NIC Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides digital government services that enable governments to use technology to provide various services to businesses and citizens in the United States. More Details
Flawless balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has NIC's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: EGOV has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: EGOV underperformed the US IT industry which returned 22.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: EGOV underperformed the US Market which returned 14.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is NIC's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 days ago | Simply Wall StThe Returns At NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) Provide Us With Signs Of What's To Come
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWe Think NIC's (NASDAQ:EGOV) Statutory Profit Might Understate Its Earnings Potential
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StA Look At The Intrinsic Value Of NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV)
Is NIC undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: EGOV ($20.37) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($24.39)
Significantly Below Fair Value: EGOV is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: EGOV is good value based on its PE Ratio (27.5x) compared to the US IT industry average (32x).
PE vs Market: EGOV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.5x) compared to the US market (18.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: EGOV is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: EGOV is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.3x) compared to the US IT industry average (3.7x).
How is NIC forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: EGOV's forecast earnings growth (16.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: EGOV's earnings (16.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (23.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: EGOV's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: EGOV's revenue (8.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: EGOV's revenue (8.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if EGOV's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has NIC performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: EGOV has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: EGOV's current net profit margins (13.7%) are lower than last year (14.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: EGOV's earnings have grown by 3.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: EGOV's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: EGOV had negative earnings growth (-3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the IT industry average (6.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: EGOV's Return on Equity (19.4%) is considered low.
How is NIC's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: EGOV's short term assets ($340.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($116.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: EGOV's short term assets ($340.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($16.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: EGOV is debt free.
Reducing Debt: EGOV has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: EGOV has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: EGOV has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is NIC current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: EGOV's dividend (1.77%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.66%).
High Dividend: EGOV's dividend (1.77%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.65%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: EGOV's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: EGOV's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (45.9%), EGOV's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Harry Herington (60 yo)
Mr. Harry H. Herington has been the Chairman of the Board at NIC Inc. since May 6, 2008 and as its Chief Executive Officer since February 4, 2008. Mr. Herington also serves as the President of National Inf ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Harry's total compensation ($USD2.42M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.56M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Harry's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman of the Board & CEO||12.58yrs||US$2.42m||1.32% |
|Chief Financial Officer||13.08yrs||US$1.04m||0.26% |
|General Counsel & Secretary||4.67yrs||US$507.01k||0.043% |
|Chief Security Officer||13.75yrs||US$948.55k||0.18% |
|Senior Vice President of Business Development||2.92yrs||US$578.44k||0.021% |
|Chief Technology Officer||1.42yrs||no data||0.015% |
|Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications||1yr||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Digital Government & Advocacy||3.92yrs||US$521.17k||no data|
|Vice President of Finance Operations||no data||no data||0.037% |
|Director of Corporate Communications||0.67yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: EGOV's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
|Chairman of the Board & CEO||12.58yrs||US$2.42m||1.32% |
|Independent Director||21.17yrs||US$155.69k||0.14% |
|Independent Director||12.83yrs||US$164.44k||0.095% |
|Independent Director||11.08yrs||US$161.94k||0.098% |
|Lead Independent Director||12.58yrs||US$176.94k||0.36% |
|Independent Director||2.25yrs||US$157.80k||0.017% |
|Independent Director||8.92yrs||US$155.69k||0.070% |
|Independent Director||5.33yrs||US$158.19k||0.043% |
|Independent Director||2.25yrs||US$159.05k||0.017% |
|Director||0.083yr||no data||0.0017% |
Experienced Board: EGOV's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
NIC Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: NIC Inc.
- Ticker: EGOV
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1991
- Industry: Data Processing and Outsourced Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$1.365b
- Shares outstanding: 67.02m
- Website: https://www.egov.com
Number of Employees
- NIC Inc.
- 25501 West Valley Parkway
- Suite 300
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|EGOV||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 1999|
|NAI||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 1999|
|0K48||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jul 1999|
NIC Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides digital government services that enable governments to use technology to provide various services to businesses and citizens in the United States. Its por ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/18 06:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/17 00:00|
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