CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) Director Frank E. Jr. English sold 300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $123.80, for a total value of $37,140.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 4,214 shares in the company, valued at approximately $521,693.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.
Shares of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) traded up $1.08 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $125.27. The stock had a trading volume of 1,196,428 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,071,305. 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 twelve month low of $72.54 and a twelve month high of $127.78. The stock has a market capitalization of $14,090.32, a P/E ratio of 39.18, a P/E/G ratio of 2.09 and a beta of 0.52.
CBOE (NASDAQ:CBOE) last issued its quarterly earnings data 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. CBOE had a return on equity of 14.70% and a net margin of 10.55%. The business had revenue of $269.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $270.14 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.72 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 98.0% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that CBOE Holdings, Inc. will post 3.41 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Investors of record on Friday, December 1st will be paid a $0.27 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.86%. CBOE’s payout ratio is currently 58.70%.
A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Deutsche Bank upped their price objective on CBOE from $106.00 to $108.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded CBOE from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Citigroup boosted their target price on CBOE from $93.00 to $115.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded CBOE from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $100.00 to $108.00 in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $108.00 target price on shares of CBOE in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. CBOE currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $107.50.
A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Vantage Investment Advisors LLC increased its stake in CBOE by 0.3% in the second quarter. Vantage Investment Advisors LLC now owns 3,006 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $275,000 after purchasing an additional 8 shares during the last quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. increased its stake in CBOE by 1.5% in the second quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,346 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $123,000 after purchasing an additional 20 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. increased its stake in CBOE by 0.9% in the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 2,278 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $208,000 after purchasing an additional 21 shares during the last quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS increased its stake in CBOE by 0.3% in the second quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 6,826 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $624,000 after purchasing an additional 21 shares during the last quarter. Finally, CIBC Asset Management Inc increased its stake in CBOE by 0.3% in the second quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 8,173 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $747,000 after purchasing an additional 26 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 84.07% of the company’s stock.
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CBOE Company Profile
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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