GP Strategies Corporation (GPX) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows
Media coverage about GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. GP Strategies Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.817351960954 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE GPX) traded up 0.53% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $28.60. 21,021 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm has a market capitalization of $478.34 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.34 and a beta of 0.90. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $28.19 and a 200-day moving average of $26.05. GP Strategies Corporation has a 1-year low of $22.70 and a 1-year high of $30.00.
GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $131.16 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $131.20 million. GP Strategies Corporation had a net margin of 4.27% and a return on equity of 12.56%. The business’s revenue was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.29 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts forecast that GP Strategies Corporation will post $1.31 earnings per share for the current year.
Several brokerages have recently issued reports on GPX. BidaskClub raised shares of GP Strategies Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th. B. Riley reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $27.00 price target on shares of GP Strategies Corporation in a report on Friday, July 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of GP Strategies Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. TheStreet raised shares of GP Strategies Corporation from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of GP Strategies Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. GP Strategies Corporation currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $30.00.
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In other news, Director Marshall S. Geller sold 3,894 shares of GP Strategies Corporation stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.64, for a total transaction of $111,524.16. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 141,051 shares in the company, valued at $4,039,700.64. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Marshall S. Geller sold 7,691 shares of GP Strategies Corporation stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.59, for a total transaction of $219,885.69. Following the transaction, the director now owns 141,051 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,032,648.09. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 21,317 shares of company stock valued at $608,101 over the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 25.70% of the company’s stock.
GP Strategies Corporation Company Profile
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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