Stock Worth Mentioning: Is Virtu Financial Inc’s Fuel Running Low? The Stock Reaches 1 Year Low Today

Stock Worth Mentioning: Is Virtu Financial Inc's Fuel Running Low? The Stock Reaches 1 Year Low Today

The stock of Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) hit a new 52-week low and has $12.80 target or 5.00% below today’s $13.47 share price. The 6 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the $1.90 billion company. The 1-year low was reported on Oct, 17 by Barchart.com. If the $12.80 price target is reached, the company will be worth $95.00M less.
The 52-week low event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very negative momentum and is time when sellers come in. During such technical setups, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful buying the stock. About 98,146 shares traded hands. Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) has declined 39.77% since March 14, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 45.39% the S&P500.

Analysts await Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) to report earnings on November, 2.

Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) Ratings Coverage

Out of 3 analysts covering Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 67% are positive. Virtu Financial has been the topic of 10 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. As per Monday, January 11, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. UBS maintained Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) on Thursday, August 4 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell” on Saturday, August 8. The stock of Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, August 21 by Zacks. UBS maintained Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) rating on Tuesday, October 13. UBS has “Buy” rating and $26 price target. The company was maintained on Friday, May 27 by UBS. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Tuesday, April 5. On Thursday, August 6 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Virtu Financial, Inc. is a financial holding company. The company offers a technology platform through which it provides quotations to buyers and sellers in equities, commodities, currencies, options, fixed income and other securities on exchanges, markets and liquidity pools. Virtu Financial, Inc. is headquartered in New York.”

More notable recent Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime” on April 06, 2015, also Moodys.com with their article: “Moody’s assigns first-time Ba3 rating to Virtu Financial with a positive outlook” published on October 04, 2016, Globenewswire.com published: “Virtu Financial, Inc. Appoints Christopher C. Quick and Michael T. Viola to …” on April 11, 2016. More interesting news about Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) were released by: Wsj.com and their article: “French Regulator Considers Fining Virtu Financial for 2009 Trading” published on November 04, 2015 as well as Barrons.com‘s news article titled: “Virtu Financial’s Many Virtues” with publication date: January 30, 2016.

VIRT Company Profile

Virtu Financial, Inc., incorporated on October 17, 2013, is a holding company. The Firm is a technology-enabled market maker and liquidity well-known provider to the financial markets across the world. The Firm is engaged in buying or selling a range of securities and other financial instruments, and earning small bid/ask spreads across various transactions. The Firm has developed a single, multi-asset, multi-currency technology platform through which it provides quotations to buyers and sellers in equities, commodities, currencies, options, fixed income and other securities on various exchanges, markets and liquidity pools in various countries around the world. The Firm makes markets by providing quotations to buyers and sellers in approximately 12,000 securities and other financial instruments on over 230 exchanges, markets and liquidity pools in approximately 30 countries around the world.

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