Analysts See $1.14 EPS for CME Group Inc. (CME)

Saba Capital Management Lp bought 49,500 shares as the company's stock declined 21.10% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 84,450 shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $11.46 million, up from 71,250 at the end of the previous reported quarter. New York-based Bancshares Of Ny Mellon Corporation has invested 0.39% in Praxair, Inc.

CME Group Inc (CME) traded up $0.27 on Wednesday, reaching $152.90. About 2.01 million shares traded or 23.18% up from the average. CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) has risen 25.35% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.69% the S&P500.

Global Endowment Management Lp increased Amazon Com Inc (AMZN) stake by 7.92% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 42,603 shares of company stock worth $6,250,726. Supplemental Annuity Collective Of Nj holds 1.27% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 120,000 shares. Jacobs Engr Group Inc now has $8.38B valuation. The ETF increased 1.61% or $1.65 during the last trading session, reaching $103.85. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC) has declined 16.50% since January 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 65.42% the S&P500.

A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. The stock of ETFS-E Fund MSCI China A GO ETF (NASDAQ:CASH) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, June 1 by FBR Capital. Therefore 59% are positive. Meta Financial Group had 14 analyst reports since October 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets has "Underperform" rating and $92 target. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, July 5 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. The stock of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, December 12 by J.P. Morgan. On Wednesday, August 26 the stock rating was downgraded by TheStreet to "Buy". On Thursday, August 17 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Hold". William Blair initiated the stock with "Market Perform" rating in Friday, September 16 report. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Friday, October 27 with "Hold". On Monday, September 11 Suskind Dennis sold $97,005 worth of CME Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $1.14 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year's $1.14 per share. After $1.19 actual EPS reported by CME Group Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.20 % negative EPS growth.

Matthews International Capital Management Llc decreased Resmed Inc (NYSE:RMD) stake by 37,200 shares to 797,400 valued at $61.37 million in 2017Q3. Bank New York Mellon (NYSE:BK) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. 83 funds opened positions while 258 raised stakes. Beacon Financial Gru stated it has 80,743 shares. Covington Capital Mngmt holds 28 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Manchester Capital Management Ltd Company stated it has 41 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Dean Invest Associate Ltd invested in 26,948 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of CME Group in the third quarter worth about $124,000. Private Wealth has invested 1.39% in Amazon.com, Inc. Taurus Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Co holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Praxair, Inc. Bangor Bankshares accumulated 4,503 shares. (NYSE:JEC). Prudential Inc stated it has 0.02% in Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) holds 12,090 shares. 1832 Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership holds 0% or 2,337 shares in its portfolio.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q3. The company has a quick ratio of 1.05, a current ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. 265.89 million shares or 1.13% less from 268.92 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. It increased, as 12 investors sold KAI shares while 43 reduced holdings. Amp Limited has invested 0.18% in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Moreover, Cetera Ltd Llc has 0.02% invested in CME Group Inc. UBS maintained CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) or 750 shares. First Natl Bank Of Omaha reported 0.46% stake. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans who had been investing in Kadant Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.07B market cap company. (NASDAQ:CME) for 60,000 shares. Vgi Partners Pty Ltd owns 857,055 shares or 23.54% of their U.S. portfolio. Alley Limited Liability Com accumulated 30,535 shares or 1.5% of the stock. Voya Investment Management Ltd Liability Co holds 123,664 shares. CME Group's dividend payout ratio is now 59.86%. CME Group's revenue for the quarter was up 5.8% on a year-over-year basis. (NASDAQ:CME) on Tuesday, August 8. (NASDAQ:CME) for 164,380 shares. (NASDAQ:CME). Brown Advisory Incorporated has 0.01% invested in CME Group Inc. Victory Cap reported 189 shares.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 selling transactions for $7.73 million activity. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 17,574 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,676,168.72. Comstock Elizabeth J sold 24,693 shares worth $633,375. (NASDAQ:CME) was sold by Holzrichter Julie on Monday, August 7. CME Group had a return on equity of 7.89% and a net margin of 40.94%.

Shelter Ins Retirement Plan lowered its stake in CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) by 19.8% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The shares were sold at an average price of $144.08, for a total transaction of $1,861,513.60.

Shares of CME Group (NASDAQ:CME) opened at $152.90 on Thursday.

Ratings analysis reveals 53% of CME Group's analysts are positive. North Star Investment Management Corp.'s holdings in CME Group were worth $2,054,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The company was initiated on Friday, July 22 by Standpoint Research. As per Friday, August 28, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. $342,075 worth of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) on Wednesday, January 6 with "Neutral" rating. JP Morgan maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Friday, March 11 report. (NASDAQ:CME). Td Asset has invested 0.05% in CME Group Inc. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $133.00 price objective on shares of CME Group in a research note on Thursday, September 21st.

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