News headlines about CBOE (NASDAQ:CBOE) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CBOE earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.0146877963384 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- Insider Selling: CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) Director Sells 300 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- CBOE Holdings (CBOE) Nov. Futures ADV Up 12% – StreetInsider.com (streetinsider.com)
- Bitcoin Futures Coming From Team That Rebounded From Epic Snafu (finance.yahoo.com)
- Brokers say bitcoin futures contracts ignore risks (finance.yahoo.com)
- Analysis: Bitcoin to start futures trading, stoking Wild West worries (finance.yahoo.com)
CBOE has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of CBOE from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Citigroup increased their target price on shares of CBOE from $93.00 to $115.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Deutsche Bank upped their price target on shares of CBOE from $106.00 to $108.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Barclays began coverage on shares of CBOE in a report on Friday, September 8th. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a $105.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada set a $100.00 price target on shares of CBOE and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, September 11th. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. CBOE currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $107.50.
CBOE (NASDAQ CBOE) traded up $0.78 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $124.19. 919,928 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,098,884. The company has a current ratio of 1.57, a quick ratio of 1.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46. The company has a market capitalization of $14,042.67, a PE ratio of 39.04, a PEG ratio of 2.08 and a beta of 0.52. CBOE has a 12-month low of $72.54 and a 12-month high of $127.78.
CBOE (NASDAQ:CBOE) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $269.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $270.14 million. CBOE had a net margin of 10.55% and a return on equity of 14.70%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 98.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.72 earnings per share. research analysts forecast that CBOE will post 3.41 earnings per share for the current year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be issued a $0.27 dividend. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.87%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. CBOE’s payout ratio is presently 58.70%.
In other CBOE news, Chairman Edward T. Tilly sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $105.52, for a total transaction of $527,600.00. Following the transaction, the chairman now directly owns 75,611 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,978,472.72. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, insider David S. Reynolds sold 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $109.12, for a total transaction of $436,480.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 16,989 shares of company stock worth $1,955,520. 1.86% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
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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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