Nasdaq, Inc. (NDAQ)

190.42 0.76%
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Pros
Revenue growth higher than the industry and sector averages
Company’s profitability is improving
Buy analyst rating
Cons
Stock price high relative to the 52-week range
Forward P/E ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/B ratio high relative to industry peers
High short interest

Pros

  1. NDAQ quarterly revenue growth was 10.10%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (6.09% and 3.73%, respectively). See NDAQ revenue growth chart.
  2. NDAQ profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 16.18 percentage points. See NDAQ profitability chart.
  3. NDAQ average analyst rating is Buy. See NDAQ analyst rating chart.

Cons

  1. NDAQ stock price ($178.86) is close to the 52-week high ($184.33). Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See NDAQ price chart.
  2. NDAQ forward P/E ratio is 21.51, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See NDAQ forward P/E ratio chart.
  3. NDAQ Price/Book ratio is 5.08, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See NDAQ forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  4. NDAQ short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.39. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See NDAQ short interest ratio chart.