Shares of KCG Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KCG) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the five ratings firms that are currently covering the firm. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $15.00.
A number of analysts have commented on KCG shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of KCG Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, September 26th. Barclays PLC boosted their price target on shares of KCG Holdings from $15.00 to $16.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Thursday, October 13th. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of KCG Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 15th.
Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in KCG. GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new position in shares of KCG Holdings during the second quarter worth $441,000. EAM Investors LLC bought a new position in shares of KCG Holdings during the second quarter worth $2,450,000. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. bought a new position in shares of KCG Holdings during the second quarter worth $1,962,000. Swiss National Bank raised its position in shares of KCG Holdings by 33.3% in the second quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 122,599 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,631,000 after buying an additional 30,600 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Quantbot Technologies LP bought a new position in shares of KCG Holdings during the second quarter worth $107,000. 83.49% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
KCG Holdings (NYSE:KCG) opened at 14.93 on Tuesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $14.03 and its 200 day moving average price is $14.16. KCG Holdings has a 12-month low of $10.03 and a 12-month high of $15.70. The company has a market capitalization of $1.27 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.66 and a beta of 1.61.
KCG Holdings (NYSE:KCG) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 20th. The company reported ($0.13) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.08 by $0.21. KCG Holdings had a return on equity of 3.26% and a net margin of 4.83%. The business had revenue of $208.53 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $319.90 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.24 EPS. KCG Holdings’s revenue was down 44.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts expect that KCG Holdings will post $0.23 EPS for the current fiscal year.