KCG Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KCG) saw strong trading volume on Friday . 2,279,060 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 337% from the previous session’s volume of 521,762 shares.The stock last traded at $15.07 and had previously closed at $15.01.

Several research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of KCG Holdings from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 26th. Buckingham Research assumed coverage on shares of KCG Holdings in a research report on Tuesday, June 7th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of KCG Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report 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’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.25.

The firm’s 50 day moving average is $14.07 and its 200 day moving average is $12.62. The stock has a market cap of $1.28 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.08.

KCG Holdings (NYSE:KCG) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 21st. The company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.06. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.18) earnings per share. The firm had revenue of $319 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $280.16 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 22.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect that KCG Holdings Inc. will post $0.23 EPS for the current year.

Other hedge funds recently bought and sold shares of the company. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its stake 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 in the last quarter. Marshall Wace LLP boosted its stake in 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. Finally, UBS Oconnor LLC boosted its stake in 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.

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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