Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 25th, Zacks reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 23rd will be given a dividend of 0.06 per share by the financial services provider on Friday, September 27th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 20th.

Gain Capital has raised its dividend payment by an average of 6.3% per year over the last three years. Gain Capital has a payout ratio of 37.5% indicating that its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. Equities analysts expect Gain Capital to earn $0.72 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able to cover its $0.24 annual dividend with an expected future payout ratio of 33.3%.

NYSE GCAP traded up $0.27 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $5.78. The stock had a trading volume of 6,009 shares, compared to its average volume of 218,630. The company has a market capitalization of $212.03 million, a PE ratio of 8.63 and a beta of 0.65. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $4.60 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $5.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51, a quick ratio of 1.30 and a current ratio of 1.30. Gain Capital has a 12 month low of $3.75 and a 12 month high of $7.89.

Gain Capital (NYSE:GCAP) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.06) by $0.16. The firm had revenue of $75.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $73.33 million. Gain Capital had a negative return on equity of 5.36% and a negative net margin of 6.15%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 10.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.10 EPS. As a group, equities analysts anticipate that Gain Capital will post -0.49 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts have weighed in on GCAP shares. Sandler O’Neill set a $5.00 price target on Gain Capital and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 10th. ValuEngine raised Gain Capital from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 5th. B. Riley started coverage on Gain Capital in a research report on Wednesday. They set a “buy” rating and a $7.00 price target on the stock. TheStreet lowered Gain Capital from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Monday, June 10th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Gain Capital from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $5.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, August 19th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $5.75.

Gain Capital Company Profile

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc, together with its subsidiary, provides trading services and solutions to retail, institutional, and futures service customers worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Retail and Futures. It specializes in over-the-counter (OTC) and exchange-traded markets. The company offers access to a range of financial products, including spot foreign exchange (forex) and precious metals trading; and spread bets and contracts for differences on currencies, commodities, indices, individual equities, bonds, options, and interest rate products, as well as OTC options on forex.

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