Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) went up to recover about 20.79% since recording its record low price of $8.37. The stock experienced -3.07% slump, arriving at $10.11 on 4/8/2019. During the day, the stock price traveled from $10.1 to $10.42. This company shares are 16.22% off its target price of $11.75 and the current market capitalization stands at $1.17B. The recent change has given its price a -7.67% deficit over SMA 50 and -15.68% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -5.87% declines, 7.67% gains and -1.37% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found GCI’s volatility during a week at 2.4% and during a month it has been found around 2.59%.

Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $1.23 billion or 0% in GCI stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Blackrock Inc. owns $173.21 million in Gannett Co., Inc., which represents roughly 14.8% of the company’s market cap and approximately 14.09% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 13,124,159 shares of the stock are valued at $136.89 million. The third largest holder is Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp, which currently holds $99.03 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 8.46% of its market capitalization.

Gannett Co., Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of December reporting period, 109 institutional holders increased their position in Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) by some 12,766,257 shares, 141 decreased positions by 8,593,792 and 54 held positions by 96,430,085. That puts total institutional holdings at 117,790,134 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 32 new institutional investments totaling 6,437,594 shares while 50 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 2,686,639 shares.

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Gannett Co., Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Chief Marketing Officer Yost Andrew T. has sold 3,500 shares of Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI) in the trading session dated Aug. 17, 2018. These shares are worth $36,085 and were traded at $10.31 each. The SEC filing shows that Faure Walker Henry K. performed a sale of 337 shares. The CEO of Newsquest Media Group disposed these shares by way of transaction on Aug. 17, 2018. The company’s shares were given away at $10.28 per share worth to an income of some $3,464 to the account of Faure Walker Henry K..

Chief Marketing Officer, Yost Andrew T., sold 5,175 common shares of Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI) in the open market. In a transaction dated Aug. 14, 2018, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $10.39, raking in a sum of $53,768. After this sale, 9,661 common shares of GCI are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $97,671.

In the transaction dated May. 11, 2018, a great number of shares acquired came courtesy the SVP, CFO and Treasurer; ENGEL ALISON K added a total of 4,300 shares at an average price of $11.61, amounting to approximately $49,923. The insider now directly owns 47,423 shares worth $479,451.

Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), with 0 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 2 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 1 buy, 2 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 3.2 average brokerage recommendation [T1].