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CME Group (NYSE:CME) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the eleven analysts that are currently covering the company, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $77.30.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on CME shares. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of CME Group in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a $78.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Barclays reiterated an “equal weight” rating on shares of CME Group in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a $75.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $76.00. Finally, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price target on shares of CME Group from $67.50 to $68.00 in a research note on Tuesday, July 8th. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.

Shares of CME Group (NYSE:CME) opened at 75.71 on Tuesday. CME Group has a one year low of $66.44 and a one year high of $84.71. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $73.39 and a 200-day moving average of $72.51. The company has a market cap of $25.440 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.44.

CME Group (NYSE:CME) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported $0.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $731.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $740.64 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.93 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 10.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that CME Group will post $3.18 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Thursday, September 25th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 10th will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 8th.

CME Group Inc (NYSE:CME) offer a range of global products across all asset classes based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate.

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