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How to buy MarketAxess stock

Learn how to easily invest in MarketAxess stock.

MarketAxess Holdings Inc is a capital markets business based in the US. MarketAxess shares (MKTX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. MarketAxess employs 671 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in MarketAxess

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – MKTX – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

MarketAxess stock price (NASDAQ: MKTX)

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MarketAxess shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-15.
Latest market close$373.42
52-week range$341.50 - $585.93
50-day moving average $384.38
200-day moving average $439.35
Wall St. target price$413.67
PE ratio 50.8263
Dividend yield $2.58 (0.73%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $7.31

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MarketAxess price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $373.42 from 2022-01-19

1 week (2022-01-13) 2.61%
1 month (2021-12-20) -7.45%
3 months (2021-10-20) -7.95%
6 months (2021-07-20) -18.91%
1 year (2021-01-20) -27.82%
2 years (2020-01-17) 1.18%
3 years (2019-01-18) 70.37%
5 years (2017-01-20) 138.01%

Is MarketAxess stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing MarketAxess stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of MarketAxess's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

MarketAxess's P/E ratio

MarketAxess's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 51x. In other words, MarketAxess shares trade at around 51x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

MarketAxess's PEG ratio

MarketAxess's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.4685. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into MarketAxess's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

MarketAxess's EBITDA

MarketAxess's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $401.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a MarketAxess's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

MarketAxess financials

Revenue TTM $705.2 million
Operating margin TTM 50.69%
Gross profit TTM $498.1 million
Return on assets TTM 15.64%
Return on equity TTM 28.54%
Profit margin 39.51%
Book value $27.75
Market capitalisation $14.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

MarketAxess share dividends

35%

Dividend payout ratio: 35.44% of net profits

Recently MarketAxess has paid out, on average, around 35.44% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.73% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), MarketAxess shareholders could enjoy a 0.73% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In MarketAxess's case, that would currently equate to about $2.58 per share.

While MarketAxess's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that MarketAxess may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

MarketAxess's most recent dividend payout was on 16 November 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 1 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

MarketAxess share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, MarketAxess's shares have ranged in value from as little as $341.5 up to $585.9281. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while MarketAxess's is 0.3989. This would suggest that MarketAxess's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

MarketAxess overview

MarketAxess Holdings Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, operates an electronic trading platform for institutional investor and broker-dealer firms worldwide. It offers the access to global liquidity in U. S. investment-grade bonds, U. S. high-yield bonds, U.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of MarketAxess is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.686% of MarketAxess shares are held by insiders and 97.458% by institutions.
How many people work for MarketAxess?
Latest data suggests 671 work at MarketAxess.
When does the fiscal year end for MarketAxess?
MarketAxess's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is MarketAxess based?
MarketAxess's address is: 55 Hudson Yards, New York, NY, United States, 10001
What is MarketAxess's ISIN number?
MarketAxess's international securities identification number is: US57060D1081
What is MarketAxess's CUSIP number?
MarketAxess's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 57060D108

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