Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the six analysts that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $8.83.

Several research analysts have weighed in on GCAP shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Gain Capital from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 6th. TheStreet downgraded shares of Gain Capital from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 15th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Gain Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 2nd.

NYSE GCAP traded up $0.04 on Friday, hitting $6.49. 116,390 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 213,706. The firm has a market cap of $288.27 million, a PE ratio of -32.45, a P/E/G ratio of 1.26 and a beta of 0.41. Gain Capital has a 12 month low of $5.68 and a 12 month high of $8.50. The company has a quick ratio of 1.39, a current ratio of 1.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38.

Gain Capital (NYSE:GCAP) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.17. The business had revenue of $95.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $85.77 million. Gain Capital had a net margin of 25.74% and a return on equity of 9.10%. On average, equities analysts predict that Gain Capital will post 0.81 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, insider Samantha Roady sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.77, for a total transaction of $38,850.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 225,508 shares in the company, valued at $1,752,197.16. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Joseph A. Schenk purchased 10,000 shares of Gain Capital stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 21st. The shares were bought at an average price of $7.32 per share, with a total value of $73,200.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 166,638 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,219,790.16. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 69,250 shares of company stock valued at $506,945. 6.40% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of GCAP. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. bought a new position in Gain Capital during the third quarter valued at about $3,907,000. Millennium Management LLC grew its position in Gain Capital by 1,767.6% during the second quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 506,240 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,822,000 after buying an additional 479,134 shares during the period. Weber Alan W grew its position in Gain Capital by 45.2% during the third quarter. Weber Alan W now owns 1,171,673 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $7,616,000 after buying an additional 364,899 shares during the period. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in Gain Capital during the third quarter worth about $2,116,000. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc boosted its position in Gain Capital by 21.9% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 1,497,918 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $9,736,000 after purchasing an additional 268,989 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 48.05% of the company’s stock.

Gain Capital Company Profile

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc, together with its subsidiary, provides trading services and solutions to retail, institutional, and futures service customers worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Retail, Institutional, and Futures. It specializes in over-the-counter (OTC) and exchange-traded markets.

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