Media headlines about Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Interactive Brokers Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 41.4606142436403 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Shares of Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) opened at 47.72 on Tuesday. Interactive Brokers Group has a 52-week low of $31.97 and a 52-week high of $48.15. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $44.11 and its 200 day moving average is $38.77. The company has a market capitalization of $3.41 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 46.60 and a beta of 0.95.

Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 18th. The financial services provider reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by ($0.05). The firm 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%. Interactive Brokers Group’s revenue was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.40 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Interactive Brokers Group will post $1.56 earnings per share for the current year.

IBKR has been the topic of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Interactive Brokers Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 20th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $40.00 price objective on shares of Interactive Brokers Group in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $38.00 price objective on shares of Interactive Brokers Group in a research report on Friday, June 30th. Rosenblatt Securities assumed coverage on shares of Interactive Brokers Group in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $40.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Interactive Brokers Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $40.33.

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In other Interactive Brokers Group news, Vice Chairman Earl H. Nemser sold 1,657 shares of Interactive Brokers Group stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.42, for a total transaction of $66,975.94. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, insider Thomas Aj Frank sold 32,772 shares of Interactive Brokers Group stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.75, for a total transaction of $1,564,863.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 1,006,207 shares of company stock worth $43,794,398 over the last ninety days. 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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