Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (NYSE:ICE) Upgrades/Downgrades Update



Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (NYSE:ICE) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $61.01. The stock traded with the volume of 5.46 Million in the last trading session. Intercontinental Exchange Inc. opened at $55.32 and closed by showing an increase of 1.02%. The Bid price in the last session was $53.11 x 100 and the Ask price was $56.30 x 100. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

Intercontinental Exchange Inc. has the Market Capitalization of 33 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $58.7 and 52-Week Low of $45.44 and it touched its 52-week high on Nov 10, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Mar 9, 2016.

Intercontinental Exchange Inc. reported its last Earnings on Nov 01 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.64/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.64/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 0%. The company will report its next earnings on 7-Feb-17.

15 number of analysts also provided their insight on Intercontinental Exchange Inc., where the Average Price Target for the stock is $61.01. They also projected Low Price Target as $56 while High Price Target is set at $66.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 4 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 9 reported it as Buy.3 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 1 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

Intercontinental Exchange Inc. annual Divided is 0.68 while it’s Dividend Yield is 1.23%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 22.67 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 18.08. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 7.79 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 2.13, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 68.47 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 27.64.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 1.9 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 9.5% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 6.3%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 1.13% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 2.08 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 6.8 percent.

A look at performance overview of Intercontinental Exchange Inc. depicts that Performance (Week) is 1.82 percent while Performance Month is 2.44%. Quarterly performance shows a value of -1.48% and Half Year Performance value stands at 4.31%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 7.54 percent. Intercontinental Exchange Inc. has its YTD performance of 9.17 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 9 Nov 2016 where General Counsel Short (Johnathan Huston) did a transaction type “Sell” in which 6900 shares were traded at a price of $58. Another insider trade includes General Counsel Short (Johnathan Huston) who also initiated a transaction in which 9335 shares were traded on 8 Nov 2016 as “Sell”. On 1 Nov 2016 President Vice (Charles A) traded 1500 shares as “Buy” at $112.48. President Vice (Charles A) Sell 1000 shares on 1 Nov 2016 at the price of $264.52.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Sterne Agee CRT on 20-May-16 who Initiated the stock  to Buy. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 17-Feb-16, Argus took an action “Upgrade” from Hold to Buy. On 2-Nov-15, the stock was Downgrade to Hold by Argus.