NASDAQ OMX Group Sets New 1-Year High at $43.47 (NDAQ)
Shares of NASDAQ OMX Group (NASDAQ:NDAQ) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Monday , AnalystRatings.Net reports. The stock traded as high as $43.47 and last traded at $43.30, with a volume of 337,417 shares. The stock had previously closed at $42.77.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on NDAQ shares. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of NASDAQ OMX Group in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a $44.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of NASDAQ OMX Group in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a $45.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $42.00. Finally, analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of NASDAQ OMX Group in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a $50.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $45.00. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $41.83.
The stock has a 50-day moving average of $41.44 and a 200-day moving average of $38.46. The company has a market cap of $7.333 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.12.
NASDAQ OMX Group (NASDAQ:NDAQ) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August 12th. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.02. On average, analysts predict that NASDAQ OMX Group will post $2.91 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, September 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.38%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 10th.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc (NASDAQ:NDAQ) is a holding company.
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