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QQQ   445.61
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DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
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NASDAQ:CME

CME Group (CME) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$219.21
-1.14 (-0.52%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$218.02
$221.76
50-Day Range
$196.40
$220.84
52-Week Range
$174.01
$223.80
Volume
1.78 million shs
Average Volume
1.92 million shs
Market Capitalization
$78.91 billion
P/E Ratio
24.71
Dividend Yield
2.10%
Price Target
$214.22

CME Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.11 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.3% Downside
$214.22 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.84% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.26
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.02mentions of CME Group in the last 14 days
Based on 20 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.62 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
1.67%
From $9.60 to $9.76 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.63 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

130th out of 853 stocks

Security & Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges & Services Industry

4th out of 9 stocks


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About CME Group Stock (NASDAQ:CME)

CME Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. It offers futures and options products based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, agricultural commodities, energy, and metals, as well as fixed income and foreign currency trading services. The company also provides clearing house services, including clearing, settling, and guaranteeing futures and options contracts, and cleared swaps products traded through its exchanges; and trade processing and risk mitigation services. In addition, the company offers a range of market data services, including real-time and historical data services. It serves professional traders, financial institutions, institutional and individual investors, corporations, manufacturers, producers, governments, and central banks. The company was formerly known as Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. and changed its name to CME Group Inc. in July 2007. CME Group Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

CME Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/18 Dividend
12/27/2023
Dividend Payable
1/18/2024
Last Earnings
2/14/2024
Today
3/01/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/26 Dividend
3/07/2024
Dividend Payable
3/26/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/24/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Security & commodity brokers, dealers, exchanges & services
Sub-Industry
Specialized Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:CME
CUSIP
12572Q10
Employees
3,460
Year Founded
1848

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$214.22
High Stock Price Target
$240.00
Low Stock Price Target
$180.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-2.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.11
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$3.23 billion
Pretax Margin
74.45%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.58 billion
Cash Flow
$10.35 per share
Book Value
$74.27 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
358,913,000
Market Cap
$78.91 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.48

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Should I Buy CME Group Stock? CME Pros and Cons Explained

These insights were generated using artificial intelligence. They are based on proprietary MarketBeat data, news articles, and custom LLM A.I. algorithms. This analysis of CME Group was last updated on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 2:30 PM.

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in CME Group Inc.:

  • CME Group Inc. operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide, providing investors with exposure to a wide range of financial instruments.
  • The company has a long history, founded in 1898, and is a well-established player in the financial markets, which can provide stability and reliability for investors.
  • Recent developments in the company, such as strategic acquisitions and partnerships, have shown a commitment to growth and innovation, potentially leading to increased value for investors.
  • CME Group Inc. has a strong financial position, with solid revenue and profit growth, which can be attractive to investors looking for a stable and profitable investment.
  • Investors may find the current stock price of CME Group Inc. to be favorable, offering a potentially attractive entry point for those looking to invest in the company.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in CME Group Inc. for these reasons:

  • While CME Group Inc. has a strong position in the market, it also faces competition from other financial institutions and exchanges, which could impact its market share and profitability.
  • The company's operations are subject to regulatory oversight, which can introduce uncertainty and compliance costs that may affect its financial performance.
  • Fluctuations in interest rates, currency exchange rates, and other market factors can impact the company's revenue and profitability, leading to potential risks for investors.
  • Investing in futures and options contracts involves inherent risks, including market volatility and the potential for losses, which may not be suitable for all investors.
  • While CME Group Inc. has a long history, it also faces challenges in adapting to changing market conditions and technological advancements, which could impact its future growth prospects.














CME Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell CME Group stock right now?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CME Group in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" CME shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CME, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is CME Group's stock price target for 2024?

9 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for CME Group's stock. Their CME share price targets range from $180.00 to $240.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $214.22 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.3%.
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How have CME shares performed in 2024?

CME Group's stock was trading at $210.60 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, CME shares have increased by 4.1% and is now trading at $219.21.
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Are investors shorting CME Group?

CME Group saw a decline in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,030,000 shares, a decline of 11.9% from the January 31st total of 3,440,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,890,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.6 days. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is CME Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2024.
View our CME earnings forecast
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How were CME Group's earnings last quarter?

CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 14th. The financial services provider reported $2.37 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.27 by $0.10. The financial services provider had revenue of $1.44 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.43 billion. CME Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.32% and a net margin of 57.83%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 19.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.92 EPS.
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How often does CME Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CME Group?

CME Group declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 8th will be paid a dividend of $1.15 per share on Tuesday, March 26th. This represents a $4.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 7th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $1.10.
Read our dividend analysis for CME
.

Is CME Group a good dividend stock?

CME Group (NASDAQ:CME) pays an annual dividend of $4.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.01%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 14 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 51.86%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CME will have a dividend payout ratio of 47.13% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for CME.

What is Terry Duffy's approval rating as CME Group's CEO?

294 employees have rated CME Group Chief Executive Officer Terry Duffy on Glassdoor.com. Terry Duffy has an approval rating of 83% among the company's employees. 80.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at CME Group to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of CME Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other CME Group investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Mastercard (MA), PayPal (PYPL), Walt Disney (DIS), Visa (V), Netflix (NFLX), Boeing (BA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Intel (INTC).

Who are CME Group's major shareholders?

CME Group's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.29%), Capital World Investors (4.05%), Capital International Investors (3.54%), Capital Research Global Investors (1.83%), Parnassus Investments LLC (1.57%) and Norges Bank (1.27%). Insiders that own company stock include Bryan T Durkin, Charles P Carey, Daniel R Glickman, Dennis Suskind, Derek Sammann, Elizabeth A Cook, Hilda Harris Piell, Howard J Siegel, Julie Holzrichter, Julie Winkler, Kathleen M Cronin, Ken Vroman, Kevin Kometer, Martin J Gepsman, Martin J Gepsman, Sean Tully, Sunil Cutinho, Terrence A Duffy, Timothy Francis Mccourt, Timothy S Bitsberger and William R Shepard.
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How do I buy shares of CME Group?

Shares of CME stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:CME) was last updated on 3/2/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff