Cboe Holdings Incorporated (NASDAQ:CBOE) Can’t Be More Risky. Short Interest Increased

September 17, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

 Cboe Holdings Incorporated (NASDAQ:CBOE) Can't Be More Risky. Short Interest Increased

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.15, from 0.97 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 45 investors sold CBOE Holdings, Inc shares while 98 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. 62.76 million shares or 8.34% more from 57.93 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Hsbc Public Ltd invested 0.02% in CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE). Spot Trading Ltd Com has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE). Fin Architects invested in 0.02% or 900 shares. Blackrock Institutional Company Na, a California-based fund reported 2.53 million shares. Herndon Cap Management Ltd Liability reported 2.79% stake. Prudential Fincl Inc has invested 0.01% in CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE). Morgan Stanley holds 218,928 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans accumulated 13,930 shares. Quantitative Invest Management Limited Liability invested in 5,500 shares. Kanaly Trust Com holds 0% or 170 shares in its portfolio. Nadler Finance Grp holds 5,409 shares. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas invested 0% in CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE). New York-based Ny State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.03% in CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE). Nuveen Asset Management Ltd Liability Company owns 0.09% invested in CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) for 232,986 shares. Hightower Advsr Llc has invested 0.07% in CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE).

Since March 27, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $36.37 million activity. On Monday, June 12 Isaacson Christopher A sold $652,660 worth of CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) or 7,316 shares. 400 shares valued at $33,732 were sold by English Frank E. Jr. on Friday, May 12. Mitchell Christopher sold $20.06 million worth of stock. $393,050 worth of CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) was sold by Tilly Edward T.

The stock of Cboe Holdings Incorporated (NASDAQ:CBOE) registered an increase of 25.58% in short interest. CBOE’s total short interest was 6.98 million shares in September as published by FINRA. Its up 25.58% from 5.56 million shares, reported previously. With 845,600 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 8 days to cover their CBOE’s short positions. The short interest to Cboe Holdings Incorporated’s float is 8.67%.

The stock decreased 1.11% or $1.18 on September 15, reaching $104.67. About 6.22 million shares traded or 427.12% up from the average. CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) has risen 34.37% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.67% the S&P500.

CBOE Holdings, Inc. is a holding company. The company has market cap of $11.80 billion. The Company’s principal business is operating markets that offer for trading options on various market indexes , on an exclusive basis, and futures contracts, as well as on non-exclusive multiply listed options, such as options on the stocks of individual firms (equity options), and options on other exchange-traded products (ETP options), such as exchange-traded funds (ETF options) and exchange-traded notes (ETN options). It has a 57.79 P/E ratio. The Company’s subsidiaries include Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE), C2 Options Exchange, Incorporated (C2), Market Data Express, LLC and Chicago Options Exchange Building Corporation.

CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) Ratings Coverage

Among 20 analysts covering CBOE Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE), 9 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. CBOE Holdings Inc had 59 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CBOE in report on Monday, September 11 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, January 13 the stock rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Outperform”. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Friday, May 20 by Sterne Agee CRT. On Tuesday, October 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to “Outperform”. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Neutral” on Tuesday, September 27. On Monday, July 17 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, January 4. The stock of CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 31 by Bank of America. The company was maintained on Friday, October 2 by Barclays Capital. The stock of CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) earned “Buy” rating by Zacks on Monday, September 7.

More notable recent CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “CBOE Holdings’ (CBOE) August Average Daily Volume Surges” on September 07, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 30, 2017” published on August 29, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “CBOE Holdings: Still Plenty Of Unrealized Upside” on August 31, 2017. More interesting news about CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Why it is a Wise Idea to Hold CBOE Holdings (CBOE) Stock Now” published on August 22, 2017 as well as Marketwatch.com‘s news article titled: “CBOE Holdings Announces Plans to Launch Options on S&P Select Sector Indices” with publication date: September 12, 2017.

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