Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Gain Capital (GCAP) Share Price
News articles about Gain Capital (NYSE:GCAP) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Gain Capital earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.3669511816391 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Gain Capital (GCAP) Reports Dec. Operating Metrics (streetinsider.com)
- Gain Capital (GCAP) Continues Global Rollout of Bitcoin Trading (streetinsider.com)
- GAIN Capital Retail FX volumes hit multi-year low in December at $164 billion (leaprate.com)
- GAIN Capital Announces Monthly Metrics for December 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- GAIN Capital Continues Global Rollout of Bitcoin Trading (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of Gain Capital (NYSE GCAP) opened at $8.40 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $388.12, a P/E ratio of 28.00, a P/E/G ratio of 1.59 and a beta of 0.25. Gain Capital has a 12-month low of $5.56 and a 12-month high of $13.26. The company has a current ratio of 1.24, a quick ratio of 1.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 11th were given a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 8th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.86%. Gain Capital’s payout ratio is 80.00%.
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on GCAP shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Gain Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. BidaskClub lowered Gain Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. TheStreet lowered Gain Capital from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $7.00 price target on shares of Gain Capital in a research report on Friday, October 6th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $7.58.
In other Gain Capital news, General Counsel Diego Rotsztain sold 49,149 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, December 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.00, for a total value of $442,341.00. Following the transaction, the general counsel now directly owns 107,615 shares in the company, valued at approximately $968,535. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Christopher Warren Calhoun sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, October 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.00, for a total value of $35,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 23,278 shares in the company, valued at $162,946. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 103,298 shares of company stock worth $919,682 over the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 5.00% of the company’s stock.
Gain Capital Company Profile
GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc (GAIN) 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 and Futures segment. Through its retail segment, the Company provides its retail customers across the world with access to a range of global financial markets, including spot 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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