EPS for CME Group Inc (CME) Expected At $1.24

July 18, 2017 - By Migdalia James

 EPS for CME Group Inc (CME) Expected At $1.24
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.27, from 1.37 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 39 investors sold CME Group Inc shares while 231 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 215 raised stakes. 273.92 million shares or 3.61% more from 264.37 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Fdx Advisors Inc owns 0.02% invested in CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) for 5,322 shares. Salem Counselors Inc has 0.02% invested in CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME). Beacon accumulated 2,350 shares. Archford Capital Strategies Ltd stated it has 1,398 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has invested 0.16% in CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME). 2,394 are held by Evercore Wealth Ltd Liability Company. 31,309 are held by Bb&T Secs Limited Liability Company. Aureus Asset Management Lc invested 0.04% of its portfolio in CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME). Bryn Mawr Trust accumulated 0.78% or 107,294 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas invested in 0% or 3,554 shares. Private Advisor Ltd Liability Corp reported 3,117 shares. Boltwood Management has invested 0.57% of its portfolio in CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME). Capstone Asset Mgmt Co reported 30,337 shares. Windward Cap Ca stated it has 91,077 shares or 2% of all its holdings. Quantbot Technologies L P accumulated 44,000 shares or 0.56% of the stock.

Since February 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 14 selling transactions for $5.93 million activity. On Friday, February 3 Suskind Dennis sold $121,000 worth of CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) or 1,000 shares. The insider Winkler Julie sold $721,465. $61,055 worth of CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) was sold by Pankau Ronald A.. On Monday, April 10 Pietrowicz John W. sold $294,625 worth of CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) or 2,500 shares. Holzrichter Julie had sold 5,925 shares worth $700,502 on Wednesday, June 7. On Friday, June 9 Kometer Kevin sold $505,081 worth of CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) or 4,125 shares. Cutinho Sunil had sold 10,265 shares worth $1.21 million.

Investors wait CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) to report on July, 27. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $1.24 EPS, up $0.10 or 8.77 % from last year’s $1.14 same quarter earnings. This translates into $411.76M profit for CME giving the stock a 24.32 P/E. This is assuming the current $1.24 EPS is accurate. CME Group Inc’s Wall Street analysts see 1.64 % EPS growth, taking into account the $1.22 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock increased 0.06% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $120.64. About 2.12 million shares traded or 58.21% up from the average. CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) has risen 25.35% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.65% the S&P500.

CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering CME Group (NASDAQ:CME), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. CME Group had 34 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, September 4 by JP Morgan. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 5 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was maintained on Friday, March 11 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Underperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, October 28. CLSA maintained the shares of CME in report on Thursday, July 14 with “Underperform” rating. JP Morgan upgraded the shares of CME in report on Wednesday, January 13 to “Overweight” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of CME in report on Friday, January 8 with “Buy” rating. UBS maintained the shares of CME in report on Friday, July 29 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, June 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Friday, May 20.

CME Group Inc., through its exchanges, provides products across all asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products and metals. The company has market cap of $40.06 billion. The Company’s segment primarily consists of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. , Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, Inc. (CBOT), New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc. (NYMEX) and Commodity Exchange, Inc. (COMEX) exchanges. It has a 26.14 P/E ratio. The Firm provides electronic trading around the globe on its CME Globex platform.

More notable recent CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “CGOV Asset Management Buys Enbridge Inc, Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc, CME …” on July 13, 2017, also Gurufocus.com with their article: “Intermede Investment Partners Ltd Buys Oracle Corp, CME Group Inc, Wells Fargo …” published on July 17, 2017, Prnewswire.com published: “CME Group Announces First Trades After the Return of the Russell 2000 Index …” on July 11, 2017. More interesting news about CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “CME Group Announces the Launch of Australian Wheat FOB (Platts) Futures Contract” published on June 27, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “How These Investment Brokerage Stocks are Performing? — CME Group, Cowen …” with publication date: July 17, 2017.

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