Jefferies Sticks to Its Buy Rating for CME Group (CME)

In a report issued on July 11, Daniel Fannon from Jefferies maintained a Buy rating on CME Group (CMEResearch Report), with a price target of $231.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $198.57.

According to, Fannon is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 8.7% and a 62.4% success rate. Fannon covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Intercontinental Exchange, WisdomTree Investments, and Janus Henderson Group.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for CME Group with a $236.86 average price target, representing a 18.0% upside. In a report issued on July 6, UBS also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $246.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $256.94 and a one-year low of $185.79. Currently, CME Group has an average volume of 1.51M.

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CME Group Inc., formerly known as Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc, is the world’s leading derivatives marketplace, with it offering a wide range of futures and options products for risk management. These include equity indexes, interest rates, agricultural commodities, foreign exchange, energy, and metals. The company also offers clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for cleared over-the-counter derivatives transactions. It also provides a wide range of market data services such as live quotes, delayed quotes, historical data service and market reports.

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