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Earnings Preview For Interactive Brokers Group


Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ: IBKR) announces its next round of earnings Tuesday. Here's Benzinga's advanced look at Interactive Brokers Group's Q4 earnings report.

Earnings And Revenue

Interactive Brokers Group earnings will be near 38 cents per share per share on sales of $389 million, according to analysts. In the same quarter last year, Interactive Brokers Group reported earnings per share of 5 cents per share on sales of $193 million. If the company were to report inline earnings when it publishes results, earnings would be up 442.86 percent. Revenue would be up 102.01 percent on a year-over-year basis.

Interactive Brokers Group's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past like this:


Quarter Q3 2017 Q2 2017 Q1 2017 Q4 2016
EPS Estimate 0.34 0.32 0.37 0.35
EPS Actual 0.43 0.32 0.34 0.07


Q4 EPS Estimate: 38 cents per share
Q4 Revenues Estimate: $389 million

Stock Performance

Shares of Interactive Brokers Group were trading at $63.10 as of Jan. 16. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 63.1 percent. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders are probably content going into this earnings release.

Analyst estimates are adjusted higher for EPS and revenues over the past 90 days. The most common rating by analysts on Interactive Brokers Group stock is a Neutral. The strength of this rating has maintained conviction over the past three months.

Conference Call

Don't be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. Interactive Brokers Group's Q4 conference call is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET and can be accessed here:


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