GP Strategies (GPX) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.16
Media coverage about GP Strategies (NYSE:GPX) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. GP Strategies earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.9077268650979 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
GP Strategies (NYSE:GPX) opened at $23.00 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $382.67, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.81, a PEG ratio of 1.41 and a beta of 0.83. GP Strategies has a 1-year low of $22.30 and a 1-year high of $31.25. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.10, a current ratio of 1.40 and a quick ratio of 1.40.
GP Strategies (NYSE:GPX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $124.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $125.01 million. GP Strategies had a net margin of 3.95% and a return on equity of 12.16%. GP Strategies’s revenue was up 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.29 EPS. analysts predict that GP Strategies will post 1.08 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
GP Strategies declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, November 22nd that permits the company to repurchase $10.00 million in outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often a sign that the company’s board believes its stock is undervalued.
A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of GP Strategies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $24.50 target price on shares of GP Strategies in a report on Tuesday. TheStreet cut shares of GP Strategies from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Friday, November 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of GP Strategies from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $29.17.
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About GP Strategies
GP Strategies Corporation (GP Strategies) is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, e-learning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. The Company operates in five segments: Learning Solutions, Professional & Technical Services, Sandy Training & Marketing, RWD and Energy Services.
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