Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Gain Capital (GCAP) Stock Price
News articles about Gain Capital (NYSE:GCAP) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Gain Capital earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.934051499781 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Should You Be Concerned About GAIN Capital Holdings Inc’s (NYSE:GCAP) -37.59% Earnings Decline? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Weber Alan W Purchases 261,773 Shares of Gain Capital Holdings Inc (GCAP) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Gain Capital Holdings Inc (GCAP) Position Reduced by Kestrel Investment Management Corp (americanbankingnews.com)
- Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Cal-Maine Foods, GAIN Capital, FormFactor, Belden, Sun Communities, and HealthEquity — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Indications (finance.yahoo.com)
- Gain Capital (GCAP) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday (americanbankingnews.com)
Separately, ValuEngine downgraded Gain Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $7.58.
In other Gain Capital news, insider Samantha Roady sold 36,000 shares of Gain Capital stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.37, for a total value of $301,320.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 297,354 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,488,852.98. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, General Counsel Diego Rotsztain sold 49,149 shares of Gain Capital stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.00, for a total value of $442,341.00. Following the sale, the general counsel now directly owns 107,615 shares in the company, valued at approximately $968,535. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 134,298 shares of company stock worth $1,186,002. Company insiders own 5.00% of the company’s stock.
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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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