Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Triple-S Management (GTS) Share Price

News stories about Triple-S Management (NYSE:GTS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Triple-S Management earned a coverage optimism score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 45.3985148515868 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Triple-S Management (NYSE GTS) traded down $0.82 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $24.04. 112,500 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 98,050. The firm has a market cap of $594.18, a PE ratio of 13.74, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.32 and a beta of 0.40. Triple-S Management has a 12-month low of $15.05 and a 12-month high of $29.43. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a quick ratio of 0.78 and a current ratio of 0.78.

Triple-S Management (NYSE:GTS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.59. The firm had revenue of $731.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $728.66 million. Triple-S Management had a net margin of 1.44% and a return on equity of 3.05%. The firm’s revenue was down 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned ($0.26) EPS. analysts predict that Triple-S Management will post 1.23 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Triple-S Management from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, November 27th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Triple-S Management from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $31.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Triple-S Management has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $25.50.

In other Triple-S Management news, insider Iraida T. Ojeda-Castro sold 1,667 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.51, for a total value of $45,859.17. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 8,445 shares in the company, valued at approximately $232,321.95. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 1.52% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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About Triple-S Management

Triple-S Management Corporation operates as a managed care company. The Company offers a range of managed care and related products in the commercial, Medicaid and Medicare markets. The Company’s segments include Managed Care, Life Insurance, and Property and Casualty Insurance. The Managed Care segment is engaged in the sale of managed care products to the Commercial, Medicare and Medicaid market sectors.

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