MarketAxess Holdings Company Profile (NASDAQ:MKTX)

About MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)

MarketAxess Holdings logoMarketAxess Holdings Inc. operates an electronic trading platform that enables fixed-income market participants to trade corporate bonds and other types of fixed-income instruments using its trading technology. Institutional investor and broker-dealer firms are users of trading platform, accessing global liquidity in the United States corporate bonds, emerging markets and high-yield bonds, European bonds, the United States agency bonds, municipal bonds, credit default swaps and other fixed-income securities. Through Open Trading protocols, it executes trades in certain bonds between and among institutional investor and broker-dealer clients in a trading environment on a matched principal basis. It offers trading-related products and services, including market data to assist clients with trading decisions; connectivity solutions that facilitate straight-through processing; technology services to optimize trading environments, and execution services for exchange-traded fund managers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Financial & Commodity Market Operators - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Specialized Finance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:MKTX
  • CUSIP: 57060D10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $7.3062 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 37,529,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $198.56
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $187.25
  • 52 Week Range: $145.10 - $211.06
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 52.94
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 39.54
  • P/E Growth: 2.43
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $385.24 million
  • Price / Sales: 18.99
  • Book Value: $12.85 per share
  • Price / Book: 15.17
  • Annual Dividend: $1.32
  • Dividend Yield: 0.7%
  • EBIDTA: $219.89 million
  • Net Margins: 36.26%
  • Return on Equity: 30.39%
  • Return on Assets: 27.41%
  • Current Ratio: 8.82%
  • Quick Ratio: 8.82%
  • Average Volume: 178,379 shs.
  • Beta: 0.7
  • Short Ratio: 2.54
Frequently Asked Questions for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share on Thursday, May 25th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.68%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 9th. View MarketAxess Holdings' Dividend History.

How were MarketAxess Holdings' earnings last quarter?

MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKTX) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company reported $1.11 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.95 by $0.16. The firm had revenue of $103.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $102.52 million. MarketAxess Holdings had a return on equity of 30.39% and a net margin of 36.26%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 17.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.77 EPS. View MarketAxess Holdings' Earnings History.

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

5 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for MarketAxess Holdings' shares. Their forecasts range from $170.00 to $210.00. On average, they expect MarketAxess Holdings' share price to reach $183.60 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for MarketAxess Holdings.

Who are some of MarketAxess Holdings' key competitors?

Who are MarketAxess Holdings' key executives?

MarketAxess Holdings' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Richard M. McVey, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Antonio L. DeLise, Chief Financial Officer
  • Nicholas Themelis, Chief Information Officer
  • Christopher Roupie, Head of Europe and Asia
  • Stephen P. Casper, Lead Independent Director
  • Steven L. Begleiter, Independent Director
  • Jane P. Chwick, Independent Director
  • William F. Cruger Jr., Independent Director
  • David G. Gomach, Independent Director

Who owns MarketAxess Holdings stock?

MarketAxess Holdings' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.52%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (1.23%), KAMES CAPITAL plc (1.12%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (0.18%), Forte Capital LLC ADV (0.10%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.06%). Company insiders that own MarketAxess Holdings stock include Antonio L Delise, David G Gomach, Kevin M Mcpherson, Nicholas Themelis, Richard M Mcvey, Ronald M Hersch and Stephen P Casper. View Institutional Ownership Trends for MarketAxess Holdings.

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 GW&K Investment Management LLC, Capital Impact Advisors LLC, Forte Capital LLC ADV, Aperio Group LLC, US Bancorp DE, Oakbrook Investments LLC and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have sold MarketAxess Holdings stock in the last year include Antonio L Delise, David G Gomach, Kevin M Mcpherson, Nicholas Themelis, Richard M Mcvey, Ronald M Hersch and Stephen P Casper. View Insider Buying and Selling for MarketAxess Holdings.

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 KAMES CAPITAL plc, Copeland Capital Management LLC, Sanders Morris Harris LLC, Crow Point Partners LLC, Van Berkom & Associates Inc., Hemenway Trust Co LLC, Insight Capital Research & Management Inc. and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. View Insider Buying and Selling for MarketAxess Holdings.

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.

What is MarketAxess Holdings' stock price today?

One share of MarketAxess Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $194.92.

MarketBeat Community Rating for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ MKTX)
Community Ranking:  1.3 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  87 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  238 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  325
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about MarketAxess Holdings and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: $183.60 (5.81% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/14/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$210.00LowView Rating Details
1/31/2017MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$178.00N/AView Rating Details
1/25/2017Credit Suisse Group AGUpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$145.00 -> $170.00N/AView Rating Details
1/6/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageConviction-Buy$185.00N/AView Rating Details
1/3/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$175.00N/AView Rating Details
7/15/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
6/20/2016William BlairInitiated CoverageMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
Earnings by Quarter for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
Earnings History by Quarter for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ MKTX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.95$1.11$102.52 million$103.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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$0.52$0.57$67.60 million$70.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.48$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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.85
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.95$0.95$0.95
Q2 20171$0.92$0.92$0.92
Q3 20171$0.96$0.96$0.96
Q4 20171$1.02$1.02$1.02
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
Most Recent Dividend:5/25/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.32
Dividend Yield:0.68%
Payout Ratio:35.77% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
32.04% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
26.77% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.51%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 89.82%
Insider Trades by Quarter for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/12/2017Kevin M McphersonInsiderSell9,286$201.35$1,869,736.10View SEC Filing  
6/9/2017Nicholas ThemelisInsiderSell5,596$200.84$1,123,900.64View SEC Filing  
5/17/2017Stephen P CasperDirectorSell230$184.70$42,481.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2017Richard M McveyCEOSell20,000$185.70$3,714,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017Richard M McveyCEOSell27,000$191.20$5,162,400.00View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
Latest Headlines for MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ:MKTX)
DateHeadline logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $96.75 Million - July 21 at 7:56 PM logoMarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKTX) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.92 Per Share - July 19 at 9:15 AM logoMarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods - July 15 at 2:20 PM logoMarketAxess to Host Conference Call Announcing 2017 Second Quarter Results on Wednesday, July 26, - July 14 at 6:30 AM logoMarketAxess to Host Conference Call Announcing 2017 Second Quarter Results on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - July 14 at 6:30 AM logoMarketAxess Holdings, Inc. Expected to Earn Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.92 Per Share (NASDAQ:MKTX) - July 11 at 8:04 AM logoMarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX) Downgraded to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research - July 10 at 1:34 PM logoMarketAxess Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MKTX-US : July 7, 2017 - July 9 at 12:00 PM logoKeefe, Bruyette & Woods Reiterates Buy Rating for MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX) - July 6 at 9:36 PM logoMarketAxess Announces Monthly Volume Statistics for June 2017 - July 5 at 8:42 PM logoMarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - June 27 at 2:52 PM logoMarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - June 27 at 9:27 AM logoMarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX) Cut to "Hold" at BidaskClub - June 24 at 5:32 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX) Will Post Earnings of $1.00 Per Share - June 23 at 11:26 AM logoMarketAxess Holdings (MKTX) and Nasdaq (NDAQ) Financial Comparison - June 23 at 12:20 AM logoComparing MarketAxess Holdings (MKTX) & Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) - June 20 at 12:16 AM logoComparing MarketAxess Holdings (MKTX) and Nasdaq (NDAQ) - June 19 at 8:05 AM logoMarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX) Upgraded by BidaskClub to "Buy" - June 16 at 9:58 PM logoMarketAxess Holdings (MKTX) & Nasdaq (NDAQ) Head to Head Comparison - June 16 at 8:48 PM logoReviewing MarketAxess Holdings (MKTX) and Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) - June 16 at 4:46 PM logoNasdaq (NDAQ) & MarketAxess Holdings (MKTX) Head-To-Head Analysis - June 16 at 8:48 AM logoNicholas Themelis Sells 5,596 Shares of MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX) Stock - June 12 at 7:14 PM logoKevin M. Mcpherson Sells 9,286 Shares of MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX) Stock - June 12 at 7:14 PM logoRegulatory Change Identified as the Key Driver for Fixed Income Market Structure Change in Europe - June 5 at 9:15 AM logoMarketAxess Announces Monthly Volume Statistics for May 2017 - June 5 at 9:15 AM logoZacks: Analysts Expect MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (MKTX) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $102.25 Million - May 31 at 11:08 AM logoMarketAxess Holdings Inc. (MKTX) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - May 31 at 9:39 AM logoMarketAxess Holdings Inc. (MKTX) Expected to Announce Earnings of $1.00 Per Share - May 30 at 12:20 AM logoMarketAxess Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MKTX-US : May 24, 2017 - May 24 at 10:44 AM logoMarketAxess Holdings Inc. (MKTX) Short Interest Up 1.4% in April - May 22 at 7:18 AM logoInsider Selling: MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (MKTX) Director Sells 230 Shares of Stock - May 18 at 8:32 PM logoGardiner Nancy B Buys JM Smucker Co, Analog Devices Inc, IPG Photonics Corp, Sells Target Corp, ... - May 17 at 9:14 AM logoA Last Hurrah for Bonuses - May 12 at 7:11 PM logoMarketAxess Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MKTX-US : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 7:03 PM logoMarketAxess Holdings Inc. (MKTX) CEO Sells $3,714,000.00 in Stock - May 9 at 7:20 PM logoMarketAxess Holdings, Inc. : MKTX-US: Dividend Analysis : May 11th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 9, 2017 - May 9 at 6:16 PM logoMarketAxess Holdings Inc. (MKTX) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - May 5 at 8:45 PM logoMarketAxess Holdings (MKTX) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds - May 4 at 7:01 PM logoInsider Selling: MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (MKTX) CEO Sells 27,000 Shares of Stock - May 3 at 9:56 PM logoETFs with exposure to MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. : May 2, 2017 - May 3 at 9:38 AM logoMarketAxess Announces Monthly Volume Statistics for April 2017 - May 2 at 6:49 PM logoWhy Are Top Fund Managers Buying This Potential Breakout Stock? - May 2 at 1:49 PM logoMarketAxess Holdings Inc. (MKTX) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research - May 1 at 10:54 PM logoMarketAxess Holdings (MKTX) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of -0.12 - May 1 at 3:26 PM logoMarketAxess Holdings, Inc. :MKTX-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 1, 2017 - May 1 at 12:37 PM logoWilliam Blair Analysts Raise Earnings Estimates for MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (MKTX) - May 1 at 7:55 AM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Likely to Affect MarketAxess Holdings (MKTX) Stock Price - April 28 at 10:34 PM logoMarketAxess Holdings Inc. Earnings Surge on Record Trading Volumes - April 28 at 7:28 PM logoMarketAxess Holdings Inc. (mktx) to Issue $0.33 Quarterly Dividend - April 27 at 2:01 PM logoEdited Transcript of MKTX earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-17 2:00pm GMT - April 27 at 9:39 AM



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