CME Group (CME) Earnings Preview For Upcoming Quarterly Earnings Release Date
CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) is due to report earnings before the opening bell on March 02, 2012. Below we can see the results of CME Group over the last few earnings periods.
CME Group Inc. operates the CME, CBOT, NYMEX, and COMEX regulatory exchanges worldwide. The company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
52 Week High: $317.37
52 Week Low: $224.69
Book Value: $315.54
Float Short:   1.70%
On average, 17 analysts are expecting a drop of $-1.06 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $4.74. A beat of $3.68 per share , will top the estimated mean earnings. Analyst estimates range between $3.55 and $4.14 per share.
The current trailing twelve months P/E ratio is 14. The forward P/E ratio is 12.89.
Looking at the price movement over the last month, the stock has fallen in price -1.14%, and changing from last year at this time -22.27%.
The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $951.40 million for 2010 vs. $825.80 million for 2009.Here is the last few quarters to get an idea how well they perform compared to estimates
Reported earnings per share compared to the mean estimate. Differences are rounded.
The total short interest number of shares for CME
The number of days to cover short interest based on average daily trading volume for CME
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