Triple-S Management Corp (NYSE:GTS) (TREND ANALYSIS) shares were traded with more than 50% increase in usual volume. The stock closed last trading session at $20.26, up by 5.52%, with a volume of 377,457 shares against an average volume for the last 3 months of 168,197.
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GTS reported last quarter earnings on May 07. The Medical HMO company announced earnings per share of $0.37 against a consensus Street estimate of $0.28, beating the average estimate by $0.09. This corresponds to a decrease of $0.32 compared to the same quarter of the previous fiscal year.
Triple-S Management Corp (NYSE:GTS) is currently trading 20.52% below its 52-week-high, 23.76% above its 52-week-low. The 1-year range for the stock is $16.37 – $25.49. Triple-S Management Corp (GTS) has a price to earnings ratio of 8.41 versus Financial sector average of 15.4. GTS stock price has underperformed the S&P 500 by 17.7%. The Medical HMO company is currently valued at $0.54 billion and its share price closed the last trading session at $20.26. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $19.79 and a 200-day moving average of $21.96.
Triple-S Management Corp (GTS) current short interest stands at 6.26 million shares. It has decreased by 5% from the same period of last month. Around 3% of the company’s shares, which are float, are short sold. With a 10-days average volume of 0.18 million shares, the number of days required to cover the short positions stand at 3.5 days.
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There are currently three analysts that cover GTS stock. Of those three, three have a Hold rating. On a consensus basis this yields to a Hold rating. The consensus target price stands at $22.
In term of ownership, company insiders have sold 0.3% of their stock over the last six months while institutions have increased their positions by 1.43%. As a whole, institutions own 82.1% of the total outstanding shares.
Triple-S Management Corporation is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. The Company operates a network of participants and providers in Puerto Rico.