A major move is in the offing as CME Group Inc (CME) market cap hits 77.33 billion

A new trading day began on Tuesday, with CME Group Inc (NASDAQ: CME) stock price up 1.31% from the previous day of trading, before settling in for the closing price of $212.02. CME’s price has ranged from $171.43 to $222.63 over the past 52 weeks.

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Over the past five-year period, the growth rate of yearbook sales for the company of the Financial sector was 5.00%. Meanwhile, its annual earnings per share averaged 2.13%. With a float of $358.71 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $359.23 million.

Considering the fact that the conglomerate employs 3565 people, you should pay attention to its efficiency factor.

CME Group Inc (CME) Insider Activity

As we move forward, let’s examine how large-scale investors are investing in this stock of the Financial Data & Stock Exchanges Industry. The insider ownership of CME Group Inc is 0.36%, while institutional ownership is 89.25%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Mar 26 ’24, was worth 60,561. In this transaction Director of this company bought 282 shares at a rate of $214.71, taking the stock ownership to the 253,343 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Mar 26 ’24, when Company’s Director bought 12 for $214.71, making the entire transaction worth $2,670. This insider now owns 2,334 shares in total.

CME Group Inc (CME) Earnings and Forecasts

In its latest quarterly report, released on 12/30/2023, the company reported earnings of $2.37 per share, which was $0.1 higher than the consensus estimate of $0.26. In terms of return on equity, this company recorded -19.55% in contrast with 50.0% return on Investment (trailing twelve months). Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 2.39 per share during the current fiscal year.

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 2.13% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 4.37% during the next five years compared to 9.19% growth over the previous five years of trading.

CME Group Inc (NASDAQ: CME) Trading Performance Indicators

Here are CME Group Inc’s current performance indicators. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 13.86. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 22.90.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 8.86, a number that is poised to hit 2.45 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 9.82 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of CME Group Inc (CME)

Compared to the last year’s volume of 1.78 million, its volume of 1.59 million showed lagged in the last five days. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 37.31%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 3.26.

During the past 100 days, CME Group Inc’s (CME) raw stochastic average was set at 68.15%, which indicates a significant increase from 38.81% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 15.50% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 18.13% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $212.65, while its 200-day Moving Average is $206.05. Nevertheless, the first resistance level for the watch stands at $216.00 in the near term. At $217.20, the stock is likely to face the second major resistance level. The third major resistance level sits at $219.51. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $212.49, it is likely to go to the next support level at $210.18. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $208.98.

CME Group Inc (NASDAQ: CME) Key Stats

With a market capitalization of 77.33 billion, the company has a total of 359,995K Shares Outstanding. Currently, annual sales are 5,579 M while annual income is 3,226 M. The company’s previous quarter sales were 1,439 M while its latest quarter income was 814,600 K.