GP Strategies Corporation (GPX) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Accern Reports
Press coverage about GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. GP Strategies Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.8808616917473 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
GPX has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. BidaskClub raised shares of GP Strategies Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. B. Riley reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $27.00 price objective on shares of GP Strategies Corporation in a research note on Monday, May 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of GP Strategies Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. TheStreet downgraded shares of GP Strategies Corporation from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 25th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of GP Strategies Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $30.00.
GP Strategies Corporation (GPX) traded down 0.35% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $28.10. 9,789 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company has a market capitalization of $469.97 million, a PE ratio of 21.95 and a beta of 0.93. GP Strategies Corporation has a 1-year low of $22.70 and a 1-year high of $30.00. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $27.73 and its 200-day moving average price is $25.84.
GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.03. GP Strategies Corporation had a net margin of 4.27% and a return on equity of 12.56%. The company had revenue of $131.16 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $131.20 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.29 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that GP Strategies Corporation will post $1.31 EPS for the current year.
In other GP Strategies Corporation news, insider Karl Baer sold 1,561 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.05, for a total value of $39,103.05. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 14,644 shares in the company, valued at $366,832.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, VP Kenneth L. Crawford sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.77, for a total transaction of $86,310.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 28,691 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $825,440.07. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 11,293 shares of company stock valued at $315,794. 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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