Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP): Negative Stock Sentiment

June 16, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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Sentiment for Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP)

Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q1 2018. Its down -0.41, from 1.18 in 2017Q4. The ratio dropped, as 40 active investment managers increased and started new positions, while 52 cut down and sold their stakes in Gain Capital Holdings Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now hold: 21.77 million shares, down from 23.11 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Gain Capital Holdings Inc in their top 10 positions decreased from 4 to 2 for a decrease of 2. Sold All: 18 Reduced: 34 Increased: 22 New Position: 18.

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. provides trading services and solutions to retail, institutional, and futures service clients worldwide. The company has market cap of $371.01 million. The firm operates in three divisions: Retail, Institutional, and Futures. It currently has negative earnings. It specializes in over-the-counter and exchange-traded markets.

The stock increased 0.85% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $8.29. About 375,060 shares traded. GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) has risen 34.63% since June 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.06% the S&P500.

Analysts await GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.16 EPS, down 36.00 % or $0.09 from last year’s $0.25 per share. GCAP’s profit will be $7.16M for 12.95 P/E if the $0.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.36 actual EPS reported by GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -55.56 % negative EPS growth.

Signia Capital Management Llc holds 7.72% of its portfolio in GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. for 1.13 million shares. Francisco Partners Management Lp owns 186,435 shares or 2.77% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Weber Alan W has 2.04% invested in the company for 656,773 shares. The California-based Kestrel Investment Management Corp has invested 1.32% in the stock. Menta Capital Llc, a California-based fund reported 199,618 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 3 buys, and 16 selling transactions for $287,586 activity.

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Gain Capital Holdings’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Gain Capital Holdings, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $7.25 while the high is $10.0. The stock’s average target of $8.08 is -2.53% below today’s ($8.29) share price. GCAP was included in 6 notes of analysts from December 21, 2017. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, April 6 by Sandler O’Neill. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $7.75 target in Friday, March 9 report. Sandler O’Neill maintained GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) on Monday, January 8 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, March 8 with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, January 16. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21.

More recent GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “GAIN Capital May OTC average daily volume up 4.7% from April” on June 08, 2018. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “Data Shows Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Will Continue to Grow” on June 08, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Gain Capital (GCAP) Reports Sale of ECN Business to Deutsche Börse Group’s FX unit for $100M” with publication date: May 30, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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