2. As of noon trading, NASDAQ OMX Group ( NDAQ) is up $0.50 (1.6%) to $31.10 on average volume Thus far, 594,316 shares of NASDAQ OMX Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.52-$31.11 after having opened the day at $30.56 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $30.60.

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. delivers trading, clearing, exchange technology, regulatory, securities listing, and public company services worldwide. NASDAQ OMX Group has a market cap of $5.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 26.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate NASDAQ OMX Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates NASDAQ OMX Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full NASDAQ OMX Group Ratings Report now.

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