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How to buy GP Strategies Corporation stock

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GP Strategies Corporation is an education & training services business based in the US. GP Strategies Corporation shares (GPX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. GP Strategies Corporation employs 4,343 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$473.1 million.

How to buy shares in GP Strategies Corporation

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  3. Search for GP Strategies Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: GPX. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until GP Strategies Corporation reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of GP Strategies Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of GP Strategies Corporation. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

GP Strategies Corporation share price

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GP Strategies Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-08.
52-week rangeUSD$5.2 - USD$18.24
50-day moving average USD$15.4766
200-day moving average USD$12.5119
Wall St. target priceUSD$21
PE ratio 40.2683
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.41

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Is it a good time to buy GP Strategies Corporation stock?

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Is GP Strategies Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing GP Strategies Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of GP Strategies Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

GP Strategies Corporation's P/E ratio

GP Strategies Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 40x. In other words, GP Strategies Corporation shares trade at around 40x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

GP Strategies Corporation's PEG ratio

GP Strategies Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.1725. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into GP Strategies Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

GP Strategies Corporation's EBITDA

GP Strategies Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$24.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a GP Strategies Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

GP Strategies Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$473.1 million
Operating margin TTM 3.5%
Gross profit TTM USD$83.3 million
Return on assets TTM 2.5%
Return on equity TTM 3.26%
Profit margin 1.49%
Book value $12.93
Market capitalisation USD$286.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting GP Strategies Corporation shares

There are currently 208,819 GP Strategies Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as GP Strategies Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 3.5% up from 201,807 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting GP Strategies Corporation shares can be evaluated.

GP Strategies Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

GP Strategies Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of GP Strategies Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of GP Strategies Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 42015.895372233). GP Strategies Corporation's SIR currently stands at 4.97. In other words for every 100,000 GP Strategies Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4970 shares are currently held short.

However GP Strategies Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of GP Strategies Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable GP Strategies Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case GP Strategies Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 GP Strategies Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0201% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable GP Strategies Corporation shares, roughly 20 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against GP Strategies Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short GP Strategies Corporation stock.

GP Strategies Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting GP Strategies Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have GP Strategies Corporation's shares ever split?

GP Strategies Corporation's shares were split on a 1:4 basis on 9 October 1995. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your GP Strategies Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 300% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for GP Strategies Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted GP Strategies Corporation's share price.

GP Strategies Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, GP Strategies Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.2 up to $18.24. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GPX.US volatility(beta: 1.69)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while GP Strategies Corporation's is 1.6878. This would suggest that GP Strategies Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

GP Strategies Corporation overview

GP Strategies Corporation provides performance improvement and learning solutions worldwide. The company offers workforce transformation services, including organizational performance solutions comprising managed learning services, digital learning strategies and content development, business consulting, and leadership development solutions; and technical performance solutions consisting of technical training and consulting services, enterprise technology adoption, and human capital management implementation services. Its workforce transformation services also include comprise automotive performance solutions, which consists of workforce development services; sales enablement solutions, including custom product sales training; and other customer loyalty and marketing related services. It serves multinational automotive manufacturers, financial services companies, technology services companies, aerospace services companies, and governmental agencies. GP Strategies Corporation was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland.

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