Headlines about General Communication (NASDAQ:GNCMA) have been trending positive on Thursday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. General Communication earned a news impact score of 0.32 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 44.1269953857094 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- General Communication, Inc. (GNCMA) Stake Boosted by Yakira Capital Management Inc. (americanbankingnews.com)
- GCI REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS (finance.yahoo.com)
- Pinebridge Investments L.P. Acquires 11,040 Shares of General Communication, Inc. (GNCMA) (americanbankingnews.com)
- General Communication, Inc. (GNCMA) Shares Sold by KBC Group NV (americanbankingnews.com)
- Neuberger Berman To Vote For Shareholder Proposal Regarding Right To Call A Special Meeting At Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN) (bizjournals.com)
GNCMA has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded shares of General Communication from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Drexel Hamilton raised shares of General Communication from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd.
In other news, Director Stephen R. Mooney sold 10,100 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.78, for a total transaction of $411,878.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 56,400 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,299,992. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Gregory F. Chapados sold 30,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.72, for a total transaction of $1,191,600.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 497,375 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $19,755,735. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 52,500 shares of company stock valued at $2,114,818 in the last three months. Insiders own 15.28% of the company’s stock.
About General Communication
GCI Liberty, Inc, formerly General Communication, Inc, is a holding company. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a communications provider with operations primarily in the State of Alaska. The Company provides a range of wireless, data, video, voice and managed services to residential customers, businesses, governmental entities, and educational and medical institutions primarily in Alaska under its GCI brand.
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