Bats Global Markets Inc (NASDAQ:BATS) had its price objective lifted by Jefferies Group from $28.00 to $30.00 in a report published on Tuesday morning. Jefferies Group currently has a hold rating on the stock.

Several other equities analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada raised shares of Bats Global Markets from an underperform rating to a sector perform rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 27th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased their price objective on shares of Bats Global Markets from $25.00 to $29.00 and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 28th. RBC Capital Markets raised shares of Bats Global Markets from an underperform rating to a sector perform rating and increased their price objective for the company from $23.00 to $32.50 in a research report on Tuesday, September 27th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods lowered shares of Bats Global Markets from an outperform rating to a market perform rating and set a $30.50 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Monday, September 26th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Bats Global Markets from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 13th. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, Bats Global Markets has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $28.29.

Analyst Recommendations for Bats Global Markets (NASDAQ:BATS)

Shares of Bats Global Markets (NASDAQ:BATS) traded down 0.33% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $30.45. 205,068 shares of the stock traded hands. Bats Global Markets has a one year low of $19.00 and a one year high of $30.55. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $25.07 and a 200-day moving average price of $25.36.

Bats Global Markets (NASDAQ:BATS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.04. Analysts forecast that Bats Global Markets will post $1.37 earnings per share for the current year.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Credit Suisse AG bought a new stake in Bats Global Markets during the second quarter worth $145,833,000. FMR LLC acquired a new position in shares of Bats Global Markets during the second quarter worth about $47,938,000. Tiger Legatus Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Bats Global Markets during the second quarter worth about $17,983,000. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership acquired a new position in shares of Bats Global Markets during the second quarter worth about $14,812,000. Finally, Capital World Investors acquired a new position in shares of Bats Global Markets during the second quarter worth about $14,130,000.

Bats Global Markets Company Profile

BATS Global Markets, Inc (BATS) is an operator of exchanges and provider of services for financial markets. The Company facilitates securities trading and exchange traded products (ETP) listings for the United States and European equity securities and operates a United States options exchange. BATS serves the foreign exchange (FX) market, operating Hotspot, an institutional spot foreign exchange market.

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