Gain Capital (NYSE:GCAP) was downgraded by investment analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Friday, February 2nd.
A number of other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on GCAP. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $7.00 price objective on shares of Gain Capital in a research report on Friday, October 6th. BidaskClub cut shares of Gain Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Gain Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of Gain Capital from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Gain Capital currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $7.58.
Gain Capital (NYSE GCAP) opened at $6.59 on Friday. 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 cap of $288.95, a P/E ratio of 21.97, a P/E/G ratio of 1.19 and a beta of -0.06. Gain Capital has a 1 year low of $5.56 and a 1 year high of $13.26.
In related news, General Counsel Diego Rotsztain sold 49,149 shares of Gain Capital stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.00, for a total transaction of $442,341.00. Following the sale, the general counsel now directly owns 107,615 shares in the company, valued at approximately $968,535. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider Samantha Roady sold 36,000 shares of Gain Capital stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.37, for a total transaction of $301,320.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 297,354 shares in the company, valued at $2,488,852.98. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 134,298 shares of company stock worth $1,186,002 over the last quarter. 5.60% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Mariner Investment Group LLC acquired a new position in Gain Capital in the fourth quarter valued at $100,000. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Gain Capital in the third quarter valued at about $104,000. Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new stake in shares of Gain Capital in the third quarter valued at about $109,000. Principal Financial Group Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Gain Capital in the second quarter valued at about $119,000. Finally, Virtu Financial LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Gain Capital in the fourth quarter valued at about $157,000. Institutional investors own 55.84% 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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