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Faced with possibly paying for news, Google removes links to California news sites for some users
The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals
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Argentina's populist president meets billionaire Elon Musk in Texas — and a bromance is born
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/12/2024
5 Trends You Need to Know This Quarter
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/8 - 4/12
Faced with possibly paying for news, Google removes links to California news sites for some users
The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals
US Steel shareholders approve takeover by Japan's Nippon Steel opposed by Biden administration
Argentina's populist president meets billionaire Elon Musk in Texas — and a bromance is born
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/12/2024
5 Trends You Need to Know This Quarter
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/8 - 4/12
Faced with possibly paying for news, Google removes links to California news sites for some users
The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals
US Steel shareholders approve takeover by Japan's Nippon Steel opposed by Biden administration
Argentina's populist president meets billionaire Elon Musk in Texas — and a bromance is born
NASDAQ:NDAQ

Nasdaq (NDAQ) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$61.52
-1.54 (-2.44%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$61.01
$62.82
50-Day Range
$55.42
$63.56
52-Week Range
$46.88
$64.25
Volume
4.15 million shs
Average Volume
4.43 million shs
Market Capitalization
$35.39 billion
P/E Ratio
29.16
Dividend Yield
1.43%
Price Target
$67.09

Nasdaq MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.80 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.1% Upside
$67.09 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.83% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.46
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.58mentions of Nasdaq in the last 14 days
Based on 24 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.80 B Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
12.73%
From $2.75 to $3.10 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.

4.75 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

106th out of 849 stocks

Security & Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges & Services Industry

2nd out of 9 stocks

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About Nasdaq Stock (NASDAQ:NDAQ)

Nasdaq, Inc. operates as a technology company that serves capital markets and other industries worldwide. It operates in three segments: Capital Access Platforms, Financial Technology, and Market Services. The Capital Access Platforms segment sells and distributes historical and real-time market data; and develops and licenses Nasdaq-branded indices and financial products. This segment also offers investor relations intelligence, governance solutions, and ESG solutions; and insights and workflow solutions, as well as operates listing platforms. The Financial Technology segment offers Verafin, a cloud-based platform to detect, investigate, and report money laundering and financial frauds; surveillance solutions, including a SaaS platform to assist in complying with market rules, regulations, and internal market surveillance policies; AxiomSL, a risk data management and regulatory reporting solution; and Calypso, a front-to-back trading technology solution for the financial market. This segment also handles assets, comprising cash equities, equity derivatives, currencies, various interest-bearing securities, commodities, energy products, and digital currencies; and trade management and colocation services. The Market Platforms segment offers equity derivative trading and clearing, cash equity trading, fixed income and commodities trading and clearing, and currency trading services. This segment operates various exchanges and other marketplace facilities across various asset classes which includes derivatives, commodities, cash equity, debt, structured products, and exchange traded products; and provides clearing, settlement, and central depository 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.

NDAQ Stock Price History

NDAQ Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/31/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/28 Dividend
3/13/2024
Dividend Payable
3/28/2024
Today
4/13/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
4/25/2024
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:NDAQ
CUSIP
63110310
Employees
8,525
Year Founded
1971

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$67.09
High Stock Price Target
$82.00
Low Stock Price Target
$49.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+9.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.80
Research Coverage
10 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.06 billion
Pretax Margin
23.10%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.06 billion
Cash Flow
$2.97 per share
Book Value
$18.76 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
570,893,000
Market Cap
$35.39 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.93

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Should I Buy Nasdaq Stock? NDAQ Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Nasdaq, Inc.:

  • Nasdaq, Inc. has shown consistent growth in its market capitalization, indicating a strong financial performance.
  • The company offers a diverse range of financial technology solutions, including risk management and regulatory reporting tools, which can attract investors looking for innovative services.
  • Nasdaq's stock price has been steadily increasing, reflecting positive investor sentiment and potential for capital appreciation.
  • The company operates listing platforms and provides investor relations intelligence, offering comprehensive services to clients in the capital markets.
  • Nasdaq's market services segment provides clearing, settlement, and central depository services, enhancing efficiency and security in trading operations.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Nasdaq, Inc. for these reasons:

  • The company's P/E ratio of 28.44 and P/E/G ratio of 2.72 may indicate that the stock is currently overvalued, posing a risk for potential investors.
  • Nasdaq's debt-to-equity ratio of 0.94 suggests a significant level of debt, which could impact the company's financial stability in the long term.
  • While the company has a diverse range of services, increased competition in the financial technology sector may pose challenges for Nasdaq's market share and profitability.
  • The beta value of 0.92 indicates that Nasdaq's stock price is less volatile compared to the market, potentially limiting short-term trading opportunities for investors seeking high returns.
  • Investors should consider the company's 12-month high and low stock prices to assess the stock's historical performance and potential risks associated with market fluctuations.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Nasdaq pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

NDAQ Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Nasdaq stock right now?

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nasdaq in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" NDAQ shares.
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What is Nasdaq's stock price target for 2024?

10 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Nasdaq's shares. Their NDAQ share price targets range from $49.00 to $82.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $67.09 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have NDAQ shares performed in 2024?

Nasdaq's stock was trading at $58.14 at the beginning of the year. Since then, NDAQ shares have increased by 5.8% and is now trading at $61.52.
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Are investors shorting Nasdaq?

Nasdaq saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,750,000 shares, an increase of 37.7% from the March 15th total of 3,450,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,170,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.5 days.
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When is Nasdaq's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2024.
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How can I listen to Nasdaq's earnings call?

Nasdaq will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 25th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Nasdaq's earnings last quarter?

Nasdaq, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 31st. The financial services provider reported $0.72 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.70 by $0.02. The financial services provider had revenue of $1.10 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.08 billion. Nasdaq had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.28% and a net margin of 17.48%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 21.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.64 EPS.
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How often does Nasdaq pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nasdaq?

Nasdaq announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 13th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 14th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, March 28th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.43%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 13th.
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Is Nasdaq a good dividend stock?

Nasdaq (NASDAQ:NDAQ) pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.40%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 12 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 41.71%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, NDAQ will have a dividend payout ratio of 28.39% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for NDAQ.

When did Nasdaq's stock split?

Nasdaq shares split on Monday, August 29th 2022. The 3-1 split was announced on Wednesday, July 20th 2022. The newly created shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, August 26th 2022. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 300 shares after the split.

What other stocks do shareholders of Nasdaq own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Nasdaq investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Walt Disney (DIS), Block (SQ), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Visa (V), Home Depot (HD) and Baidu (BIDU).

Who are Nasdaq's major shareholders?

Nasdaq's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Czech National Bank (0.01%), Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (0.01%), Ridgewood Investments LLC (0.00%), IMC Chicago LLC (0.00%), Tealwood Asset Management Inc. (0.00%) and Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co. (0.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Adena T Friedman, Ann M Dennison, Bradley J Peterson, Bradley J Peterson, Bryan Everard Smith, Dubai Ltd Borse, Jeffery W Yabuki, Jeremy Skule, Johan Torgeby, Lars Ottersgard, Lauren B Dillard, Michael R Splinter, Michael R Splinter, Michelle Lynn Daly, Pc Nelson Griggs, Roland Chai and Steven D Black.
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How do I buy shares of Nasdaq?

Shares of NDAQ 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:NDAQ) was last updated on 4/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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