Shares of Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $118.50 and last traded at $116.48, with a volume of 777500 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $116.02.

A number of analysts have issued reports on CBOE shares. Bank of America Corporation boosted their price objective on shares of Cboe Global Markets from $113.00 to $120.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Cboe Global Markets from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $121.00 price objective for the company in a report on Monday, October 9th. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their price objective on shares of Cboe Global Markets from $88.00 to $89.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, August 7th. BidaskClub raised shares of Cboe Global Markets from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $92.00 price objective on shares of Cboe Global Markets in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Cboe Global Markets presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $105.36.

The firm has a market cap of $13,140.00, a P/E ratio of 36.74, a P/E/G ratio of 1.96 and a beta of 0.49. 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 Global Markets (NASDAQ:CBOE) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $269.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $270.14 million. Cboe Global Markets had a net margin of 9.86% and a return on equity of 8.41%. The firm’s revenue was up 98.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.72 EPS. analysts predict that Cboe Global Markets, Inc. will post 3.41 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be given a $0.27 dividend. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 30th. Cboe Global Markets’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 58.38%.

In other Cboe Global Markets news, VP Christopher A. Isaacson sold 7,020 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $100.61, for a total value of $706,282.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 97,897 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,849,417.17. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Frank E. Jr. English sold 700 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $99.59, for a total transaction of $69,713.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 4,514 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $449,549.26. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 16,720 shares of company stock valued at $1,740,075. Corporate insiders own 1.86% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in CBOE. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Cboe Global Markets by 29.1% during the first quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 102,444 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $8,305,000 after buying an additional 23,074 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of Cboe Global Markets by 8.9% during the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 404,819 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $32,816,000 after buying an additional 33,072 shares during the period. Capstone Asset Management Co. increased its position in shares of Cboe Global Markets by 12.3% during the second quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 9,402 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $859,000 after buying an additional 1,030 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can increased its position in shares of Cboe Global Markets by 69.0% during the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 87,708 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $8,017,000 after buying an additional 35,825 shares during the period. Finally, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC increased its position in shares of Cboe Global Markets by 0.3% during the second quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC now owns 5,592 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $511,000 after buying an additional 16 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 81.38% of the company’s stock.

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Cboe Global Markets 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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