News headlines about Investment Technology Group (NYSE:ITG) have trended positive this week, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. AlphaOne, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Investment Technology Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.48 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted AlphaOne’s scoring:
- Investment Technology Group (ITG) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.07 (americanbankingnews.com)
- Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Investment Technology Group, Inc. for Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By Its Board of Directors (4-traders.com)
- SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Investment Technology Group, Inc. for Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By Its Board of Directors (finance.yahoo.com)
- JPMorgan, ITG, Nomura Asset Management UK, Hamilton Lane (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)
- MOVES-ITG names new director in global portfolio trading team (finance.yahoo.com)
Investment Technology Group (NYSE:ITG) traded down 0.30% during trading on Friday, hitting $20.27. The stock had a trading volume of 154,788 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $20.01 and a 200 day moving average price of $19.75. Investment Technology Group has a 12-month low of $15.04 and a 12-month high of $21.28. The company’s market capitalization is $671.87 million.
Investment Technology Group (NYSE:ITG) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May 3rd. The financial services provider reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $120.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $120.10 million. Investment Technology Group had a negative net margin of 5.53% and a positive return on equity of 0.86%. Investment Technology Group’s revenue was down 3.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.05 EPS. Equities research analysts forecast that Investment Technology Group will post $0.70 earnings per share for the current year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 15th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 30th will be issued a $0.07 dividend. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.38%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 25th. Investment Technology Group’s payout ratio is -35.00%.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Investment Technology Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 12th.
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Investment Technology Group Company Profile
Investment Technology Group, Inc (ITG) is a financial technology company that helps brokers and asset managers improve returns for investors around the world. The Company operates through four segments: U.S. Operations, Canadian Operations, European Operations and Asia Pacific Operations. These four segments provide categories of products and services, such as Execution Services, Workflow Technology and Analytics.
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