KBW Reconfirmed Interactive Brokers (IBKR) As Hold; Has Target Price per Share Of $65.0; Waddell & Reed Financial Lowered Its Ultimate Software Group (ULTI) Stake

Among 7 analysts covering Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Interactive Brokers Group has $60.5 highest and $3800 lowest target. $45.70’s average target is -27.01% below currents $62.61 stock price. Interactive Brokers Group had 19 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods initiated the shares of IBKR in report on Thursday, December 8 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 17 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) rating on Thursday, June 29. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $3800 target. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Sell” on Monday, January 8. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 10 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, October 10 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Tuesday, January 12 by Goldman Sachs. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, October 6 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was initiated by Buckingham Research with “Neutral” on Thursday, May 12. Goldman Sachs upgraded Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) on Tuesday, January 10 to “Neutral” rating.

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc decreased Ultimate Software Group Inc (ULTI) stake by 3.48% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Waddell & Reed Financial Inc sold 11,780 shares as Ultimate Software Group Inc (ULTI)’s stock rose 8.03%. The Waddell & Reed Financial Inc holds 326,434 shares with $61.89 million value, down from 338,214 last quarter. Ultimate Software Group Inc now has $6.76 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.56% or $3.48 during the last trading session, reaching $226.26. About 391,009 shares traded or 26.92% up from the average. The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) has risen 10.74% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.96% the S&P500.

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc increased Brinks Co (NYSE:BCO) stake by 280,130 shares to 451,900 valued at $38.07 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Marketaxess Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:MKTX) stake by 34,930 shares and now owns 268,482 shares. Integrated Device Technology (NASDAQ:IDTI) was raised too.

Analysts await The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) to report earnings on February, 6. They expect $0.12 EPS, down 72.09% or $0.31 from last year’s $0.43 per share. ULTI’s profit will be $3.59 million for 471.38 P/E if the $0.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.17 actual EPS reported by The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -29.41% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 21 investors sold ULTI shares while 104 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 32.11 million shares or 2.37% less from 32.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI). Moreover, Stephens Grp Inc Limited Liability Co has 1.12% invested in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI). Blackrock Inc, New York-based fund reported 2.36 million shares. Guggenheim Capital Limited reported 0.02% stake. State Street stated it has 751,420 shares. Eaton Vance Management has invested 0.01% in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI). Comerica Bankshares invested in 22,459 shares. Axa accumulated 292,160 shares. Sphera Funds Limited, a Israel-based fund reported 800 shares. Brandywine Managers Limited Liability Com stated it has 2,935 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Cohen Klingenstein Ltd Liability reported 11,245 shares or 0.32% of all its holdings. Invesco reported 0.03% in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI). Shine Inv Advisory Services Inc owns 40 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) for 9,210 shares. Ameriprise has invested 0.01% in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI).

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $1.93 million activity. On Thursday, August 3 Manne Robert sold $1.00M worth of The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) or 5,000 shares. 4,613 The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) shares with value of $924,399 were sold by FITZPATRICK JAMES A JR.

Among 26 analysts covering Ultimate Software (NASDAQ:ULTI), 18 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Ultimate Software had 56 analyst reports since October 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by Mizuho. Canaccord Genuity maintained The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) on Sunday, July 30 with “Buy” rating. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, April 28 report. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) rating on Sunday, June 25. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $25500 target. On Tuesday, January 16 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Monday, October 16 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, May 29. SunTrust initiated the shares of ULTI in report on Monday, June 26 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of ULTI in report on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stephens given on Wednesday, August 2.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 97 selling transactions for $53.45 million activity. Nemser Earl H had sold 1,649 shares worth $78,368 on Thursday, October 5. $524,945 worth of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) shares were sold by Brody Paul Jonathan. $675,344 worth of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) shares were sold by Frank Thomas AJ. $57,222 worth of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) was sold by Mendonca Denis on Friday, October 20.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.72 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.51, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 23 investors sold Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. shares while 37 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 61.63 million shares or 5.89% more from 58.20 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Citigroup holds 0% or 36,400 shares. Sii Invs Incorporated Wi owns 7,775 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers reported 119,046 shares. Pinebridge Invests Limited Partnership reported 66,020 shares. Baillie Gifford reported 5.88 million shares. Thrivent Fin For Lutherans accumulated 0.37% or 2.32 million shares. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Lc reported 0.42% in Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR). The Delaware-based Riverhead Capital Management Ltd Com has invested 0.01% in Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR). Alpine Global Mngmt Ltd Liability Co has 0.06% invested in Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR). Moreover, Landscape Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.08% invested in Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) for 17,587 shares. Centaur Capital Partners L P holds 6.08% in Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) or 78,000 shares. Advisory Net Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0% in Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR). Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag has 0.01% invested in Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR). Fmr Ltd Llc owns 736,206 shares. Michigan-based Comerica National Bank & Trust has invested 0.03% in Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR).

The stock increased 0.26% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $62.61. About 1.38 million shares traded or 68.12% up from the average. Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) has declined 4.87% since January 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.57% the S&P500.

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. operates as an automated electronic broker and market maker in approximately 120 electronic exchanges and market centers worldwide. The company has market cap of $25.78 billion. It specializes in executing and clearing trades in securities, futures, foreign exchange instruments, bonds, and mutual funds. It has a 58.51 P/E ratio. The firm custodies and services accounts for hedge and mutual funds, registered investment advisors, proprietary trading groups, introducing brokers, and individual investors.