General American Investors (GAM) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.01

News stories about General American Investors (NYSE:GAM) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing 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. General American Investors earned a daily sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the investment management company an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of General American Investors (GAM) traded down 0.03% on Monday, reaching $34.94. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 26,756 shares. General American Investors has a 1-year low of $28.72 and a 1-year high of $35.12. The company has a 50 day moving average of $34.10 and a 200 day moving average of $33.22. The stock has a market capitalization of $944.67 million, a P/E ratio of 6.66 and a beta of 1.19.

In related news, CEO Jeffrey W. Priest acquired 1,500 shares of General American Investors stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 16th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $34.18 per share, for a total transaction of $51,270.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 70,139 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,397,351.02. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. 6.68% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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