Daily Market Movement: CME Group Inc (CME) Sees a -0.18 Decrease, Closing at 194.62

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The closing price of CME Group Inc (NASDAQ: CME) was $194.62 for the day, down -0.18% from the previous closing price of $194.97. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.18 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.71 million shares were traded. CME stock price reached its highest trading level at $195.57 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $193.91.


Our analysis of CME’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 44.83 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 20.84. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.14 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.11.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, JP Morgan on June 21, 2024, Downgraded its rating to Underweight and sets its target price to $187 from $206 previously.

On January 08, 2024, Barclays Downgraded its rating to Equal Weight which previously was Overweight and also lowered its target price recommendation from $244 to $222.

Goldman Downgraded its Neutral to Sell on January 03, 2024, while the target price for the stock was maintained at $195.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jun 25 ’24 when SHEPARD WILLIAM R bought 312 shares for $195.07 per share. The transaction valued at 60,885 led to the insider holds 253,655 shares of the business.

SHEPARD WILLIAM R bought 14 shares of CME for $2,684 on Jun 25 ’24. The Director now owns 2,348 shares after completing the transaction at $195.07 per share. On Jun 13 ’24, another insider, Carey Charles P, who serves as the Director of the company, sold 3,000 shares for $195.44 each. As a result, the insider received 586,320 and left with 7,163 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, CME now has a Market Capitalization of 70201958400 and an Enterprise Value of 72390320128. As of this moment, CME’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 22.17, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 19.61. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 7.17. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 12.46 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.58. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 12.891 whereas that against EBITDA is 18.786.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, CME has reached a high of $222.63, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $175.71. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -4.49%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -6.24%.

Shares Statistics:

CME traded an average of 2.12M shares per day over the past three months and 3070780 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 359.23M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 358.87M. Insiders hold about 0.33% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 89.30% stake in the company. Shares short for CME as of 1718323200 were 5962611 with a Short Ratio of 2.81, compared to 1715731200 on 3920926. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 5962611 and a Short% of Float of 1.66.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 4.45, CME has a forward annual dividend rate of 4.50. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.022824023The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 3.1.

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