CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) Director Christopher Mitchell sold 670 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $120.89, for a total transaction of $80,996.30. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 8,808 shares in the company, valued at $1,064,799.12. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.

CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) traded up $2.50 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $123.43. 2,264,414 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,094,936. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a current ratio of 1.57 and a quick ratio of 1.57. The company has a market capitalization of $13,923.54, a P/E ratio of 38.71, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.06 and a beta of 0.49. CBOE Holdings, Inc. has a 12 month low of $68.14 and a 12 month high of $125.04.

CBOE (NASDAQ:CBOE) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $269.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $270.14 million. CBOE had a net margin of 10.55% and a return on equity of 14.70%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 98.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.72 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that CBOE Holdings, Inc. will post 3.41 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be given a $0.27 dividend. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.87%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. CBOE’s dividend payout ratio is 58.70%.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Strs Ohio acquired a new stake in shares of CBOE in the second quarter worth $120,000. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. lifted its stake in shares of CBOE by 1.5% in the second quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,346 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $123,000 after buying an additional 20 shares during the last quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of CBOE in the second quarter worth $198,000. W. E. Donoghue & Co. LLC acquired a new stake in shares of CBOE in the second quarter worth $203,000. Finally, Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. lifted its stake in shares of CBOE by 720.0% in the third quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. now owns 1,886 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $203,000 after buying an additional 1,656 shares during the last quarter. 84.08% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Deutsche Bank boosted their price target on shares of CBOE from $106.00 to $108.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of CBOE from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Citigroup boosted their price target on shares of CBOE from $93.00 to $115.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded shares of CBOE from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and boosted their price objective for the company from $100.00 to $108.00 in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $108.00 price objective on shares of CBOE in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. CBOE presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $105.36.

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About CBOE

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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