KCG Holdings Inc. (KCG) Stock Price Down 3.1%
KCG Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KCG) shares traded down 3.1% during trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as $13.85 and last traded at $13.88, with a volume of 196,008 shares. The stock had previously closed at $14.33.
A number of research analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded KCG Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, April 29th. Buckingham Research assumed coverage on KCG Holdings in a report on Tuesday, June 7th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, TheStreet raised KCG Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.25.
The company has a market cap of $1.18 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.12. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $13.68 and a 200 day moving average of $12.35.
KCG Holdings (NYSE:KCG) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 21st. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $319 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $280.16 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($0.18) earnings per share. KCG Holdings’s quarterly revenue was up 22.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts forecast that KCG Holdings Inc. will post $0.23 earnings per share for the current year.
Other institutional investors have bought and sold shares of the company. Marshall Wace LLP raised its position in KCG Holdings by 1,654.1% in the fourth quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 610,509 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,515,000 after buying an additional 575,704 shares during the last quarter. UBS Oconnor LLC raised its position in KCG Holdings by 1,208.4% in the fourth quarter. UBS Oconnor LLC now owns 785,043 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,664,000 after buying an additional 725,043 shares during the last quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. acquired a new position in KCG Holdings during the fourth quarter worth approximately $2,542,000. Shell Asset Management Co. acquired a new position in KCG Holdings during the fourth quarter worth approximately $2,079,000. Finally, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its position in KCG Holdings by 17.1% in the fourth quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 200,384 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,467,000 after buying an additional 29,287 shares during the last quarter.
KCG Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company is an independent securities company offering investors a range of services designed to address trading needs across asset classes, product types and time zones. The Company combines technology with client service across market making, agency execution and venues.
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