CME Group Inc (CME) : Sentinel Asset Management scooped up 9,100 additional shares in CME Group Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 12, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 466,020 shares of CME Group Inc which is valued at $48,377,536.CME Group Inc makes up approximately 1.10% of Sentinel Asset Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Clarius Group added CME to its portfolio by purchasing 9,851 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $1,022,632. CME Group Inc makes up approx 0.51% of Clarius Group’s portfolio. Tlp Group sold out all of its stake in CME during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 6,500 shares of CME which is valued $677,170.Naples Global Advisors reduced its stake in CME by selling 300 shares or 9.45% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 2,875 shares of CME which is valued at $286,609. CME Group Inc makes up approx 0.12% of Naples Global Advisors’s portfolio.
CME Group Inc opened for trading at $105.8 and hit $108.75 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $107.35, with a gain of 1.39% or 1.47 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 15,80,666 shares. Company has a market cap of $36,376 M.
On the company’s financial health, CME Group Inc reported $1.14 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03 according to the earnings call on Jul 28, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.11. The company had revenue of $906.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $910.92 million. The company’s revenue was up 10.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.95 EPS.
Investors should note that on Aug 3, 2016, CME Group Inc announced a cash dividend of $0.6000. The company’s management has announced Sep 7, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Sep 9, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Sep 26, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on CME Group Inc. Sterne Agee CRT Initiated CME Group Inc on May 20, 2016 to “Neutral”, Price Target of the shares are set at $90.
CME Group Inc.is the holding company for Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. CBOT New York Mercantile Exchange Inc. (NYMEX) Commodity Exchange Inc. (COMEX) and their respective subsidiaries as well as CME Clearing Europe Limited (CMECE) and CME Europe Limited (CME Europe). The Company also clear futures options on futures and swaps contracts through its two clearing organizations: CME Clearing which is a division of CME and CMECE. The Company offers its customers the opportunity to trade futures contracts and options on futures contracts on a range of products including those -based on interest rates equities foreign exchange agricultural commodities energy and metals. It also clear swaps contracts on a range of products including those -based on interest rates credit default foreign exchange agricultural commodities energy and metals. Its exchange consists of designated contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts.