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: $17.55
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $17.66
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $15.77
  • 52-Week Range: $39,354,000.00 - $12.35
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.94
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.27
  • P/E Growth: 1.29
  • Market Cap: $690.66M
  • Outstanding Shares: 39,354,000
  • Beta: 0.43
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 4.94%
  • Return on Equity: 19.37%
  • Return on Assets: 2.64%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.97%
  • Current Ratio: 0.48%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.48%
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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: $18.75 (6.84% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/20/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperform$13.00View Rating Details
4/5/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingBuy$26.00 -> $24.50View Rating Details
8/6/2015J P Morgan Chase & CoLower 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 2/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/2/2017        
2/2/2017Q416$0.21$0.24$96.91 million$100.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2016Q316$0.19$0.20$92.99 million$164.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.05 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.23 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT)
Annual Dividend:$0.96
Dividend Yield:5.47%
Payout Ratio:109.09% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
91.43% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
78.05% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/3/2017quarterly$0.245.18%2/27/20173/1/20173/15/2017
11/4/2016quarterly$0.247.3%11/29/201612/1/201612/15/2016
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: 89.85%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/19/2017Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy100$16.00$1,600.00View SEC Filing  
1/18/2017Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy41,665$15.98$665,806.70View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy23,948$16.00$383,168.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2017Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy360$16.00$5,760.00View SEC Filing  
1/11/2017Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy1,924$16.00$30,784.00View SEC Filing  
1/9/2017Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy100$16.00$1,600.00View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy11,754$15.98$187,828.92View SEC Filing  
12/30/2016Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy22,097$15.92$351,784.24View SEC Filing  
12/29/2016Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy6,700$15.98$107,066.00View SEC Filing  
12/28/2016Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy17,564$15.92$279,618.88View SEC Filing  
12/27/2016Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy50,000$15.88$794,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2016Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy23,461$15.61$366,226.21View SEC Filing  
12/22/2016Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy50,000$15.72$786,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/21/2016Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy50,000$15.78$789,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/20/2016Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy50,000$15.83$791,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2016Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy50,000$15.99$799,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2016Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy50,000$16.00$800,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy11,687$16.00$186,992.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2016Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy50,000$15.94$797,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2016Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy14,937$15.99$238,842.63View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Tjmt Holdings LlcInsiderBuy50,000$15.96$798,000.00View SEC Filing  
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 IconWilliams %R Check on Shares of Virtu Financial Inc (VIRT) - Piedmont Register (NASDAQ:VIRT)
piedmontregister.com - February 25 at 4:13 AM
News IconAre Analysts Optimistic About Where Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) is Heading? - Winfield Review (NASDAQ:VIRT)
winfieldreview.com - February 25 at 4:13 AM
investornewswire.com logoStrong Sell Recommendations Of Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) At 0 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.investornewswire.com - February 24 at 9:26 AM
nasdaq.com logoVirtu Financial, Inc. (VIRT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February ... - Nasdaq (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.nasdaq.com - February 24 at 9:26 AM
seekingalpha.com logoVirtu: Untested Market Maker With The Potential To Generate Solid Returns (NASDAQ:VIRT)
seekingalpha.com - February 21 at 3:26 PM
bloomberg.com logoRobot Traders Jolt Life Into Slow-Speed European Stock Exchange (NASDAQ:VIRT)
washpost.bloomberg.com - February 21 at 8:17 AM
bloomberg.com logoRobot Traders Jolt Life Into Slow-Speed European Stock Venue (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.bloomberg.com - February 21 at 8:17 AM
News IconIs The Sell-Side Predicting That Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) Will Move Higher? - Winfield Review (NASDAQ:VIRT)
winfieldreview.com - February 17 at 6:14 AM
News IconPrice Target Roundup on these Stocks: Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) - Rives Journal (NASDAQ:VIRT)
rivesjournal.com - February 14 at 3:45 PM
News IconSmart Money Still Has Faith in Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) - Rockville Register (NASDAQ:VIRT)
rockvilleregister.com - February 14 at 3:45 PM
News IconVirtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) Stock Seeing Positive Momentum - Winfield Review (NASDAQ:VIRT)
winfieldreview.com - February 14 at 3:45 PM
News IconAre Insiders Buying Shares of Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT)? - Winfield Review (NASDAQ:VIRT)
winfieldreview.com - February 13 at 8:49 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoVIRTU FINANCIAL, INC. Files SEC form 8-K/A, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:VIRT)
biz.yahoo.com - February 10 at 6:29 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoVIRTU FINANCIAL, INC. Files SEC form 8-K/A, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:VIRT)
biz.yahoo.com - February 10 at 6:29 AM
capitalcube.com logoVirtu Financial, Inc. :VIRT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 6, 2017 (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.capitalcube.com - February 6 at 10:20 AM
News IconTrump’s nominee for Army secretary withdraws from consideration, citing business ties (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.miamiherald.com - February 5 at 10:54 PM
News IconPanthers owner Vincent Viola withdraws from Secretary of Army consideration, citing business ties (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.sun-sentinel.com - February 5 at 10:54 PM
News IconWhile A Federal Judge Issued A Stay On His Executive Order, Trump Lost His Army Secretary Nominee (NASDAQ:VIRT)
townhall.com - February 5 at 3:05 AM
marketwatch.com logoTrump’s Army secretary nominee withdraws (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.marketwatch.com - February 5 at 3:05 AM
News IconArmy secretary nominee reportedly steps aside (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.pressherald.com - February 5 at 3:05 AM
marketwatch.com logoDonald Trump’s Pick for Army Secretary, Vincent Viola, Withdraws (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.marketwatch.com - February 4 at 6:09 AM
News IconPanthers owner Viola won't be Army secretary (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.espn.com - February 4 at 6:09 AM
News IconDonald Trump’s Army Secretary Nominee Has Reportedly Withdrawn His Name From Consideration (NASDAQ:VIRT)
uproxx.com - February 4 at 6:09 AM
News IconFlorida Panthers owner Viola won’t be Trump’s Secretary of the Army (NASDAQ:VIRT)
theprovince.com - February 4 at 6:09 AM
nbcnews.com logoTrump Pick for Secretary of Army Vincent Viola Withdraws (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.nbcnews.com - February 4 at 6:09 AM
bloomberg.com logoVincent Viola Said to Withdraw as Secretary of Army Nominee (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.bloomberg.com - February 4 at 6:09 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Trump's Pick for Army Secretary, Vincent Viola, Withdraws (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.wsj.com - February 4 at 6:09 AM
4-traders.com logoVIRTU FINANCIAL, INC. : Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.4-traders.com - February 3 at 6:36 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo6:02 am Virtu Financial beats by $0.03, beats on revs (NASDAQ:VIRT)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:36 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Virtu Financial Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NASDAQ:VIRT)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:36 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoVirtu Financial posts 4Q profit (NASDAQ:VIRT)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of VIRT earnings conference call or presentation 2-Feb-17 1:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:VIRT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:36 AM
News IconVirtu Financial Inc (VIRT) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 2 at 6:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVirtu Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results (NASDAQ:VIRT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 6:34 AM
News IconFirms & Funds Maintain Significant Positions In Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:VIRT)
wsbeacon.com - February 1 at 1:39 AM
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www.ft.com - January 31 at 1:46 AM
News IconAre Insiders Bumping Up Their Positions in Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:VIRT)
wsbeacon.com - January 30 at 8:45 PM
News IconEye on Technicals for Virtu Financial Inc. (VIRT) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:VIRT)
sherwooddaily.com - January 29 at 3:53 AM
News IconTracking CCI Levels on Shares of Virtu Financial Inc. (VIRT) - Springdale Times (NASDAQ:VIRT)
springdaletimes.com - January 27 at 3:45 PM
News IconAnalyst Research Report on Virtu Financial, Inc. (VIRT) - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.highlandmirror.com - January 27 at 3:45 PM
News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:VIRT)
wsbeacon.com - January 27 at 3:45 PM
capitalcube.com logoVirtu Financial, Inc. : VIRT-US: Dividend Analysis : December 01st, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 26, 2017 (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.capitalcube.com - January 27 at 6:35 AM
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randolphguide.com - January 25 at 3:56 PM
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in.reuters.com - January 21 at 1:33 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 Virtu Financial, Inc. For: Jan 19 Filed by: TJMT Holdings LLC (NASDAQ:VIRT)
www.streetinsider.com - January 21 at 1:33 AM

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What is Virtu Financial's stock symbol?

Virtu Financial trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VIRT."

How often does Virtu Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Virtu Financial?

Virtu Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 3rd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Wednesday, March 15th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 27th.

Where is Virtu Financial's stock going? Where will Virtu Financial's stock price be in 2017?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Virtu Financial's shares. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $24.50. On average, they anticipate Virtu Financial's stock price to reach $18.75 in the next year.

When will Virtu Financial announce their earnings?

Virtu Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May, 2nd 2017.

Who owns Virtu Financial stock?

Virtu Financial's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Temasek Holdings Private Ltd (31.30%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (6.72%), FMR LLC (4.76%), State Street Corp (1.16%), Alyeska Investment Group L.P. (1.02%) and Two Sigma Investments LP (0.90%). Company insiders that own Virtu Financial stock include Douglas A Cifu, John P Abizaid, Lake Group LLC Silver, Michael J Bingle, Tjmt Holdings Llc and Venu Palaparthi.

Who sold Virtu Financial stock? Who is selling Virtu Financial stock?

Virtu Financial's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC and Gabelli Funds LLC.

Who bought Virtu Financial stock? Who is buying Virtu Financial stock?

Virtu Financial's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC, Royce & Associates LP, GSA Capital Partners LLP, State Street Corp and Tudor Investment Corp Et Al. Company insiders that have bought Virtu Financial stock in the last two years include Douglas A Cifu, John P Abizaid, Tjmt Holdings Llc and Venu Palaparthi.

How do I buy Virtu Financial stock?

Shares of Virtu Financial can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Virtu Financial stock cost?

One share of Virtu Financial stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.55.

Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT) Chart for Monday, February, 27, 2017


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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT)

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Earnings by Quarter for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT)

Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff