GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. is Expected to Report EPS of $0.46 for Q4

Wall Street analysts expect GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) to report earnings per share of $0.46 for the current fiscal quarter. This number is based on the average estimate of the sell-side research firms that cover the stock. GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) most recently reported earnings per share of $0.36 on 2014–10-31 for the quarter ended 2014-09-30.

This number was 0.4 away from what analysts had expected, a difference of 1000%.

As a whole, brokerage analysts have a consensus price target of $9.166 on the stock. This is the mean one year estimate based on the 3 polled research firms covering the equity. The most recent price target update that went into the average was added on 2015-01-22.

The average broker recommendation is an arithmetical average of the individual ratings contributed by sell-side analysts to produce a Consensus Analyst Rating for each stock. Ratings are scaled on a 1 to 5 scale where 5 represents a Strong Sell and 1 represents a Strong Buy. GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) currently has a rating of 2 based on 3 research broker recommendations. Of this group, the analyst that sees the biggest upside to the current stock price sees it reaching $11 within the year. The most conservative analyst has the price target set at $7.5 for the one year target.

Looking further ahead at the long term growth estimates for the firm, analysts are anticipating earnings per share of $1.22 for the current year. The most bullish analyst estimates earnings per share of $1.75, while the most bearish is estimating EPS of $0.73 for the year.

About GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP)

GAIN Capital Holdings Inc. (GAIN Capital) is an independent provider of online forex trading. GAIN Capital offers online trading services, specializing in foreign exchange (FX), contracts for difference (CFDs) and equities to retail and institutional traders worldwide. GAIN Capital provides execution, clearing, custody and technology products and services to an institutional client base, including asset managers, broker/dealers and other financial services firms. GAIN Capital’s trading services include, GAIN GTX, GAIN Securities and Asset Management. In September 2012, it acquired Open E Cry, LLC from optionsXpress Holdings, Inc., which is a subsidiary of The Charles Schwab Corporation. Effective September 24, 2013, GAIN Capital Holdings Inc acquired the entire share capital of Global Futures & Forex Ltd, a provider of retail forex and derivative trading services.