has Navigant Consulting's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.1%

NCI

1.0%

US Professional Services

-0.02%

US Market


1 Year Return

19.6%

NCI

11.3%

US Professional Services

1.6%

US Market

NCI outperformed the Professional Services industry which returned 11.3% over the past year.

NCI outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 1.6% over the past year.


Share holder returns

NCIIndustryMarket
7 Day0.1%1.0%-0.02%
30 Day0.3%0.4%2.7%
90 Day20.3%5.4%1.4%
1 Year20.6%19.6%12.3%11.3%3.8%1.6%
3 Year37.4%35.9%50.8%45.6%45.2%35.8%
5 Year100.5%98.4%84.5%74.5%61.8%44.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Navigant Consulting's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Navigant Consulting undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

49.11x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Navigant Consulting's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Navigant Consulting's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Navigant Consulting is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Professional Services industry average.

Navigant Consulting is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Navigant Consulting is poor value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Navigant Consulting is good value based on assets compared to the US Professional Services industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Navigant Consulting expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

26.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Navigant Consulting's revenue is expected to grow by 5.4% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Navigant Consulting's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Navigant Consulting's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Navigant Consulting's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Navigant Consulting's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Navigant Consulting will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Navigant Consulting performed over the past 5 years?

21.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Navigant Consulting has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.

Navigant Consulting's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

Navigant Consulting's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Professional Services industry average.


Return on Equity

Navigant Consulting has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Navigant Consulting used its assets less efficiently than the US Professional Services industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Navigant Consulting's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Navigant Consulting's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Navigant Consulting is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Navigant Consulting's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Navigant Consulting has no debt.

Navigant Consulting has no debt compared to 5 years ago when it was 35.9%.

Navigant Consulting has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Navigant Consulting has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Navigant Consulting has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is Navigant Consulting's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.72%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Navigant Consulting's pays a lower dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.44%).

Navigant Consulting's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.71%).

Navigant Consulting is not paying a notable dividend for United States of America, therefore no need to check if the payments are stable.

Navigant Consulting is not paying a notable dividend for United States of America, therefore no need to check if the payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of Navigant Consulting's dividends as it is not paying a notable one for United States of America.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Navigant Consulting's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Julie Howard (56yo)

7.5yrs

Tenure

US$9,670,408

Compensation

Ms. Julie M. Howard has been the Chairman of the Board at Navigant Consulting, Inc. since May 1, 2014 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since March 1, 2012. Ms. Howard is responsible for the develop ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Julie's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Julie's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

4.8yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Navigant Consulting management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Navigant Consulting board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Monica Weed (58yo)

    Executive VP

    • Tenure: 10.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.63m
  • Lee Spirer (52yo)

    Executive VP and Chief Growth & Transformation Officer

    • Tenure: 6.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.00m
  • Julie Howard (56yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 7.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$9.67m
  • Sharon Voelzke

    COO & VP

    • Tenure: 3yrs
  • Tim Lorah

    Managing Director of Financial Services Advisory & Compliance

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
  • Saeed Fotovat

    Chief Information Officer

    • Tenure: 5.7yrs
  • Stephen Lieberman (54yo)

    Executive VP

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.88m
  • Ed Keller

    Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
  • Gillian Forsyth (50yo)

    Chief Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
  • Kyle Bland

    Director of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Stephan James (72yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 10.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$214.73k
  • Kevin Blakely (67yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$214.73k
  • Julie Howard (56yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 7.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$9.67m
  • Randy Zwirn (65yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$199.73k
  • Cyndi Glassman (71yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 9.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$209.73k
  • Michael Tipsord (59yo)

    Lead Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$210.56k
  • Stephen Lieberman (54yo)

    Executive VP

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.88m
  • Rudina Seseri (41yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$163.24k
  • Kate Walsh (62yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$199.73k
  • Jeff Yingling (60yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$219.90k

Company Information

Navigant Consulting, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Navigant Consulting, Inc.
  • Ticker: NCI
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1983
  • Industry: Research and Consulting Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: US$1.069b
  • Shares outstanding: 38.29m
  • Website: https://www.navigant.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Navigant Consulting, Inc.
  • 150 North Riverside Plaza
  • Suite 2100
  • Chicago
  • Illinois
  • 60606
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
NCINYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDOct 1996
MZLDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEUROct 1996

Biography

Navigant Consulting, Inc. provides professional services worldwide. It operates through three segments: Healthcare, Energy, and Financial Services Advisory and Compliance. The Healthcare segment offers con ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/20 00:17
End of Day Share Price2019/09/19 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.