CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE).
Cgov Asset Management sold 167,325 shares in the previous quarter decreasing its stake in CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) by 16.6%. Its position stood at $99,412,000 a decrease of 8.4% as of the end of the quarter.
Here are some other firms who have updated their holdings. Creative Planning reduced its holdings by selling 1,007 shares a decrease of 5.3% in the quarter. Creative Planning owns 18,079 shares with a value of $1,652,000. The total value of its holdings increased 6.8%. As of the end of the quarter Clinton Group Inc had bought 6,879 shares growing its position 60.4%. The value in dollars increased from $842,000 to $1,480,000 a change of $638,000 for the reporting period.
Gateway Investment Advisers LLC expanded its ownership by buying 16 shares an increase of 0.3% from 03/31/2017 to 06/30/2017. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC controls 5,592 shares worth $511,000. The value of the position overall is up by 13.1%.
Citigroup issued its first research report on the stock with an initial rating of “Neutral”. Equity analyst JP Morgan raised the price target and upgraded the stock on December 2 boosting the price target from $60.00 to $84.00 and moving the rating from “Neutral” to “Overweight”.
On December 2 the stock rating was upgraded to “Overweight” from “Neutral” with a current price target of $84.00 in a statement from JP Morgan. On October 11 the company was set at “Buy” by Evercore ISI Group up from the previous “” rating.
On October 11 Jefferies made no change to the company rating of “Hold” and moved up the price target to $66.00 from $61.00. On October 4, 2016 the stock rating was changed to a “Outperform” according to a Wells Fargo report a boost from the previous “” rating.
The company is now down from yesterday’s close of $92.79. Additionally CBOE Holdings, Inc. recently declared a dividend that was paid on Friday the 16th of June 2017. The dividend payment was $0.250 per share for the quarter or $1.00 annualized. The dividend yield was $1.08. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday the 31st of May 2017.
Company chares are trading at $91.94 marginally over $87.49, the stock’s 50 day moving average and which is slightly above the 200 day moving average of $81.02. The 50 day moving average moved up $4.45 and the 200 day average went up $10.92 or +13.48%.
The company’s P/E ratio is 51.31 and market capitalization is 10.30B. In the last earnings report the EPS was $1.79 and is estimated to be $3.38 for the current year with 112,042,000 shares presently outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is expected be $0.83 with next year’s EPS anticipated to be $3.92.
Investors are a little more bearish on the company lately looking at the change in short interest. The company had a rise in short interest between June 15, 2017 and May 31, 2017 of 23.96%. Short interest grew 821,673 over that timeframe. With short interest at 4,251,316 and short average daily volume at 1,094,587, days to cover is 3.9 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.04% as of May 31.