BidaskClub upgraded shares of Cboe Global Markets (NASDAQ:CBOE) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report published on Saturday.

A number of other research analysts also recently commented on CBOE. Compass Point began coverage on shares of Cboe Global Markets in a research report on Monday, July 9th. They set a buy rating and a $115.00 price objective on the stock. Barclays lowered their price objective on shares of Cboe Global Markets from $110.00 to $107.00 and set an equal weight rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, July 30th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Cboe Global Markets from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 10th. Raymond James raised shares of Cboe Global Markets from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a research report on Monday, August 20th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of Cboe Global Markets from an underweight rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 26th. Eleven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $118.69.

CBOE stock opened at $100.23 on Friday. Cboe Global Markets has a 52-week low of $91.10 and a 52-week high of $138.54. The company has a current ratio of 0.86, a quick ratio of 0.86 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29. The company has a market cap of $11.47 billion, a PE ratio of 29.31, a PEG ratio of 1.93 and a beta of 0.58.

Cboe Global Markets (NASDAQ:CBOE) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 3rd. The financial services provider reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.03 by $0.02. Cboe Global Markets had a net margin of 19.22% and a return on equity of 14.16%. The firm had revenue of $283.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $278.57 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.87 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts anticipate that Cboe Global Markets will post 4.53 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 31st will be given a $0.31 dividend. This represents a $1.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.24%. This is an increase from Cboe Global Markets’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.27. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 30th. Cboe Global Markets’s payout ratio is currently 31.58%.

In other Cboe Global Markets news, VP Christopher A. Isaacson sold 8,720 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $100.02, for a total value of $872,174.40. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 86,220 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $8,623,724.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 0.89% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Dupont Capital Management Corp bought a new stake in Cboe Global Markets in the first quarter worth approximately $105,000. Braun Bostich & Associates Inc. grew its position in Cboe Global Markets by 1,391.0% in the second quarter. Braun Bostich & Associates Inc. now owns 999 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $104,000 after acquiring an additional 932 shares in the last quarter. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Cboe Global Markets in the second quarter worth approximately $133,000. Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd bought a new stake in Cboe Global Markets in the first quarter worth approximately $156,000. Finally, Cerebellum GP LLC bought a new stake in Cboe Global Markets in the second quarter worth approximately $178,000. 82.67% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Cboe Global Markets Company Profile

Cboe Global Markets, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as an options exchange in the United States. The company operates in five segments: Options, U.S. Equities, Futures, European Equities, and Global FX. The Options segment trades in listed market indexes. The U.S. Equities segment trades in listed cash equities; and provides exchange-traded products (ETP) transaction and ETP listing services.

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