Cboe Global Markets (CBOE) Receiving Neutral News Coverage, Study Finds

Media stories about Cboe Global Markets (NASDAQ:CBOE) have been trending neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cboe Global Markets earned a daily sentiment score of 0.33 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an news buzz score of 2 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Cboe Global Markets’ score:

CBOE has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Wells Fargo & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Cboe Global Markets in a report on Friday, November 2nd. Sandler O’Neill raised shares of Cboe Global Markets from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, January 7th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Cboe Global Markets from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 3rd. Bank of America increased their target price on shares of Cboe Global Markets from $113.00 to $122.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 5th. Finally, Raymond James dropped their target price on shares of Cboe Global Markets from $115.00 to $112.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Friday, October 5th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $114.50.



Shares of Cboe Global Markets stock opened at $94.05 on Friday. Cboe Global Markets has a 12-month low of $87.87 and a 12-month high of $136.94.

Cboe Global Markets (NASDAQ:CBOE) last issued its earnings results on Friday, November 2nd. The financial services provider reported $1.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $270.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $269.08 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.89 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up .3% on a year-over-year basis.

In other news, Director Frank E. Jr. English sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $113.55, for a total value of $113,550.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 3,137 shares in the company, valued at $356,206.35. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, VP Christopher A. Isaacson sold 8,719 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $106.48, for a total transaction of $928,399.12. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 70,000 shares in the company, valued at $7,453,600. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.89% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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Cboe Global Markets Company Profile

Cboe Global Markets, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as an options exchange in the United States. The company operates in five segments: Options, U.S. Equities, Futures, European Equities, and Global FX. The Options segment trades in listed market indexes. The U.S. Equities segment trades in listed cash equities; and provides exchange-traded products (ETP) transaction and ETP listing services.

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