News articles about GameStop (NYSE:GME) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. GameStop earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.0669388298251 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

GameStop (NYSE GME) opened at $15.80 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,638.09, a PE ratio of 4.61, a PEG ratio of 0.32 and a beta of 1.25. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a quick ratio of 0.38 and a current ratio of 1.20. GameStop has a 1 year low of $15.10 and a 1 year high of $26.68.

GameStop (NYSE:GME) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 21st. The company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.11. The business had revenue of $1.99 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.98 billion. GameStop had a return on equity of 16.50% and a net margin of 3.98%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.49 earnings per share. research analysts predict that GameStop will post 3.23 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded GameStop from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price objective on shares of GameStop in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Credit Suisse Group set a $20.00 price objective on GameStop and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 25th. Vetr downgraded GameStop from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $16.58 price objective for the company. in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Finally, Loop Capital set a $26.00 price objective on GameStop and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, January 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. GameStop has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $22.23.

In other GameStop news, Director Stephanie M. Shern sold 4,000 shares of GameStop stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.91, for a total value of $71,640.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 13,474 shares in the company, valued at $241,319.34. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders own 2.80% of the company’s stock.

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About GameStop

GameStop Corp. is an omnichannel video game retailer. The Company sells video game hardware, physical and digital video game software, video game accessories, as well as mobile and consumer electronics products and other merchandise through its GameStop, EB Games and Micromania stores. It operates its business in five segments, which consists of four Video Game Brands segments: United States, Canada, Australia and Europe, and Technology Brands segment.

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