NYSE:GPX

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Executive Summary

GP Strategies Corporation provides performance improvement and learning solutions worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Mediocre balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

Risks

  • GP Strategies has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

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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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.4%

GPX

0.8%

US Professional Services

-0.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

-33.4%

GPX

10.9%

US Professional Services

1.1%

US Market

GPX underperformed the Professional Services industry which returned 11.3% over the past year.

GPX underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 1.6% over the past year.


Share holder returns

GPXIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.4%0.8%-0.2%
30 Day-9.3%0.2%2.5%
90 Day-15.1%6.1%1.6%
1 Year-33.4%-33.4%11.9%10.9%3.4%1.1%
3 Year-50.0%-50.0%50.3%45.1%45.2%35.8%
5 Year-55.4%-55.4%84.8%74.7%62.6%44.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is GP Strategies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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How Do GP Strategies Corporation’s (NYSE:GPX) Returns On Capital Compare To Peers?

Valuation

Is GP Strategies undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

29.08x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for GP Strategies to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for GP Strategies to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

GP Strategies is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Professional Services industry average.

GP Strategies is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

GP Strategies is good value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

GP Strategies is good value based on assets compared to the US Professional Services industry average.


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Future Growth

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

58.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

GP Strategies's revenue is expected to grow by 6.7% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

GP Strategies's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

GP Strategies's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

GP Strategies's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

GP Strategies's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if GP Strategies will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has GP Strategies performed over the past 5 years?

-22.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

GP Strategies's year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years and the most recent earnings are below average.

GP Strategies's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

GP Strategies's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Professional Services industry average.


Return on Equity

GP Strategies has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

GP Strategies used its assets less efficiently than the US Professional Services industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

GP Strategies's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is GP Strategies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

GP Strategies is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

GP Strategies's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

GP Strategies's level of debt (61.8%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (8.5% vs 61.8% today).

Operating cash flow is negative therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 3.6x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 1.8x debt.


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Dividend

What is GP Strategies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate GP Strategies's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate GP Strategies's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as GP Strategies has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if GP Strategies's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as GP Strategies has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of GP Strategies's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

7.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Scott Greenberg (63yo)

14.4yrs

Tenure

US$1,137,028

Compensation

Mr. Scott N. Greenberg has been the Chief Executive Officer at GP Strategies Corporation, a subsidiary of NPDC since April 2005 and serves as its Chairman since August 8, 2018. Mr. Greenberg served as Pres ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Scott's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Scott's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

7.1yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the GP Strategies management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

1.1yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the GP Strategies board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$49,98002 Oct 18
Miriam Strouse
EntityIndividual
Shares3,000
Max PriceUS$16.66
BuyUS$33,14001 Oct 18
Marshall Geller
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares2,000
Max PriceUS$16.57

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Ken Crawford (61yo)

    Executive VP

    • Tenure: 12.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$413.83k
  • Scott Greenberg (63yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 14.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.14m
  • Doug Sharp (61yo)

    President Emeritus

    • Tenure: 13.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$951.22k
  • Don Duquette (65yo)

    Executive VP of Learning Solutions

    • Tenure: 15.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$589.68k
  • Pat Begley (63yo)

    Executive Vice President

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
  • Ann Blank

    Director of Financial Reporting & Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Russ Becker (44yo)

    Executive VP & Chief Sales Officer

    • Tenure: 1.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$552.38k
  • Barish Coffey

    Director of Corporate Marketing & Communications

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Adam Stedham (50yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$917.89k
  • Michael Dugan (51yo)

    Executive VP & CFO

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.49m

Board Members

  • Scott Greenberg (63yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 14.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.14m
  • Rick Pfenniger (64yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 14.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$119.36k
  • Marshall Geller (80yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 17.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$136.44k
  • Jacques Manardo (73yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$73.85k
  • Steve Koonin (67yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$107.61k
  • Samuel Robinson (45yo)

    Lead Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$126.61k
  • Tamar Elkeles (50yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$37.08k

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: GP Strategies Corporation
  • Ticker: GPX
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1959
  • Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: US$211.518m
  • Shares outstanding: 16.89m
  • Website: https://www.gpstrategies.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • GP Strategies Corporation
  • 70 Corporate Center
  • Suite 200
  • Columbia
  • Maryland
  • 21044
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GPXNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJul 1975
NPDDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJul 1975

Biography

GP Strategies Corporation provides performance improvement and learning solutions worldwide. The company operates two segments, Workforce Excellence and Business Transformation Services. The Workforce Exce ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/20 00:13
End of Day Share Price2019/09/19 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.