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EPS for CME Group Inc. (CME) Expected At $1.14

(NASDAQ:CME) for 17.13 million shares. It is up 25.22% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending.

Among 19 analysts covering Altria Group Inc. The financial services provider reported $1.19 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.03. CME's profit would be $387.93M giving it 33.47 P/E if the $1.14 EPS is correct. Altria Group Inc. had 53 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock decreased 0.95% or $0.6699 during the last trading session, reaching $69.6401. About 944,763 shares traded. Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has risen 11.92% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Finally, Zions Bancorporation raised its stake in shares of Altria Group by 48.4% in the second quarter. The firm offers a range of products across various asset classes, based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, and metals.

CME Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.12, from 1.13 in 2017Q2.

Retirement Systems of Alabama increased its holdings in shares of Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) by 34.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. 56 funds opened positions while 220 raised stakes. Edward Jones upgraded the shares of MO in report on Wednesday, November 1 to "Buy" rating. (NASDAQ:CME). Highland Capital Ltd Partnership invested in 90,800 shares. Element Capital Mgmt Ltd Com has invested 1.67% in CME Group Inc. Trustmark Fincl Bank Department has 24,540 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Markston Llc has 2,075 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Parametric Portfolio Assocs Limited Liability Company stated it has 23,800 shares.

The company now has an insider ownership of 0.1 Percent and Institutional ownership of 65.3 Percent. Summit Securities Group Ltd Liability Corp owns 0.05% invested in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Supplemental Annuity Collective Of Nj reported 9,165 shares. Beck Mack & Oliver Ltd Co reported 52,074 shares. The institutional investor held 11,193 shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $710,000, down from 19,675 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Altria Group Inc has a fifty-two week low of $60.01 and a fifty-two week high of $77.79. (NASDAQ:CME) for 16,230 shares. (NASDAQ:CME) for 70,828 shares. Cornercap Counsel has invested 0.57% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Altria Group by 7.6% in the 2nd quarter. (NASDAQ:CME) for 202,457 shares. (NYSE:MO). Bkd Wealth Advisors Ltd Liability owns 15,838 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio.

Analysts expect CME Group Inc. Therefore 53% are positive. After $0.90 actual EPS reported by Altria Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.00% negative EPS growth. Cowen & Co maintained Altria Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) rating on Wednesday, September 6. (NYSE:MO) has "Equal Weight" rating given on Thursday, March 30 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Hold" on Wednesday, July 5. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, June 27. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) on Wednesday, January 6 with "Neutral" rating.

In other news, insider Sunil Cutinho sold 2,600 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 17th. Shares for $37,434 were sold by Pankau Ronald A. on Thursday, August 3. On Wednesday, October 11 Pietrowicz John W. sold $342,075 worth of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) on Monday, August 7. Altria Group's revenue for the quarter was down 1.8% on a year-over-year basis. (NASDAQ:CME) shares with value of $186,300 were sold by Piell Hilda Harris. "(CME) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2017" published on December 26, 2017, published: "Spread Bettor IG Among Biggest Holders of Bitcoin Futures" on January 09, 2018. $107,653 worth of stock was sold by GLICKMAN DANIEL R on Monday, August 28. $536,666 worth of, Inc. 2,325 CME Group Inc. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.85, for a total value of $1,050,966.00. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock.

Several research firms have commented on MO. On Monday, October 30 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy". (NASDAQ:GOGO) earned "Hold" rating by Standpoint Research on Thursday, August 18. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, June 5 report. The rating was downgraded by Berenberg on Friday, February 3 to "Hold". As per Thursday, December 3, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. Cornerstone Capital invested in 450,668 shares. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 6,150,016 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $770,227,000 after buying an additional 6,104,897 shares in the last quarter. Clark Capital Management accumulated 0.03% or 13,632 shares. Dbv Technologies S A (Call) was reduced too.

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