Media headlines about Consumer Portfolio Services (NASDAQ:CPSS) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Consumer Portfolio Services earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the credit services provider an impact score of 45.3113294634098 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on CPSS. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Consumer Portfolio Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 26th. TheStreet cut shares of Consumer Portfolio Services from a “c” rating to a “d” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st.
Consumer Portfolio Services (NASDAQ:CPSS) opened at $4.02 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 17.19, a quick ratio of 17.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 10.89. Consumer Portfolio Services has a 12-month low of $3.66 and a 12-month high of $5.69. The firm has a market cap of $87.75, a PE ratio of 5.29 and a beta of 1.92.
In other Consumer Portfolio Services news, Director Daniel S. Wood sold 10,000 shares of Consumer Portfolio Services stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.32, for a total value of $43,200.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 167,565 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $723,880.80. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Second Curve Capital Llc sold 150,000 shares of Consumer Portfolio Services stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.21, for a total transaction of $631,500.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 235,100 shares of company stock worth $989,660 over the last three months. 37.50% of the stock is owned by 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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