NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Navigant Consulting

(NYSE:

NCI

) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $12.80, above its previous 52-week high of $12.78 with 36,973 shares traded as of 1:25 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 205,400 shares over the past 30 days.

Navigant Consulting has a market cap of $666.1 million and is part of the

services

sector and

diversified services

industry. Shares are up 10.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Navigant Consulting, Inc., a specialty consulting firm, provides services to companies in addressing the challenges of uncertainty, risk, distress, and significant change. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.2, below the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 21.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Navigant Consulting as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full

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