Shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the five ratings firms that are currently covering the stock. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $15.00.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 26th. TheStreet downgraded shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 15th. Finally, Barclays PLC set a $15.00 target price on shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new position in shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A during the second quarter worth $441,000. EAM Investors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A during the second quarter worth approximately $2,450,000. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A during the second quarter worth approximately $1,962,000. Swiss National Bank boosted its stake in shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A by 33.3% in the second quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 122,599 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,631,000 after buying an additional 30,600 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Quantbot Technologies LP acquired a new stake in shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A during the second quarter worth approximately $107,000. Institutional investors own 83.49% of the company’s stock.

KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) opened at 14.79 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.26 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.44 and a beta of 1.61. KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A has a 1-year low of $10.03 and a 1-year high of $15.70. The company has a 50-day moving average of $14.09 and a 200-day moving average of $14.15.

KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 20th. The company reported ($0.13) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.21. The firm earned $208.53 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $319.90 million. KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A had a return on equity of 3.26% and a net margin of 4.83%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 44.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.24 EPS. Analysts anticipate that KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A will post $0.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A

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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