Media coverage about Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Interactive Brokers Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 43.1583016799352 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

Shares of Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ IBKR) opened at 41.88 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $2.99 billion, a PE ratio of 40.90 and a beta of 0.94. Interactive Brokers Group has a 12-month low of $31.97 and a 12-month high of $42.74. The company has a 50 day moving average of $41.26 and a 200-day moving average of $37.40.

Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 18th. The financial services provider reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by ($0.05). The business had revenue of $387.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $377.65 million. Interactive Brokers Group had a return on equity of 1.19% and a net margin of 4.97%. The company’s revenue was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.40 EPS. Equities research analysts anticipate that Interactive Brokers Group will post $1.51 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 1st were paid a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 30th. Interactive Brokers Group’s dividend payout ratio is presently 38.84%.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on IBKR shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Interactive Brokers Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and issued a $38.00 target price on shares of Interactive Brokers Group in a research note on Friday, June 30th. Rosenblatt Securities started coverage on Interactive Brokers Group in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $40.00 target price on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded Interactive Brokers Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Interactive Brokers Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $39.17.

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In other news, Vice Chairman Earl H. Nemser sold 841 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.29, for a total transaction of $34,724.89. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider Thomas Aj Frank sold 16,580 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.42, for a total transaction of $670,163.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 470,090 shares of company stock worth $19,432,114 in the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 3.41% of the company’s stock.

Interactive Brokers Group Company Profile

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc (IBG, Inc) is a holding company. The Company is an automated global electronic broker and market maker specializing in routing orders, and executing and processing trades in securities, futures, foreign exchange instruments, bonds and mutual funds on over 120 electronic exchanges and market centers around the world and offering custody, prime brokerage, securities and margin lending services to customers.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR)

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