MELAMED LEO sold $1.14M worth of stock. The hedge fund run by David Stemerman held 28,824 shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.21 million, down from 206,994 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
Demand from global institutional investors has lifted trading volumes on the CME by more than 50 per cent since CME Group launched its first bitcoin futures product in December, with Asian investors showing "tremendous interest" in the new asset class, according to a top executive. The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $163.59, up from yesterday's close by 2.77%.
CME Group (NASDAQ:CME) has been given an average rating of "Buy" by the seventeen ratings firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. CME outperformed the S&P500 by 26.16%. Gam Holding Ag, Switzerland-based fund reported 13,702 shs. The business had revenue of $900.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $886.85 million. The stock has a market cap of $54,182.48, a PE ratio of 33.81, a P/E/G ratio of 2.18 and a beta of 0.56. Company insiders own 0.61% of the company's stock. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has declined 3.54% since April 10, 2017 and is downtrending. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 11.44, and it's gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. (NASDAQ:CME). Oz Mngmt L P holds 0.02% of its capital in CME Group Inc. Therefore 56% are positive. 16 are the (NASDAQ:CME)'s ratings reports on April 12, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $135.0 target in Monday, September 11 report. Finally, Truewealth LLC acquired a new stake in shares of CME Group during the fourth quarter worth $157,000. A-D-Beadell Investment Counsel Inc sold 12,018 shares as the company's stock declined 1.28% with the market. Robert W. Baird initiated it with "Outperform" rating and $43 target in Tuesday, August 25 report. Sandler O'Neill maintained it with "Buy" rating and $185.0 target in Friday, March 2 report. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Hold" on Tuesday, October 10. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that CME Group will post 6.89 EPS for the current fiscal year. 0 analysts say it's a Hold while 1 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell. As per Monday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Daiwa Securities given on Wednesday, February 14.
During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment increased to 1.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.10, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a current ratio of 1.03. 29 investors sold all, 224 reduced holdings as CME Group Inc. ratio improved.
Morgan Stanley raised its position in shares of CME Group Inc. The financial services provider reported $1.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.02. Westpac Bk holds 0.07% or 21,968 shs. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership accumulated 986,331 shares. Following the sale, the director now owns 10,537 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,641,453.86. (NASDAQ:CME) for 153,557 shares. Advisory Incorporated invested in 315,888 shares or 0.23% of the stock. Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Gru Lc holds 0% or 8 shares in its portfolio.
First Mercantile reported 6,669 shs or 0.19% of all its holdings. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv accumulated 108,436 shares. (NASDAQ:CME). Investec Asset Mgmt has 0.33% invested in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 198,031 shares. Riverpark Advsr Limited Liability has invested 0.44% in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) to reveal its quarterly earnings, Zacks reports.
Since October 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $9.28 million activity.
Among 18 analysts covering CME Group (NASDAQ:CME), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Tobin Jack J also sold $354,051 worth of CME Group Inc. Another trade for 200 shs valued at $31,982 was sold by Pankau Ronald A. On Tuesday, February 6 $3.03 million worth of CME Group Inc. Piell Hilda Harris sold 3,299 shares worth $539,452. CME Group has $197 highest and $147.0 lowest target. They expect $1.64 EPS, up 34.43% or $0.42 from last year's $1.22 per share. If $1.64 is reported, CME's profit will hit $558.27 million for 24.58 P/E. After $1.12 actual earnings per share reported by CME Group Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 46.43 % EPS growth. Canada Pension Plan Board holds 0.21% in CME Group Inc. Therefore 58% are positive. (NASDAQ:CME) on Wednesday, October 11. The rating was upgraded by UBS to "Buy" on Monday, October 17. (NASDAQ:CME) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, February 2 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was initiated on Wednesday, August 31 by JP Morgan. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, June 23 by Jefferies. Bank of America downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Tuesday, January 3 report. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $210 target.
A-D-Beadell Investment Counsel Inc decreased its stake in Nextera Era Energy Partners (NEP) by 7.16% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.31 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 1.1 in 2017Q3. The shares were sold at an average price of $161.02, for a total transaction of $402,550.00. 111 funds opened positions while 393 raised stakes.