CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group issued their FY2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for CBOE Holdings in a research note issued on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst D. Fannon forecasts that the financial services provider will post earnings of $4.18 per share for the year. Jefferies Group has a “Hold” rating and a $92.00 price objective on the stock.

CBOE has been the topic of several other reports. Bank of America Corporation increased their price target on shares of CBOE Holdings from $113.00 to $120.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $108.00 price target on shares of CBOE Holdings in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Barclays PLC initiated coverage on shares of CBOE Holdings in a research note on Friday, September 8th. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a $105.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of CBOE Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $121.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada set a $100.00 price target on shares of CBOE Holdings and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $101.64.

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CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ:CBOE) traded up 0.023% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $109.725. 339,452 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. CBOE Holdings has a 52 week low of $61.58 and a 52 week high of $110.67. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $105.74 and its 200-day moving average is $92.98. The stock has a market capitalization of $12.37 billion, a PE ratio of 59.992 and a beta of 0.49.

CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ:CBOE) last released its earnings results on Friday, August 4th. The financial services provider reported $0.87 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $266.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $266.22 million. CBOE Holdings had a net margin of 17.81% and a return on equity of 17.45%. CBOE Holdings’s revenue was up 85.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.60 EPS.

In other news, Director Frank E. Jr. English sold 700 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $99.59, for a total transaction of $69,713.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 4,514 shares in the company, valued at $449,549.26. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Carole E. Stone sold 1,520 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $97.14, for a total transaction of $147,652.80. Following the transaction, the director now owns 14,241 shares in the company, valued at $1,383,370.74. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 218,240 shares of company stock worth $21,417,728. Insiders own 1.86% of the company’s stock.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Vantage Investment Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of CBOE Holdings by 0.3% during the second quarter. Vantage Investment Advisors LLC now owns 3,006 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $275,000 after acquiring an additional 8 shares during the last quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC grew its position in shares of CBOE Holdings by 0.3% during the second quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC now owns 5,592 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $511,000 after acquiring an additional 16 shares during the last quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. grew its position in shares of CBOE Holdings by 1.5% during 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 acquiring an additional 20 shares during the last quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS grew its position in shares of CBOE Holdings by 0.3% during the second quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 6,826 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $624,000 after acquiring an additional 21 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Advisor Group Inc. grew its position in shares of CBOE Holdings by 0.9% during the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 2,278 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $208,000 after acquiring an additional 21 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 82.29% of the company’s stock.

CBOE Holdings Company Profile

CBOE Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company’s principal business is operating markets that offer for trading options on various market indexes (index options), on an exclusive basis, and futures contracts, as well as on non-exclusive multiply listed options, such as options on the stocks of individual corporations (equity options), and options on other exchange-traded products (ETP options), such as exchange-traded funds (ETF options) and exchange-traded notes (ETN options).

Earnings History and Estimates for CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ:CBOE)

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