CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 24, 2020. The annual dividend payment of $ 2.50 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 13, 2021. The dividend yield based on the latest trading day closing price was 0.90 percent. Shareholders who purchased CME shares prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
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CME Group Inc. recently reported third quarter financial results on October 28, 2020, before market open, the Chicago based company reported income for the third quarter of $ 1.38 per share, from the revenue of $ 1,081.00 million. The quarterly earnings reduced 27.37 percent while revenues lowered 15.35 percent compared with the same quarter last year.
The consensus estimates are income of $ 1.41 per share from $ 1100.01 million in revenue. The bottom line results missed street analysts by $ 0.03 or 2.13 percent, at the same time, top line results fell short of analysts by $ 19.01 million or 1.73 percent.
Shares of CME Group Inc. traded low $ -0.77 or -0.42 percent on Tuesday, reaching $ 181.00 with volume of 1.00 million shares. CME Group Inc. has traded high as $ 182.99 and has cracked $ 180.61 on the downward trend
According to the previous trading day, closing price of $ 181.00, representing a 37.91 % increase from the 52 week low of $ 131.80 and a 19.34 % decrease over the 52 week high of $ 225.36.
The company has a market capital of $ 64.98 billion and is part of the Financial Services sector and Financial Exchanges industry.
CME Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. It offers a range of products across various asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, and metals, as well as fixed income products. The company executes trade through its electronic trading platforms, open outcry, and privately negotiated transactions; and provides clearing for exchange-traded contracts and cleared swaps, as well as settlement services.