CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) Director Sells $37,140.00 in Stock

CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) Director Frank E. Jr. English sold 300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred 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 transaction, the director now directly owns 4,214 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $521,693.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ CBOE) traded up $1.08 during trading on Friday, hitting $125.27. 1,196,428 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,071,305. CBOE Holdings, Inc. has a 52 week low of $72.54 and a 52 week high of $127.78. The firm has a market capitalization of $14,212.88, a price-to-earnings ratio of 39.52, a P/E/G ratio of 2.11 and a beta of 0.52. The company has a quick ratio of 1.57, a current ratio of 1.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46.

CBOE (NASDAQ:CBOE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.01. CBOE had a net margin of 10.55% and a return on equity of 14.70%. The company had revenue of $269.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $270.14 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.72 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 98.0% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts forecast that CBOE Holdings, Inc. will post 3.41 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be given a $0.27 dividend. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 30th. CBOE’s payout ratio is currently 58.70%.

Several equities analysts recently commented on CBOE shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of CBOE from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $121.00 price target for the company in a research report on Monday, October 9th. Bank of America upped their price target on shares of CBOE from $113.00 to $120.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 9th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $100.00 price target on shares of CBOE and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, September 11th. Barclays assumed coverage on shares of CBOE in a research report on Friday, September 8th. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a $105.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $108.00 price objective 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 given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $107.50.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. FMR LLC boosted its stake in shares of CBOE by 16.1% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 10,979,841 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,003,557,000 after purchasing an additional 1,519,882 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of CBOE by 23.8% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 9,823,514 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $897,869,000 after purchasing an additional 1,886,113 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of CBOE by 30.7% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,411,674 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $586,026,000 after purchasing an additional 1,507,072 shares during the period. State Street Corp boosted its stake in shares of CBOE by 17.2% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 4,114,972 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $376,120,000 after purchasing an additional 604,328 shares during the period. Finally, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership boosted its stake in shares of CBOE by 2.2% in the third 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. 84.07% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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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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