Media stories about Cboe Global Markets (NASDAQ:CBOE) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cboe Global Markets earned a news impact score of 1.33 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider an news buzz score of 4 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Cboe Global Markets’ score:
- Bumpy ride ahead for Cboe (chicagobusiness.com)
- Cboe Global Markets Sees Hammer Chart Pattern: Time to Buy? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Jefferies Financial Group Weighs in on Cboe Global Markets Inc’s FY2019 Earnings (CBOE) (americanbankingnews.com)
- March 1st Options Now Available For Cboe Global Markets (CBOE) (nasdaq.com)
- New Stock Exchange No Immediate Threat to Stocks of ICE, Nasdaq, and Cboe (barrons.com)
Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. Citigroup set a $115.00 price target on shares of Cboe Global Markets and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, November 5th. Wells Fargo & Co restated a “buy” rating on shares of Cboe Global Markets in a research report on Friday, November 2nd. Bank of America upped their price objective on shares of Cboe Global Markets from $113.00 to $122.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, November 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price objective on shares of Cboe Global Markets from $92.00 to $105.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 24th. Finally, Sandler O’Neill raised shares of Cboe Global Markets from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, January 7th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $114.50.
CBOE stock opened at $91.39 on Friday. Cboe Global Markets has a 1 year low of $87.87 and a 1 year high of $138.54.
Cboe Global Markets (NASDAQ:CBOE) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November 2nd. The financial services provider reported $1.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $270.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $269.08 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.89 earnings per share. Cboe Global Markets’s quarterly revenue was up .3% on a year-over-year basis.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 14th. Investors of record on Friday, November 30th were paid a $0.31 dividend. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 29th.
In other Cboe Global Markets news, VP Christopher A. Isaacson sold 8,719 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $106.48, for a total transaction of $928,399.12. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 70,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $7,453,600. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Frank E. Jr. English sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $113.55, for a total transaction of $113,550.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 3,137 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $356,206.35. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.89% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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About Cboe Global Markets
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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