Gain Capital (GCAP) Trading Down 3.5%

Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP) was down 3.5% on Monday . The company traded as low as $6.84 and last traded at $7.11. Approximately 662,434 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 74% from the average daily volume of 2,594,246 shares. The stock had previously closed at $6.87.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on GCAP shares. TheStreet cut shares of Gain Capital from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Gain Capital from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. ValuEngine cut shares of Gain Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Gain Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $7.58.

The company has a current ratio of 1.24, a quick ratio of 1.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45. The firm has a market capitalization of $311.04, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.43, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.28 and a beta of -0.06.

In related news, insider Samantha Roady sold 36,000 shares of Gain Capital stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.37, for a total value of $301,320.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 297,354 shares in the company, valued at $2,488,852.98. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, General Counsel Diego Rotsztain sold 49,149 shares of Gain Capital stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.00, for a total transaction of $442,341.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the general counsel now owns 107,615 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $968,535. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 134,298 shares of company stock valued at $1,186,002 in the last 90 days. Company insiders own 5.60% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Gain Capital in the third quarter valued at approximately $104,000. DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co acquired a new position in shares of Gain Capital in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $170,000. Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new position in shares of Gain Capital in the third quarter valued at approximately $109,000. Principal Financial Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Gain Capital in the second quarter valued at approximately $119,000. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Gain Capital by 17.1% in the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 25,712 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $160,000 after purchasing an additional 3,755 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 55.74% of the company’s stock.

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Gain Capital Company Profile

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc (GAIN) is a provider of trading services and solutions, specializing in over-the-counter (OTC) and exchange-traded markets. The Company’s segments include Retail segment, Institutional segment and Futures segment. Through its retail segment, the Company provides its retail customers across the world with access to a range of global financial markets, including spot forex, precious metals, spread bets and contracts for difference (CFDs) on commodities, indices, individual equities and interest rate products, as well OTC options on forex.

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