GameStop (GME) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.07

News articles about GameStop (NYSE:GME) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news 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. GameStop earned a news sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 45.0669388298251 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

GME has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 price target on shares of GameStop in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised GameStop from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Wedbush set a $25.00 price objective on GameStop and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. Vetr lowered GameStop from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $16.58 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Friday, November 17th. Finally, Benchmark reaffirmed a “sell” rating and issued a $15.00 price objective (down from $18.00) on shares of GameStop in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $22.23.

Shares of GameStop (NYSE GME) opened at $15.80 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,638.09, a PE ratio of 4.61, a P/E/G ratio of 0.32 and a beta of 1.25. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a current ratio of 1.20 and a quick ratio of 0.38. GameStop has a 12 month low of $15.10 and a 12 month high of $26.68.

GameStop (NYSE:GME) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 21st. The company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.11. GameStop had a return on equity of 16.50% and a net margin of 3.98%. The business had revenue of $1.99 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.98 billion. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.49 earnings per share. GameStop’s revenue was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that GameStop will post 3.23 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, Director Stephanie M. Shern sold 4,000 shares of GameStop stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.91, for a total transaction of $71,640.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 13,474 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $241,319.34. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Company insiders own 2.80% of the company’s stock.

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About GameStop

GameStop Corp. is an omnichannel video game retailer. The Company sells video game hardware, physical and digital video game software, video game accessories, as well as mobile and consumer electronics products and other merchandise through its GameStop, EB Games and Micromania stores. It operates its business in five segments, which consists of four Video Game Brands segments: United States, Canada, Australia and Europe, and Technology Brands segment.

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