Media coverage about Consumer Portfolio Services (NASDAQ:CPSS) has been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring 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. Consumer Portfolio Services earned a media sentiment score of 0.50 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the credit services provider an impact score of 76 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
Consumer Portfolio Services (NASDAQ:CPSS) traded up 0.65% on Friday, hitting $4.67. 100,724 shares of the stock were exchanged. Consumer Portfolio Services has a 52 week low of $3.67 and a 52 week high of $6.05. The company has a market cap of $108.07 million, a PE ratio of 5.01 and a beta of 1.72. The company’s 50-day moving average is $4.45 and its 200-day moving average is $4.74.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Consumer Portfolio Services from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 20th.
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In related news, major shareholder Second Curve Capital Llc sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.52, for a total value of $45,200.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders sold a total of 20,000 shares of company stock valued at $90,050 in the last quarter. 37.50% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
Consumer Portfolio Services Company Profile
Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc is a specialty finance company. The Company’s business is to purchase and service retail automobile contracts originated primarily by franchised automobile dealers and by select independent dealers in the United States in the sale of new and used automobiles, light trucks and passenger vans.
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