$1.14 EPS Expected for CME Group Inc. (CME); Aqr Capital Management Boosted Loews (L) Holding

January 14, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

Aqr Capital Management Llc increased Loews Corp (L) stake by 172.68% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Aqr Capital Management Llc acquired 96,522 shares as Loews Corp (L)’s stock declined 2.26%. The Aqr Capital Management Llc holds 152,419 shares with $7.30 million value, up from 55,897 last quarter. Loews Corp now has $17.77B valuation. The stock increased 2.47% or $1.27 during the last trading session, reaching $52.78. About 2.42 million shares traded or 121.45% up from the average. Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) has risen 15.12% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.58% the S&P500.

Analysts expect CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) to report $1.14 EPS on February, 1.They anticipate $0.00 EPS change or 0.00% from last quarter’s $1.14 EPS. CME’s profit would be $387.93M giving it 33.49 P/E if the $1.14 EPS is correct. After having $1.19 EPS previously, CME Group Inc.’s analysts see -4.20% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.05% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $152.73. About 1.11 million shares traded. CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) has risen 25.35% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.65% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.12, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 53 investors sold CME Group Inc. shares while 219 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 220 raised stakes. 265.89 million shares or 1.13% less from 268.92 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Oak Ridge Invs Ltd Liability Corp has 0.03% invested in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Segall Bryant And Hamill Limited Co has invested 0.02% in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Moreover, Mark Asset Mgmt has 3.59% invested in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) for 121,625 shares. Nippon Life Global Investors Americas holds 87,970 shares or 1.02% of its portfolio. Arizona State Retirement Systems has 0.26% invested in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) for 159,793 shares. Bbva Compass Commercial Bank accumulated 2,268 shares. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 0.08% or 579,485 shares. 1,111 were reported by Whittier Tru. L & S Advsrs Inc reported 0.09% in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Thornburg Investment Mngmt holds 3.78% or 3.90M shares in its portfolio. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans holds 0.01% of its portfolio in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) for 13,563 shares. Castleark Mgmt Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 351,224 shares. 517 were reported by Prelude Capital Lc. Sei Investments holds 0.12% or 244,652 shares. 230,745 are held by Kornitzer Cap Management Ks.

CME Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. The company has market cap of $51.97 billion. The firm offers a range of products across various asset classes, based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, and metals. It has a 34.63 P/E ratio. The Company’s products include exchange-traded; and privately negotiated futures and options contracts and swaps.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 selling transactions for $7.73 million activity. On Monday, August 7 the insider Holzrichter Julie sold $1.50M. Shares for $342,075 were sold by Pietrowicz John W. on Wednesday, October 11. Another trade for 9,200 shares valued at $1.15 million was made by Durkin Bryan T on Tuesday, August 8. Piell Hilda Harris sold $186,300 worth of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) on Thursday, October 5. DUFFY TERRENCE A sold $2.70 million worth of stock. GEPSMAN MARTIN J had sold 200 shares worth $25,228. On Monday, August 28 the insider GLICKMAN DANIEL R sold $107,653.

Among 15 analysts covering CME Group (NASDAQ:CME), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. CME Group had 50 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 5 by Deutsche Bank. On Monday, June 5 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. On Wednesday, December 9 the stock rating was initiated by RBC Capital Markets with “Underperform”. The stock of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, June 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Tuesday, October 10. The stock of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, September 4 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, July 5 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Monday, July 10. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CME in report on Monday, June 19 with “Buy” rating.

Aqr Capital Management Llc decreased Analog Devices Inc (NASDAQ:ADI) stake by 262,734 shares to 77,725 valued at $6.70 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced New Residential Invt Corp (NYSE:NRZ) stake by 384,833 shares and now owns 50,617 shares. Park Ohio Hldgs Corp (NASDAQ:PKOH) was reduced too.

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