News articles about GWG (NASDAQ:GWGH) have trended positive recently, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. GWG earned a coverage optimism score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.6742870352773 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Google’s Tech Roadshow Hits The Skills Gap Spot (forbes.com)
- War between Grybauskaitė and Skvernelis: this will cost one of them dearly (en.delfi.lt)
- NHL playoffs 2018: Flyers’ Sean Couturier played with torn MCL (msn.com)
- Brokerages Anticipate GWG Holdings (GWGH) to Post ($1.27) Earnings Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
GWGH stock traded down $0.43 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $8.03. 100 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,487. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -16.72, a quick ratio of 15.75 and a current ratio of 15.75. The company has a market capitalization of $49.19, a P/E ratio of 2.54 and a beta of 0.46. GWG has a 1-year low of $7.60 and a 1-year high of $10.95.
GWGH has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. ValuEngine downgraded shares of GWG from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd. Maxim Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 price target on shares of GWG in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of GWG from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, January 1st.
GWG Company Profile
GWG Holdings, Inc, a financial services company, purchases life insurance policies in the secondary market in the United States. It purchases or finances life insurance assets from consumers in the secondary market at a discount to the face value of the policy benefit. The company also purchases policies in the secondary market through financial advisors and life insurance agents, as well as through its appointed agent program.
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