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NASDAQ OMX Group (NASDAQ:NDAQ) EVP Anna M. Ewing unloaded 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $38.00, for a total value of $380,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 119,936 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,557,568. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

NDAQ has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Credit Suisse upgraded shares of NASDAQ OMX Group from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, May 16th. They now have a $42.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $40.00. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $38.10.

NASDAQ OMX Group (NASDAQ:NDAQ) traded down 2.38% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $37.25. 1,073,701 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. NASDAQ OMX Group has a one year low of $29.51 and a one year high of $41.25. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $36.59 and its 200-day moving average is $38.03. The company has a market cap of $6.357 billion and a P/E ratio of 14.76.

NASDAQ OMX Group (NASDAQ:NDAQ) last released its earnings data on Thursday, April 24th. The company reported $0.72 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $529.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $526.55 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.64 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 26.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that NASDAQ OMX Group will post $2.94 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc (NASDAQ:NDAQ) is a holding company.

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