Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) – A Good Deal Just Got Better

Jackson Benjamin, President, subtracted 1,896 shares of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) from its portfolio at the rate of $90.26 per share valuing $171,139 on Aug 07. The insider left behind 69,718 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) was $92.72. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $92.99, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $93.26. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $92.21 and a 2nd Support Level at $91.70. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) stock has gained $3.45, or 3.86%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $1.95, or 2.15%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $10.91, or 13.34%. This year-to-date, Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) shares have gained $17.39, or 23.09%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) stock, 100% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .”

With 560,415 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $51,574,988K. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) generates $4,979 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $1,988 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 26.77%, a 3-Year Total Return of 66.95%, and a 5-year Total Return of 145.29%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 638.46%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.275 per share on 06/13/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 1.20%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 1.10.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) reported earnings of $0.92 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.90 per share, representing a 0.02 difference and 2.62% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.94 represented a 0.02 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.92 per share, which was a 2.20% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.92 per share. This estimate came from a total of 6 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.95 and the low estimate was $0.91. In the year-ago quarter, Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) generated per-share earnings of $0.85. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +8.24%.

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 7 purchases (83,315 shares in total) and 26 sale (135,449 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 23 insider buys amounting to 200,663 shares and 48 insider sales amounting to 313,725 shares. In the past full year, 50 insider purchases were made (involving 808,412 shares) and 112 insider sell-offs equivalent to 900,040 shares.

Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 43.26, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 30.20, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 8.02. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 37.73 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 26.34.