4. As of noon trading, CME Group ( CME) is up $0.44 (0.7%) to $62.96 on light volume Thus far, 786,689 shares of CME Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $62.50-$63.33 after having opened the day at $62.53 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $62.52.

CME Group Inc. operates the CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX futures exchanges worldwide. The company provides a range of products across various asset classes, such as interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather, and real estate. CME Group has a market cap of $20.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 23.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate CME Group a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CME Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full CME Group Ratings Report now.

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