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

-0.15 (-0.66 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 01:06 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $22.60
50-Day Range
MA: $19.80
52-Week Range
Now: $22.60
Volume1.28 million shs
Average Volume2.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.34 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.22%
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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security brokers & dealers
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VIRT



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.53 billion
Cash Flow$1.74 per share
Book Value$6.43 per share


Net Income$-58,600,000.00


Market Cap$4.34 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2020 (Confirmed)

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Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Virtu Financial's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Virtu Financial's stock was trading at $24.15 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VIRT shares have decreased by 6.4% and is now trading at $22.60. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Virtu Financial?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Virtu Financial in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Virtu Financial.

When is Virtu Financial's next earnings date?

Virtu Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 7th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Virtu Financial.

How can I listen to Virtu Financial's earnings call?

Virtu Financial will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 7th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Virtu Financial's earnings last quarter?

Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 11th. The financial services provider reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.27. The financial services provider had revenue of $257.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $252.72 million. Virtu Financial had a negative net margin of 3.83% and a positive return on equity of 13.98%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 14.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.67 EPS. View Virtu Financial's earnings history.

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

Virtu Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 11th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Monday, March 16th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.25%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 28th. View Virtu Financial's dividend history.

What guidance has Virtu Financial issued on next quarter's earnings?

Virtu Financial issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, February, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.26-0.27 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.20.

What price target have analysts set for VIRT?

7 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Virtu Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.50 to $26.00. On average, they expect Virtu Financial's share price to reach $20.21 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.6%. View analysts' price targets for Virtu Financial.

Has Virtu Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about VIRT stock has trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Virtu Financial earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 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. View the latest news aboutVirtu Financial.

Are investors shorting Virtu Financial?

Virtu Financial saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 10,295,500 shares, a decline of 13.0% from the February 27th total of 11,830,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,006,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.1 days. Approximately 16.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Virtu Financial's Current Options Chain.

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), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (BCRX), Vereit (VER), Alcoa (AA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), La Jolla Pharmaceutical (LJPC), Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO), Exelixis (EXEL) and General Electric (GE).

Who are Virtu Financial's key executives?

Virtu Financial's management team includes the following 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 John Cavoli Sr., Exec. VP and Head of Execution Services, US & Latin America (Age 50)
  • Mr. Brett Michael Fairclough, COO & Global Head of Bus. Devel.

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.

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 investors include FMR LLC (4.34%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (4.25%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (2.70%), Royce & Associates LP (2.10%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.01%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.99%). Company insiders that own Virtu Financial stock include Douglas A Cifu, Holdings (Private) Ltd Temasek, John Nixon, Joseph Molluso, Stephen Cavoli 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 Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Natixis Advisors L.P., Barclays PLC, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Symphony Asset Management LLC, Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, and Philadelphia Trust Co.. View insider buying and selling activity for Virtu Financial.

Which major investors are buying Virtu Financial stock?

VIRT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Credit Suisse AG, and Point72 Asset Management L.P.. Company insiders that have bought Virtu Financial stock in the last two years include Douglas A Cifu, and John Nixon. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Virtu Financial's stock price today?

One share of VIRT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.60.

How big of a company is Virtu Financial?

Virtu Financial has a market capitalization of $4.34 billion and generates $1.53 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $-58,600,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.61 on an earnings per share basis. Virtu Financial employs 1,012 workers across the globe. View additional information about Virtu Financial.

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 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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Virtu Financial (NASDAQ VIRT)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  334 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  332 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  666
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 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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