News headlines about GWG (NASDAQ:GWGH) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. GWG earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.7149820253087 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
GWG (GWGH) traded down $0.01 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $9.19. 8,100 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,766. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -21.50, a quick ratio of 20.89 and a current ratio of 20.89. GWG has a fifty-two week low of $7.50 and a fifty-two week high of $11.25. The company has a market cap of $53.49, a P/E ratio of 2.79 and a beta of 0.40.
A number of equities research analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of GWG from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. ValuEngine downgraded shares of GWG from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. Finally, Roth Capital set a $15.00 target price on shares of GWG and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th.
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GWG Holdings, Inc is the parent company of GWG Life, is a financial services company. The Company is focused on transforming the life insurance industry through its products and services. The Company has developed a new suite of options for the life insurance secondary market called LifeCare Xchange (LCX).
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