Headlines about Triple-S Management (NYSE:GTS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Triple-S Management earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.3925608147433 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. ValuEngine upgraded Triple-S Management from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Triple-S Management from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $31.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $25.50.

Triple-S Management (GTS) traded down $0.16 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $25.23. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 107,085 shares, compared to its average volume of 111,373. Triple-S Management has a 12 month low of $15.05 and a 12 month high of $29.43. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a current ratio of 0.78 and a quick ratio of 0.78. The stock has a market capitalization of $603.02, a P/E ratio of 14.42, a P/E/G ratio of 1.34 and a beta of 0.40.

Triple-S Management (NYSE:GTS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.77 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.59. Triple-S Management had a return on equity of 3.05% and a net margin of 1.44%. The business had revenue of $731.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $728.66 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.26) earnings per share. The company’s revenue was down 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Triple-S Management will post 1.23 EPS for the current year.

In other news, insider Iraida T. Ojeda-Castro sold 1,667 shares of Triple-S Management stock in a transaction on Monday, November 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.51, for a total value of $45,859.17. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 8,445 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $232,321.95. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Insiders own 1.52% of the company’s stock.

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About Triple-S Management

Triple-S Management Corporation operates as a managed care company. The Company offers a range of managed care and related products in the commercial, Medicaid and Medicare markets. The Company’s segments include Managed Care, Life Insurance, and Property and Casualty Insurance. The Managed Care segment is engaged in the sale of managed care products to the Commercial, Medicare and Medicaid market sectors.

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