Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) Receives News Sentiment Rating of 0.18

Media stories about Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Interactive Brokers Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.6172924084536 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Shares of Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ IBKR) opened at $62.02 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $25,530.00, a PE ratio of 57.43, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.12 and a beta of 1.05. Interactive Brokers Group has a twelve month low of $33.01 and a twelve month high of $67.42.

Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 16th. The financial services provider reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $515.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $398.05 million. Interactive Brokers Group had a return on equity of 1.74% and a net margin of 3.94%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 166.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.07 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Interactive Brokers Group will post 2.08 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 1st will be issued a dividend of $0.10 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 28th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.64%. Interactive Brokers Group’s payout ratio is presently 37.04%.

Several equities research analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Interactive Brokers Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Goldman Sachs Group cut shares of Interactive Brokers Group from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $59.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Monday, January 8th. SunTrust Banks boosted their price target on shares of Interactive Brokers Group from $48.00 to $60.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. BidaskClub cut shares of Interactive Brokers Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Finally, Sandler O’Neill reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Interactive Brokers Group in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Interactive Brokers Group currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $50.33.

In other Interactive Brokers Group news, Vice Chairman Earl H. Nemser sold 32,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.80, for a total transaction of $2,009,600.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. 3.41% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Interactive Brokers Group Company Profile

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc (IBG, Inc) is a holding company. The Company is an automated global electronic broker and market maker specializing in routing orders, and executing and processing trades in securities, futures, foreign exchange instruments, bonds and mutual funds on over 120 electronic exchanges and market centers around the world and offering custody, prime brokerage, securities and margin lending services to customers.

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