Market Inference Brief -- CME Stock

Shares of CME moved -0.7% Friday, and are now trading at a price of $181.95. The day's trading volume is 905,292 compared to the stock's average volume of 1,433,737.

CME Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. Based in Chicago, United States the company has 3,460 full time employees and a market cap of $65,450,692,608. CME currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 2.2% per year.

The company is now trading -12.91% away from its average analyst target price of $208.93 per share. The 14 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $160.0 to $250.0, and on average give CME a rating of buy.

The stock's 52 week high is $210.17 per share and its 52 week low is $166.55. Based on CME's compound average operating margin growth of 3.1% over the last 4 years, its core business remains strong and the stock price may recover in the long

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