NASDAQ:VIRT - Virtu Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$25.27 -0.45 (-1.75 %)
(As of 02/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$25.27
Today's Range$25.02 - $25.87
52-Week Range$19.65 - $37.85
Volume1.06 million shs
Average Volume899,269 shs
Market Capitalization$4.78 billion
P/E Ratio12.89
Dividend Yield3.73%
Beta-0.72
Virtu Financial, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides market making and liquidity services through its proprietary, multi-asset, and multi-currency technology platform to the financial markets worldwide. The company's Market Making segment principally consists of market making in the cash, futures, and options markets across equities, options, fixed income, currencies, and commodities. Its Execution Services segment comprises agency-based trading and trading venues, which offer execution services in equities, ETFs, futures, and fixed income to institutions, banks, and broker dealers. Virtu Financial, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Virtu Financial, Inc. was formerly a subsidiary of TJMT Holdings LLC.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VIRT
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-418-0100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.88 billion
Cash Flow$0.8793 per share
Book Value$6.15 per share

Profitability

Net Income$289.44 million

Miscellaneous

Employees560
Market Cap$4.78 billion
OptionableOptionable

Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT) Frequently Asked Questions

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.80%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 28th. View Virtu Financial's Dividend History.

How will Virtu Financial's stock buyback program work?

Virtu Financial announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, February 8th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Virtu Financial's earnings last quarter?

Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.01. The financial services provider earned $299.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $292.87 million. Virtu Financial had a net margin of 15.39% and a return on equity of 24.91%. The firm's revenue was up 26.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.22 earnings per share. View Virtu Financial's Earnings History.

When is Virtu Financial's next earnings date?

Virtu Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May 3rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Virtu Financial.

What price target have analysts set for VIRT?

9 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Virtu Financial's stock. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate Virtu Financial's stock price to reach $29.2222 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Virtu Financial.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Virtu Financial?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Virtu Financial in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Virtu Financial.

Has Virtu Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about VIRT stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Virtu Financial earned a media sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Virtu Financial's key competitors?

Who are Virtu Financial's key executives?

Virtu Financial's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Douglas A. Cifu J.D., CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Vincent J. Viola, Founder & Chairman Emeritus (Age 63)
  • Mr. Joseph A. Molluso, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Stephen J. Cavoli, Exec. VP of Markets (Age 50)
  • Mr. Anthony Manganiello, Chief Admin. Officer

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. acted 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (1.21%), Royce & Associates LP (0.81%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.54%), Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. (0.51%), Strycker View Capital LLC (0.34%) and Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.30%). Company insiders that own Virtu Financial stock include Douglas A Cifu, Holdings (Private) Ltd Temasek, John Nixon, Joseph Molluso, North Island Ventures, Llc and Tjmt Holdings Llc. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Virtu Financial.

Which institutional investors are selling Virtu Financial stock?

VIRT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Navellier & Associates Inc, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., First Trust Advisors LP, Jennison Associates LLC, Old West Investment Management LLC, Royce & Associates LP and Advisors Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Virtu Financial company stock in the last year include Douglas A Cifu, Holdings (Private) Ltd Temasek, Joseph Molluso and Tjmt Holdings Llc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Virtu Financial.

Which institutional investors are buying Virtu Financial stock?

VIRT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Strycker View Capital LLC, Philadelphia Financial Management of San Francisco LLC, Barclays PLC, Callodine Capital Management LP, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Prana Capital Management LP and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. Company insiders that have bought Virtu Financial stock in the last two years include Holdings (Private) Ltd Temasek, John Nixon, North Island Ventures, Llc and Tjmt Holdings Llc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Virtu Financial.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Virtu Financial's stock price today?

One share of VIRT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.27.

How big of a company is Virtu Financial?

Virtu Financial has a market capitalization of $4.78 billion and generates $1.88 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $289.44 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.96 on an earnings per share basis. Virtu Financial employs 560 workers across the globe.

What is Virtu Financial's official website?

The official website for Virtu Financial is http://www.virtu.com.

How can I contact Virtu Financial?

Virtu Financial's mailing address is 300 VESEY STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10282. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 212-418-0100 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ VIRT)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  190 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  252 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  442
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Virtu Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VIRT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VIRT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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