Shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eight research firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a strong buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $18.00.

KCG has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. BidaskClub lowered KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Sunday, July 16th. Finally, ValuEngine raised KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd.

KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) traded up 0.15% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $20.00. The company had a trading volume of 371,341 shares. KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A has a 12-month low of $12.21 and a 12-month high of $20.02. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $19.99 and a 200 day moving average of $18.25.

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Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A during the first quarter worth approximately $115,000. Guggenheim Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A during the fourth quarter worth approximately $159,000. Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc purchased a new stake in shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A during the first quarter worth approximately $193,000. Principal Financial Group Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A during the first quarter worth approximately $212,000. Finally, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA raised its stake in shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A by 1.2% in the first quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA now owns 12,996 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $232,000 after buying an additional 154 shares during the last quarter. 82.43% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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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