FXCM Inc (NYSE:FXCM), a leading online provider of foreign exchange, or FX, trading and related services, today announced for the quarter ended September 30, 2015, U.S. GAAP trading revenue from continuing operations of $56.3 million, compared to $88.7 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. U.S. GAAP net income attributable toFXCM Inc. from continuing operations was $64.3 million for the third quarter 2015 or $12.10(1) per fully diluted share, compared to U.S. GAAP net income attributable to FXCM Inc. from continuing operations of $2.0 million or $0.45(1) per fully diluted share for the third quarter 2014.

For the nine months ended September 30, 2015, U.S. GAAP trading revenue from continuing operations was $184.7 million, compared to $245.3 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2014.  U.S. GAAP net loss attributable to FXCM Inc. from continuing operations was $427.9 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2015 or $86.13(1) per fully diluted share, compared to U.S. GAAP net loss attributable to FXCM Inc. from continuing operations of $1.4 million or $0.36(1) per fully diluted share for the nine months ended September 30, 2014.

Results from operations for the quarter ended September 30, 2015 included a gain on derivative liability of $137.6 million and results from the nine months ended September 30, 2015 included a loss on derivative liability of $254.7 million.  In each case, the gain/loss is a non-cash item relating to the increase/decrease in value of the Leucadia Letter Agreement.  The Letter Agreement is a component of the financing package provided by Leucadia National Corp. (“Leucadia”). On January 15, 2015, FXCM’s customers suffered negative equity balances due to the unprecedented move in the Swiss Franc after the Swiss National Bank (“SNB”) discontinued its peg of the Swiss Franc to the Euro.  On January 16, 2015, FXCM entered into a financing agreement with Leucadia that permitted FXCM’s regulated subsidiaries to meet their regulatory capital requirements and continue normal operations after significant losses were incurred resulting from the events of January 15, 2015.

U.S. GAAP trading revenue from discontinued operations for the quarter ended September 30, 2015 was $13.4 million, compared to$23.5 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2014.  U.S. GAAP net income attributable to FXCM Inc. from discontinued operations was $9.3 million for the third quarter 2015 or $1.76(1) per fully diluted share, which includes a $12.4 million gain on the sale of FXCM Hong Kong, or $2.34(1) per fully diluted share, compared to U.S. GAAP net income attributable to FXCM Inc. from discontinued operations of $0.4 million or $0.10(1) per fully diluted share for the third quarter 2014.

U.S. GAAP trading revenue from discontinued operations for the nine months ended September 30, 2015 was $60.2 million, compared to $71.3 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2014.  U.S. GAAP net loss attributable to FXCM Inc. from discontinued operations was $21.1 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2015 or $4.24(1) per fully diluted share, compared to U.S. GAAP net income attributable to FXCM Inc. from discontinued operations of $2.8 million or $0.70(1) per fully diluted share for the nine months ended September 30, 2014.

Adjusted EBITDA from continuing and discontinued operations for the three months ended September 30, 2015 was $5.2 million, compared to $28.4 million for the three months ended September 30, 2014.

Adjusted EBITDA from continuing and discontinued operations for the nine months ended September 30, 2015 was $25.6 million, compared to $66.5 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2014.

Adjusted EBITDA is a Non-GAAP financial measure. This measure does not represent and should not be considered as a substitute for net income, net income attributable to FXCM Inc. or net income per Class A share or as a substitute for cash flow from operating activities, each as determined in accordance with U.S. GAAP, and our calculations of these measures may not be comparable to similarly entitled measures reported by other companies. See “Non-GAAP Financial Measures” beginning on A-3 of this release for additional information regarding these Non-GAAP financial measures and for reconciliations of such measures to the most directly comparable measures calculated in accordance with U.S. GAAP.

FXCM Inc. today announced certain key customer trading metrics for October 2015. Monthly activities included:

October 2015 Customer Trading Metrics from Continuing Operations (2)

Retail Customer Trading Metrics

  • Retail customer trading volume(3) of $335 billion in October 2015, 3% higher than September 2015 and 25% lower than October 2014.
  • Average retail customer trading volume(3) per day of $15.2 billion in October 2015, 3% higher than September 2015 and 22% lower than October 2014.
  • An average of 513,724 retail client trades per day in October 2015, 9% lower than September 2015 and 3% lower than October 2014.
  • Active accounts(4) of  178,273 as of October 31, 2015, a decrease of  1,848, or 1%, from September 2015, and an increase of 17,222, or 11%, from October 2014.
  • Tradeable accounts(5) of  161,085 as of October 31, 2015, an increase of  735, or 0.5%, from September 2015, and a decrease of 16,891, or 9%, from October 2014.

Institutional Customer Trading Metrics

  • Institutional customer trading volume(3) of $34 billion in October 2015, 28% lower than September 2015 and 63% lower thanOctober 2014.
  • Average institutional trading volume(3) per day of $1.6 billion in October 2015, 24% lower than September 2015 and 59% lower than October 2014.
  • An average of 28,590 institutional client trades per day in October 2015, 4% lower than September 2015 and 104% higher thanOctober 2014. (Original Source)

Shares of FXCM closed today at $9.03, up $0.28 or 3.20%. FXCM has a 1-year high of $172.50 and a 1-year low of $6.50. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $9.07 and its 200-day moving average is $12.51.

FXCM Inc is an online provider of foreign exchange trading and related services to retail and institutional customers. It offers its customers the ability to trade contract for differences, spread betting, equities and equity options.