NEW YORK, October 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Pre-market, Stock-Callers.com highlights the following U.S. Investment Brokerage equities: TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: AMTD), Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE: LUK), CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CME), and BGC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP). The industry, which is part of the broader Finance sector, has performed decently over the past several quarters, with the S&P 500's return in the July-September quarter posting 3.11%. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at: http://stock-callers.com/registration
Shares in Omaha, Nebraska headquartered TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. ended Wednesday's session at $34.09, which was a slight drop of 0.67%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 4.38 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 2.45 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 4.63% in the last one month and 11.71% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 1.27% above its 50-day moving average and 11.45% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of TD Ameritrade Holding, which provides securities brokerage services and related technology-based financial services to retail investors, traders, and independent registered investment advisors in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 42.29.
On October 13th, 2016, research firm Bank of America/ Merrill upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Buy'.
On October 24th, 2016, TD Ameritrade announced that it will acquire Scottrade Financial Services, in a cash and stock transaction valued at $4 billion. For TD Ameritrade, the transaction adds significant scale to its retail business, extends its leadership in trading, and more than quadruples the size of its branch network. The company expects to realize approximately $450 million in combined annual expense synergies, and more than $300 million in additional longer-term opportunities. AMTD complete research report is just a click away and free at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=AMTD
New York headquartered Leucadia National Corp.'s stock rose 0.75%, closing the day at $18.80. A total volume of 2.17 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.58 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 0.21% in the last month, 3.99% in the previous three months, and 9.30% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 9.25% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Leucadia National, which engages in investment banking and capital markets, beef processing, manufacturing, oil and gas exploration and production, and asset management activities, have an RSI of 46.74. The complimentary report on LUK can be downloaded at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=LUK
On Wednesday, shares in Chicago, Illinois headquartered CME Group Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.66 million shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 1.25 million shares. The stock ended the day 0.47% lower at $102.84. The Company's shares have gained 1.45% over the previous three months and 15.60% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 6.29%. Furthermore, shares of CME Group, which through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide, have an RSI of 37.43.
On October 26th, 2016, CME Group announced that the first Alumina FOB Australia (Platts) Futures contracts were traded on October 25th, 2016. A total of 60 futures contracts, equivalent to 6,000 metric tons, were traded across the January through June 2017 contract months. Alumina FOB Australia (Platts) futures are 100 metric tons (equivalent to 220,462 pounds) in size and financially settled each month against the weekly price index published for Alumina FOB Australia by S&P Global Platts. CME Group's Alumina futures contracts became available for trading on September 26th, 2016, and are listed with and subject to COMEX rules. Sign up for your complimentary research report on CME at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=CME
New York headquartered BGC Partners Inc.'s stock climbed 0.45%, finishing yesterday's session at $8.96 and with a total trading volume of 958,348 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 0.34% in the last one month and 1.03% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.30% and 2.75%, respectively. Additionally, shares of BGC Partners, which operates as a brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets worldwide, have an RSI of 55.24.
On September 30th, 2016, BGC Partners updated its outlook with respect to its consolidated financial results for Q3 2016. The Company now expects its revenues for the period to be slightly below the low end of the range of its previously stated guidance, and for its pre-tax distributable earnings to be around the mid-point of the range. BGC Partners plans to issue an advisory press release regarding the availability of its consolidated quarterly financial results by 8:00 a.m. ET on October 27th, 2016. Get free access to your research report on BGCP at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=BGCP
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