GAIN Capital

GAIN Capital is a provider of online trading services. The Company provides market access and trade execution services in foreign exchange, contracts for difference and exchange-based products to retail investors. Trading is provided via one of two electronic trading platforms, its own proprietary FOREXTrader PRO, or MetaTrader 4. GAIN Capital allows retail and institutional clients to speculate on global foreign exchange markets in what is known as ‘margin forex trading’.  The Company operates retail foreign exchange and CFD trading brands, and City Index as well as GTX, a multi-dealer foreign exchange trading platform for institutions and futures group. It also owns advisory CFD business, Galvan, and futures provider, Daniels Trading.

Company Growth (employees)
Bedminster Township, US
Size (employees)
741 (est)-4%
GAIN Capital was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Bedminster Township, US

GAIN Capital Office Locations

GAIN Capital has an office in Bedminster Township
Bedminster Township, US (HQ)
135 US-202

GAIN Capital Data and Metrics

GAIN Capital Financial Metrics

GAIN Capital's revenue was reported to be $59.6 m in Q1, 2017

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

59.6 m

Market capitalization (17-Aug-2017)

304.1 m

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

183.7 m
GAIN Capital's current market capitalization is $304.1 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


266.4 m369.5 m435.3 m411.8 m

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

223.3 m417.7 m354.2 m


43.1 m17.6 m57.7 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

1.4 m1 m552 k

Pre tax profit

45.1 m26.5 m8.4 m47.2 m

Net Income

31.3 m33.1 m11.9 m37.4 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


69.8 m103.7 m93 m111.6 m127.9 m115.6 m108.3 m72.2 m59.6 m

Sales and marketing expense

24.1 m25.5 m22.1 m30.5 m29.1 m26.4 m26.6 m23.8 m24.2 m

General and administrative expense

9.9 m9.1 m9.3 m14.1 m16.8 m16 m15 m12.8 m9.7 m

Operating expense total

33.9 m34.6 m31.5 m44.6 m45.8 m42.4 m41.6 m36.6 m34 m


(5.6 m)23 m13 m11.8 m13.7 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

(142 k)97 k318 k309 k219 k104 k128 k118 k163 k

Pre tax profit

(7 m)21.5 m11.5 m(12.5 m)11.1 m

Income tax expense

(2 m)5.3 m2.8 m(4.1 m)328 k2.3 m5 m

Net Income

16.1 m8.7 m8.9 m8.7 m11.6 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


39.9 m139.4 m171.9 m234.8 m

Accounts Receivable

378.7 k


17.1 m


14.2 m34.6 m34 m32.1 m

Total Assets

1.1 b1.2 b1.4 b1.4 b

Accounts Payable

346.8 k

Total Liabilities

1.1 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

138.7 m152.7 m213 m218.4 m

Retained Earnings

108.6 m131 m120.8 m143.4 m

Total Equity

306.1 m294.2 m

Financial Leverage

4.7 x4.9 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


12.9 m82.2 m90.1 m135 m186.7 m189.7 m89.4 m235.7 m183.7 m


18.3 m19.7 m


25.3 m30.4 m33.7 m48 m44.8 m33.7 m32.9 m32.6 m32.3 m

Total Assets

1.2 b1.3 b1.2 b1.6 b1.5 b1.4 b1.6 b1.5 b1.5 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

144.6 m150.8 m156.2 m221.6 m222.5 m214.7 m216.1 m217.4 m219.5 m

Retained Earnings

103.1 m115.5 m136.8 m123.3 m130.6 m126.8 m133.5 m125.6 m121.7 m

Total Equity

331.9 m307.5 m303.5 m292.5 m273.3 m

Financial Leverage

4.6 x4.5 x5.2 x5.3 x5.5 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

31.3 m33.1 m11.9 m37.4 m

Depreciation and Amortization

7.8 m16.4 m11.1 m13.9 m

Cash From Operating Activities

124.8 m

Purchases of PP&E

(6.2 m)(8.8 m)(19.7 m)(23.9 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(31.3 m)

Dividends Paid

(10.2 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(21.2 m)

Interest Paid

(655 k)(3.4 m)(5.1 m)6.3 m

Income Taxes Paid

(8.4 m)(13.2 m)(9.9 m)8.4 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

16.1 m8.7 m8.9 m8.7 m11.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.8 m1.7 m2 m2.7 m2.9 m3.2 m3.6 m3.5 m4 m
USDY, 2017


78.7 k

Financial Leverage

5.5 x

GAIN Capital Market Value History

GAIN Capital Revenue Breakdown

GAIN Capital Median Salaries

Source: 34 public H-1B filings from GAIN Capital

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