GP Strategies Corporation provides performance improvement and learning solutions worldwide.
Moderate growth potential with mediocre 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: GPX has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Professional Services
1 Year Return
US Professional Services
Return vs Industry: GPX underperformed the US Professional Services industry which returned 30.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GPX underperformed the US Market which returned 19.4% over the past year.
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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Is GP Strategies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GPX ($14.06) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1.12)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GPX is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GPX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (38.8x) compared to the Professional Services industry average (19.3x).
PE vs Market: GPX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (38.8x) compared to the US market (18.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GPX is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GPX is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (2.7x).
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: GPX's forecast earnings growth (56.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: GPX's earnings (56.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GPX's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GPX's revenue (5.9% 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 GPX'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: GPX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GPX's current net profit margins (1.1%) are lower than last year (1.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GPX's earnings have declined by -24.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GPX's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GPX had negative earnings growth (-33.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Professional Services industry average (10.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GPX's Return on Equity (3.1%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is GP Strategies's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GPX's short term assets ($209.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($107.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: GPX's short term assets ($209.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($146.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GPX's debt to equity ratio (58%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GPX's debt to equity ratio has increased from 2.6% to 58% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GPX's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (10.8%).
Interest Coverage: GPX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3x coverage).
Inventory Level: GPX has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: GPX's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.9x debt).
What is GP Strategies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GPX's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GPX's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GPX's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GPX's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GPX's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Scott Greenberg (63yo)
Mr. Scott N. Greenberg serves as Independent Director of VerifyMe, Inc. since November 19, 2019. He has been the Chief Executive Officer at GP Strategies Corporation, a subsidiary of NPDC since April 2005 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Scott's total compensation ($USD1.14M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.11M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Scott's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||14.8yrs||US$1.14m||0.93% $2.2m|
|Executive VP & CFO||2.3yrs||US$576.96k||0.035% $84.0k|
|Chief Sales Officer||2.1yrs||US$552.38k||0.018% $43.4k|
|Executive VP of Learning Solutions||16.1yrs||US$589.68k||0.27% $633.6k|
|Director of Financial Reporting & Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||12.8yrs||US$413.83k||0.17% $407.5k|
|Director of Corporate Marketing & Communications||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President||1.6yrs||no data||0.051% $122.7k|
|Executive Officer||1.7yrs||US$452.15k||0.077% $184.4k|
Experienced Management: GPX's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||14.8yrs||US$1.14m||0.93% $2.2m|
|Independent Director||15.1yrs||US$119.36k||0.27% $650.9k|
|Independent Director||18yrs||US$136.44k||0.92% $2.2m|
|Independent Director||3.7yrs||US$107.61k||0.074% $177.0k|
|Lead Independent Director||1.5yrs||US$126.61k||0.048% $114.8k|
|Independent Director||1.5yrs||US$37.08k||0.026% $62.1k|
Experienced Board: GPX's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.5 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: GPX
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1959
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$238.667m
- Shares outstanding: 16.97m
- 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 two segments, Workforce Excellence and Business Transformation Services. The Workforce Excellence segment offers managed learning services, including strategic learning and development consulting services; digital learning content design and development solutions; and a suite of managed learning operations services, such as managed facilitation and delivery, managed training administration and logistics, help desk support, tuition reimbursement management services, event management, and vendor management. It also provides engineering and technical services comprising design, development and delivery of technical work-based learning, plant launch initiatives, engineering design and construction management, fabrication, management, operational excellence consulting, chemical demilitarization, homeland security, and emergency management support services. The Business Transformation Services segment offers custom product sales training and service technical training primarily to automotive manufacturers and service technicians. It also provides organizational development solutions, including strategy, leadership, employee engagement and culture consulting, enterprise technology implementation and adoption, and organization design and business performance consulting. The company serves companies in the automotive, financial services and insurance, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, power, chemical, electronics and technology, manufacturing, software, retail, healthcare, education, and food and beverage industries, as well as government agencies. GP Strategies Corporation was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/19 23:55|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/19 00:00|
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