GCI – Gannett Co Inc – is a multi-platform news and information company.

GCI – Gannett Co Inc

Fundamentals Previously closed at 15.77
Day’s high 15.84
Day’s low 15.48
P/E ratio 12.70
EPS 1.25


Analysts opinion Gannett Co has great fundamentals, with P/S at 0.63, forward P/E at 9.41, zero debt, and a $196 million cash as per its latest financials. Today, Gannett offered to buy Tribune Publishing Co, the owner of LA Times and Chicago Tribune for $815 million. The proposal also includes assuming ~$390 million of debt. If this works out, the Acquisition could be great for both GCI and TPUB. Analysts are bullish on the stocks. The analyst confidence meter is a 75% Buy.
Sentiments Due to the news, the investor sentiments are bullish for GCI and TPUB. If the merger does happen, GCI would be a great long-term stock.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 100% higher chatter than usual.

KKR –Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co is a private equity and real estate investment firm specializing in direct and fund of fund investments.

KKR – Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co 

Fundamentals Previously closed at 14.94
Day’s high 15.11
Day’s low 14.81
P/E ratio 14.45
EPS 1.01


Analyst opinion KKR reported a loss of $0.65 per share, lower than the consensus estimate of ($0.33) per share. Revenues fell 44.1% YoY. It suffered huge losses due to its investment in payments processor First Data Corp, which lost one fifth of its value. It is currently trading at $14.66 which is higher than its 52-week low of $8.00.
Sentiments The stock has mixed reactions from investors. While most are bearish due to the Q1 losses, many believe that the stock has long term potential. Previously, it introduced a $500 Million stock buyback program. And many institutional investors including Wells Fargo, Toronto Dominion Bank, Thornburg Investment Management Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.  etc raised their stakes in KKR in the last 6 months.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 100% higher social chatter than usual.


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