Virtu Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.39 (+1.52 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 10:15 AM ET)
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Volume3,043 shs
Average Volume1.54 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.95 billion
P/E Ratio4.95
Dividend Yield3.75%
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About Virtu Financial

Virtu Financial, Inc. engages in the provision of market making and liquidity services. It operates through the following segments: Market Making, Execution Services and Corporate. The Market Making segment engages in buying and selling of securities and other financial instruments. The Execution Services segment agency offers trading venues that provide transparent trading in global equities, ETFs, and fixed income to institutions, banks and broker dealers. The Corporate segment consists of investments in strategic financial services-oriented opportunities and maintains corporate overhead expenses and all other income and expenses that are not attributable to the other segments. The company was founded by Vincent J. Viola and Douglas Cifu in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, NY.


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Overall MarketRank

2.66 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

49th out of 2,043 stocks

Security Brokers & Dealers Industry

2nd out of 51 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 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?

6 Wall Street equities research 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 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Virtu Financial?

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Are investors shorting Virtu Financial?

Virtu Financial saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,810,000 shares, an increase of 27.1% from the June 30th total of 4,570,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,530,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.8 days. Currently, 6.0% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Virtu Financial's next earnings date?

Virtu Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How can I listen to Virtu Financial's earnings call?

Virtu Financial will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, August 4th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Virtu Financial's earnings last quarter?

Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 4th. The financial services provider reported $2.04 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.30 by $0.74. The financial services provider had revenue of $728.03 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $482.85 million. Virtu Financial had a net margin of 20.53% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 45.67%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 7.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $2.05 EPS.
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How has Virtu Financial's stock price 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 (WHO). Since then, VIRT shares have increased by 7.6% and is now trading at $25.98.
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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. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Tuesday, June 15th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.70%. 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 3.75%. 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 36.09% 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?

6 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives 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 $30.08 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.8% 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:
  • Douglas A. Cifu, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Brett Fairclough, Co-President & Co-Chief Operating Officer
  • Joseph Molluso, Co-President & Co-Chief Operating Officer
  • Sean P. Galvin, Chief Financial Officer
  • Aaron Simons, Chief Technology Officer & Executive VP

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 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.

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Spence Asset Management (0.20%), Greenwich Wealth Management LLC (0.08%), Cozad Asset Management Inc. (0.02%) and New England Research & Management Inc. (0.02%). 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 major investors are selling Virtu Financial stock?

VIRT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including New England Research & Management Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Virtu Financial stock?

VIRT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Spence Asset Management, Cozad Asset Management Inc., and Greenwich Wealth Management LLC.
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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 $25.98.

How much money does Virtu Financial make?

Virtu Financial has a market capitalization of $4.93 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 1,049 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 7/30/2021 by Staff
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