Analysts See $1.27 EPS for Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (CBOE); Horizon Bancorp (HBNC) Has 1.83 Sentiment

April 17, 2018 - By Peter Mason

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Analysts expect Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) to report $1.27 EPS on May, 4 before the open.They anticipate $0.49 EPS change or 62.82% from last quarter’s $0.78 EPS. CBOE’s profit would be $143.09M giving it 21.59 P/E if the $1.27 EPS is correct. After having $0.87 EPS previously, Cboe Global Markets, Inc.’s analysts see 45.98% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.78% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $109.66. About 290,160 shares traded. Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) has risen 41.53% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.98% the S&P500.

Horizon Bancorp (HBNC) investors sentiment increased to 1.83 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.13, from 1.7 in 2017Q3. The ratio has increased, as 55 hedge funds opened new and increased stock positions, while 30 trimmed and sold holdings in Horizon Bancorp. The hedge funds in our database now have: 12.17 million shares, up from 11.20 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Horizon Bancorp in top ten stock positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 24 Increased: 40 New Position: 15.

Horizon Bancorp operates as the bank holding firm for Horizon Bank, N.A. that provides commercial and retail banking services. The company has market cap of $764.78 million. The firm offers non-interest bearing and interest-bearing demand deposits, savings accounts, money market deposits, and time deposits. It has a 20.92 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan portfolio comprises commercial, financial, agricultural, and commercial tax-exempt loans; real estate, mortgage warehouse, and consumer loans.

The stock increased 0.13% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $29.92. About 11,916 shares traded. Horizon Bancorp (HBNC) has risen 18.45% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.90% the S&P500.

Analysts await Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBNC) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $0.47 earnings per share, up 38.24% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.34 per share. HBNC’s profit will be $12.01 million for 15.91 P/E if the $0.47 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.40 actual earnings per share reported by Horizon Bancorp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.50% EPS growth.

Pl Capital Advisors Llc holds 6.54% of its portfolio in Horizon Bancorp for 889,142 shares. Jacobs Asset Management Llc owns 327,846 shares or 1.73% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc has 1.1% invested in the company for 149,323 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Minerva Advisors Llc has invested 0.44% in the stock. Tradition Capital Management Llc, a New Jersey-based fund reported 58,637 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $497,900 activity.

CBOE Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an options exchange in the United States. The company has market cap of $12.36 billion. It offers marketplaces for trading options on various market indexes; futures on the VIX Index; options on the stocks of individual firms comprising equity options; and options on other exchange-traded products that include ETP options, such as exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded notes, as well as other index options. It has a 29.72 P/E ratio. The firm owns and operates CBOE primary options market, which offers trading in listed options through a single system that integrates electronic trading and traditional open outcry trading on its trading floor in Chicago; CFE, an all-electronic futures exchange, which provides futures on the VIX Index, as well as on other products; and C2, an all-electronic exchange that offers trading for listed options.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.25, from 1.47 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 35 investors sold Cboe Global Markets, Inc. shares while 118 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 118 raised stakes. 88.88 million shares or 2.47% less from 91.13 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa invested in 0.02% or 114,256 shares. Fjarde Ap holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) for 30,221 shares. Omers Administration Corporation holds 37,600 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale accumulated 0% or 5,218 shares. Artisan Ptnrs Limited Partnership owns 2.05M shares for 0.48% of their portfolio. Ibm Retirement Fund holds 0.03% or 1,635 shares in its portfolio. Bp Public Ltd Co reported 13,000 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Deutsche Bankshares Ag has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE). 30 are held by Hillsdale Invest Mngmt. Amp Invsts Ltd holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) for 111,397 shares. Moreover, Retirement System Of Alabama has 0.06% invested in Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) for 100,295 shares. Wellington Mngmt Group Llp invested in 0% or 62,613 shares. 31,058 are owned by Mariner Wealth Advsr Llc. Bamco Inc holds 204,890 shares. Credit Agricole S A accumulated 48,192 shares.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $631,400 activity. $631,400 worth of stock was sold by Tilly Edward T on Monday, December 11.

Among 24 analysts covering CBOE Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE), 8 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. CBOE Holdings Inc had 87 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CBOE in report on Monday, June 19 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, January 8 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, February 12 by Wells Fargo. On Friday, January 13 the stock rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Outperform”. Zacks upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $71 target in Monday, September 7 report. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Friday, September 2 report. The stock of Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, February 12 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, September 27 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, October 2. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 26 by Deutsche Bank.

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