Interactive Brokers Group Inc’s (NASDAQ:IBKR) Sentiment is 1.39

May 18, 2018 - By James Hentges

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Sentiment for Interactive Brokers Group Inc (NASDAQ:IBKR)

Interactive Brokers Group Inc (NASDAQ:IBKR) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.39 in Q4 2017. Its down -0.33, from 1.72 in 2017Q3. The ratio dived, as 111 funds started new or increased positions, while 80 sold and reduced equity positions in Interactive Brokers Group Inc. The funds in our partner’s database reported: 61.80 million shares, up from 61.63 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Interactive Brokers Group Inc in their top 10 positions increased from 8 to 9 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 19 Reduced: 61 Increased: 57 New Position: 54.

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. operates as an automated electronic broker and market maker in approximately 120 electronic exchanges and market centers worldwide. The company has market cap of $32.13 billion. It specializes in executing and clearing trades in securities, futures, foreign exchange instruments, bonds, and mutual funds. It has a 72.94 P/E ratio. The firm custodies and services accounts for hedge and mutual funds, registered investment advisors, proprietary trading groups, introducing brokers, and individual investors.

The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $78.05. About 579,627 shares traded. Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) has risen 93.22% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 81.67% the S&P500.

Analysts await Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) to report earnings on July, 17. They expect $0.54 EPS, up 68.75 % or $0.22 from last year’s $0.32 per share. IBKR’s profit will be $222.32M for 36.13 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.63 actual EPS reported by Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.29 % negative EPS growth.

Ancient Art L.P. holds 27.59% of its portfolio in Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. for 2.40 million shares. Bares Capital Management Inc. owns 4.84 million shares or 11.99% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Arlington Value Capital Llc has 10.41% invested in the company for 1.86 million shares. The New York-based Miura Global Management Llc has invested 9.89% in the stock. Underhill Investment Management Llc, a California-based fund reported 303,100 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $2.01 million activity.

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Interactive Brokers’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Interactive Brokers, 2 give it “Buy”, 2 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $6000 while the high is $8200. The stock’s average target of $71.40 is -8.52% below today’s ($78.05) share price. IBKR was included in 14 notes of analysts from December 21, 2017. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, February 26 with “Hold”. The company was downgraded on Monday, January 8 by Goldman Sachs. Sandler O’Neill maintained Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) on Friday, February 2 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by SunTrust given on Tuesday, April 17. Sandler O’Neill maintained it with “Buy” rating and $8200 target in Wednesday, April 18 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Wednesday, January 10. As per Thursday, March 1, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, April 11 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, April 18 by Wells Fargo. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) rating on Thursday, December 21. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $60.0 target.

More important recent Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Cboe Global Markets, Colgate-Palmolive, Conduent, Danaher, Jacobs …” on May 08, 2018, also Benzinga.com published article titled: “Online Trading In 2018: Brokerage Execs Talk Mobile Apps, Cryptocurrency And Regulation”, Streetinsider.com published: “Interactive Brokers (IBKR) April DARTs Increase 26%” on May 01, 2018. More interesting news about Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) was released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) PT Maintained at $75 at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey on April DARTs Increase …” with publication date: May 01, 2018.

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) Institutional Positions Chart

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