Comparing the Two Top Stocks: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP), Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)

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GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP)

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) closed at $6.03 on the last trading session with an increase of 0.17%, whereas, it previously closed at $6.02. The company has a market capitalization of $227.93 Million. The company traded shares of 148048 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 576.66 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) produced diluted EPS of 1.19. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 0.56 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.26. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -371.8, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 0.56% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 0% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -38.4%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) is at 5.06 while the forward p/e is at 10.77. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) stands at 0.59 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 0.76. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 1.26. The quick ratio and the current ratio of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) are reported at 0 and 0 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) stands at 3.5, 17.2 and -12.7 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) is reported at 383.4 Million with income of 44.9 Million. The outstanding shares of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) are 37.56 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 72.4 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -2.08 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) is ticked at 5.6%, the figure is plummeted -1.36% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 5.67. The 52 week high of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) is placed at 6.72 and 52 week low is standing at 3.30.

Performance wise the shares of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) rose up 0.33% for the week, it also fell -2.27% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 9.04%. The shares increase 51.89% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP) grew 53.44% for the yearly performance.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) closed at $147.18 on the last trading session with an increase of 1.78%, whereas, it previously closed at $144.6. The company has a market capitalization of $14.14 Billion. The company traded shares of 735655 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.26 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) produced diluted EPS of 5.96. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 8.02 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.24. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -8.9, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 8.02% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 10.34% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 3.5%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) is at 24.68 while the forward p/e is at 18.36. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) stands at 4.84 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 3.18. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 13.72. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) are reported at 1 and 1.3 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) stands at 6, 12.7 and 8.3 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) is reported at 2.92 Billion with income of 587.7 Million. The outstanding shares of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) are 95.66 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 95.8 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.64 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) is ticked at 0.5%, the figure is plummeted -4.92% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 153.78. The 52 week high of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) is placed at 178.59 and 52 week low is standing at 92.86.

Performance wise the shares of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) fell down -0.07% for the week, it also fell -4.68% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 21.64%. The shares decrease -5.32% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) grew 18.23% for the yearly performance.