Tredje AP fonden increased its position in CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) by 95.2% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 18,560 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 9,050 shares during the quarter. Tredje AP fonden’s holdings in CBOE were worth $1,998,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Strs Ohio bought a new stake in CBOE during the 2nd quarter valued at $120,000. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. boosted its position in CBOE by 1.5% during the 2nd quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,346 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $123,000 after acquiring an additional 20 shares in the last quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in CBOE during the 2nd quarter valued at $198,000. W. E. Donoghue & Co. LLC bought a new stake in CBOE during the 2nd quarter valued at $203,000. Finally, Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. boosted its position in CBOE by 720.0% during the 3rd quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. now owns 1,886 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $203,000 after acquiring an additional 1,656 shares in the last quarter. 84.07% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

In other news, Director Christopher Mitchell sold 670 shares of the stock in a transaction 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 approximately $1,064,799.12. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Chairman Edward T. Tilly sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, September 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $105.52, for a total value of $527,600.00. Following the sale, the chairman now owns 75,611 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,978,472.72. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 16,689 shares of company stock valued at $1,918,380. Company insiders own 1.86% of the company’s stock.

Shares of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) opened at $123.41 on Thursday. CBOE Holdings, Inc. has a twelve month low of $72.54 and a twelve month high of $127.78. The company has a current ratio of 1.57, a quick ratio of 1.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46. The company has a market capitalization of $14,042.67, a price-to-earnings ratio of 39.04, a PEG ratio of 2.08 and a beta of 0.52.

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

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be issued a dividend of $0.27 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.88%. CBOE’s dividend payout ratio is presently 58.70%.

Several analysts have issued reports on the company. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $108.00 target price on shares of CBOE in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Deutsche Bank increased their target price on CBOE from $106.00 to $108.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Barclays assumed coverage on CBOE in a research report on Friday, September 8th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $105.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut CBOE from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada cut CBOE from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and increased their target price for the company from $100.00 to $108.00 in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. CBOE presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $107.50.

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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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