Short Interest Alert: Cboe Holdings Incorporated (NASDAQ:CBOE) Could Burn Your Long Portfolio After More Shorts

November 28, 2016 - By Ellis Scott   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Alert: Cboe Holdings Incorporated (NASDAQ:CBOE) Could Burn Your Long Portfolio After More Shorts

The stock of Cboe Holdings Incorporated (NASDAQ:CBOE) registered an increase of 1.67% in short interest. CBOE’s total short interest was 4.85 million shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 1.67% from 4.77 million shares, reported previously. With 905,500 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their CBOE’s short positions. The short interest to Cboe Holdings Incorporated’s float is 6.38%. About 519,268 shares traded hands. CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) has risen 5.15% since April 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.87% the S&P500.

CBOE Holdings, Inc. is a holding company. The company has a market cap of $5.61 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 29.44 P/E ratio. The Firm operates over three stand-alone exchanges.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.20, from 0.77 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 35 funds sold all CBOE Holdings, Inc shares owned while 97 reduced positions. 18 funds bought stakes while 84 increased positions. They now own 57.34 million shares or 2.40% less from 58.75 million shares in 2016Q1.
Amp Capital Invsts Ltd holds 0.04% or 80,430 shares in its portfolio. The Maryland-based Proshare Advisors Ltd Liability has invested 0.02% in CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE). Sawgrass Asset Management Limited Company reported 496,177 shares or 1.54% of all its holdings. Legal General Gru Public Ltd Company holds 0% or 11,445 shares in its portfolio. Weaver C Barksdale Associates holds 60 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Nationwide Fund Advsrs holds 0.07% or 236,075 shares in its portfolio. Northern Trust Corp owns 1.50M shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. The Ontario – Canada-based Hillsdale Inv Mgmt has invested 0% in CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE). Timber Hill Ltd Liability accumulated 4,370 shares or 0% of the stock. Voya Invest Management Lc has 98,402 shares for 0.02% of their US portfolio. State Street accumulated 0.02% or 2.14 million shares. Royal Comml Bank Of Canada last reported 162,295 shares in the company. Pacad Investment last reported 0.02% of its portfolio in the stock. Parametric Port Assoc Ltd Liability Com last reported 403,230 shares in the company. Price T Rowe Associate Md holds 10.54 million shares or 0.15% of its portfolio.

Insider Transactions: Since June 6, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $2.11 million net activity. $402,875 worth of CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) shares were sold by Tilly Edward T. O’Connell Gerald T also sold $969,085 worth of CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) shares. BRODSKY WILLIAM J also sold $314,100 worth of CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) on Monday, June 6.

CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) Ratings Coverage

Out of 17 analysts covering CBOE Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE), 4 rate it a “Buy”, 4 “Sell”, while 9 “Hold”. This means 24% are positive. CBOE Holdings Inc has been the topic of 43 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Barclays Capital downgraded the shares of CBOE in a report on Tuesday, December 8 to “Underweight” rating. Zacks upgraded CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) on Monday, September 7 to “Buy” rating. As per Tuesday, August 25, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. The stock of CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Tuesday, December 1 by Raymond James. Wood maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Friday, April 8 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday, November 2. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Tuesday, August 9 by Barclays Capital. The stock of CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) has “Underperform” rating given on Thursday, August 11 by Bank of America. The stock has “Underweight” rating given by Barclays Capital on Friday, September 2. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, May 2 report.

CBOE Company Profile

CBOE Holdings, Inc., incorporated on August 15, 2006, is a holding company. The Company’s principal business is operating markets that offer for trading options on various market indexes (index options), 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). The Firm operates over three stand-alone exchanges. The Company’s subsidiary, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE), is its options market that offers trading in listed options through a single system that integrates electronic trading and open outcry trading.

More important recent CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) news were published by: Bloomberg.com which released: “Chicago Board Options Exchange’s Owner Said to Mull Buying Bats” on September 22, 2016, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “CBOE Holdings Announces Early Termination Of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period …”, Prnewswire.com published: “CBOE Holdings Reports October 2016 Trading Volume” on November 02, 2016. More interesting news about CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) was released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “CBOE Holdings Reports Solid Third-Quarter Results” with publication date: October 28, 2016.

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