Q1 2018 Sentiment GP Strategies Corp (NYSE:GPX)

July 27, 2018 - By Robert Shackelford

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Sentiment for GP Strategies Corp (NYSE:GPX)

GP Strategies Corp (NYSE:GPX) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.65 in 2018 Q1. Its down -0.19, from 1.84 in 2017Q4. The ratio has dropped, as 43 funds opened new or increased stock positions, while 26 reduced and sold holdings in GP Strategies Corp. The funds in our partner’s database reported: 14.26 million shares, up from 14.26 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of funds holding GP Strategies Corp in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number . Sold All: 8 Reduced: 18 Increased: 31 New Position: 12.

GP Strategies Corporation provides customized training solutions focused on performance improvement initiatives worldwide. The company has market cap of $299.02 million. The firm operates through four business divisions: Learning Solutions, Professional & Technical Services, Sandy Training & Marketing, and Performance Readiness Solutions. It has a 26.62 P/E ratio. The Learning Solutions segment delivers training, curriculum design and development, e-learning, system hosting, and training business process outsourcing and consulting services to electronics and semiconductors, healthcare, software, financial, and other industries, as well as to government agencies; and vocational skills training and human capital management services.

The stock increased 0.84% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $18.1. About 37,251 shares traded. GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) has declined 19.27% since July 27, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.84% the S&P500.

Sagard Capital Partners Management Corp holds 85.49% of its portfolio in GP Strategies Corporation for 3.64 million shares. Cove Street Capital Llc owns 1.49 million shares or 3.71% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Alphaone Investment Services Llc has 1.28% invested in the company for 206,375 shares. The Oklahoma-based Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. has invested 1.05% in the stock. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc, a Connecticut-based fund reported 334,052 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $137,395 activity.

GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of GP Strategies’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating GP Strategies, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $28.0 while the high is $30.0. The stock’s average target of $29.33 is 62.04% above today’s ($18.1) share price. GPX was included in 4 notes of analysts from February 26, 2018. Barrington maintained the shares of GPX in report on Monday, February 26 with “Buy” rating. Barrington maintained the shares of GPX in report on Tuesday, May 1 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Tuesday, February 27. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, March 1 by Roth Capital.

Another recent and important GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “GP Strategies to Report Second Quarter 2018 Results on July 31, 2018” on July 25, 2018.

GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) Institutional Positions Chart

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