GP Strategies Corporation provides performance improvement and learning solutions worldwide. More Details
Undervalued with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has GP Strategies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NPD is more volatile than 90% of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NPD's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of German stocks.
7 Day Return
DE Professional Services
1 Year Return
DE Professional Services
Return vs Industry: NPD underperformed the German Professional Services industry which returned -0.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NPD underperformed the German Market which returned 0.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is GP Strategies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is GP Strategies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: NPD (€10.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€277.01)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NPD is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NPD is good value based on its PE Ratio (24.4x) compared to the XE Professional Services industry average (29.6x).
PE vs Market: NPD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.4x) compared to the German market (23.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: NPD is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NPD is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the XE Professional Services industry average (2.2x).
How is GP Strategies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NPD's forecast earnings growth (65.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: NPD's earnings (65.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (27.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: NPD's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NPD's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if NPD's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has GP Strategies performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NPD has a large one-off gain of $12.7M impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: NPD's current net profit margins (1.6%) are higher than last year (1.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NPD's earnings have declined by 19.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NPD's earnings growth over the past year (31.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (-19.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: NPD earnings growth over the past year (31.4%) exceeded the Professional Services industry -20.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: NPD's Return on Equity (3.9%) is considered low.
How is GP Strategies's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NPD's short term assets ($190.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($103.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: NPD's short term assets ($190.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($76.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NPD's debt to equity ratio (20.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: NPD's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 38.4% to 20.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NPD's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (123.9%).
Interest Coverage: NPD's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (0.6x coverage).
What is GP Strategies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NPD's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NPD's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NPD's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NPD's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of NPD's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Adam Stedham (51 yo)
Mr. Adam H. Stedham serves as Chief Executive Officer at GP Strategies Corporation since July 1, 2020 and serves as its Director since June 9, 2020. Mr. Stedham has been the President of GP Strategies Corp...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Adam's total compensation ($USD834.78K) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD692.51K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Adam's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||3yrs||US$525.41k||0.34% |
|Executive VP of Learning Solutions||16.83yrs||US$575.21k||0.49% |
|Director of Financial Reporting & Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||0.25yr||no data||0.032% |
|Director of Corporate Marketing & Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Chief Sales Officer||2.83yrs||US$552.38k||0.36% |
|Executive Officer||2.42yrs||US$452.15k||no data|
|Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: NPD's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
|Chairman & Senior Advisor||2.25yrs||US$1.02m||2% |
|Independent Director||15.83yrs||US$140.78k||0.31% |
|Independent Director||18.75yrs||US$147.40k||0.95% |
|Independent Director||4.42yrs||US$130.27k||0.11% |
|Lead Independent Director||2.25yrs||US$169.03k||0.10% |
|Independent Director||2.25yrs||US$114.78k||0.059% |
Experienced Board: NPD's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
GP Strategies Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GP Strategies Corporation
- Ticker: NPD
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1959
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$199.593m
- Listing Market Cap: US$167.638m
- Shares outstanding: 17.16m
- Website: https://www.gpstrategies.com
Number of Employees
- GP Strategies Corporation
- 70 Corporate Center
- Suite 200
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GPX||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jul 1975|
|NPD||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 1975|
GP Strategies Corporation provides performance improvement and learning solutions worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Workforce Excellence and Business Transformation Services. The Workforce E...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/26 19:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/25 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.