GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) Receiving Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds
Press coverage about GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) has been trending positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. GP Strategies Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 46.2024664731248 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- ETFs with exposure to GP Strategies Corp. : August 11, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- China Online Education Group (COE) versus GP Strategies Corporation (GPX) Financial Contrast (americanbankingnews.com)
- GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results (footballhebdo.com)
- Head-To-Head Analysis: GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) versus China Online Education Group (COE) (americanbankingnews.com)
- GP Strategies Releases New eBook on Micro-learning (finance.yahoo.com)
A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. B. Riley reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $27.00 price objective on shares of GP Strategies Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. TheStreet upgraded GP Strategies Corporation from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Zacks Investment Research raised GP Strategies Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 target price on the stock in a report on Monday, July 31st. BidaskClub lowered GP Strategies Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday. Finally, Barrington Research boosted their target price on GP Strategies Corporation from $30.00 to $32.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $30.00.
GP Strategies Corporation (GPX) traded down 0.18% on Friday, hitting $27.50. The stock had a trading volume of 47,866 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $27.31 and its 200-day moving average price is $25.70. The company has a market cap of $459.94 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.48 and a beta of 0.93. GP Strategies Corporation has a 12-month low of $22.70 and a 12-month high of $30.00.
GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $131.16 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $131.20 million. GP Strategies Corporation had a return on equity of 12.56% and a net margin of 4.27%. The business’s revenue was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.29 EPS. Equities research analysts anticipate that GP Strategies Corporation will post $1.31 EPS for the current year.
In related news, insider Karl Baer sold 6,435 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.78, for a total value of $159,459.30. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 16,205 shares in the company, valued at approximately $401,559.90. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, VP Kenneth L. Crawford sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.77, for a total value of $86,310.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 28,691 shares in the company, valued at $825,440.07. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 10,996 shares of company stock worth $284,872. Company insiders own 25.70% of the company’s stock.
About GP Strategies Corporation
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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