NASDAQ:MKTX - MarketAxess Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $263.92 +1.69 (+0.64 %) (As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$263.92Today's Range$261.51 - $264.3352-Week Range$172.09 - $264.91Volume468,073 shsAverage Volume257,633 shsMarket Capitalization$9.94 billionP/E Ratio57.75Dividend Yield0.78%Beta0.19 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email MarketAxess Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates an electronic trading platform that enables fixed-income market participants to trade corporate bonds and other types of fixed-income instruments worldwide. It offers institutional investor and broker-dealer firms the access to global liquidity in U.S. high-grade corporate bonds, emerging markets and high-yield bonds, European bonds, U.S. agency bonds, municipal bonds, leveraged loans, credit default swaps, and other fixed-income securities. The company, through its Open Trading protocols, executes bond trades between and among institutional investor and broker-dealer clients in an all-to-all anonymous trading environment in which it acts as the matched principal counterparty. It also offers trading-related products and services, including Composite+ pricing and other market data products to assist clients with trading decisions; auto-execution and other execution services for clients requiring specialized workflow solutions; connectivity solutions that facilitate straight-through processing; and technology services to optimize trading environments. In addition, the company, through its Trax division, offers a range of pre-and post-trade services, such as trade matching, trade publication, regulatory transaction reporting, and market and reference data across a range of fixed-income and other products. MarketAxess Holdings Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Receive MKTX News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MKTX and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Security brokers & dealers Sub-IndustrySpecialized Finance SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:MKTX Previous Symbol CUSIP57060D10 CIK1278021 Webwww.marketaxess.com Phone212-813-6000Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio6.46 Quick Ratio6.46Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio57.75 Forward P/E Ratio51.55 P/E Growth10.23 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$435.57 million Price / Sales22.82 Cash Flow$5.2553 per share Price / Cash Flow50.22 Book Value$16.17 per share Price / Book16.32Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.57 Net Income$172.85 million Net Margins39.69% Return on Equity30.31% Return on Assets27.13%Miscellaneous Employees454 Outstanding Shares37,669,000Market Cap$9.94 billion Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable MarketAxess (NASDAQ:MKTX) Frequently Asked Questions What is MarketAxess' stock symbol? MarketAxess trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MKTX." How often does MarketAxess pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MarketAxess? MarketAxess declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 31st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 13th will be given a dividend of $0.51 per share on Wednesday, February 27th. This represents a $2.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 12th. This is a boost from MarketAxess's previous quarterly dividend of $0.42. View MarketAxess' Dividend History. How will MarketAxess' stock buyback program work? MarketAxess declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, October 25th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were MarketAxess' earnings last quarter? MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:MKTX) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 30th. The financial services provider reported $1.21 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.15 by $0.06. The financial services provider earned $112.44 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $112.37 million. MarketAxess had a return on equity of 30.31% and a net margin of 39.69%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 14.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.88 earnings per share. View MarketAxess' Earnings History. When is MarketAxess' next earnings date? MarketAxess is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for MarketAxess. How can I listen to MarketAxess' earnings call? MarketAxess will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 24th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8554254206. What price target have analysts set for MKTX? 7 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for MarketAxess' stock. Their forecasts range from $198.00 to $255.00. On average, they expect MarketAxess' share price to reach $217.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for MarketAxess. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for MarketAxess? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MarketAxess in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 6 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for MarketAxess. Has MarketAxess been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about MKTX stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. MarketAxess earned a media sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of MarketAxess' key competitors? Some companies that are related to MarketAxess include Credit Suisse Group (CS), TD Ameritrade (AMTD), Nomura (NMR), Raymond James (RJF), SEI Investments (SEIC), Jefferies Financial Group (JEF), Virtu Financial (VIRT), Stifel Financial (SF), Navient (NAVI), Futu (FHL), Waddell & Reed Financial (WDR), Wisdom Tree Investments (WETF), Piper Jaffray Companies (PJC), Investment Technology Group (ITG) and Associated Capital Group (AC). What other stocks do shareholders of MarketAxess own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other MarketAxess investors own include AutoZone (AZO), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), Micron Technology (MU), Paypal (PYPL), Starbucks (SBUX), Alphabet (GOOG), Lam Research (LRCX), Netflix (NFLX) and Visa (V). Who are MarketAxess' key executives? MarketAxess' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Richard Mitchell McVey, Chairman & CEO (Age 59)Mr. Antonio Louis DeLise, Chief Financial Officer (Age 57)Mr. Nicholas Themelis, Chief Information Officer (Age 55)Mr. Kevin M. McPherson, Global Head of Sales (Age 48)Mr. Christophe P. D. Roupie, Head of Europe and Asia - Marketaxess Europe Limited & Trax (Age 53) Who are MarketAxess' major shareholders? MarketAxess' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include KAMES CAPITAL plc (1.03%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.18%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.16%), Forte Capital LLC ADV (0.10%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%) and TrimTabs Asset Management LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own MarketAxess stock include Antonio L Delise, David G Gomach, John Steinhardt, Kevin M Mcpherson, Nicholas Themelis, Richard M Mcvey and Stephen P Casper. View Institutional Ownership Trends for MarketAxess. Which major investors are selling MarketAxess stock? MKTX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KAMES CAPITAL plc, 6 Meridian, First Hawaiian Bank, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Forte Capital LLC ADV. Company insiders that have sold MarketAxess company stock in the last year include Antonio L Delise, David G Gomach, John Steinhardt, Kevin M Mcpherson, Nicholas Themelis and Richard M Mcvey. View Insider Buying and Selling for MarketAxess. Which major investors are buying MarketAxess stock? MKTX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Chesapeake Wealth Management, Virtu Financial LLC, First Manhattan Co., Peregrine Capital Management LLC, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for MarketAxess. How do I buy shares of MarketAxess? Shares of MKTX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is MarketAxess' stock price today? One share of MKTX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $263.92. How big of a company is MarketAxess? MarketAxess has a market capitalization of $9.94 billion and generates $435.57 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $172.85 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.57 on an earnings per share basis. MarketAxess employs 454 workers across the globe. What is MarketAxess' official website? The official website for MarketAxess is http://www.marketaxess.com. How can I contact MarketAxess? MarketAxess' mailing address is 55 HUDSON YARDS, NEW YORK NY, 10001. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 212-813-6000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for MarketAxess (NASDAQ MKTX)Community Ranking: 1.8 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 238 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 430 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 668MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about MarketAxess and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MKTX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MKTX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is cost of goods sold important?