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

$18.17
+0.19 (+1.06 %)
(As of 08/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$18.00
Now: $18.17
$18.25
50-Day Range
$17.83
MA: $20.83
$22.73
52-Week Range
$17.67
Now: $18.17
$29.17
Volume492,139 shs
Average Volume956,518 shs
Market Capitalization$3.46 billion
P/E Ratio9.27
Dividend Yield5.34%
Beta-0.6
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. Read More…

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$2.5306 per share
Book Value$7.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$289.44 million

Miscellaneous

Employees483
Market Cap$3.46 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, August 8th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Monday, September 16th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 30th. View Virtu Financial's Dividend History.

How will Virtu Financial's stock buyback program work?

Virtu Financial declared that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Thursday, February 8th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Virtu Financial's earnings last quarter?

Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) released its earnings results on Thursday, August, 8th. The financial services provider reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.11. The financial services provider earned $378.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $262.19 million. Virtu Financial had a return on equity of 17.64% and a net margin of 3.58%. The business's revenue was up 15.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.31 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 Wednesday, November 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Virtu Financial.

What price target have analysts set for VIRT?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Virtu Financial's shares. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect Virtu Financial's share price to reach $25.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 38.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Virtu Financial.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Virtu Financial?

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

Has Virtu Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about VIRT stock have been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Virtu Financial earned a coverage optimism score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Virtu Financial.

Are investors shorting Virtu Financial?

Virtu Financial saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 10,856,000 shares, an increase of 12.5% from the June 15th total of 9,648,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,110,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 9.8 days. Currently, 17.0% 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?

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 AK Steel (AKS).

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 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 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.

Who are Virtu Financial's major shareholders?

Virtu Financial's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (3.74%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.39%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (3.03%), BlackRock Inc. (1.36%), Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. (0.64%) and Natixis Advisors L.P. (0.49%). 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 institutional investors are selling Virtu Financial stock?

VIRT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including APG Asset Management N.V., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Invesco Ltd., Strycker View Capital LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Morgan Stanley and Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Virtu Financial company stock in the last year include Douglas A Cifu and Stephen Cavoli. View Insider Buying and Selling for Virtu Financial.

Which institutional investors are buying Virtu Financial stock?

VIRT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Natixis Advisors L.P., Assetmark Inc., Jacobs Asset Management LLC, Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, Bank of America Corp DE and Vanguard Group Inc.. 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 $18.17.

How big of a company is Virtu Financial?

Virtu Financial has a market capitalization of $3.46 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 483 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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  239 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  289 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  528
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 8/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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