NYSE:GCAP - Gain Capital Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$7.31 -0.04 (-0.54 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$7.31
Today's Range$7.27 - $7.40
52-Week Range$6.08 - $13.26
Volume160,055 shs
Average Volume259,117 shs
Market Capitalization$325.47 million
P/E Ratio-36.55
Dividend Yield3.27%
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 three segments: Retail, Institutional, 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. It provides services to retail customers through FOREX.com and Cityindex.com, as well as through brokers and white label partners. The company also provides agency execution services; and access to markets and self-directed trading in foreign exchange, commodities, equities, options, and futures to institutional customers through GTX platform, an electronic communications network. Further, it provides execution and risk management services for exchange-traded futures and futures options on the United States and European futures and options exchanges; and online trading services. GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Bedminster, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Commodity contracts brokers, dealers
Sub-IndustrySpecialized Finance
Current SymbolNYSE:GCAP
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.38
Current Ratio1.39
Quick Ratio1.39


Trailing P/E Ratio-36.55
Forward P/E Ratio8.31
P/E Growth1.11

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$308.60 million
Price / Sales1.05
Cash Flow$0.6621 per share
Price / Cash Flow11.04
Book Value$6.34 per share
Price / Book1.15


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.20)
Net Income$-11,190,000.00
Net Margins25.74%
Return on Equity9.10%
Return on Assets2.03%


Outstanding Shares44,280,000
Market Cap$325.47 million

Gain Capital (NYSE:GCAP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gain Capital's stock symbol?

Gain Capital trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GCAP."

How often does Gain Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gain Capital?

Gain Capital announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 26th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 11th will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Tuesday, December 18th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.28%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 10th. View Gain Capital's Dividend History.

How will Gain Capital's stock buyback program work?

Gain Capital announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $35,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 12.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Gain Capital's earnings last quarter?

Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.17. The financial services provider earned $95.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $85.77 million. Gain Capital had a net margin of 25.74% and a return on equity of 9.10%. View Gain Capital's Earnings History.

When is Gain Capital's next earnings date?

Gain Capital is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Gain Capital.

What price target have analysts set for GCAP?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Gain Capital's shares. Their forecasts range from $7.50 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate Gain Capital's stock price to reach $8.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Gain Capital.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Gain Capital?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Gain Capital in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Gain Capital.

Has Gain Capital been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about GCAP stock has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Gain Capital earned a media sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Gain Capital's key competitors?

Who are Gain Capital's key executives?

Gain Capital's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Glenn H. Stevens, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Nigel Rose, Chief Financial Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Alastair Hine, Chief Operating Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Diego A. Rotsztain, Head of Corp. Devel., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 48)
  • Ms. Samantha Roady, Pres of Retail (Age 48)

Who are Gain Capital's major shareholders?

Gain Capital's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Senvest Management LLC (7.32%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.73%), BlackRock Inc. (3.92%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.38%), Vanguard Group Inc (3.38%) and Morgan Stanley (3.19%). Company insiders that own Gain Capital stock include Alex Goor, Christopher Warren Calhoun, Diego Rotsztain, Glenn Henry Stevens, Joseph A Schenk, Ltd Ipgl, Nigel Rose, Samantha Roady and Senvest Management, Llc. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Gain Capital.

Which major investors are selling Gain Capital stock?

GCAP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Royce & Associates LP, Signia Capital Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Man Group plc, Jefferies Group LLC and LSV Asset Management. Company insiders that have sold Gain Capital company stock in the last year include Christopher Warren Calhoun, Diego Rotsztain, Glenn Henry Stevens, Nigel Rose and Samantha Roady. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gain Capital.

Which major investors are buying Gain Capital stock?

GCAP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Weber Alan W, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Bridgeway Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Gain Capital stock in the last two years include Alex Goor, Joseph A Schenk and Ltd Ipgl. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gain Capital.

How do I buy shares of Gain Capital?

Shares of GCAP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Gain Capital's stock price today?

One share of GCAP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.31.

How big of a company is Gain Capital?

Gain Capital has a market capitalization of $325.47 million and generates $308.60 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $-11,190,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.20) on an earnings per share basis. Gain Capital employs 708 workers across the globe.

What is Gain Capital's official website?

The official website for Gain Capital is http://www.gaincapital.com.

How can I contact Gain Capital?

Gain Capital's mailing address is 135 US Highway 202/206, Bedminster NJ, 07921. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 908-731-0700 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Gain Capital (NYSE GCAP)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  212 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  264 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  476
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Gain Capital and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GCAP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GCAP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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