Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) Share Price

Media headlines about Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Interactive Brokers Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.2115796044513 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Interactive Brokers Group traded down $0.09, hitting $78.05, during trading on Thursday, according to MarketBeat. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 607,920 shares, compared to its average volume of 729,605. The company has a market cap of $32.35 billion, a PE ratio of 51.01, a P/E/G ratio of 1.86 and a beta of 0.97. Interactive Brokers Group has a fifty-two week low of $78.26 and a fifty-two week high of $78.76.

Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 17th. The financial services provider reported $0.65 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $527.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $502.56 million. Interactive Brokers Group had a return on equity of 2.04% and a net margin of 4.58%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 40.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.34 earnings per share. analysts expect that Interactive Brokers Group will post 2.21 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 1st will be issued a $0.10 dividend. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 31st. Interactive Brokers Group’s dividend payout ratio is presently 26.14%.

IBKR has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. SunTrust Banks raised their price objective on Interactive Brokers Group from $48.00 to $60.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Sandler O’Neill reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Interactive Brokers Group in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. BidaskClub raised Interactive Brokers Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, February 5th. Goldman Sachs reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a $64.00 price objective (up previously from $61.00) on shares of Interactive Brokers Group in a research report on Friday, February 23rd. Finally, ValuEngine raised Interactive Brokers Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and three have issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Interactive Brokers Group has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $66.71.

Interactive Brokers Group Company Profile

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc operates as an automated electronic broker in approximately 120 electronic exchanges and market centers worldwide. It specializes in executing and clearing trades in securities, futures, foreign exchange instruments, bonds, and mutual funds. The company custodies and services accounts for hedge and mutual funds, registered investment advisors, proprietary trading groups, introducing brokers, and individual investors.

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