New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its position in CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) by 0.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 495,969 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,000 shares during the quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund owned about 0.44% of CBOE worth $53,381,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. raised its position in shares of CBOE by 6,258.0% during the 2nd quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 349,880 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $31,979,000 after buying an additional 344,377 shares in the last quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board raised its position in shares of CBOE by 8.2% during the 3rd quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 95,227 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $10,249,000 after buying an additional 7,178 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of CBOE by 3.6% during the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 460,966 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $42,133,000 after buying an additional 15,956 shares in the last quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. raised its position in shares of CBOE by 16.7% during the 2nd quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. now owns 35,010 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,201,000 after buying an additional 5,010 shares in the last quarter. Finally, American Century Companies Inc. raised its position in shares of CBOE by 135.3% during the 2nd quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 1,258,358 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $115,014,000 after buying an additional 723,512 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 84.07% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Deutsche Bank raised their price objective on shares of CBOE from $106.00 to $108.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of CBOE from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Citigroup raised their price objective on shares of CBOE from $93.00 to $115.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Royal Bank Of Canada cut shares of CBOE from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and raised their price objective for the company from $100.00 to $108.00 in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $108.00 price objective on shares of CBOE in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. CBOE has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $107.50.

In other CBOE news, VP Christopher A. Isaacson sold 7,019 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $124.42, for a total value of $873,303.98. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 90,229 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $11,226,292.18. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Chairman Edward T. Tilly sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $105.52, for a total transaction of $527,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, 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 ninety days, insiders have sold 16,689 shares of company stock worth $1,918,380. 1.86% of the stock is owned by insiders.

CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) opened at $123.77 on Wednesday. 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 Holdings, Inc. has a twelve month low of $72.54 and a twelve month high of $127.78. The company has a market cap of $13,967.79, a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.84, a P/E/G ratio of 2.07 and a beta of 0.52.

CBOE (NASDAQ:CBOE) last released its earnings results 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. CBOE had a net margin of 10.55% and a return on equity of 14.70%. The company had revenue of $269.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $270.14 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.72 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 98.0% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts forecast that CBOE Holdings, Inc. will post 3.41 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Investors of record on Friday, December 1st will be issued a dividend of $0.27 per share. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.87%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. CBOE’s dividend payout ratio is currently 58.70%.

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About CBOE

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).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CBOE (NASDAQ:CBOE)

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