General Finance Corporation (GFN) Given News Impact Score of 0.19
Media headlines about General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. General Finance Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 45.7012967578053 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN) traded down 1.06% during trading on Friday, hitting $4.65. The stock had a trading volume of 1,078 shares. The stock’s market cap is $122.95 million. General Finance Corporation has a 12 month low of $4.00 and a 12 month high of $5.90. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $4.78 and a 200-day moving average of $4.97.
Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on GFN shares. ValuEngine raised General Finance Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised General Finance Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 14th.
In other news, major shareholder Neil Gagnon sold 24,832 shares of General Finance Corporation stock in a transaction on Friday, June 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.03, for a total transaction of $124,904.96. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 963,102 shares in the company, valued at $4,844,403.06. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Insiders own 25.80% of the company’s stock.
About General Finance Corporation
General Finance Corporation is a specialty rental services company. The Company offers a range of portable storage units, including its core 20-feet and 40-feet steel containers, office container, mobile office and modular space products and steel tanks. It has two geographic areas that include its four operating segments: the Asia-Pacific area, consisting of the leasing operations of Royal Wolf Holdings Limited and its Australian and New Zealand subsidiaries (Royal Wolf), and North America, consisting of the combined leasing operations of Pac-Van, Inc and its Canadian subsidiary, PV Acquisition Corp.
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