CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) Chairman Edward T. Tilly sold 5,000 shares of CBOE stock in a transaction on Monday, December 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $126.28, for a total transaction of $631,400.00. Following the sale, the chairman now owns 70,611 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,916,757.08. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.
CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ CBOE) traded up $0.31 during trading on Friday, hitting $126.37. The company had a trading volume of 2,283,275 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,111,710. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a current ratio of 1.57 and a quick ratio of 1.57. CBOE Holdings, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $72.54 and a fifty-two week high of $128.32. The company has a market capitalization of $14,327.45, a PE ratio of 39.84, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.12 and a beta of 0.52.
CBOE (NASDAQ:CBOE) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $269.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $270.14 million. CBOE had a return on equity of 14.70% and a net margin of 10.55%. The company’s revenue was up 98.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.72 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that CBOE Holdings, Inc. will post 3.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on CBOE shares. Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $92.00 price target on shares of CBOE in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. Barclays began coverage on CBOE in a report on Friday, September 8th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $105.00 price objective for the company. Royal Bank of Canada set a $100.00 price objective on CBOE and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, September 11th. Zacks Investment Research cut CBOE from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 15th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $120.00 price objective (up from $106.00) on shares of CBOE in a report on Thursday, October 5th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $107.50.
Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. increased its position in CBOE by 6,258.0% in the second quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 349,880 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $31,979,000 after purchasing an additional 344,377 shares during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board grew its position in shares of CBOE by 8.2% during the 3rd quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 95,227 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $10,249,000 after buying an additional 7,178 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its position in shares of CBOE by 3.6% during the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 460,966 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $42,133,000 after buying an additional 15,956 shares during the period. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. grew its position in shares of CBOE by 16.7% during the 2nd quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. now owns 35,010 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,201,000 after buying an additional 5,010 shares during the period. Finally, American Century Companies Inc. grew its position in shares of CBOE by 135.3% during the 2nd quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 1,258,358 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $115,014,000 after buying an additional 723,512 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 84.07% of the company’s stock.
Cboe Global Markets, Inc, formerly CBOE Holdings, Inc, is a holding company. The Company provides trading and investment solutions to investors around the world. It offers trading across a diverse range of products in multiple asset classes and geographies, including options, futures, United States and European equities, exchange-traded products (ETPs), global foreign exchange (FX) and multi-asset volatility products based on the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX Index).
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