NASDAQ:NDAQ - Nasdaq Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$89.89 -0.66 (-0.73 %)
(As of 09/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$90.55
Today's Range$89.74 - $90.34
52-Week Range$71.65 - $96.84
Volume715,255 shs
Average Volume913,690 shs
Market Capitalization$14.90 billion
P/E Ratio22.17
Dividend Yield1.96%
Nasdaq logoNasdaq, 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.56
Current Ratio0.93
Quick Ratio0.93


Trailing P/E Ratio22.17
Forward P/E Ratio18.65
P/E Growth1.96

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.97 billion
Price / Sales3.73
Cash Flow$5.2322 per share
Price / Cash17.18
Book Value$35.42 per share
Price / Book2.54


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.06
Net Income$734 million
Net Margins18.13%
Return on Equity13.40%
Return on Assets4.97%


Outstanding Shares164,510,000
Market Cap$14.90 billion

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, July 25th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 14th will be given a dividend of $0.44 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 13th. View Nasdaq's Dividend History.

How will Nasdaq's stock buyback program work?

Nasdaq declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, January 30th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Nasdaq's earnings last quarter?

Nasdaq Inc (NASDAQ:NDAQ) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The financial services provider reported $1.18 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.01. The financial services provider had revenue of $615 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $620.25 million. Nasdaq had a return on equity of 13.40% and a net margin of 18.13%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.02 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, October, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Nasdaq.

What price target have analysts set for NDAQ?

13 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Nasdaq's shares. Their forecasts range from $78.00 to $107.00. On average, they expect Nasdaq's share price to reach $93.1429 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.6% 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, 7 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Nasdaq.

Who are some of Nasdaq's key competitors?

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 (Age 58)
  • Mr. Edward S. Knight, Exec. VP and Global Chief Legal & Policy 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 (8.38%), BlackRock Inc. (5.02%), Bessemer Group Inc. (1.37%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (1.10%), FMR LLC (1.00%) and FMR LLC (1.00%). 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, Pc Nelson Griggs and Robert Greifeld. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nasdaq.

Which institutional investors are selling Nasdaq stock?

NDAQ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Aristotle Capital Boston LLC, Pendal Group Ltd, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Findlay Park Partners LLP and BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Holding S.A.. Company insiders that have sold Nasdaq company stock in the last year include 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 institutional investors are buying Nasdaq stock?

NDAQ stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, FMR LLC, Bank of Nova Scotia, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Donaldson Capital Management LLC, Alphinity Investment Management Pty Ltd, Morgan Stanley and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 $89.89.

How big of a company is Nasdaq?

Nasdaq has a market capitalization of $14.90 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

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  638 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  460 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,098
MarketBeat'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 9/24/2018 by Staff

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