Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP) insider Samantha Roady sold 36,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.37, for a total transaction of $301,320.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 297,354 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,488,852.98. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP) opened at $8.17 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.24, a quick ratio of 1.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45. Gain Capital Holdings Inc has a twelve month low of $5.56 and a twelve month high of $13.26. The firm has a market cap of $372.79, a PE ratio of 27.23, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.53 and a beta of 0.25.

Gain Capital (NYSE:GCAP) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.06. Gain Capital had a net margin of 3.72% and a return on equity of 5.62%. The firm had revenue of $81.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $79.86 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted ($0.11) EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.6% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts anticipate that Gain Capital Holdings Inc will post -0.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 11th were issued a dividend of $0.06 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 8th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.94%. Gain Capital’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 80.00%.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of GCAP. Principal Financial Group Inc. purchased a new position in Gain Capital during the 2nd quarter valued at about $119,000. Alliancebernstein L.P. increased its holdings in Gain Capital by 57.8% during the 2nd quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 39,600 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $247,000 after acquiring an additional 14,500 shares in the last quarter. Martingale Asset Management L P increased its holdings in Gain Capital by 52.2% during the 2nd quarter. Martingale Asset Management L P now owns 23,020 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $144,000 after acquiring an additional 7,900 shares in the last quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in Gain Capital by 2.2% during the 2nd quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 97,677 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $609,000 after acquiring an additional 2,095 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its holdings in Gain Capital by 7.6% during the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 886,638 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $5,523,000 after acquiring an additional 62,400 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 56.25% of the company’s stock.

GCAP has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub cut shares of Gain Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Gain Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $7.00 price objective on shares of Gain Capital in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of Gain Capital from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Gain Capital presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $7.58.

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Gain Capital Company Profile

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc (GAIN) is a provider of trading services and solutions, specializing in over-the-counter (OTC) and exchange-traded markets. The Company’s segments include Retail segment, Institutional segment and Futures segment. Through its retail segment, the Company provides its retail customers across the world with access to a range of global financial markets, including spot forex, precious metals, spread bets and contracts for difference (CFDs) on commodities, indices, individual equities and interest rate products, as well OTC options on forex.

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