Digging Up the Details on Triple-S Management Corporation (GTS)

On Thursday, shares of Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS) marked $18.68 per share versus a previous $15.64 closing price. With having a 19.44% gain, an insight into the fundamental values of Triple-S Management Corporation, investors would also find a great ally in the technical patterns of the stock movements showed in stock charts. GTS showed a rise of 12.91% within its YTD performance, with highs and lows between $12.66 – $27.64 during the period of 52 weeks, compared to the simple moving average of -10.36% in the period of the last 200 days.

Wells Fargo equity researchers changed the status of Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) shares from “Underperform” to a “Market Perform” rating in the report published on August 9th, 2017. Other analysts, including Wells Fargo, also published their reports on GTS shares. Wells Fargo repeated the rating from the previous report, marking GTS under “Underperform” rating, in the report published on July 2nd, 2015. Additionally, GTS shares got another “Neutral” rating from UBS, setting a target price of $21 on the company’s shares, according to the report published in November 10th, 2010. On August 18th, 2010, UBS Reiterated an Neutral rating and increased its price target from $21 to $18. On the other hand, Credit Suisse Reiterated the “Outperform” rating for GTS shares, as published in the report on November 4th, 2009. Stifel Nicolaus seems to be going bullish on the price of GTS shares, based on the price prediction for GTS. Another “Buy” rating came from Stifel Nicolaus.

Triple-S Management Corporation (GTS) Analysis

The present dividend yield for GTS owners is set at 0, marking the return investors will get regardless of the company’s performance in the upcoming period. In addition, the growth of sales from quarter to quarter is recording 16.30%, hinting the company’s progress in the upcoming progress.

In order to gain a clear insight on the performance of Triple-S Management Corporation (GTS) as it may occur in the future, there are more than several well-rounded types of analysis and research techniques, while equity is most certainly one of the more important indicators into the company’s growth and performance. In this case, you want to make sure that the return on the present equity of 4.30% is enough for you to make a profit out of your investment. You may also count in the quick ratio of the company, currently set at so you would make sure that the company is able to cover the debts it may have, which can be easily seen in annual reports of the company.

Set to affect the volatility of a given stock, the average volume can also be a valuable indicator, while GTS is currently recording an average of 323.36K in volumes. The volatility of the stock on monthly basis is set at 4.69%, while the weekly volatility levels are marked at 5.62%with 23.46% of gain in the last seven days. Additionally, long-term investors are predicting the target price of $21.00, indicating growth from the present price of $18.68, which can represent yet another valuable research and analysis points that can help you decide whether to invest in GTS or pass.

What to Look for When Analyzing Triple-S Management Corporation Shares?

Triple-S Management Corporation (GTS) is based in the USA and it represents one of the well-known company operating with Financial sector. If you wish to compare GTS shares with other companies under Electronic Equipment and Consumer Goods, a factor to note is the P/E value of 12.07 for Triple-S Management Corporation, while the value 6.79 can represent an indicator in the future growth of the company in terms of investor’s expectations. The later value should have a steady growth rate, increasing and growing gradually, which serves the purpose of reliably showcasing the progress of the company. The value 1.55 is supported by the yearly ESP growth of -221.70%.

Besides from looking into the fundamentals, you should also note the number of people inside the company owning the shares, as the values should be in line with the expectations of investors. In that spirit, the present ownership of stocks inside the company is set at 2.55%, which can provide you with an insight of how involved executives are in owning shares of the company. In oppose to the executives’ share, the institutional ownership counts 84.70% of shares, carrying an equal significance as an indicator of value, as the presence of large investors may signal a strong company.

Are Institutional Investors Increasing Stakes in GTS Shares?

It appears that more than several institutional investors and hedge funds decided to increase stakes in GTS in the recent period. That is how Fidelity Management & Research Co now has an increase position in GTS by 0.00% in the first quarter, owning 2.08 million shares of GTS stocks, with the value of $27.81 million after the purchase of an additional 0 shares during the last quarter. In the meanwhile, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP also increased their stake in GTS shares changed 0.57% in the first quarter, which means that the company now owns 1.97 million shares of company, all valued at $26.38 million after the acquisition of additional 11,229 shares during the last quarter.

Pzena Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in Triple-S Management Corporation during the first quarter, with the value of $25.78 million, and Lakewood Capital Management LP increased their stake in the company’s shares by 66.36% in the first quarter, now owning 476,755 shares valued at $16.02 million after the acquisition of the additional 1.2 million shares during the last quarter. In the end, Northern Trust Investments, Inc. increased their position by 12.39% during the first quarter, now owning 1.11 million GTS shares, now holding the value of $14.92 million in GTS with the purchase of the additional 2,237 shares during the period of the last quarter. At the present, 84.70% of GTS shares are in the ownership of institutional investors.