Press coverage about Consumer Portfolio Services (NASDAQ:CPSS) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Consumer Portfolio Services earned a news sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the credit services provider an impact score of 45.6627205968747 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Consumer Portfolio Services (CPSS) versus The Competition Head-To-Head Survey (americanbankingnews.com)
- Comparing Consumer Portfolio Services (CPSS) & Its Competitors (americanbankingnews.com)
- Financial Analysis: Consumer Portfolio Services (CPSS) & Its Peers (americanbankingnews.com)
- Consumer Portfolio Services (CPSS) Downgraded by ValuEngine (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of CPSS traded up $0.14 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $3.85. 34,762 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 36,112. The firm has a market capitalization of $80.21, a P/E ratio of 4.81 and a beta of 1.53. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.42, a quick ratio of 16.44 and a current ratio of 16.44. Consumer Portfolio Services has a 1-year low of $3.66 and a 1-year high of $5.21.
A number of brokerages have recently commented on CPSS. ValuEngine lowered shares of Consumer Portfolio Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Consumer Portfolio Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.25 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, March 13th.
In other news, insider Chris Terry sold 90,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Saturday, February 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.13, for a total transaction of $371,700.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 6,349 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $26,221.37. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 37.50% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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Consumer Portfolio Services Company Profile
Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc operates as a specialty finance company in the United States. The company purchases and services retail automobile contracts originated by franchised automobile dealers and select independent dealers in the sale of new and used automobiles, light trucks, and passenger vans.
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