GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) Director Christopher Warren Calhoun sold 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.00, for a total transaction of $105,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 40,149 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $281,043. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

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

  • On Monday, July 24th, Christopher Warren Calhoun sold 5,000 shares of GAIN Capital Holdings stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.67, for a total transaction of $33,350.00.
  • 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 up 1.00% on Tuesday, reaching $7.08. 105,937 shares of the company traded hands. GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. has a 52-week low of $4.54 and a 52-week high of $8.75. The company has a market capitalization of $337.57 million, a PE ratio of 64.36 and a beta of 0.29. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $6.37 and a 200-day moving average of $7.05.

GAIN Capital Holdings (NYSE:GCAP) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The financial services provider reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.25. GAIN Capital Holdings had a return on equity of 2.86% and a net margin of 3.21%. The business had revenue of $98.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $98.70 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.27 earnings per share. GAIN Capital Holdings’s revenue was down 9.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts forecast that GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. will post $0.19 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

GAIN Capital Holdings announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, May 17th that authorizes the company to buyback $35.00 million in shares. This buyback authorization authorizes the financial services provider to repurchase up to 12.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually an indication that the company’s leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 19th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 12th will be issued a dividend of $0.06 per share. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 11th. GAIN Capital Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is 104.35%.

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Several research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of GAIN Capital Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Jefferies Group LLC boosted their target price on shares of GAIN Capital Holdings from $9.00 to $10.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, May 8th. TheStreet downgraded shares of GAIN Capital Holdings from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $7.50 target price on shares of GAIN Capital Holdings in a research note on Monday, April 10th.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in GCAP. Principal Financial Group Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of GAIN Capital Holdings during the second quarter valued at about $119,000. IndexIQ Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of GAIN Capital Holdings during the second quarter valued at about $354,000. Royce & Associates LP increased its stake in shares of GAIN Capital Holdings by 4.5% in the second quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 415,100 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,586,000 after buying an additional 17,800 shares in the last quarter. Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of GAIN Capital Holdings during the second quarter valued at about $155,000. Finally, Weber Alan W increased its stake in shares of GAIN Capital Holdings by 130.1% in the second quarter. Weber Alan W now owns 315,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,962,000 after buying an additional 178,114 shares in the last quarter. 49.28% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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.

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