Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact GP Strategies (GPX) Share Price
News headlines about GP Strategies (NYSE:GPX) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. 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 -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. GP Strategies earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.8204027420469 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 media stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- GP Strategies to Present at the 20th Annual Needham Growth Conference (finance.yahoo.com)
- Zacks.com featured highlights include: AngioDynamics, Zumiez, GP Strategies, AngloGold and Raymond James (finance.yahoo.com)
- GP Strategies Names Russell Becker as Chief Sales Officer (finance.yahoo.com)
- Q1 2018 EPS Estimates for GP Strategies Corp (GPX) Boosted by B. Riley (americanbankingnews.com)
- GP Strategies Corp (GPX) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $131.87 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
GPX has been the subject of a number of research reports. B. Riley upgraded shares of GP Strategies from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $24.50 to $28.00 in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. TheStreet lowered shares of GP Strategies from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of GP Strategies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. GP Strategies presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $29.67.
GP Strategies (NYSE:GPX) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.03. GP Strategies had a net margin of 3.95% and a return on equity of 12.16%. The company had revenue of $124.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $125.01 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.29 earnings per share. GP Strategies’s revenue was up 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts expect that GP Strategies will post 1.04 EPS for the current fiscal year.
GP Strategies declared that its board has approved a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, November 22nd that permits the company to repurchase $10.00 million in shares. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company’s management believes its shares are undervalued.
GP Strategies 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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