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

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$25.72 +0.16 (+0.63 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$25.56
Today's Range$25.27 - $25.76
52-Week Range$16.71 - $37.85
Volume684,400 shs
Average Volume1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.84 billion
P/E Ratio45.12
Dividend Yield3.71%
Beta-0.94
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VIRT
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-418-0100

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.65
Current Ratio0.60
Quick Ratio0.60

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio45.12
Forward P/E Ratio18.24
P/E Growth3.63

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.02 billion
Price / Sales4.75
Cash Flow$0.9196 per share
Price / Cash Flow27.97
Book Value$6.15 per share
Price / Book4.18

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.57
Net Income$2.93 million
Net Margins12.32%
Return on Equity19.85%
Return on Assets3.66%

Miscellaneous

Employees560
Outstanding Shares189,240,000
Market Cap$4.84 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 29th. View Virtu Financial's Dividend History.

How will Virtu Financial's stock buyback program work?

Virtu Financial declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, February 8th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Virtu Financial's earnings last quarter?

Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19 by $0.03. The financial services provider earned $177.92 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $171.99 million. Virtu Financial had a net margin of 12.32% and a return on equity of 19.85%. The business's revenue was up 11.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.08 EPS. 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 Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Virtu Financial.

What price target have analysts set for VIRT?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Virtu Financial's shares. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect Virtu Financial's share price to reach $29.70 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Virtu Financial.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Virtu Financial?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Virtu Financial in the last year. There are currently 7 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?

Headlines about VIRT stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Virtu Financial?

Virtu Financial saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 5,681,202 shares, a decline of 26.1% from the October 31st total of 7,691,430 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,529,507 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.7 days. Approximately 8.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Virtu Financial's Current Options Chain.

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 53)
  • Mr. Vincent J. Viola, Founder & Chairman Emeritus (Age 62)
  • Mr. Joseph A. Molluso, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Stephen J. Cavoli, Exec. VP of Markets (Age 49)
  • Mr. Anthony Manganiello, Chief Admin. Officer

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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (3.62%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.38%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (2.56%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (2.29%), Royce & Associates LP (0.82%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (0.82%). 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 major investors are selling Virtu Financial stock?

VIRT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley, Bank of Montreal Can, Credit Suisse AG, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US 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 major investors are buying Virtu Financial stock?

VIRT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Van Berkom & Associates Inc., Royce & Associates LP, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Vanguard Group Inc. and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 $25.72.

How big of a company is Virtu Financial?

Virtu Financial has a market capitalization of $4.84 billion and generates $1.02 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $2.93 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.57 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:  169 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  242 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  411
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 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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