The stock surged to nearly 9 percent in after-market trading on the announced changes.
The company had 1,552 employees as of December 31. (NASDAQ:GPRO) where 0 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 0 analysts said it's a Buy, 0 rated the stock as Hold, 0 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (GPRO) managed to surpass quarterly earnings per share estimates in 6 of the trailing twelve fiscal quarters, and has a positive trend with an average surprise of 54%.
GoPro, Inc. (GoPro) produces cameras and mountable and wearable accessories. This showed the surprise of 31.8% in the last quarter earnings. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.19, for a total transaction of $336,420.63. The median estimate represents a +8.98% increase from the last price of 7.57. GoPro said in a statement it expects to spend $10 million this quarter on its restructuring effort.
While the revenue target is optimistic, the company's road to profitability isn't being driven by expectations that sales will continue to boom but by strict cost-cutting plans, which add to a lengthy list of expense reductions the action camera maker has taken in the past year. The San Mateo, Calif. -based company went public at 24 in June 2014 and climbed as high as 98.47 in October of that year. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -13.39 percent and -39.92 percent respectively.
The Company now has Insider ownership of 0.7 Percent and Institutional Ownership of 44.7 Percent. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at -93.3% while it's Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -75.1%.
The company's stock now has 1.07 Billion in market capitalization. Also, General Counsel Sharon S. Zezima sold 6,297 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 17th. GoPro shrank its video production team to focus more on user-generated content and less on GoPro-created videos.
Target prices have a considerable bearing on the stock movement.
"That's one way to get to profitability", said Pacific Crest analyst Brad Erickson, who has a sector weight rating on the stock.
The latest Insider trade was made on 5 Mar 2017 where Bates Anthony John Director did a transaction type "Sell" in which 41077 shares were traded at a price of $8.19.
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