INTL Fcstone Inc (NASDAQ:INTL) Director Scott J. Branch Buys 5,000 Shares

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INTL Fcstone Inc (NASDAQ:INTL) Director Scott J. Branch acquired 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 23rd. The shares were purchased at an average price of $37.25 per share, with a total value of $186,250.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 500,122 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $18,629,544.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

NASDAQ INTL traded down $0.36 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $36.83. 71,074 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 65,798. The business’s 50-day moving average is $38.46 and its 200-day moving average is $38.85. INTL Fcstone Inc has a twelve month low of $34.10 and a twelve month high of $57.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.47, a quick ratio of 1.37 and a current ratio of 1.91. The stock has a market capitalization of $714.42 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.84 and a beta of 1.63.

INTL Fcstone (NASDAQ:INTL) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 8th. The financial services provider reported $0.84 EPS for the quarter. INTL Fcstone had a return on equity of 13.56% and a net margin of 0.27%. The firm had revenue of $283.40 million during the quarter.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Colony Group LLC bought a new position in INTL Fcstone during the 2nd quarter worth $206,000. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. increased its stake in INTL Fcstone by 7.1% during the 2nd quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 8,790 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $348,000 after acquiring an additional 585 shares during the period. Equitable Trust Co. increased its stake in INTL Fcstone by 14.1% during the 2nd quarter. Equitable Trust Co. now owns 34,900 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,382,000 after acquiring an additional 4,300 shares during the period. Nuveen Asset Management LLC bought a new position in INTL Fcstone during the 2nd quarter worth $5,566,000. Finally, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. increased its stake in INTL Fcstone by 58.1% during the 2nd quarter. D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. now owns 17,387 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $688,000 after acquiring an additional 6,393 shares during the period. 70.72% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

INTL has been the subject of several recent research reports. ValuEngine cut INTL Fcstone from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 15th. TheStreet cut INTL Fcstone from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 8th. Finally, BidaskClub cut INTL Fcstone from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 9th.

About INTL Fcstone

INTL FCStone Inc operates as a financial services company worldwide. The company's Commercial Hedging segment offers risk management consulting services related to agricultural and energy commodities, and base metal products listed on the London Metals Exchange. Its Global Payments segment provides payment solutions to banks and commercial businesses; and charities and non-governmental organizations, and government organizations.

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