FXCM Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages (NASDAQ:FXCM)
FXCM (NASDAQ:FXCM) has been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the ten ratings firms that are currently covering the company, American Banking News reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation and eight have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $18.44.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of FXCM in a research note on Tuesday, April 15th. They now have a $16.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $18.00. Separately, analysts at Citigroup Inc. cut their price target on shares of FXCM from $19.00 to $18.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 9th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of FXCM from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 13th. They now have a $16.10 price target on the stock.
FXCM (NASDAQ:FXCM) opened at 15.43 on Monday. FXCM has a 1-year low of $12.98 and a 1-year high of $19.97. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $15.61 and its 200-day moving average is $16.56. The company has a market cap of $706.0 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.16.
FXCM (NASDAQ:FXCM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 6th. The company reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $113.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $106.18 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.13 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down .5% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that FXCM will post $0.72 EPS for the current fiscal year.
FXCM Inc (NASDAQ:FXCM) is an online provider of foreign exchange (FX) trading and related services to approximately 170,930 active retail customers globally.
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