NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Navigant Consulting (NYSE: NCI) were gapping up Thursday morning with an open price 11.9% higher than Wednesday's closing price. The stock closed at $10.92 Wednesday and opened today's trading at $12.22. The average volume for Navigant Consulting has been 325,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Navigant Consulting has a market cap of $560.6 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 18.7% 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 18.5, below the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 18.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. TheStreet Ratings rates Navigant Consulting as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Navigant Consulting Ratings Report. Get more investment ideas from our investment research center. Interested in other stocks that are gapping up? Get free SMS text alerts sent to you when the action happens by texting UP to 95370 or select from multiple alert options.