Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY lowered its position in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) by 24.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 27,623 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 9,156 shares during the period. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY’s holdings in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A were worth $493,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in KCG. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A during the first quarter worth approximately $115,000. Guggenheim Capital LLC acquired a new stake in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A during the fourth quarter worth approximately $159,000. Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc acquired a new stake in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A during the first quarter worth approximately $193,000. Principal Financial Group Inc. acquired a new stake in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A during the first quarter worth approximately $212,000. Finally, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA raised its stake in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A by 1.2% in the first quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA now owns 12,996 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $232,000 after buying an additional 154 shares in the last quarter. 82.43% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) traded up 0.15% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $20.00. 371,341 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $19.98 and a 200-day moving average of $18.09. KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A has a 12 month low of $12.21 and a 12 month high of $20.02.

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A number of analysts have commented on the stock. Buckingham Research lowered shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $20.00 target price for the company. in a report on Thursday, April 20th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, April 22nd. ValuEngine raised shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. BidaskClub lowered shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Sunday, July 16th. Finally, Sandler O’Neill lowered shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, April 24th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $17.33.

In other news, COO Nick Ogurtsov sold 58,549 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.85, for a total transaction of $1,162,197.65. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 9.40% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

About KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG)

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