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NASDAQ:VIRT

Virtu Financial - VIRT Stock Forecast, Price & News

$19.73
+0.47 (+2.44%)
(As of 01/27/2023 11:22 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$19.04
$19.89
50-Day Range
$19.26
$22.61
52-Week Range
$18.41
$38.63
Volume
398,592 shs
Average Volume
1.33 million shs
Market Capitalization
$3.33 billion
P/E Ratio
6.53
Dividend Yield
4.98%
Price Target
$27.94

Virtu Financial MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.17 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
44.1% Upside
$27.75 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
4.17% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.38
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.24mentions of Virtu Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 15 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$90,520 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-13.94%
From $2.87 to $2.47 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.63 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

164th out of 891 stocks

Security Brokers & Dealers Industry

5th out of 25 stocks


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About Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT) Stock

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 the 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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VIRT Stock News Headlines

"We need batteries. Literally everywhere."
Pretty much every technological megatrend today requires batteries. That includes EVs... 5G... AI... charging stations... and smart energy storage systems. Find out why the U.S. just added graphite to a list of super-critical minerals, calling it "essential for America's National Defense."
Virtu Announces Fourth Quarter 2022 Results
Earnings Preview For Virtu Financial
"We need batteries. Literally everywhere."
Pretty much every technological megatrend today requires batteries. That includes EVs... 5G... AI... charging stations... and smart energy storage systems. Find out why the U.S. just added graphite to a list of super-critical minerals, calling it "essential for America's National Defense."
Virtu Financial Q4 2022 Earnings Preview
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VIRT Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/03/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
11/30/2022
Dividend Payable
12/15/2022
Today
1/27/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
2/28/2023
Dividend Payable
3/15/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/27/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Security brokers & dealers
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:VIRT
Employees
973
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$26.63
High Stock Price Forecast
$44.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$19.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+41.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.17
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$476.88 million
Pretax Margin
28.92%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.81 billion
Cash Flow
$5.39 per share
Book Value
$10.20 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
97,806,000
Market Cap
$3.33 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.04

Key Executives

  • Douglas A. CifuDouglas 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













VIRT Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Virtu Financial stock 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" VIRT shares. 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 is Virtu Financial's stock price forecast for 2023?

6 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Virtu Financial's stock. Their VIRT share price forecasts range from $19.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $27.94 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 45.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have VIRT shares performed in 2023?

Virtu Financial's stock was trading at $20.41 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, VIRT stock has decreased by 5.6% and is now trading at $19.26.
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How were Virtu Financial's earnings last quarter?

Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 3rd. The financial services provider reported $0.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.04. The financial services provider had revenue of $331.14 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $307.23 million. Virtu Financial had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 38.81% and a net margin of 13.27%.

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

Virtu Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 1st will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Thursday, December 15th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.98%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 30th.
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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 4.69%. VIRT has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 31.79%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, VIRT will have a dividend payout ratio of 38.87% 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 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (1.37%), Hahn Capital Management LLC (0.31%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.20%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.18%), Econ Financial Services Corp (0.05%) and Bangor Savings Bank (0.04%). Insiders that own company stock include Brett Fairclough, Douglas A Cifu, Holdings (Private) Ltd Temasek, Joanne Minieri, Joseph C Grano, North Island Ventures, Llc, Private Ltd Gic, Sector Pension Investme Public 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 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 $19.26.

How much money does Virtu Financial make?

Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT) has a market capitalization of $3.25 billion and generates $2.81 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $476.88 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.02 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Virtu Financial have?

The company employs 973 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Virtu Financial?

Virtu Financial's mailing address is 165 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY, 10006. The official website for the company is www.virtu.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (212) 418-0100, via email at investor_relations@virtu.com, or via fax at 212-418-0123.

This page (NASDAQ:VIRT) was last updated on 1/27/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff