Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Has $94 Million Position in Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:CBOE)

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:CBOEFree Report) by 19.4% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 526,423 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 85,433 shares during the period. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. owned 0.50% of Cboe Global Markets worth $93,998,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Farmers & Merchants Trust Co of Chambersburg PA acquired a new stake in Cboe Global Markets during the 4th quarter worth about $30,000. Allworth Financial LP grew its holdings in Cboe Global Markets by 75.3% during the 4th quarter. Allworth Financial LP now owns 170 shares of the company’s stock worth $30,000 after acquiring an additional 73 shares during the period. ORG Partners LLC acquired a new stake in Cboe Global Markets during the 4th quarter worth about $31,000. BKM Wealth Management LLC acquired a new stake in Cboe Global Markets during the 4th quarter worth about $33,000. Finally, Blue Trust Inc. grew its holdings in Cboe Global Markets by 95.7% during the 4th quarter. Blue Trust Inc. now owns 276 shares of the company’s stock worth $49,000 after acquiring an additional 135 shares during the period. 81.73% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other Cboe Global Markets news, EVP Catherine R. Clay sold 1,100 shares of Cboe Global Markets stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $185.06, for a total transaction of $203,566.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 4,656 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $861,639.36. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Insiders own 0.51% of the company’s stock.

Cboe Global Markets Price Performance

Shares of BATS CBOE opened at $171.58 on Tuesday. Cboe Global Markets, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $103.82 and a fifty-two week high of $139.00. The stock has a market cap of $18.20 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 88.44 and a beta of 0.61. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60, a quick ratio of 1.21 and a current ratio of 1.21. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $179.41 and its 200 day simple moving average is $181.38.

Cboe Global Markets (BATS:CBOEGet Free Report) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May 3rd. The company reported $2.15 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.04 by $0.11. Cboe Global Markets had a net margin of 5.77% and a return on equity of 20.05%. The business had revenue of $502.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $504.80 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.90 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, research analysts anticipate that Cboe Global Markets, Inc. will post 6.41 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Cboe Global Markets Announces Dividend

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $0.55 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 31st. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.28%. Cboe Global Markets’s dividend payout ratio is currently 98.97%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on CBOE shares. Barclays increased their price objective on shares of Cboe Global Markets from $211.00 to $215.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, May 6th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “market perform” rating and set a $197.00 price objective on shares of Cboe Global Markets in a research report on Thursday, April 4th. Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating and set a $199.00 price objective (down previously from $211.00) on shares of Cboe Global Markets in a research report on Tuesday, April 9th. Rosenblatt Securities increased their price objective on shares of Cboe Global Markets from $200.00 to $205.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, May 6th. Finally, Bank of America increased their price objective on shares of Cboe Global Markets from $200.00 to $204.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, April 19th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat.com, Cboe Global Markets has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $191.00.

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About Cboe Global Markets

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Cboe Global Markets, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as an options exchange worldwide. It operates through six segments: Options, North American Equities, Europe and Asia Pacific, Futures, Global FX, and Digital. The Options segment trades in listed market indices. The North American Equities segment trades in listed U.S.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Cboe Global Markets (BATS:CBOE)

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