Media coverage about General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. General Communication earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.0714410926349 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of General Communication (GNCMA) opened at $40.55 on Friday. General Communication has a 52-week low of $17.50 and a 52-week high of $43.63. The company has a current ratio of 1.24, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -511.65.

Several equities analysts have issued reports on GNCMA shares. Drexel Hamilton upgraded General Communication from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. BidaskClub downgraded General Communication from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th.

In other General Communication news, EVP G Wilson Hughes sold 3,630 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.16, for a total value of $153,040.80. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 654,925 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $27,611,638. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, insider Gregory F. Chapados sold 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.72, for a total value of $1,191,600.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 497,375 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $19,755,735. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 38,630 shares of company stock valued at $1,551,841. 15.28% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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About General Communication

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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