NASDAQ:NDAQ - Nasdaq Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $86.54 -0.48 (-0.55 %) (As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$86.54Today's Range$86.01 - $87.3452-Week Range$72.98 - $96.84Volume535,862 shsAverage Volume901,522 shsMarket Capitalization$14.27 billionP/E Ratio21.32Dividend Yield2.02%Beta0.5 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Nasdaq, Inc. provides trading, clearing, marketplace technology, regulatory, securities listing, information, and public and private company services worldwide. The company's Market Services segment offers equity derivative trading and clearing; cash equity trading; fixed income and commodities trading and clearing; and trade management services. This segment operates various exchanges and other marketplace facilities across various asset classes; and provides broker, clearing, settlement, and central depository services. Its Corporate Services segment offers investor relations products and services, including investor relations content, analytics, and advisory services; communication tools; and public relations solutions. It also provides a platform and services that enable customers to produce Webcasts for investor and public relations, marketing, and internal communications applications; and a collaboration platform for boards of directors or various teams collaborating on confidential initiatives. In addition, this segment operates various listing platforms, which offer capital raising solutions for private and public companies. The company's Information Services segment sells and distributes historical and real-time quote and trade information to market participants and data distributors; and develops and licenses Nasdaq branded indexes, associated derivatives, and financial products, as well as provides custom calculation services. Its Market Technology segment provides solutions for trading, clearing, settlement, surveillance, and information dissemination to markets. It also provides broker services through SMARTS, a managed service designed for brokers and other market participants; and enterprise governance, risk management, and compliance software and services. The company was formerly known as The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. and changed its name to Nasdaq, Inc. in September 2015. Nasdaq, Inc. was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, New York. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Security & commodity brokers, dealers, exchanges & services Sub-IndustrySpecialized Finance SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:NDAQ Previous Symbol CUSIP63110310 Webwww.business.nasdaq.com Phone212-401-8700 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.55 Current Ratio0.94 Quick Ratio0.94 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.32 Forward P/E Ratio18.14 P/E Growth1.91 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.97 billion Price / Sales3.58 Cash Flow$5.2417 per share Price / Cash Flow16.51 Book Value$35.42 per share Price / Book2.44 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.06 Net Income$734 million Net Margins17.95% Return on Equity13.69% Return on Assets5.06% Miscellaneous Employees4,734 Outstanding Shares163,960,000Market Cap$14.27 billion OptionableOptionable Nasdaq (NASDAQ:NDAQ) Frequently Asked Questions What is Nasdaq's stock symbol? Nasdaq trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NDAQ." How often does Nasdaq pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nasdaq? Nasdaq declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.44 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 13th. View Nasdaq's Dividend History. How will Nasdaq's stock buyback program work? Nasdaq declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Tuesday, January 30th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Nasdaq's earnings last quarter? Nasdaq Inc (NASDAQ:NDAQ) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The financial services provider reported $1.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.01. The financial services provider earned $600 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $605.67 million. Nasdaq had a net margin of 17.95% and a return on equity of 13.69%. Nasdaq's revenue for the quarter was down .5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.01 earnings per share. View Nasdaq's Earnings History. When is Nasdaq's next earnings date? Nasdaq is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Nasdaq. What price target have analysts set for NDAQ? 13 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Nasdaq's stock. Their forecasts range from $82.00 to $107.00. On average, they expect Nasdaq's share price to reach $96.4615 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Nasdaq. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Nasdaq? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nasdaq in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Nasdaq. Has Nasdaq been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about NDAQ stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Nasdaq earned a daily sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Nasdaq's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Nasdaq include Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), DEUTSCHE BOERSE/ADR (DBOEY), T. Rowe Price Group (TROW), LPL Financial (LPLA), BGC Partners (BGCP), INTL Fcstone (INTL), Yintech Investment (YIN), OTC Markets Group (OTCM), National (NHLD), Primus Guaranty (PRSG) and Cboe Global Markets (CBOE). Who are Nasdaq's key executives? Nasdaq's management team includes the folowing people: Ms. Adena T. Friedman, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 48)Mr. Michael Steven Ptasznik, Exec. VP, Corp. Strategy & CFO (Age 50)Mr. Bradley J. Peterson, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer & CTO (Age 58)Mr. Edward S. Knight, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Chief Regulatory Officer (Age 67)Mr. Thomas A. Wittman, Exec. VP of Global Trading and Market Services (Age 53) Who are Nasdaq's major shareholders? Nasdaq's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (8.41%), Vanguard Group Inc (7.38%), BlackRock Inc. (4.92%), Capital World Investors (2.37%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.67%) and Bessemer Group Inc. (1.39%). Company insiders that own Nasdaq stock include Ann M Dennison, Bjorn Sibbern, Bradley J Peterson, Charlene T Begley, Edward S Knight, Lars Ottersgard, Lars Wedenborn and Pc Nelson Griggs. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nasdaq. Which major investors are selling Nasdaq stock? NDAQ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, AQR Capital Management LLC, Pendal Group Ltd, Deutsche Bank AG, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, BlackRock Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp. Company insiders that have sold Nasdaq company stock in the last year include Ann M Dennison, Bradley J Peterson, Charlene T Begley, Edward S Knight, Lars Ottersgard, Lars Wedenborn and Pc Nelson Griggs. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nasdaq. Which major investors are buying Nasdaq stock? NDAQ stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Segantii Capital Management Ltd, Laurion Capital Management LP, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Morgan Stanley, Hsbc Holdings PLC and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nasdaq. How do I buy shares of Nasdaq? Shares of NDAQ 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 Nasdaq's stock price today? One share of NDAQ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $86.54. How big of a company is Nasdaq? Nasdaq has a market capitalization of $14.27 billion and generates $3.97 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $734 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.06 on an earnings per share basis. Nasdaq employs 4,734 workers across the globe. What is Nasdaq's official website? The official website for Nasdaq is http://www.business.nasdaq.com. How can I contact Nasdaq? Nasdaq's mailing address is ONE LIBERTY PLAZA, NEW YORK NY, 10006. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 212-401-8700 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Nasdaq (NASDAQ NDAQ)Community Ranking: 2.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 662 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 484 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,146MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Nasdaq and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NDAQ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NDAQ will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How accurate is the Rule of 72?