NEW YORK, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
National Investment Brokerage companies provide brokerage services, market data and analytics, and software products to investment and commercial banks, along with institutional investors and high net-worth individuals. Their dividend yields tend to be above average when compared to the wider market. In today's pre-market research, Stock-Callers.com focuses investors' attention to the recent performances of these four stocks: TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: AMTD), Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE: LUK), CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CME), and BGC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP). Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
Omaha, Nebraska headquartered TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.'s shares saw a drop of 10.44%, finishing Tuesday's trading session at $39.10. A total volume of 16.14 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 2.63 million shares. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 9.45%. 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 25.29.
On February 03rd, 2017, research firm Credit Suisse upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Outperform'.
On February 28th, 2017, TD Ameritrade Holding announced that it will reduce its online equity and ETF trade commissions from $9.99 to $6.95, and lower options pricing to $6.95 plus $0.75 per contract effective March 06th, 2017. See our free and comprehensive research report on AMTD at:
On Tuesday, New York headquartered Leucadia National Corp.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 3.12 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.58 million shares. Shares of the Company ended the session 1.84% higher at $26.62. The stock has gained 11.29% in the last one month, 25.01% in the previous three months, and 14.49% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 11.21% above their 50-day moving average and 32.78% above their 200-day moving average. Furthermore, 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 77.22.
On February 27th, 2017, Leucadia National reported that for Q4 2016, income before income taxes was $229.0 million and net income attributable to common shareholders was $137.2 million, or $0.37 per diluted share. In addition, the Company announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend equal to $.0625 per Leucadia common share payable on March 31st, 2017 to record holders of Leucadia common shares on March 20th, 2017. LUK free research report PDF is just a click away at:
Shares in Chicago, Illinois headquartered CME Group Inc. closed at $121.46, down 1.12% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.88 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.56 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 0.96% in the last one month, 11.18% over the previous three months, and 5.30% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 2.35% and 15.69% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, 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 54.93.
On February 15th, 2017, CME Group announced Copper futures open interest surpassed 300,000 contracts for the first time on February 13th, 2017. The Company noted that since the start of 2017, Copper futures have clocked 14 open interest records, including 11 consecutive record days. Sign up for your complimentary report on CME at:
At the closing bell yesterday, shares in New York headquartered BGC Partners Inc. ended 1.74% lower at $11.28. A total volume of 1.61 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.30 million shares. The stock has advanced 1.92% in the last one month, 15.62% in the previous three months, and 11.78% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.85% and 22.43%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of BGC Partners, which operates as a brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets worldwide, have an RSI of 54.77.
On February 28th, 2017, BGC Partners announced that it has completed the acquisition of Besso Insurance Group Limited, an independent Lloyd's of London insurance broker with a strong reputation across Property, Casualty, Marine, Aviation, Professional and Financial Risks and Reinsurance. Under terms of the agreement, an affiliate of BGC has acquired 100% of Besso for a total consideration of up to £70.5 million on an enterprise-value basis. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on BGCP at:
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