GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) Director Christopher Warren Calhoun sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.00, for a total transaction of $35,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 23,278 shares in the company, valued at $162,946. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

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

  • On Monday, August 14th, Christopher Warren Calhoun sold 5,000 shares of GAIN Capital Holdings stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.87, for a total transaction of $34,350.00.
  • On Monday, August 7th, Christopher Warren Calhoun sold 15,000 shares of GAIN Capital Holdings stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.00, for a total transaction of $105,000.00.

Shares of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (GCAP) traded down 1.86% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $7.38. 559,944 shares of the company traded hands. The stock has a market capitalization of $348.64 million, a PE ratio of 32.37 and a beta of 0.30. 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 $6.44 and a 200-day moving average of $6.40.

GAIN Capital Holdings (NYSE:GCAP) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.01) by $0.06. The business had revenue of $81.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $79.86 million. GAIN Capital Holdings had a net margin of 3.72% and a return on equity of 5.63%. GAIN Capital Holdings’s quarterly revenue was up 12.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted ($0.11) earnings per share. Equities analysts forecast that GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. will post $0.05 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 21st. Investors of record on Monday, December 11th will be paid a $0.06 dividend. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.25%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 8th. GAIN Capital Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is currently 80.00%.

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A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in GCAP. Northern Trust Corp raised its stake in GAIN Capital Holdings by 61.8% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 1,003,141 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $6,249,000 after purchasing an additional 383,185 shares in the last quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans bought a new position in GAIN Capital Holdings during the second quarter valued at approximately $1,978,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in GAIN Capital Holdings by 10.6% during the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,161,274 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $18,003,000 after acquiring an additional 206,327 shares during the last quarter. Luzich Partners LLC grew its position in GAIN Capital Holdings by 14.8% during the second quarter. Luzich Partners LLC now owns 1,415,878 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $8,821,000 after acquiring an additional 182,030 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Weber Alan W grew its position in GAIN Capital Holdings by 130.1% during the second quarter. Weber Alan W now owns 315,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,962,000 after acquiring an additional 178,114 shares during the last quarter. 53.26% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on GCAP shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of GAIN Capital Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $8.50 price target (down from $9.00) on shares of GAIN Capital Holdings in a report on Friday, August 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of GAIN Capital Holdings from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $7.25 price target on the stock in a report on Monday, July 10th. TheStreet raised shares of GAIN Capital Holdings from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Monday, August 7th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $7.00 price target on shares of GAIN Capital Holdings in a report on Friday, October 6th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $7.58.

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.

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