Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its position in CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) by 46.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 704,403 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 224,513 shares during the quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC owned approximately 0.62% of CBOE worth $75,815,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of CBOE. Strs Ohio purchased a new stake in CBOE in the second quarter worth approximately $120,000. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. boosted its stake in CBOE by 1.5% in the second quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,346 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $123,000 after buying an additional 20 shares in the last quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in CBOE in the second quarter worth approximately $198,000. W. E. Donoghue & Co. LLC purchased a new stake in CBOE in the second quarter worth approximately $203,000. Finally, Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. boosted its stake in CBOE by 720.0% in the third quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. now owns 1,886 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $203,000 after buying an additional 1,656 shares in the last quarter. 84.07% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In other news, Chairman Edward T. Tilly sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $126.28, for a total transaction of $631,400.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now owns 70,611 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $8,916,757.08. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, VP Christopher A. Isaacson sold 7,019 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $124.42, for a total value of $873,303.98. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 90,229 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $11,226,292.18. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have sold 16,989 shares of company stock valued at $2,059,320. Insiders own 1.86% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have issued reports on CBOE shares. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $92.00 target price on shares of CBOE in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. Barclays started coverage on CBOE in a research note on Friday, September 8th. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a $105.00 target price for the company. Royal Bank of Canada set a $100.00 target price on CBOE and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Zacks Investment Research lowered CBOE from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $120.00 target price (up previously from $106.00) on shares of CBOE in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $107.50.

Shares of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) opened at $126.37 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $14,302.49, a P/E ratio of 39.77, a PEG ratio of 2.12 and a beta of 0.52. CBOE Holdings, Inc. has a 52 week low of $72.54 and a 52 week high of $128.32. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 1.57 and a current ratio of 1.57.

CBOE (NASDAQ:CBOE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.89 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.88 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $269.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $270.14 million. CBOE had a return on equity of 14.70% and a net margin of 10.55%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 98.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.72 earnings per share. sell-side analysts forecast that CBOE Holdings, Inc. will post 3.41 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 1st were paid a dividend of $0.27 per share. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 30th. CBOE’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 58.70%.

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About CBOE

Cboe Global Markets, Inc, formerly CBOE Holdings, Inc, is a holding company. The Company provides trading and investment solutions to investors around the world. It offers trading across a diverse range of products in multiple asset classes and geographies, including options, futures, United States and European equities, exchange-traded products (ETPs), global foreign exchange (FX) and multi-asset volatility products based on the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX Index).

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