GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) Director Christopher Warren Calhoun sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.87, for a total value of $34,350.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 25,149 shares in the company, valued at approximately $172,773.63. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

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

  • On Monday, August 7th, Christopher Warren Calhoun sold 15,000 shares of GAIN Capital Holdings stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.00, for a total value of $105,000.00.
  • On Monday, July 24th, Christopher Warren Calhoun sold 5,000 shares of GAIN Capital Holdings stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.67, for a total value 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 value 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 value of $32,900.00.

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE GCAP) traded down 0.29% on Wednesday, hitting $6.83. The stock had a trading volume of 127,015 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $322.66 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.96 and a beta of 0.29. GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. has a 1-year low of $4.54 and a 1-year high of $8.75. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $6.61 and its 200 day moving average is $7.03.

GAIN Capital Holdings (NYSE:GCAP) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The financial services provider reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.25. The company had revenue of $98.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $98.70 million. GAIN Capital Holdings had a return on equity of 2.85% and a net margin of 3.21%. GAIN Capital Holdings’s revenue was down 9.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.27 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts predict that GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. will post $0.19 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed 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. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 11th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.51%. GAIN Capital Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is presently 104.35%.

GAIN Capital Holdings declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, May 17th that permits the company to repurchase $35.00 million in shares. This repurchase authorization permits the financial services provider to reacquire up to 12.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company’s board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. American International Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of 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 valued at $191,000 after buying an additional 1,511 shares in the last quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. boosted 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. Martingale Asset Management L P acquired a new stake in GAIN Capital Holdings during the first quarter worth approximately $126,000. Oxford Asset Management acquired a new stake in GAIN Capital Holdings during the first quarter worth approximately $824,000. Finally, Eagle Global Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in GAIN Capital Holdings during the first quarter worth approximately $153,000. Institutional investors own 49.06% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have weighed in on GCAP shares. Jefferies Group LLC raised their price target on GAIN Capital Holdings from $9.00 to $10.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, May 8th. Zacks Investment Research lowered GAIN Capital Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. TheStreet lowered GAIN Capital Holdings from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $7.00 price target on shares of GAIN Capital Holdings in a research report on Friday, May 5th.

About GAIN Capital Holdings

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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