MarketAxess Holdings Company Profile (NASDAQ:MKTX)

About MarketAxess Holdings

MarketAxess Holdings logoMarketAxess Holdings Inc. (MarketAxess) is an electronic trading platform. The Company operates as an electronic multi-party platform for the trading of fixed-income securities and provides related data, analytics, compliance tools and post-trade services. The Company's multi-dealer trading platform allows its institutional investor clients to request bids or offers from its broker-dealer clients and execute trades with the broker-dealer of their choice from among those that choose to respond. The Company offers its broker-dealer clients a solution that allows them to reach institutional investor clients for the distribution and trading of bonds. The Company's trading platform provides access to global liquidity in the United States high-grade corporate bonds, emerging markets and high-yield bonds, European bonds, the United States agency bonds, credit derivatives and other fixed-income securities.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Investment Brokerage - National
  • Sub-Industry: Specialized Finance
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: MKTX
  • CUSIP: 57060D10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $192.74
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $174.77
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $165.32
  • 52-Week Range: $113.26 - $195.23
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 58.39
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 39.96
  • P/E Growth: 2.88
  • Market Cap: $7.18B
  • Outstanding Shares: 36,837,000
  • Beta: 0.7
  • Net Margins: 34.11%
  • Return on Equity: 28.57%
  • Return on Assets: 25.76%
  • Current Ratio: 7.94%
  • Quick Ratio: 7.94%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.57)
Consensus Price Target: $176.60 (9.45% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/31/2017MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$178.00View Rating Details
1/25/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$145.00 -> $170.00View Rating Details
1/6/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageConviction-Buy$185.00View Rating Details
1/3/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$175.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetOutperform$165.00 -> $175.00View Rating Details
7/15/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeMarket PerformView Rating Details
6/20/2016William BlairInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/25/2017Q416$0.84$0.88$93.74 million$94.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.78$0.82$90.51 million$90.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.85$0.88$93.98 million$96.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.78$0.77$89.12 million$88.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/27/2016Q415$0.62$0.65$76.41 million$76.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.62$0.60$74.37 million$74.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$0.64$0.64$73.09 million$75.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$0.64$0.65$75.43 million$76.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q414$0.51$0.57$67.60 million$70.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.47$0.46$64.90 million$64.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$0.46$0.48$64.57 million$65.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$0.46$0.46$65.58 million$63.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q413$0.42$0.41$60.54 million$60.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q313$0.43$0.48$62.87 million$61.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.45$0.51$64.40 million$65.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.37$0.41$54.45 million$55.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q4 2012$0.36$0.36$50.43 million$50.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2012Q312$0.32$0.36$47.69 million$48.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.32$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.36$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012$0.30$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.29$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.25$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.27$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011$0.20$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.01 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.88 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20161$0.85$0.85$0.85
Q3 20161$0.77$0.77$0.77
Q4 20161$0.84$0.84$0.84
Q1 20171$1.00$1.00$1.00
Q2 20171$1.06$1.06$1.06
Q3 20171$0.98$0.98$0.98
Q4 20171$1.03$1.03$1.03
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
Annual Dividend:$1.32
Dividend Yield:0.68%
Payout Ratio:39.40% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
32.92% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
27.05% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.51%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 89.11%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/13/2017Antonio L DeliseCFOSell8,000$189.57$1,516,560.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2017Ronald M HerschDirectorSell12,000$189.01$2,268,120.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2017Nicholas ThemelisInsiderSell10,468$188.20$1,970,077.60View SEC Filing  
2/9/2017Richard M McveyCEOSell18,829$188.68$3,552,655.72View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017David G GomachDirectorSell5,370$189.98$1,020,192.60View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Nicholas ThemelisInsiderSell6,200$165.40$1,025,480.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2016Antonio L DeliseCFOSell10,000$166.79$1,667,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Richard M McveyCEOSell30,000$162.33$4,869,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016David G GomachDirectorSell4,923$139.03$684,444.69View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Richard M McveyCEOSell80,000$127.21$10,176,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Antonio L. DeliseCFOSell15,505$110.89$1,719,349.45View SEC Filing  
2/8/2016Richard M. McveyCEOSell30,000$104.20$3,126,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2016David G GomachDirectorSell2,500$107.61$269,025.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Nicholas ThemelisinsiderSell10,683$113.76$1,215,298.08View SEC Filing  
12/7/2015Stephen P CasperDirectorSell1,500$112.40$168,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2015Richard M. McveyCEOSell40,000$98.86$3,954,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015Richard M. McveyCEOSell29,254$99.09$2,898,778.86View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015David G GomachDirectorSell5,000$95.18$475,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015Richard M McveyCEOSell40,000$85.56$3,422,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Ronald M HerschDirectorSell4,375$85.00$371,875.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Antonio L DeliseCFOSell7,000$80.92$566,440.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Richard M McveyCEOSell20,013$80.30$1,607,043.90View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015David G GomachDirectorSell4,000$81.43$325,720.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Nicholas ThemelisInsiderSell9,919$80.56$799,074.64View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014Richard M McveyCEOSell11,589$68.07$788,863.23View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014Stephen P CasperDirectorSell2,000$69.06$138,120.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Stephen P CasperDirectorSell1,500$59.48$89,220.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014Nicholas ThemelisInsiderSell11,000$57.58$633,380.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014David G GomachDirectorSell5,000$56.52$282,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2014Stephen P CasperDirectorSell1,930$57.05$110,106.50View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014John SteinhardtDirectorSell10,000$54.14$541,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2013Antonio DeliseCFOSell25,000$70.43$1,760,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Nicholas ThemelisInsiderSell27,477$68.38$1,878,877.26View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Ronald M HerschDirectorSell10,000$51.99$519,900.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013David G GomachDirectorSell5,000$52.20$261,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013Richard M McveyCEOSell75,000$45.01$3,375,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Antonio L DeliseCFOSell11,864$45.30$537,439.20View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Nicholas ThemelisInsiderSell17,000$45.89$780,130.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Richard M McveyCEOSell49,692$43.80$2,176,509.60View SEC Filing  
3/11/2013Antonio L DeliseCFOSell12,229$39.51$483,167.79View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
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What is MarketAxess Holdings' stock symbol?

MarketAxess Holdings trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MKTX."

How often does MarketAxess Holdings pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MarketAxess Holdings?

MarketAxess Holdings declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share on Thursday, February 23rd. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.68%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 7th. This is a boost from MarketAxess Holdings's previous quarterly dividend of $0.26.

Where is MarketAxess Holdings' stock going? Where will MarketAxess Holdings' stock price be in 2017?

7 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for MarketAxess Holdings' stock. Their forecasts range from $170.00 to $185.00. On average, they expect MarketAxess Holdings' stock price to reach $176.60 in the next twelve months.

When will MarketAxess Holdings announce their earnings?

MarketAxess Holdings is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 25th 2017.

Who owns MarketAxess Holdings stock?

MarketAxess Holdings' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Baillie Gifford & Co. (7.21%), State Street Corp (2.60%), Janus Capital Management LLC (2.49%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.12%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (1.33%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.07%). Company insiders that own MarketAxess Holdings stock include Antonio L Delise, David G Gomach, Nicholas Themelis, Richard M Mcvey, Ronald M Hersch and Stephen P Casper.

Who sold MarketAxess Holdings stock? Who is selling MarketAxess Holdings stock?

MarketAxess Holdings' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC, State Street Corp, FMR LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Fiera Capital Corp and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold MarketAxess Holdings stock in the last year include Antonio L Delise, David G Gomach, Nicholas Themelis, Richard M Mcvey and Ronald M Hersch.

Who bought MarketAxess Holdings stock? Who is buying MarketAxess Holdings stock?

MarketAxess Holdings' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Baird Financial Group Inc., Fred Alger Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Elkfork Partners LLC and Shelton Capital Management.

How do I buy MarketAxess Holdings stock?

Shares of MarketAxess Holdings can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of MarketAxess Holdings stock cost?

One share of MarketAxess Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $195.02.

MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX) Chart for Thursday, February, 23, 2017

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)

Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by Staff