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MarketAxess [NASDAQ:MKTX] share price, stock quote Analysis

What has the stock performance of MarketAxess been like?
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MarketAxess's (NASDAQ:MKTX) stock is 69.9% higher in the past 12 months and has outperformed the overall US TECH market which is 3.1% higher in the same timeframe. This means a 66.8% greater return over the period which puts the stock as an outperformer vs other US TECH companies.

Sentiment

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Analyst RatingS

What are analyst ratings for MarketAxess?
Analyst Ratings
Analyst Ratings Change
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From 5 analysts that cover MarketAxess's stock, the average rating is 3.6. This is a weighted average of 3 buys, 2 holds. This is 0.9 higher than a month ago which gives this factor a tea-score of 5/5.

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Insider Trades

What has MarketAxess's insider trading been over the past year?
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MarketAxess insider's have net been buying stock over the past 12 months, in the previous month insiders have been net buying. In fact the buy to sell ratio in the past month has been 50.0% which is 49.0% higher than the last 12 months buy to sell ratio. This put's MarketAxess's Insiders in the top quintile vs their peers giving this factor a tea-score of 1/5.

Ownership

What is the ownership of MarketAxess stock?
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For MarketAxess, currently 106.1% of stock (1 billion shares) is owned by Institutions, 0.0% (802 million shares) is owned by Individuals, and 2.6% (2 million shares) is owned by company insiders. The CEO has a holding of 0.02% which is equivalent to 40 thousand shares with a market value of $129 million. This factor has a tea-score of 1/5.

Short Interest

What is the short interest for MarketAxess stock?
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As of 15 July 2019, the short interest for MarketAxess has been 4.68% of the shares outstanding which is 17 billion shares. This is less than 1 month ago which had 7.10% of the shares outstanding which is 26 billion short interest in shares. This equals a tea-score of 4/5.

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Revenue & Earnings

What has MarketAxess's revenue history been by year?
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MarketAxess's revenue in the last 12 months ending 30 June 2019 is $463M. MarketAxess's average revenue growth for the last 4 years has been 5.1% which is currently lower than their comps of 6.2%.

Free Cash Flow Yield Growth

What is MarketAxess's free cash flow yield?
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MarketAxess's free cash flow yield is 2.4% and has grown from 4 years ago. The free cash flow yield for MarketAxess 1 year ago was 2.1% and 3 years ago it was 2.9%.

Dividend History & yield

What has MarketAxess's dividend payments been historically?
Dividend ($)
Dividend Yield (%)
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MarketAxess pays dividends every 3 months and has done so since 02 April 2013. Dividends have been steadily increasing over the past 4 years from $0.2 (dividend yield of 0.21%) to $0.51 today (yield of 0.15%).

Value

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PE Ratio

What is MarketAxess's PE ratio?
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MarketAxess's PE ratio is 74.7x. This is calculated from their EPS of $2.02 and price per share of $366.21. MarketAxess's PE ratio values the company cheaper than 100% of it's competitors giving this factor a tea-score of 5/5.

PEG Ratio

What is MarketAxess's PEG ratio?
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MarketAxess's PEG ratio is 4.0x. This is calculated from their PE ratio of 74.7x and their last 12 months growth rate of 0.188%. This is less attractive than their competitors so the tea-score for this factor is 5/5.

Share Price / Book (PB Ratio)

What is MarketAxess's PB ratio?
PB ratio

The PB ratio for MarketAxess is 20.9x. This is more expensive than their competitors who have an average PB ratio of 1.3x. The tea-score is 5/5.

Free Cash Flow Yield

What is MarketAxess's free cash flow yield?
free cash flow yield

MarketAxess's free cash flow yield is 2.4% which is ranked 4.0/5 when compared to its competitors. This is calculated from a free cash flow of - (as reported for the 12 months ending 30 June 2019) divided by its current market capitalisation of $13Bn. The average free cash flow yield across MarketAxess's comps is 8.1%.

Return On Investment (ROI)

What is MarketAxess's return on investment (ROI)?
return on investment

MarketAxess's return on investment is 30.4%. This is more profitable than its competitors.

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Assets vs Liabilities

What is MarketAxess's current ratio (assets vs liabilities)?
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MarketAxess's current ratio is calculated by (current assets) / (current liabilities) which equals 8.2x. This less attractive than their competitors and also worse than recommended for a healthy company.

Debt vs Equity

What is MarketAxess's debt vs shareholder equity?
debt vs equity

MarketAxess's debt to shareholder equity is 13.6%. This is worse than their competitors and also worse than advised for a well-managed balance sheet.

Dividend Payout Ratio

What is MarketAxess's dividend payout ratio?
dividend payout ratio

MarketAxess's dividend payout ratio calculated against their free cash flow is low at 49.7%. This is in quintile 3 when measured against their comps.

Earth

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ESG score
What is the overall ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) rating for MarketAxess?

MarketAxess's has a poor overall ESG rating of nan/100. Their competitors have a score between nan and nan with the average at nan.

ESG Environmental

What the latest (ESG) environmental responsibility score for MarketAxess vs their competitors?
ESG environmental
We can see here what the environmental consciousness of MarketAxess is relative to other similar companies.

ESG Social

What the present (ESG) social responsibility score for MarketAxess vs their peers?
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We can get a sense of what the social responsbility of MarketAxess is when compared to other rival companies.

ESG Corporate Governance

What the current (ESG) corporate governance score for MarketAxess vs their challengers?
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With this number we can understand what the corporate governance of MarketAxess is when compared to it's peers.

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Description

What is the company description of MarketAxess?
MarketAxess Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates an electronic trading platform that enables fixed-income market participants to trade corporate bonds and other types of fixed-income instruments worldwide. It offers institutional investor and broker-dealer firms the access to global liquidity in U.S. high-grade corporate bonds, emerging markets and high-yield bonds, European bonds, U.

MarketAxess [NASDAQ:MKTX] PEERS/COMPETITORS

Industry Peers & Competitors

Who are MarketAxess's peers and competitors?
Here is a list of MarketAxess's peers in the Financial Services sector:

MarketAxess [NASDAQ:MKTX] Additional Q&A

Questions & Answers

What is the 52 week high for MarketAxess stock quote?

MarketAxess (NASDAQ:MKTX) hit a new 52-week high on 18 July 2019 at a price of $372.24 with 264,800 shares traded that day. This is 1.6% higher than than its current price of $366.21 and 115.4% higher than the 52-week low of $172.84 on 01 October 2018. Average daily volume traded has been 507 thousand shares over the past 3 months.

What is the highest price MarketAxess stock has ever been?

The all-time highs for MarketAxess stock were reached on 18 July 2019, 32 days ago at a price of $372.24. This equates to a market capitalisation of $14Bn. The highest price reached is 1.6% higher than the current price of $366.21 with a current market cap of $13Bn.

What is the beta of MarketAxess stock?

MarketAxess stock moves 0.1x the US TECH market average which makes its beta higher than the overall market.

What is the volatility of MarketAxess (MKTX) stock?

MarketAxess's stock has an annual volatility of 26.9% which is more volatile than the average US TECH market volatility of 20.8% which has made it a less safe stock to own in the past vs just owning the index for investors aiming for lower portfolio volatility.

What have MarketAxess's share buybacks been over the past year?

MarketAxess is currently running a share-buyback program and in the past year alone the company has repurchased 104 million of shares outstanding at a total expense of $23Trn. In the same time frame the share price has moved 69.9% higher which is an outperformance of 66.8% vs the overall market. MarketAxess still has $420Trn of cash remaining on their balance sheet.

Who owns the most MarketAxess stock?

Barry White is the largest individual shareholder in MarketAxess with 1 billion shares. He is an independent director of MarketAxess. The largest institutional holder is T-Rowe and they own 265.3% of the issue size with 100 million shares. T-Rowe have been net buying shares over the last 12 months as they own 1 million more shares than a year ago.

When did MarketAxess beat earnings expectations in the last 4 years?

In the past 4 quarters MarketAxess has had 3 earnings beat's and 1 earnings miss's. The average earnings beat has been 12.1% and the average earnings miss has been 8.2%.

When is MarketAxess's next earnings date and what are the expectations?

MarketAxess is set to report earnings on 30 July 2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending June 2019. Based on 14 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $2.12. Recent analyst revisions have been positive implying a potential EPS of $2.24.

What is MarketAxess's upcoming earnings report expectations?

The earnings expectations for MarketAxess's upcoming report on 30 July 2019 are from 14 analysts with an average EPS of $2.12. The lowest analyst rating is $2.01, the highest is $2.84. The most recent earnings revisions have been positive with a most recent estimate of $2.24.

What is MarketAxess's earnings per share (EPS)?

MarketAxess's latest earnings per share (EPS) was reported as $2.02 on 30 April 2019 for fiscal quarter ending March 2019. This is 11.0% higher than 12 months ago when they reported EPS of $1.82

What is MarketAxess's dividend growth rate?

MarketAxess's dividends have grown at 21.43% in the past year and an average growth of 38.75% over the past 4 years. This is higher then it's competitors 4-year average dividend growth of 4.1

What is MarketAxess's dividend yield?

MarketAxess's current dividend yield is 0.15%. This is calculated by taking the dividend's per share of $0.51 (the last payment which was on 06 August 2019) and dividing by the current share price of $366.21.

What is MarketAxess's previous and next dividend date?

MarketAxess's most recent dividend date was 06 August 2019 when the company paid $0.51 and the next dividend date is 05 November 2019 with an expected payment of $0.51.

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