Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio raised its holdings in CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) by 15.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 101,593 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 13,656 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio owned approximately 0.09% of CBOE Holdings worth $9,286,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of CBOE. Strs Ohio purchased a new stake in CBOE Holdings in the 2nd quarter valued at about $120,000. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. grew its holdings in CBOE Holdings by 1.5% in the 2nd quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,346 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $123,000 after buying an additional 20 shares during the period. Royce & Associates LP purchased a new stake in CBOE Holdings in the 1st quarter valued at about $180,000. Huntington National Bank purchased a new stake in CBOE Holdings in the 2nd quarter valued at about $182,000. Finally, Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt purchased a new stake in CBOE Holdings in the 2nd quarter valued at about $183,000. Institutional investors own 82.29% of the company’s stock.

In other news, 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 sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, 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 value 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 disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have sold 218,240 shares of company stock worth $21,417,728. 1.86% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) opened at 109.55 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $106.64 and its 200 day moving average price is $93.63. The firm has a market capitalization of $12.35 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 59.90 and a beta of 0.50. CBOE Holdings, Inc. has a 52-week low of $61.58 and a 52-week high of $110.67.

CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ:CBOE) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 4th. The financial services provider reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $266.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $266.22 million. CBOE Holdings had a return on equity of 17.45% and a net margin of 17.81%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 85.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.60 EPS. Equities research analysts predict that CBOE Holdings, Inc. will post $3.42 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on CBOE. Bank of America Corporation lifted their price objective on CBOE Holdings from $113.00 to $120.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $108.00 price objective on shares of CBOE Holdings in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $92.00 price objective on shares of CBOE Holdings in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised CBOE Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $121.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Finally, Barclays PLC began coverage on CBOE Holdings in a research note on Friday, September 8th. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a $105.00 price objective on the stock. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $103.64.

CBOE Holdings Profile

CBOE Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company’s principal business is operating markets that offer for trading options on various market indexes (index options), on an exclusive basis, and futures contracts, as well as on non-exclusive multiply listed options, such as options on the stocks of individual corporations (equity options), and options on other exchange-traded products (ETP options), such as exchange-traded funds (ETF options) and exchange-traded notes (ETN options).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ:CBOE)

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