Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the six ratings firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $6.00.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered Gain Capital from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Monday, January 20th.
Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC acquired a new position in Gain Capital during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $25,000. Marshall Wace LLP acquired a new position in Gain Capital during the 4th quarter worth approximately $30,000. Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC acquired a new position in shares of Gain Capital in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $40,000. Barclays PLC raised its position in shares of Gain Capital by 86.3% in the 4th quarter. Barclays PLC now owns 19,697 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $77,000 after purchasing an additional 9,125 shares in the last quarter. Finally, UBS Group AG raised its position in shares of Gain Capital by 86.1% in the 4th quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 27,647 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $109,000 after purchasing an additional 12,794 shares in the last quarter. 51.53% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
About Gain Capital
GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc, together with its subsidiary, provides trading services and solutions to retail, institutional, and futures service customers worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Retail and Futures. It specializes in over-the-counter (OTC) and exchange-traded markets. The company offers access to a range of financial products, including spot foreign exchange (forex) and precious metals trading; and spread bets and contracts for differences on currencies, commodities, indices, individual equities, bonds, options, and interest rate products, as well as OTC options on forex.
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