AMP Capital Investors Ltd increased its holdings in shares of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) by 9.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 109,430 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 9,182 shares during the quarter. AMP Capital Investors Ltd owned about 0.10% of CBOE worth $11,779,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Several other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. increased its holdings in shares of CBOE by 9.2% during the 3rd quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 22,614 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,434,000 after acquiring an additional 1,904 shares during the last quarter. Tredje AP fonden increased its holdings in shares of CBOE by 95.2% during the 3rd quarter. Tredje AP fonden now owns 18,560 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,998,000 after acquiring an additional 9,050 shares during the last quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI bought a new stake in CBOE in the 3rd quarter valued at $226,000. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership boosted its stake in CBOE by 2.2% in the 3rd quarter. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership now owns 2,318,655 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $249,557,000 after purchasing an additional 50,004 shares during the period. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in CBOE by 2.1% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 416,362 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $44,812,000 after purchasing an additional 8,417 shares during the period. 84.07% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Shares of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) opened at $125.27 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $14,212.88, a price-to-earnings ratio of 39.52, a PEG ratio of 2.11 and a beta of 0.52. The company has a current ratio of 1.57, a quick ratio of 1.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46. CBOE Holdings, Inc. has a 1 year low of $72.54 and a 1 year high of $127.78.
CBOE (NASDAQ:CBOE) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.89 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.88 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $269.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.72 EPS. sell-side analysts anticipate that CBOE Holdings, Inc. will post 3.41 earnings per share for the current year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be given a dividend of $0.27 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.86%. CBOE’s payout ratio is 58.70%.
In other news, 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 transaction of $37,140.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 4,214 shares in the company, valued at approximately $521,693.20. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, VP Christopher A. Isaacson sold 7,019 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $124.42, for a total value of $873,303.98. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 90,229 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $11,226,292.18. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 11,989 shares of company stock valued at $1,427,920. Corporate insiders own 1.86% of the company’s stock.
Several analysts recently issued reports on the company. Deutsche Bank boosted their price target on CBOE from $106.00 to $108.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded CBOE from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Citigroup boosted their price target on CBOE from $93.00 to $115.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded CBOE from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and boosted their price target for the company from $100.00 to $108.00 in a research note on Monday, October 16th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and issued a $108.00 price target on shares of CBOE in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $107.50.
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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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