Navigant Consulting Rises On Unusually High Volume (NCI)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Navigant Consulting (NYSE: NCI) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 3.9 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 13 times its average daily volume and trading up 23 cents (+2.5%) at $9.58 as of 4:01 p.m. ET.

Navigant Consulting has a market cap of $498.5 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 1.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 20.1, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 22.6.

TheStreet Ratings rates Navigant Consulting as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Navigant Consulting Ratings Report.

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