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ICF International, Inc is a consulting services business based in the US. ICF International shares (ICFI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. ICF International employs 6,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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ICF International share price

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ICF International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$51.09 - $94.19
50-day moving average $90.16
200-day moving average $80.18
Wall St. target price$106.60
PE ratio 31.9303
Dividend yield $0.56 (0.61%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.87

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Is it a good time to buy ICF International stock?

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Is ICF International under- or over-valued?

Valuing ICF International stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of ICF International's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

ICF International's P/E ratio

ICF International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 32x. In other words, ICF International shares trade at around 32x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

ICF International's PEG ratio

ICF International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.881. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into ICF International's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

ICF International's EBITDA

ICF International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $137.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a ICF International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

ICF International financials

Revenue TTM $1.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.88%
Gross profit TTM $534.5 million
Return on assets TTM 4.23%
Return on equity TTM 7.52%
Profit margin 3.65%
Book value $39.50
Market capitalisation $1.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting ICF International shares

There are currently 253,690 ICF International shares held short by investors – that's known as ICF International's "short interest". This figure is 27.2% up from 199,511 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting ICF International shares can be evaluated.

ICF International's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

ICF International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of ICF International shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of ICF International shares traded daily (recently around 82366.883116883). ICF International's SIR currently stands at 3.08. In other words for every 100,000 ICF International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3080 shares are currently held short.

However ICF International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of ICF International shares, or, against the total number of tradable ICF International shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case ICF International's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 ICF International shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.014% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable ICF International shares, roughly 14 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against ICF International.

Find out more about how you can short ICF International stock.

ICF International share dividends

13%

Dividend payout ratio: 13.4% of net profits

Recently ICF International has paid out, on average, around 13.4% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.61% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), ICF International shareholders could enjoy a 0.61% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In ICF International's case, that would currently equate to about $0.56 per share.

While ICF International's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that ICF International is investing more in its future growth.

ICF International's most recent dividend payout was on 12 April 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 24 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

ICF International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, ICF International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $51.0882 up to $94.19. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ICFI.US volatility(beta: 0.59)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while ICF International's is 0.5885. This would suggest that ICF International's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

ICF International overview

ICF International, Inc. provides management, marketing, technology, and policy consulting and implementation services to government and commercial clients in the United States and internationally. The company researches critical policy, industry, stakeholder issues, trends, and behaviors; measures and evaluates results and their impact; and provides strategic planning and advisory services to its clients on how to navigate societal, market, business, communication, and technology challenges. It also identifies, defines, and implements policies, plans, programs, and business tools through a range of standard and customized methodologies for its clients; conducts survey research; collects and analyzes various data to understand critical issues and options for its clients; and provides actionable business intelligence, as well as information and data management solutions that allow integrated and purpose-driven data usage. In addition, the company provides solutions to optimize the customer and citizen experience; modernizes IT systems; and cyber security solutions that support the range of cyber security missions and protect IT infrastructures in the face of relentless threats, as well as designs, develops, and implements technology systems and business tools that are principal to its clients' mission or business performance. Further, it informs and engages its clients' constituents, customers, and employees through public relations, branding and marketing, multichannel and strategic communications, and reputation issues management. The company serves energy, environment, and infrastructure; health, education, and social programs; safety and security; and consumer and financial markets.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of ICF International is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 4.035% of ICF International shares are held by insiders and 96.503% by institutions.
How many people work for ICF International?
Latest data suggests 6,300 work at ICF International.
When does the fiscal year end for ICF International?
ICF International's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is ICF International based?
ICF International's address is: 9300/9302 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA, United States, 22031
What is ICF International's ISIN number?
ICF International's international securities identification number is: US44925C1036
What is ICF International's CUSIP number?
ICF International's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 44925C103

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