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)
GAIN Capital was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Bedminster Township, US

GAIN Capital Office Locations

GAIN Capital has offices in Bedminster Township, London and Powell
Bedminster Township, US (HQ)
135 US-202

GAIN Capital Financials and Metrics

GAIN Capital Financials

GAIN Capital's revenue was reported to be $411.8 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

98.1 m

Net income (Q2, 2017)

14.1 m

Market capitalization (11-Dec-2017)

337.2 m

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

193.1 m
GAIN Capital's current market capitalization is $337.2 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


266.4 m369.5 m435.3 m411.8 m

Revenue growth, %



43.1 m17.6 m57.7 m

EBIT margin, %

USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


60.6 m75.8 m69.8 m103.7 m93 m111.6 m127.9 m115.6 m108.3 m72.2 m59.6 m98.1 m

Sales and marketing expense

16.2 m21.8 m24.1 m25.5 m22.1 m30.5 m29.1 m26.4 m26.6 m23.8 m24.2 m26.3 m

General and administrative expense

5.7 m9.2 m9.9 m9.1 m9.3 m14.1 m16.8 m16 m15 m12.8 m9.7 m12.8 m

Operating expense total

21.9 m31 m75.3 m80.7 m80 m121.5 m116.1 m101.9 m89.1 m76.8 m80.6 m80.2 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
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


28.3 m40 m12.9 m82.2 m90.1 m135 m186.7 m189.7 m89.4 m235.7 m183.7 m193.1 m


18.6 m17 m18.3 m19.7 m39.7 m


11.4 m26.1 m25.3 m30.4 m33.7 m48 m44.8 m33.7 m32.9 m32.6 m32.3 m32.7 m

Total Assets

1 b1.2 b1.2 b1.3 b1.2 b1.6 b1.5 b1.4 b1.6 b1.5 b1.5 b1.4 b
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)
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

1.7 m16.1 m8.7 m9.2 m8.7 m11.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.9 m2.7 m1.8 m1.7 m2 m11.1 m18.3 m7.1 m14.5 m3.5 m4 m

Cash From Operating Activities

75.5 m

Purchases of PP&E

(8.5 m)(13.9 m)(5.9 m)(12.2 m)
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

4.9 x
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GAIN Capital Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

OTC Average Daily Volume

$9.4 b$14.2 b$17.8 b$16.9 b$15.4 b$13.5 b$10.9 b$9.3 b$10.9 b$9.5 b$9.9 b

Institutional Average Daily Volume

$12.7 b$10.3 b$11.4 b

OTC Trading Volume

$2.43 t$894.6 b$1.16 t$1.12 t$3.99 t$861.7 b$710.9 b$612.4 b$2.82 t$619.3 b$646.4 b

Active OTC Accounts

94.9 k99.02 k148.73 k149.85 k146.98 k136.56 k139.02 k133.01 k129.04 k136.83 k134.12 k
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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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