Press coverage about CBOE (NASDAQ:CBOE) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CBOE earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.1428707837756 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- ‘It’s just the beginning’: Cameron Winklevoss sees bitcoin surging as much as 20-times higher (smh.com.au)
- Bitcoin Billionaire Winklevoss Sees Surge of as Much as 20 Fold (bloomberg.com)
- U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.49% (investing.com)
- Cboe to launch bitcoin futures exchange on Sunday (finance.yahoo.com)
- S&P 500 Seeks Direction, Bitcoin Wild, CVS Buys Aetna, Broadcom Goes Hostile: Weekly Review (finance.yahoo.com)
CBOE (NASDAQ CBOE) opened at $125.27 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $14,212.86, a price-to-earnings ratio of 39.52, a PEG ratio of 2.11 and a beta of 0.52. CBOE has a 1-year low of $72.54 and a 1-year high of $127.78. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a current ratio of 1.57 and a quick ratio of 1.57.
CBOE (NASDAQ:CBOE) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the 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 business had revenue of $269.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $270.14 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.72 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 98.0% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts expect that CBOE will post 3.41 EPS for the current year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be issued a dividend of $0.27 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.86%. CBOE’s dividend payout ratio is currently 58.70%.
A number of analysts recently commented on CBOE shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded CBOE from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $121.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Bank of America boosted their target price on CBOE from $113.00 to $120.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $100.00 target price on CBOE and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Barclays started coverage on CBOE in a research note on Friday, September 8th. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a $105.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and issued a $108.00 target price on shares of CBOE in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $107.50.
In other CBOE news, Director Frank E. Jr. English sold 300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $123.80, for a total transaction of $37,140.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 4,214 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $521,693.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, VP Christopher A. Isaacson sold 7,019 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $124.42, for a total transaction of $873,303.98. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 90,229 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $11,226,292.18. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 11,989 shares of company stock valued at $1,427,920. 1.86% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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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