GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. ( GCAP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GCAP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that GCAP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $9.1, the dividend yield is 2.2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GCAP was $9.1, representing a -37.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.62 and a 135.14% increase over the 52 week low of $3.87.
GCAP is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). GCAP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.56. Zacks Investment Research reports GCAP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 421.43%, compared to an industry average of 6.9%.