CME Group (NASDAQ:CME) posted its earnings results on Thursday. The financial services provider reported $1.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.42 by $0.03, MarketWatch Earnings reports. CME Group had a net margin of 111.45% and a return on equity of 9.03%. The firm had revenue of $904.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $910.50 million.
Shares of CME traded up $1.17 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $178.64. The stock had a trading volume of 1,740,913 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,576,868. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15, a current ratio of 1.08 and a quick ratio of 1.08. The stock has a market cap of $61.53 billion, a P/E ratio of 37.45, a P/E/G ratio of 3.45 and a beta of 0.64. CME Group has a fifty-two week low of $134.09 and a fifty-two week high of $183.79.
In other CME Group news, President Bryan T. Durkin sold 11,509 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $162.01, for a total transaction of $1,864,573.09. Following the completion of the transaction, the president now directly owns 64,862 shares in the company, valued at $10,508,292.62. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Hilda Harris Piell sold 1,823 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $175.00, for a total transaction of $319,025.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 30,176 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,280,800. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 29,188 shares of company stock valued at $4,973,607 over the last 90 days. 0.43% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
About CME Group
CME Group Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. It offers a range of products across various asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products, and metals.
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