O Brien Greene & Co. Inc increased its position in shares of Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) by 48.4% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 7,050 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,300 shares during the quarter. O Brien Greene & Co. Inc’s holdings in Cboe Global Markets were worth $696,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of CBOE. Norinchukin Bank The raised its holdings in Cboe Global Markets by 4.4% in the first quarter. Norinchukin Bank The now owns 3,328 shares of the company’s stock worth $328,000 after purchasing an additional 141 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. raised its stake in Cboe Global Markets by 141.6% during the 1st quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 59,966 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,840,000 after buying an additional 35,144 shares during the period. Full18 Capital LLC lifted its holdings in Cboe Global Markets by 169.6% during the first quarter. Full18 Capital LLC now owns 33,615 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,084,000 after acquiring an additional 21,147 shares in the last quarter. River Road Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in Cboe Global Markets in the first quarter valued at about $10,426,000. Finally, UBS Group AG increased its holdings in shares of Cboe Global Markets by 6.3% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 444,567 shares of the company’s stock worth $43,875,000 after acquiring an additional 26,437 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 80.66% of the company’s stock.
In related news, CEO Edward T. Tilly sold 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $115.00, for a total transaction of $1,725,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 170,074 shares in the company, valued at $19,558,510. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, EVP John P. Sexton sold 1,996 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $107.19, for a total transaction of $213,951.24. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 18,892 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,025,033.48. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have sold 22,740 shares of company stock worth $2,572,258. Insiders own 0.56% of the company’s stock.
Cboe Global Markets (NASDAQ:CBOE) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, April 29th. The company reported $1.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.40 by $0.13. Cboe Global Markets had a net margin of 12.72% and a return on equity of 16.72%. The firm had revenue of $365.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $344.30 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.65 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Cboe Global Markets, Inc. will post 5.32 earnings per share for the current year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, June 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 28th will be paid a $0.42 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 27th. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.49%. Cboe Global Markets’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 31.88%.
A number of analysts recently issued reports on the company. Rosenblatt Securities increased their target price on Cboe Global Markets from $118.00 to $120.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, May 10th. Oppenheimer raised their price objective on shares of Cboe Global Markets from $113.00 to $120.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, May 10th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft boosted their price objective on shares of Cboe Global Markets from $107.00 to $117.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, May 10th. Citigroup Inc. 3% Minimum Coupon Principal Protected Based Upon Russell lifted their price target on Cboe Global Markets from $115.00 to $120.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 26th. Finally, Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on Cboe Global Markets in a report on Friday. They issued an “underweight” rating and a $104.00 price target on the stock. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Cboe Global Markets currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $166.41.
Cboe Global Markets Company Profile
Cboe Global Markets, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as an options exchange worldwide. It operates through five segments: Options, North American Equities, Futures, European Equities, and Global FX. The Options segment trades in listed market indices. The North American Equities segment trades in listed U.S.
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