Quadrature Capital Ltd Raises Position in Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:CBOE)

Quadrature Capital Ltd raised its position in shares of Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:CBOEFree Report) by 86.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 30,279 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 14,058 shares during the period. Quadrature Capital Ltd’s holdings in Cboe Global Markets were worth $5,409,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Optiver Holding B.V. purchased a new position in shares of Cboe Global Markets in the fourth quarter worth about $29,000. Farmers & Merchants Trust Co of Chambersburg PA purchased a new position in shares of Cboe Global Markets in the fourth quarter worth about $30,000. Allworth Financial LP increased its holdings in shares of Cboe Global Markets by 75.3% in the fourth quarter. Allworth Financial LP now owns 170 shares of the company’s stock worth $30,000 after buying an additional 73 shares during the period. ORG Partners LLC purchased a new position in shares of Cboe Global Markets in the fourth quarter worth about $31,000. Finally, BKM Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Cboe Global Markets in the fourth quarter worth about $33,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 81.73% of the company’s stock.

Insider Buying and Selling at Cboe Global Markets

In other news, EVP Catherine R. Clay sold 1,100 shares of Cboe Global Markets stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $185.06, for a total transaction of $203,566.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 4,656 shares in the company, valued at $861,639.36. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Insiders own 0.51% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several research firms have recently commented on CBOE. Oppenheimer reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $206.00 price objective on shares of Cboe Global Markets in a report on Monday, May 6th. Bank of America raised their target price on Cboe Global Markets from $200.00 to $204.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, April 19th. Barclays raised their target price on Cboe Global Markets from $211.00 to $215.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, May 6th. Rosenblatt Securities raised their target price on Cboe Global Markets from $200.00 to $205.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, May 6th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating and issued a $199.00 target price (down from $211.00) on shares of Cboe Global Markets in a research note on Tuesday, April 9th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $191.00.

Read Our Latest Analysis on Cboe Global Markets

Cboe Global Markets Stock Down 0.8 %

Cboe Global Markets stock traded down $1.32 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $172.68. 714,983 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 636,231. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $179.61 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $181.40. The company has a current ratio of 1.21, a quick ratio of 1.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60. The company has a market cap of $18.31 billion, a PE ratio of 89.01 and a beta of 0.61. Cboe Global Markets, Inc. has a one year low of $103.82 and a one year high of $139.00.

Cboe Global Markets (BATS:CBOEGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May 3rd. The company reported $2.15 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.04 by $0.11. The business had revenue of $502.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $504.80 million. Cboe Global Markets had a return on equity of 20.05% and a net margin of 5.77%. The business’s revenue was up 6.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.90 EPS. On average, research analysts forecast that Cboe Global Markets, Inc. will post 6.41 EPS for the current year.

Cboe Global Markets Announces Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $0.55 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 31st. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.27%. Cboe Global Markets’s payout ratio is 98.97%.

Cboe Global Markets Profile

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Cboe Global Markets, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as an options exchange worldwide. It operates through six segments: Options, North American Equities, Europe and Asia Pacific, Futures, Global FX, and Digital. The Options segment trades in listed market indices. The North American Equities segment trades in listed U.S.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Cboe Global Markets (BATS:CBOE)

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