State of Wisconsin Investment Board Buys 7,178 Shares of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE)

State of Wisconsin Investment Board grew its stake in CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) by 8.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 95,227 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 7,178 shares during the quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board owned approximately 0.08% of CBOE Holdings worth $10,249,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of CBOE. Strs Ohio bought a new position in shares of CBOE Holdings in the second quarter valued at approximately $120,000. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. lifted its holdings in CBOE Holdings by 1.5% during the second quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,346 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $123,000 after acquiring an additional 20 shares during the period. Huntington National Bank bought a new stake in CBOE Holdings during the second quarter worth $182,000. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt bought a new stake in CBOE Holdings during the second quarter worth $183,000. Finally, Penserra Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in CBOE Holdings during the second quarter worth $198,000. Institutional investors own 81.38% of the company’s stock.

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A number of analysts recently commented on the company. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on CBOE Holdings from $88.00 to $89.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, August 7th. BidaskClub lowered CBOE Holdings from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Royal Bank Of Canada lowered CBOE Holdings from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $100.00 to $108.00 in a report on Monday, October 16th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $92.00 price target on shares of CBOE Holdings in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered CBOE Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. CBOE Holdings currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $105.36.

In other news, Director Frank E. Jr. English sold 700 shares of CBOE Holdings stock in a transaction on Friday, August 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $99.59, for a total value of $69,713.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 4,514 shares in the company, valued at $449,549.26. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, VP Christopher A. Isaacson sold 7,020 shares of CBOE Holdings stock in a transaction on Friday, September 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $100.61, for a total value of $706,282.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 97,897 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $9,849,417.17. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 16,720 shares of company stock worth $1,740,075. Corporate insiders own 1.86% of the company’s stock.

Shares of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ CBOE) opened at $116.02 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $13,105.51, a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.44, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.94 and a beta of 0.49. 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 one year low of $67.85 and a one year high of $116.91.

CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ:CBOE) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $269.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $270.14 million. CBOE Holdings had a return on equity of 14.70% and a net margin of 10.55%. The business’s revenue was up 98.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.72 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that CBOE Holdings, Inc. will post 3.41 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be paid a $0.27 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.93%. CBOE Holdings’s payout ratio is presently 58.70%.

CBOE Holdings Profile

Cboe Global Markets, Inc, formerly CBOE Holdings, Inc, is a holding company. The Company’s principal business is operating markets that offer for trading options on various market indexes (index options), on an exclusive basis, and futures contracts, as well as on non-exclusive multiply listed options, such as options on the stocks of individual corporations (equity options), and options on other exchange-traded products (ETP options), such as exchange-traded funds (ETF options) and exchange-traded notes (ETN options).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ:CBOE)

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