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Market Cap

€237.1m

Last Updated

2021/05/07 18:50 UTC

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Executive Summary

GP Strategies Corporation provides performance improvement and learning solutions worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and undervalued.


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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 not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: NPD's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

5.4%

NPD

1.4%

DE Professional Services

0.3%

DE Market


1 Year Return

109.2%

NPD

52.7%

DE Professional Services

36.0%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: NPD exceeded the German Professional Services industry which returned 52.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NPD exceeded the German Market which returned 36.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

NPDIndustryMarket
7 Day5.4%1.4%0.3%
30 Day-4.9%4.8%-0.1%
90 Day19.3%2.2%6.6%
1 Year109.2%109.2%52.9%52.7%40.7%36.0%
3 Year-18.9%-18.9%38.8%29.0%20.7%10.2%
5 Year-34.0%-34.0%90.6%67.5%54.7%33.0%

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

Valuation

Is GP Strategies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: NPD (€13.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€66.24)

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 (28.1x) compared to the XE Professional Services industry average (29.9x).

PE vs Market: NPD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.1x) compared to the German market (27.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: NPD is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: NPD is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the XE Professional Services industry average (2.7x).


Future Growth

How is GP Strategies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

39.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: NPD's forecast earnings growth (39.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0.01%).

Earnings vs Market: NPD's earnings (39.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (19.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: NPD's revenue (7.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: NPD's revenue (7.5% 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


Past Performance

How has GP Strategies performed over the past 5 years?

-20.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NPD has a large one-off loss of $7.6M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: NPD's current net profit margins (2.2%) are lower than last year (2.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NPD's earnings have declined by 20.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: NPD's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: NPD had negative earnings growth (-25.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Professional Services industry average (-9.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: NPD's Return on Equity (4.5%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is GP Strategies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NPD's short term assets ($200.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($107.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: NPD's short term assets ($200.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($24.3M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NPD is debt free.

Reducing Debt: NPD has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 34.1%.

Debt Coverage: NPD has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: NPD has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Adam Stedham (51 yo)

0.92

Tenure

US$834,784

Compensation

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 ($USD834.78K) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD570.09K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Adam's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: NPD's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: NPD's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

GP Strategies Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: GP Strategies Corporation
  • Ticker: NPD
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1959
  • Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: US$285.861m
  • Listing Market Cap: US$237.122m
  • Shares outstanding: 17.35m
  • Website: https://www.gpstrategies.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • GP Strategies Corporation
  • 70 Corporate Center
  • Suite 300
  • Columbia
  • Maryland
  • 21044
  • United States

Listings


Biography

GP Strategies Corporation provides performance improvement and learning solutions worldwide. The company offers workforce transformation services, including organizational performance solutions comprising ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/07 18:50
End of Day Share Price2021/05/07 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.