Gain Capital Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) Director Joseph A. Schenk purchased 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 9th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $5.41 per share, with a total value of $54,100.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 87,619 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $474,018.79. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.

Gain Capital Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) opened at 6.29 on Tuesday. Gain Capital Holdings Inc. has a 52-week low of $4.54 and a 52-week high of $8.38. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $5.60 and a 200 day moving average price of $6.35. The stock has a market cap of $306.17 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.38 and a beta of -0.05.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Gain Capital Holdings (NYSE:GCAP)

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 22nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 12th will be given a $0.06 dividend. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.82%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 8th. This is an increase from Gain Capital Holdings’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.05. Gain Capital Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is 35.09%.

GCAP has been the subject of several recent research reports. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 price objective (down previously from $8.00) on shares of Gain Capital Holdings in a research report on Friday, November 4th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Gain Capital Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 13th. Finally, TheStreet lowered Gain Capital Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, September 12th.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. TFS Capital LLC acquired a new position in shares of Gain Capital Holdings during the second quarter valued at approximately $102,000. Mycio Wealth Partners LLC increased its position in shares of Gain Capital Holdings by 0.8% in the third quarter. Mycio Wealth Partners LLC now owns 16,427 shares of the company’s stock valued at $102,000 after buying an additional 126 shares during the period. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. increased its position in shares of Gain Capital Holdings by 50.0% in the second quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 18,600 shares of the company’s stock valued at $118,000 after buying an additional 6,200 shares during the period. Alliancebernstein L.P. increased its position in shares of Gain Capital Holdings by 73.0% in the second quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 19,200 shares of the company’s stock valued at $121,000 after buying an additional 8,100 shares during the period. Finally, American International Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Gain Capital Holdings by 13.6% in the second quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 21,468 shares of the company’s stock valued at $136,000 after buying an additional 2,569 shares during the period. 48.58% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Gain Capital Holdings

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc 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, Futures segment, and Corporate and other. The retail segment provides its retail customers with access to a range of global financial markets, including spot foreign exchange (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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