General Finance (GFN) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.16
News coverage about General Finance (NASDAQ:GFN) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. General Finance earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 45.7483488408548 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of General Finance from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, September 22nd. Oppenheimer reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of General Finance in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. General Finance has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $9.20.
General Finance (GFN) traded down $0.10 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $6.90. 21,804 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 36,937. General Finance has a 12 month low of $4.50 and a 12 month high of $7.15. The company has a current ratio of 1.58, a quick ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.93. The stock has a market cap of $183.68, a P/E ratio of -32.86 and a beta of 1.30.
General Finance Corporation is a specialty rental services company. The Company offers a range of portable storage units, including its core 20-feet and 40-feet steel containers, office container, mobile office and modular space products and steel tanks. It has two geographic areas that include its four operating segments: the Asia-Pacific area, consisting of the leasing operations of Royal Wolf Holdings Limited and its Australian and New Zealand subsidiaries (Royal Wolf), and North America, consisting of the combined leasing operations of Pac-Van, Inc and its Canadian subsidiary, PV Acquisition Corp.
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