MarketAxess The electronic trading platform reported earlier this month fourth-quarter earnings of $11.5 million, or 29 cents a share, an increase from year-earlier earnings of $8.9 million, or 23 cents. "The structural trend of more small-sized trades over block trades being executed across the industry favors the MKTX model," Keefe, Bruyette & Woods analysts wrote in a Feb. 1 report. "However, dealer inventory and willingness to take risk still give us pause as 75-80% of dollar volume executed on MKTX's platform is still with the large dealers." Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 1.4% Rated "A+ (Buy)" by TheStreet Ratings: The company's fourth-quarter gross profit margin increased from the prior year. In the fourth quarter, stockholders' net worth increased 17.99% from the previous year. TheStreet Ratings' price target is $44.60. The stock closed Friday at $32.23 and has risen 7.04% year to date.