KCG Holdings Inc. (KCG) Shares Down 3.1%
KCG Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KCG) shares traded down 3.1% on Thursday . The stock 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.
Several research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered KCG Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 14th. Buckingham Research assumed coverage on KCG Holdings in a report on Tuesday, June 7th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, TheStreet upgraded 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 issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. KCG Holdings has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $14.25.
The company’s 50 day moving average price is $13.70 and its 200 day moving average price is $12.38. The stock has a market cap of $1.22 billion and a P/E ratio of 38.51.
KCG Holdings (NYSE:KCG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 21st. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.06. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.18) earnings per share. The company earned $319 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $280.16 million. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 22.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts anticipate 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 increased 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 worth $1,145,000 after buying an additional 65,651 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its stake 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. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. bought a new stake in KCG Holdings during the fourth quarter worth $2,542,000. UBS Oconnor LLC increased 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 worth $9,664,000 after buying an additional 725,043 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP increased 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 worth $7,515,000 after buying an additional 575,704 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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