GP Strategies (GPX) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows

News coverage about GP Strategies (NYSE:GPX) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. GP Strategies earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 46.0424679639759 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

GP Strategies stock traded down $0.20 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $18.05. The stock had a trading volume of 24,536 shares, compared to its average volume of 54,577. GP Strategies has a twelve month low of $17.45 and a twelve month high of $31.25. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a current ratio of 1.22. The firm has a market capitalization of $305.63 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.37, a P/E/G ratio of 1.18 and a beta of 0.82.

GP Strategies (NYSE:GPX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 3rd. The company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.22 by $0.01. GP Strategies had a net margin of 2.23% and a return on equity of 11.27%. The firm had revenue of $125.03 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $124.90 million. equities analysts forecast that GP Strategies will post 1.04 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

GPX has been the topic of several recent research reports. Barrington Research restated a “buy” rating on shares of GP Strategies in a research report on Tuesday, May 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of GP Strategies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 5th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of GP Strategies from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, April 23rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. GP Strategies currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $27.33.

In related news, Director Marshall S. Geller bought 4,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 9th. The stock was bought at an average price of $19.61 per share, with a total value of $78,440.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Marshall S. Geller bought 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 14th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $19.65 per share, with a total value of $58,950.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Company insiders own 25.70% of the company’s stock.

GP Strategies Company Profile

GP Strategies Corporation provides performance improvement and learning solutions worldwide. It operates through four segments: Learning Solutions, Professional & Technical Services, Sandy Training & Marketing, and Performance Readiness Solutions. The Learning Solutions segment delivers training, curriculum design and development, digital learning, system hosting, managed learning, and consulting services to electronics and semiconductors, healthcare, software, financial services, and other industries, as well as government agencies; and provides apprenticeship and vocational skills training services.

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