Virtu Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.67 (-2.28 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.31 million shs
Average Volume1.58 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.45 billion
P/E Ratio5.45
Dividend Yield3.27%
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About Virtu Financial

Virtu Financial, Inc., financial services company, provides execution services and data, analytics, and connectivity products to clients worldwide. Its product suite includes offerings in execution, liquidity sourcing, analytics and broker-neutral, and multi-dealer platforms in workflow technology. The company's solutions enable clients to trade on various venues across countries and in multiple asset classes, including global equities, ETFs, foreign exchange, futures, fixed income, and other commodities. Its analytics platform provides a range of pre- and post-trade services, data products, and compliance for clients to invest, trade, and manage risk across markets. Virtu Financial, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, New York.


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Overall MarketRank

1.81 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

380th out of 1,969 stocks

Security Brokers & Dealers Industry

11th out of 51 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Virtu Financial a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Virtu Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Virtu Financial stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in VIRT, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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When is Virtu Financial's next earnings date?

Virtu Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August 6th 2021.
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How were Virtu Financial's earnings last quarter?

Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 4th. The financial services provider reported $2.04 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.30 by $0.74. The financial services provider had revenue of $728.03 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $482.85 million. Virtu Financial had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 45.67% and a net margin of 20.53%. The business's revenue was down 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $2.05 EPS.
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How has Virtu Financial's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Virtu Financial's stock was trading at $24.15 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VIRT shares have increased by 18.9% and is now trading at $28.72.
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How often does Virtu Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Virtu Financial?

Virtu Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 4th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Tuesday, June 15th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 28th.
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Is Virtu Financial a good dividend stock?

Virtu Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.27%. Virtu Financial does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Virtu Financial is 16.67%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Virtu Financial will have a dividend payout ratio of 35.16% next year. This indicates that Virtu Financial will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for VIRT?

7 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Virtu Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $35.00. On average, they anticipate Virtu Financial's share price to reach $30.21 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Virtu Financial's key executives?

Virtu Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Douglas A. Cifu J.D., CEO & Director (Age 56, Pay $3.5M)
  • Mr. Joseph A. Molluso, Co-Pres & Co-COO (Age 52, Pay $4.02M)
  • Mr. Brett Michael Fairclough, Co-Pres & Co-COO (Age 38, Pay $1.82M)
  • Mr. Vincent J. Viola, Founder & Chairman Emeritus (Age 65)
  • Mr. Sean Patrick Galvin, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55, Pay $548.63k)
  • Mr. Stephen John Cavoli Sr., Exec. VP & Global Head of Execution Services (Age 52, Pay $1.82M)
  • Mr. Aaron Simons, Exec. VP & CTO
  • Mr. Justin Waldie, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
  • Mr. Brian Palmer, Global Head of Devel.
  • Mr. Marc Rosenthal, Exec. VP of Strategy & Corp. Devel.

What is Doug Cifu's approval rating as Virtu Financial's CEO?

36 employees have rated Virtu Financial CEO Doug Cifu on Doug Cifu has an approval rating of 85% among Virtu Financial's employees.

Who are some of Virtu Financial's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Virtu Financial own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Virtu Financial investors own include Keane Group (FRAC), El Pollo Loco (LOCO), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (BCRX), NVIDIA (NVDA), VEREIT (VER), Alcoa (AA), Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO), Intel (INTC) and La Jolla Pharmaceutical (LJPC).

When did Virtu Financial IPO?

(VIRT) raised $297 million in an initial public offering on Thursday, April 16th 2015. The company issued 16,500,000 shares at $17.00-$19.00 per share. Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. served as the underwriters for the IPO and BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Evercore ISI, UBS Investment Bank, Academy Securities, CIBC, Mizuho Securities and Rosenblatt Securities were co-managers.

What is Virtu Financial's stock symbol?

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

Who are Virtu Financial's major shareholders?

Virtu Financial's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include William Blair Investment Management LLC (3.69%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.85%), BlackRock Inc. (2.08%), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (1.55%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (1.19%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (0.91%). Company insiders that own Virtu Financial stock include Brett Fairclough, Douglas A Cifu, Holdings (Private) Ltd Temasek, Joseph C Grano and Sector Pension Investme Public.
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Which institutional investors are selling Virtu Financial stock?

VIRT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., AGF Investments Inc., Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Man Group plc, Prana Capital Management LP, and Ground Swell Capital LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Virtu Financial stock?

VIRT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ameriprise Financial Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, HighTower Advisors LLC, and Spence Asset Management.
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How do I buy shares of Virtu Financial?

Shares of VIRT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Virtu Financial's stock price today?

One share of VIRT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.72.

How much money does Virtu Financial make?

Virtu Financial has a market capitalization of $5.45 billion and generates $3.24 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $649.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.76 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Virtu Financial have?

Virtu Financial employs 976 workers across the globe.

What is Virtu Financial's official website?

The official website for Virtu Financial is

Where are Virtu Financial's headquarters?

Virtu Financial is headquartered at 165 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY, 10006.

How can I contact Virtu Financial?

Virtu Financial's mailing address is 165 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY, 10006. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 212-418-0100 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/18/2021 by Staff
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