GP Strategies Co. (GPX) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.22 Per Share

Equities research analysts expect that GP Strategies Co. (NYSE:GPX) will report earnings of $0.22 per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have made estimates for GP Strategies’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.20 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.24. GP Strategies reported earnings of $0.24 per share during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year over year growth rate of 8.3%. The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 1st.

On average, analysts expect that GP Strategies will report full year earnings of $1.43 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.16 to $1.73. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of $1.91 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.70 to $2.11. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of research analysts that cover GP Strategies.

GP Strategies (NYSE:GPX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 1st. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $131.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $131.87 million. GP Strategies had a net margin of 2.53% and a return on equity of 11.65%.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. B. Riley raised shares of GP Strategies from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price target for the company from $24.50 to $28.00 in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of GP Strategies from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $29.00 price target for the company in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, Barrington Research reissued a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 price target on shares of GP Strategies in a research report on Monday, February 26th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $29.00.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Two Sigma Advisers LP lifted its stake in shares of GP Strategies by 25.5% during the 4th quarter. Two Sigma Advisers LP now owns 13,300 shares of the company’s stock valued at $309,000 after buying an additional 2,700 shares in the last quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of GP Strategies by 11.1% during the 4th quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 27,950 shares of the company’s stock valued at $649,000 after buying an additional 2,800 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its stake in shares of GP Strategies by 5.7% during the 4th quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 62,181 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,443,000 after buying an additional 3,327 shares in the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in shares of GP Strategies during the 3rd quarter valued at $106,000. Finally, CAPROCK Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of GP Strategies by 20.1% during the 4th quarter. CAPROCK Group Inc. now owns 22,100 shares of the company’s stock valued at $585,000 after buying an additional 3,700 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 88.04% of the company’s stock.

Shares of GPX opened at $22.55 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $374.15, a P/E ratio of 16.70, a PEG ratio of 1.05 and a beta of 0.86. The company has a quick ratio of 1.33, a current ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09. GP Strategies has a twelve month low of $20.30 and a twelve month high of $31.25.

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About GP Strategies

GP Strategies Corporation provides performance improvement and learning solutions worldwide. It operates through four segments: Learning Solutions, Professional & Technical Services, Sandy Training & Marketing, and Performance Readiness Solutions. The Learning Solutions segment delivers training, curriculum design and development, digital learning, system hosting, managed learning, and consulting services to electronics and semiconductors, healthcare, software, financial services, and other industries, as well as government agencies; and provides apprenticeship and vocational skills training services.

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