(NASDAQ:NDAQ) by 0.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Jefferies Group has a "Hold" rating and a $71.00 price objective on the stock. Tompkins Financial Corp purchased a new stake in shares of Nasdaq during the first quarter valued at approximately $143,000. Aperio Group LLC now owns 95,486 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $6,826,000 after buying an additional 2,218 shares during the last quarter. Reliance Trust Co. of DE increased its position in Nasdaq by 6.1% in the second quarter. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board raised its position in shares of Nasdaq by 8.8% in the second quarter. Accern also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.2018867769013 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Advisory Services Network LLC bought a new stake in shares of Nasdaq during the first quarter worth approximately $189,000. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 3,970 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $266,000 after buying an additional 230 shares in the last quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Nasdaq during the first quarter worth $190,000. LGT Capital Partners LTD. now owns 203,650 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $14,559,000 after buying an additional 56,010 shares during the period. Nasdaq has a 12 month low of $63.30 and a 12 month high of $72.52. (NDAQ) opened at 75.50 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $72.81 and a 200 day moving average price of $70.29.
The company's P/E ratio is 58.38 and market capitalization is 12.61B.
Nasdaq (NASDAQ:NDAQ) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, April 26th. The financial services provider reported $1.02 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.96 by $0.06. Nasdaq had a net margin of 5.76% and a return on equity of 12.19%. The firm had revenue of $602 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $596.55 million. During the same quarter previous year, the business earned $0.91 EPS. The business's revenue was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. Jefferies Group analyst D. Fannon now anticipates that the financial services provider will post earnings per share of $0.95 for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $0.96.
Nasdaq, Inc. also declared a dividend that was paid on Fri Jun 30, 2017. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.38 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, June 14th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.01%. Nasdaq's dividend payout ratio is now 118.75%.
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(NASDAQ:NDAQ) in a research note published on Monday, July 17th. Finally, Evercore ISI reissued an "in-line" rating and set a $74.00 price objective on shares of Nasdaq in a research note on Friday, April 28th. UBS AG reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $81.00 target price (down previously from $85.00) on shares of Nasdaq in a research note on Friday, April 28th. BidaskClub raised Nasdaq from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $75.22.
In other Nasdaq news, insider Edward S. Knight sold 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $74.39, for a total value of $1,115,850.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 78,063 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $5,807,106.57. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Company insiders own 1.60% of the company's stock.
Nasdaq, Inc (Nasdaq) is a holding company. 673,643 shares of the company traded hands. It manages, operates and provides its products and services through four segments: Market Services, Corporate Services, Information Services and Market Technology.
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