News stories about General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA) have been trending somewhat negative on Sunday, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. General Communication earned a news impact score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 44.748516902429 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Shares of General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA) opened at $39.02 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.24, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -511.65. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,423.70, a price-to-earnings ratio of -15.07 and a beta of 0.57. General Communication has a twelve month low of $17.50 and a twelve month high of $43.63.

GNCMA has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. BidaskClub lowered General Communication from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, December 7th. Drexel Hamilton upgraded General Communication from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd.

In other news, insider Gregory F. Chapados sold 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.72, for a total transaction of $1,191,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 497,375 shares in the company, valued at approximately $19,755,735. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Stephen R. Mooney sold 10,100 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.78, for a total value of $411,878.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 56,400 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,299,992. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 56,130 shares of company stock valued at $2,267,859. 15.28% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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General Communication Company Profile

General Communication, Inc is a holding company. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a communications provider with operations primarily in the State of Alaska. The Company provides a range of wireless, data, video, voice and managed services to residential customers, businesses, governmental entities, and educational and medical institutions primarily in Alaska under its GCI brand.

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