KCG Holdings Inc. (KCG) Hits New 12-Month High at $14.78
KCG Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KCG) hit a new 52-week high on Monday . The stock traded as high as $14.78 and last traded at $14.70, with a volume of 154,045 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $14.71.
Several brokerages have recently weighed in on KCG. Zacks Investment Research raised KCG Holdings from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Buckingham Research initiated coverage on KCG Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, June 7th. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, TheStreet upgraded KCG Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 25th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.25.
The stock’s 50 day moving average is $13.74 and its 200 day moving average is $12.43. The stock has a market cap of $1.28 billion and a PE ratio of 15.01.
KCG Holdings (NYSE:KCG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 21st. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $319 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $280.16 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.18) earnings per share. KCG Holdings’s revenue was up 22.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts expect that KCG Holdings Inc. will post $0.23 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. UBS Oconnor LLC raised its stake in shares of KCG Holdings by 1,208.4% in the fourth quarter. UBS Oconnor LLC now owns 785,043 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,664,000 after buying an additional 725,043 shares in the last quarter. Marshall Wace LLP raised its stake in shares of KCG Holdings by 1,654.1% in the fourth quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 610,509 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,515,000 after buying an additional 575,704 shares in the last quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. acquired a new position in KCG Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $2,542,000. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its position in KCG Holdings by 239.8% in the fourth quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 93,029 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,145,000 after buying an additional 65,651 shares during the last quarter. Finally, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased 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 valued at $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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