GEE Group (NYSEAMERICAN:JOB) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

GEE Group (NYSEAMERICAN:JOB) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, January 9th.

According to Zacks, “GEE Group Inc. is a provider of professional staffing services and solutions. GEE Group Inc., formerly known as General Employment Enterprises, Inc., is based in Naperville, Illinois. “

Separately, Maxim Group reduced their target price on shares of GEE Group from $10.00 to $8.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th.

GEE Group (NYSEAMERICAN JOB) opened at $2.69 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $26.60, a price-to-earnings ratio of -11.21 and a beta of 0.04. GEE Group has a 52-week low of $2.45 and a 52-week high of $7.00.

GEE Group (NYSEAMERICAN:JOB) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December 28th. The company reported ($0.15) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.01. GEE Group had a net margin of 8.04% and a return on equity of 67.72%.

In other news, Director Arthur B. Laffer bought 12,289 shares of GEE Group stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 10th. The stock was bought at an average price of $2.59 per share, for a total transaction of $31,828.51. Following the purchase, the director now owns 90,160 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $233,514.40. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

An institutional investor recently bought a new position in GEE Group stock. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. bought a new stake in shares of GEE Group Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:JOB) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm bought 150,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $443,000. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. owned approximately 1.52% of GEE Group at the end of the most recent quarter.

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GEE Group Company Profile

GEE Group Inc, formerly General Employment Enterprises, Inc, is a provider of specialized staffing solutions. The Company operates through two segments: contract staffing services and direct hire placement. The Company’s professional staffing services provide information technology, engineering, medical and accounting professionals to clients on either a regular placement basis or a temporary contract basis.

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