CME Group Inc. (CME - Get Report) is expected to report earnings of $1.73 a share on sales of $1.2 billion before the market opens Feb. 14, based on a FactSet survey of 15 analysts.

In the same period a year ago the company posted earnings of $1.12 a share on sales of $900 million.

The stock has risen 0.8% since the company last reported earnings on Oct. 25.

Quarterly estimates have risen less than 1 cent a share in the past month.

CME Group is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 24.5 based on the 12-month estimates of 17 analysts surveyed by FactSet.

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