ICF International (ICFI) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

Media coverage about ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ICF International earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 44.8105154635638 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) opened at $52.75 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $977.79, a P/E ratio of 20.93, a P/E/G ratio of 1.75 and a beta of 0.84. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a current ratio of 1.57 and a quick ratio of 1.57. ICF International has a twelve month low of $40.20 and a twelve month high of $57.95.

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $305.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $311.49 million. ICF International had a return on equity of 10.14% and a net margin of 4.05%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down .4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.81 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that ICF International will post 3 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms recently commented on ICFI. Zacks Investment Research cut ICF International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Noble Financial reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of ICF International in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. BidaskClub cut ICF International from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th. ValuEngine cut ICF International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, November 30th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company upped their price objective on ICF International from $54.00 to $58.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $60.40.

In other ICF International news, insider James C. M. Morgan sold 4,696 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $55.00, for a total value of $258,280.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 22,479 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,236,345. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 5.48% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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ICF International Company Profile

ICF International, Inc provides professional services and technology-based solutions to government and commercial clients, including management, technology, and policy consulting and implementation services. The Company’s services address four markets: energy, environment and infrastructure; health, education and social programs; safety and security, and consumer and financial.

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