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NASDAQ:VIRT

Virtu Financial (VIRT) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$17.09
+0.25 (+1.48%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$16.80
$17.19
50-Day Range
$16.19
$20.99
52-Week Range
$16.02
$21.03
Volume
772,440 shs
Average Volume
1.11 million shs
Market Capitalization
$2.72 billion
P/E Ratio
12.21
Dividend Yield
5.62%
Price Target
$20.17

Virtu Financial MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
18.0% Upside
$20.17 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.75% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.38
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.94mentions of Virtu Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$810,500 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
17.22%
From $1.80 to $2.11 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.

4.98 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

7th out of 832 stocks

Security Brokers & Dealers Industry

1st out of 26 stocks


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About Virtu Financial Stock (NASDAQ:VIRT)

Virtu Financial, Inc., a financial services company in New York. The company operates through two segments, Market Making and Execution Services. 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, cryptocurrencies, and other commodities. Its analytics platform provides a range of pre- and post-trade services, data products, and compliance tools for clients to invest, trade, and manage risk across markets. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

VIRT Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
11/30/2023
Dividend Payable
12/15/2023
Last Earnings
1/25/2024
Today
2/24/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
2/29/2024
Dividend Payable
3/15/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/18/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Security brokers & dealers
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:VIRT
Employees
993
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$20.17
High Stock Price Target
$24.00
Low Stock Price Target
$18.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+18.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$142.04 million
Pretax Margin
14.18%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.29 billion
Cash Flow
$2.55 per share
Book Value
$8.83 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
87,866,000
Market Cap
$2.72 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.37
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VIRT Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Virtu Financial stock right now?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Virtu Financial in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" VIRT shares.
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What is Virtu Financial's stock price target for 2024?

6 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Virtu Financial's shares. Their VIRT share price targets range from $18.00 to $24.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $20.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have VIRT shares performed in 2024?

Virtu Financial's stock was trading at $20.26 at the beginning of the year. Since then, VIRT shares have decreased by 15.6% and is now trading at $17.09.
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When is Virtu Financial's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 18th 2024.
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.

How were Virtu Financial's earnings last quarter?

Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.13. The financial services provider earned $535.98 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $272.96 million. Virtu Financial had a net margin of 6.22% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.94%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.32 EPS.

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

Virtu Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Saturday, February 24th. Investors of record on Friday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 29th.
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Is Virtu Financial a good dividend stock?

Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT) pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.70%. VIRT has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 68.57%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, VIRT will have a dividend payout ratio of 45.50% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Doug Cifu's approval rating as Virtu Financial's CEO?

36 employees have rated Virtu Financial Chief Executive Officer Doug Cifu on Glassdoor.com. Doug Cifu has an approval rating of 85% among the company's employees.

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 IPO on Thursday, April 16th 2015. The company issued 16,500,000 shares at a price of $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.

Who are Virtu Financial's major shareholders?

Virtu Financial's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (5.98%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.17%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.71%), Gratus Capital LLC (0.52%), Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. (0.50%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.49%). Insiders that own company stock include Brett Fairclough, Douglas A Cifu, Joanne Minieri, Joseph Molluso, North Island Ventures, Llc, Private Ltd Gic and Stephen Cavoli.
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How do I buy shares of Virtu Financial?

Shares of VIRT 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:VIRT) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff