GP Strategies Corporation is in the consumer defensive sector and is in the education industry. The company CEO is Scott N. Greenberg. GP Strategies Corp provides performance improvement solutions training, e-Learning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. The company offers customized training solutions focused on performance improvement initiatives for clients.



Previous Intraday Performance:

The GPX shares had a previous change of 3.36% which opened at 13.63 and closed at 13.86. It moved to an intraday high of 13.89 and a low of 13.41.

PR Newswire:  GP Strategies Recognized by General Motors as a 2018 Supplier of the Year Winner

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, GPX shares returned -3.48% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 13.33%. Over three months, it changed -17.11%. In one year it has changed -27.62% and within that year its 52 week high was 20.05 and its 52 week low was 11.77. GPX stock is 17.76% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 14.90 and a 50 day moving average of 13.27. Right now, GPX stock is trading -7.01% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

PR Newswire:  GP Strategies Recognized by General Motors as a 2018 Supplier of the Year Winner

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $231.8m with 16.7m shares outstanding and a float of 15.7m shares. Trading volume was 180,744 shares and has experienced an average volume of 71,277 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for GP Strategies Corporation was 0.6 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 23.10. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.12. The trailing twelve month EPS reported is 0.95 (trailing twelve month diluted EPS is 0.46).

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr 2019Reported 05-10-2019: 0.02
4thQtr 2018Reported 03-18-2019: 0.02
3rdQtr 2018Reported 11-06-2018: 0.20
2ndQtr 2018Reported 07-31-2018: 0.22
1stQtr 2018Reported 05-03-2018: 0.16

The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of GP Strategies Corporation; it is typically displayed as a percentage and called the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 4.40% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Short-interest was 422,918, which was 2.53% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 5.54. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.



The beta was calculated to be 0.74.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 1.90%, profit margin is 1.43%, price-to-sales is 0.42 and price-to-book is 1.18.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 4  : Growth Expectations Result
 3  : Financial Safety Result
 0  : Past Performance Result
 2  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).

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