GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) Director Christopher Warren Calhoun sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.67, for a total transaction of $33,350.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 45,149 shares in the company, valued at approximately $301,143.83. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Christopher Warren Calhoun also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, July 17th, Christopher Warren Calhoun sold 5,000 shares of GAIN Capital Holdings stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.39, for a total transaction of $31,950.00.
  • On Thursday, July 13th, Christopher Warren Calhoun sold 5,000 shares of GAIN Capital Holdings stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.58, for a total transaction of $32,900.00.

Shares of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) traded down 0.59% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $6.69. 86,580 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm has a market cap of $318.98 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 60.82 and a beta of 0.28. GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. has a 52-week low of $4.54 and a 52-week high of $8.75. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $6.13 and a 200 day moving average of $7.06.

GAIN Capital Holdings (NYSE:GCAP) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. The financial services provider reported ($0.39) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.23) by $0.16. GAIN Capital Holdings had a return on equity of 3.27% and a net margin of 2.25%. The business had revenue of $59.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $63.29 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.35 EPS. GAIN Capital Holdings’s revenue was down 48.4% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. will post $0.21 EPS for the current year.

GAIN Capital Holdings announced that its board has approved a share buyback program on Wednesday, May 17th that permits the company to buyback $35.00 million in shares. This buyback authorization permits the financial services provider to buy up to 12.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company’s leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

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Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Alliancebernstein L.P. increased its stake in GAIN Capital Holdings by 1.2% in the first quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 25,100 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $209,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the period. American International Group Inc. increased its stake in GAIN Capital Holdings by 7.0% in the first quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 22,956 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $191,000 after buying an additional 1,511 shares during the period. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY increased its stake in GAIN Capital Holdings by 14.8% in the first quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 28,588 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $238,000 after buying an additional 3,689 shares during the period. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. increased its stake in GAIN Capital Holdings by 18.5% in the first quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 24,592 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $205,000 after buying an additional 3,832 shares during the period. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its stake in GAIN Capital Holdings by 1.7% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 587,200 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,864,000 after buying an additional 9,600 shares during the period. 51.21% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

GCAP has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 target price on shares of GAIN Capital Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, April 12th. TheStreet cut shares of GAIN Capital Holdings from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $7.00 target price on shares of GAIN Capital Holdings in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of GAIN Capital Holdings from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 13th.

GAIN Capital Holdings 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.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for GAIN Capital Holdings (NYSE:GCAP)

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