Virtu Financial Company Profile (NASDAQ:VIRT)

About Virtu Financial

Virtu Financial logoVirtu Financial, Inc. is a holding company. The Company is a technology-enabled market maker and liquidity provider to the financial markets across the world. It is engaged in buying or selling a range of securities and other financial instruments and earning small bid/ask spreads across various transactions. It has a single, multi-asset, multi-currency technology platform through which it provides quotations to buyers and sellers in equities, commodities, currencies, options, fixed income and other securities on exchanges, markets and liquidity pools in various countries around the world. It makes markets in a range of different assets classes, such as Americas Equities; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Equities; Asia Pacific (APAC) Equities; Global Commodities; Global Currencies, and Options, Fixed Income and Other Securities. It makes markets for global banks, brokers and other intermediaries, and indirectly provides services to retail and institutional investors.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Investment Brokerage - National
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: VIRT
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $14.97
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $16.56
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $18.44
  • 52-Week Range: $14.96 - $25.72
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.33
  • P/E Growth: -3.53
  • Market Cap: $572.38M
  • Outstanding Shares: 38,235,000
  • Beta: -0.05
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 5.15%
  • Return on Equity: 20.34%
  • Return on Assets: 2.85%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.90%
  • Current Ratio: 0.60%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.60%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $20.50 (36.94% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingSell$16.50View Rating Details
4/5/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$26.00 -> $24.50View Rating Details
8/6/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$22.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
5/27/2015Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutral$22.00View Rating Details
5/11/2015Sandler O'NeillInitiated CoverageBuy$25.00View Rating Details
5/11/2015Evercore Partners Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$25.00View Rating Details
5/11/2015Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$25.00View Rating Details
5/11/2015BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$24.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/1/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2016        
8/3/2016Q216$0.24$0.24$105.12 million$174.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.35$0.31$134.72 million$192.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.29$0.27$115.15 million$107.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.35$0.40$130.50 million$215.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.32$0.27$125.03 million$182.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.42$173.30 million$221.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT)
No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT)
Annual Dividend:$0.96
Dividend Yield:6.41%
Payout Ratio:91.43% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)

Dividend History for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/4/2016quarterly$0.246.01%8/30/20169/1/20169/15/2016
5/4/2016Quarterly$0.245/27/20166/1/20166/15/2016
2/5/2016quarterly$0.244.57%2/26/20163/1/20163/15/2016
11/5/2015quarterly$0.244.02%11/27/201512/1/201512/15/2015
8/6/2015special$0.248/28/20159/1/20159/15/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 71.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 94.26%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/5/2016Douglas A CifuCEOBuy60,000$16.51$990,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016Venu PalaparthiSVPBuy2,000$17.36$34,720.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015Michael J BingleDirectorSell6,075,837$21.65$131,541,871.05View SEC Filing  
4/21/2015John P AbizaidDirectorBuy5,500$19.00$104,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2015Lake Group L.L.C. SilverMajor ShareholderSell8,333,333$17.67$147,249,994.11View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT)
DateHeadline
News IconBroker Roundup For Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) - The De Soto Edge (NASDAQ:VIRT)
desotoedge.com - September 30 at 7:37 AM
News IconVirtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) Latest Broker Coverage - NewsDen (NASDAQ:VIRT)
newsden.net - September 28 at 7:37 AM
4-traders.com logoCBO Congressional Budget Office : H.R. 2532, Bonuses for Cost-Cutters Act of 2016 (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.4-traders.com - September 27 at 7:54 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Virtu Financial, Inc. : September 27, 2016 (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.capitalcube.com - September 27 at 7:54 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoVIRTU FINANCIAL, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:VIRT)
biz.yahoo.com - September 27 at 7:54 PM
News IconTRADING UP: Shay Joins Nasdaq From Virtu; BTIG Adds Silver and McSweeney (NASDAQ:VIRT)
marketsmedia.com - September 27 at 10:07 AM
bloomberg.com logoDutch Speed Trader Is Taking on Citadel in U.S. ETF Market - Bloomberg (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.bloomberg.com - September 23 at 7:13 AM
investornewswire.com logoShares Of Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) Expected To Hit $20 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.investornewswire.com - September 23 at 7:13 AM
News IconNasdaq Welcomes John Shay as Head of Fixed Income and Commodities. (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.financemagnates.com - September 22 at 7:37 PM
globenewswire.com logoNasdaq Appoints John Shay Global Head of Fixed Income and Commodities (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.globenewswire.com - September 22 at 7:37 PM
News IconJP Morgan Hired and to Take Stakes in InvestCloud (NASDAQ:VIRT)
gazettereview.com - September 21 at 7:28 PM
News IconJP Morgan Hires And Takes Stake In InvestCloud (NASDAQ:VIRT)
thetrustadvisor.com - September 21 at 7:28 PM
News IconJPMorgan Hires and Takes Stake in InvestCloud - WealthManagement.com (NASDAQ:VIRT)
wealthmanagement.com - September 21 at 11:50 AM
seekingalpha.com logoFirm That Never Loses Won't Touch High Yield ETFs (NASDAQ:VIRT)
seekingalpha.com - September 19 at 7:28 AM
bloomberg.com logoRussia Urges U.S. to Pressure Syria Rebels on Aleppo Aid Convoys - Bloomberg (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.bloomberg.com - September 18 at 7:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoOne of the Largest Electronic Traders Won’t Touch Some Bond ETFs (NASDAQ:VIRT)
finance.yahoo.com - September 16 at 7:41 PM
capitalcube.com logoVirtu Financial, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VIRT-US : September 13, 2016 (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.capitalcube.com - September 14 at 12:20 PM
bloomberg.com logoHigh Frequency Traders Elbow Their Way Into the Currency Markets ... - Bloomberg (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.bloomberg.com - September 13 at 7:27 AM
News IconShares Lower Over the Past Quarter: Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) - Post News (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 10 at 7:00 PM
News IconVirtu Financial Inc. (VIRT) Shares Up 1.2% | NewsDen - NewsDen (NASDAQ:VIRT)
newsden.net - September 10 at 7:37 AM
News IconInstitutional Investors Have Decreased Positions in Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) - Post News (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 9 at 7:31 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Virtu Financial, Inc. : September 7, 2016 (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.capitalcube.com - September 7 at 11:51 AM
News IconStock Struggling for the Quarter: Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) - Post News (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 4 at 7:31 AM
investornewswire.com logoCan Shares Of Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) Get To $20? - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.investornewswire.com - September 1 at 7:57 PM
News IconShares Slipping Lower Over the Past Month: Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) - Post News (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 1 at 11:17 AM
investopedia.com logo'Go West' Project To Accelerate Trans-Pacific Trading (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.investopedia.com - September 1 at 11:17 AM
bloomberg.com logoChicago Stock Exchange Targets Latency Arbitrage With Delay (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.bloomberg.com - August 30 at 7:51 PM
bloomberg.com logoTraders Discuss Data Superhighway From Chicago to Japan (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.bloomberg.com - August 29 at 8:02 PM
News IconShares Down for the Quarter: Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) - Post News (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 28 at 7:26 AM
investornewswire.com logoVirtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) Gets 0 Recommendations To Sell - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.investornewswire.com - August 26 at 10:59 AM
capitalcube.com logoVirtu Financial, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VIRT-US : August 26, 2016 (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.capitalcube.com - August 26 at 10:59 AM
News IconStock Heading Down Over the Last Month Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) - Post News (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 25 at 7:40 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Virtu Financial, Inc. : August 24, 2016 (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.capitalcube.com - August 24 at 7:50 PM
News IconBessemer leads $29M investment into email security provider Virtu (NASDAQ:VIRT)
siliconangle.com - August 22 at 8:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVIRTU FINANCIAL, INC. Financials (NASDAQ:VIRT)
finance.yahoo.com - August 20 at 7:36 PM
News IconStock Tracking Lower for the Quarter: Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) - Post News (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 20 at 11:08 AM
News IconInstitutions Have Decreased Their Ownership of Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) - Post News (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 19 at 7:57 PM
investornewswire.com logoWill Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) Hit $22 Price Target? - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.investornewswire.com - August 19 at 7:57 PM
News IconShares Moving Lower Over the Past Month Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) - Post News (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 18 at 8:21 PM
bloomberg.com logoThe new Wall Street: Even big banks want help navigating markets (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.bloomberg.com - August 18 at 11:15 AM
News IconCrowd & Analysts Have Spoken: Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) Stock Update - Post News (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 17 at 11:04 AM
bloomberg.com logoCitadel, Virtu Tell SEC Treasuries Plan Won’t Go Far Enough (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.bloomberg.com - August 17 at 11:04 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Virtu Financial says files for mixed shelf of up to $500 mln (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.reuters.com - August 16 at 8:13 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoVIRTU FINANCIAL, INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:VIRT)
biz.yahoo.com - August 12 at 8:15 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Virtu Financial, Inc. : August 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.capitalcube.com - August 12 at 8:15 PM
News IconOn the new Wall Street, even big banks want help navigating markets (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.hutchnews.com - August 11 at 11:35 AM
bloomberg.com logoVirtu Never Loses (Well, Almost Never) (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.bloomberg.com - August 11 at 11:35 AM
News IconOn the new Wall Street, even big banks need help navigating markets (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.afr.com - August 10 at 8:48 PM
istreetwire.com logoAnalytical Report: J M Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM), Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT), Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc ... - iStreetWire (NASDAQ:VIRT)
istreetwire.com - August 8 at 8:20 PM
streetupdates.com logoNoteworthy Buzzers: PrivateBancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PVTB) , Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) - Street Updates (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.streetupdates.com - August 8 at 8:20 PM

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Last Updated on 10/1/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff