Headlines about GP Strategies (NYSE:GPX) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. GP Strategies earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 47.2827228019385 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
GPX has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded GP Strategies from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $29.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. B. Riley restated a “hold” rating and set a $24.50 price objective on shares of GP Strategies in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded GP Strategies from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Friday, November 17th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $29.67.
Shares of GP Strategies (GPX) traded up $0.20 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $23.20. 35,249 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 50,031. The company has a quick ratio of 1.40, a current ratio of 1.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.10. GP Strategies has a twelve month low of $22.30 and a twelve month high of $31.25. The company has a market capitalization of $392.74, a PE ratio of 19.49, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.09 and a beta of 0.86.
GP Strategies declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, November 22nd that authorizes the company to buyback $10.00 million in outstanding shares. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company’s board believes its stock is undervalued.
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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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