2. As of noon trading, IntercontinentalExchange ( ICE) is up $2.48 (1.6%) to $161.89 on light volume Thus far, 309,940 shares of IntercontinentalExchange exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $158.69-$162.29 after having opened the day at $158.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $159.41.

IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. operates regulated global markets and clearing houses primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Brazil. IntercontinentalExchange has a market cap of $11.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 28.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate IntercontinentalExchange a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates IntercontinentalExchange as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share, increase in stock price during the past year, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full IntercontinentalExchange Ratings Report now.

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