State of Wisconsin Investment Board lifted its holdings in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) by 98.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 31,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 15,349 shares during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board’s holdings in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A were worth $618,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA increased its stake in shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A by 1.2% in the 1st quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA now owns 12,996 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $232,000 after purchasing an additional 154 shares in the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its stake in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A by 2.5% during the 4th quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 81,885 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,085,000 after buying an additional 1,963 shares in the last quarter. Paloma Partners Management Co increased its stake in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A by 7.2% during the 1st quarter. Paloma Partners Management Co now owns 57,821 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,030,000 after buying an additional 3,900 shares in the last quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A during the 1st quarter worth approximately $115,000. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its stake in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A by 37.2% during the 1st quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 34,262 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $611,000 after buying an additional 9,292 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 82.43% of the company’s stock.

Shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) opened at 20.00 on Tuesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $19.99 and its 200 day moving average price is $18.25. KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A has a 1-year low of $12.21 and a 1-year high of $20.02.

Several equities research analysts have commented on the company. BidaskClub lowered KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Sunday, July 16th. Zacks Investment Research lowered KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $17.33.

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KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A Profile

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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