Is Virtu Financial, Inc. (VIRT) Worth Adding to Your Portfolio?

    Cifu Douglas A, Chief Executive Officer, subtracted 63,544 shares of Virtu Financial, Inc. (VIRT) from its portfolio at the rate of $26.50 per share valuing $1,683,821 on Feb 12. The insider left behind 75,000 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 Virtu Financial, Inc. (VIRT) was $22.51. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $22.86, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $23.22. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $22.20 and a 2nd Support Level at $21.90. Virtu Financial, Inc. (VIRT) stock has gained $0.81, or 3.73%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $0.20, or 0.90%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$0.73, or -3.14%. This year-to-date, Virtu Financial, Inc. (VIRT) shares have lost -$3.25, or -12.62%.

    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 Virtu Financial, Inc. (VIRT) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 100 – 200 Day MACD Oscillator % of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “.”

    With 190,381 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $4,245,496K. Virtu Financial, Inc. (VIRT) generates $1,879 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $289,440 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 11.99%, a 3-Year Total Return of 37.09%, and a 5-year Total Return of 0.00%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.240 per share on 05/31/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 4.30%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.96.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Virtu Financial, Inc. (VIRT) reported earnings of $0.34 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.37 per share, representing a -0.03 difference and 9.28% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.67 represented a 0.05 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.62 per share, which was a 7.49% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.28 per share. This estimate came from a total of 2 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.31 and the low estimate was $0.24. In the year-ago quarter, Virtu Financial, Inc. (VIRT) generated per-share earnings of $0.27. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +3.70%.

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 10 purchases (50,309 shares in total) and 0 sale (0 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 13 insider buys amounting to 285,309 shares and 3 insider sales amounting to 148,376 shares. In the past full year, 23 insider purchases were made (involving 412,013 shares) and 10 insider sell-offs equivalent to 179,474 shares.

    Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 114.46, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 53.37, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 16.31. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 86.23 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 40.21.