KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (KCG) Sets Record High; Strong Momentum for Holders

July 17, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.59, from 1.35 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 36 investors sold KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A shares while 44 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes. 50.68 million shares or 27.15% less from 69.57 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 0% stake. Paloma Ptnrs Mgmt Com invested in 0.01% or 53,921 shares. Blackrock Advisors Lc has invested 0% of its portfolio in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG). Allianz Asset Ag accumulated 88,414 shares. Shell Asset Management accumulated 142,876 shares or 0.05% of the stock. The California-based California Employees Retirement Systems has invested 0% in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG). Cipher L P owns 127,495 shares or 0.11% of their US portfolio. Vident Advisory reported 0.19% stake. State Street Corp holds 0% of its portfolio in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) for 1.06 million shares. Oakworth Capital holds 0.01% in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) or 2,350 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru has 396,938 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Princeton Alpha Mngmt Limited Partnership holds 21,761 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Fincl Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0% of its portfolio in KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) for 2,006 shares. Fj Capital Mgmt Lc invested in 0.02% or 10,400 shares. Credit Suisse Ag reported 105,018 shares stake.

The stock of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) reached all time high today, Jul, 17 and still has $20.80 target or 4.00 % above today’s $20.00 share price. This indicates more upside for the $1.29B company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $20.80 PT is reached, the company will be worth $51.60M more.
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About 178,628 shares traded. KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) has risen 50.08% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.38% the S&P500.

Investors wait KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) to report on July, 20. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.09 EPS, down $0.29 or 76.32 % from last year’s $0.38 same quarter earnings. This translates into $5.81M profit for KCG giving the stock a 55.56 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.09 EPS is accurate.

KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering KCG Holdings Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. KCG Holdings Inc. Class A had 11 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, August 20, the company rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo. Zacks upgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Wednesday, August 5 report. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, November 2 report. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, October 13 with “Equal-Weight”. Buckingham Research initiated KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) on Tuesday, June 7 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, April 20 by Buckingham Research. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, March 24. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $15 target in Tuesday, August 9 report. TheStreet upgraded KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) on Tuesday, September 22 to “Hold” rating. Wells Fargo downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Monday, April 3 report.

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