CMC Markets Plc (LON:CMCX) insider Grant Foley acquired 238 shares of CMC Markets stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 7th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 126 ($1.65) per share, for a total transaction of £299.88 ($391.85).

LON CMCX opened at GBX 124.40 ($1.63) on Friday. CMC Markets Plc has a twelve month low of GBX 109.50 ($1.43) and a twelve month high of GBX 186.25 ($2.43).

CMC Markets (LON:CMCX) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 22nd. The company reported GBX 2.70 ($0.04) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 4.30 ($0.06) by GBX (1.60) (($0.02)).

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, November 29th were given a dividend of GBX 1.35 ($0.02) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 29th. This represents a yield of 1.18%.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on CMCX shares. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating on shares of CMC Markets in a research report on Tuesday. Shore Capital reduced their price objective on CMC Markets from GBX 200 ($2.61) to GBX 190 ($2.48) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, December 6th. Morgan Stanley reduced their price objective on CMC Markets from GBX 197 ($2.57) to GBX 145 ($1.89) and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, September 27th. Numis Securities upgraded CMC Markets to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 145 ($1.89) price objective on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, September 26th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group reduced their price objective on CMC Markets from GBX 175 ($2.29) to GBX 140 ($1.83) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, November 20th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. CMC Markets has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 165 ($2.16).

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CMC Markets Company Profile

CMC Markets plc and its subsidiaries provide online retail financial services in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates in three segments: UK and Ireland, Europe, and Australia, New Zealand and Singapore (APAC) and Canada. The company provides its clients with the ability to trade contracts for difference and financial spread betting on a range of underlying shares, indices, foreign currencies, commodities, and treasuries through its trading platform.

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