4 Financial Stocks in the Trading Spotlight After Earnings

CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) reported its results for the first quarter. Net income for the securities exchanges fell to $266.6 million ($4.02 per share) vs. $456.6 million ($6.81 per share) a year earlier. This is a decline of 41.6% from the year-earlier quarter.Revenue was $774.6 million last quarter. CME Group Inc. fell in line with the mean analyst estimate of $4.02 per share. Analysts were expecting revenue of $778.9 million.

Colonial Properties Trust (NYSE:CLP) reported its results for the first quarter. The company’s funds from operations (FFO) rose 11.1% from the year-earlier quarter to 30 cents. FFO, a measure of performance of a real estate investment trust (REIT), removes the profit-reducing effect that depreciation has on earnings. It fell short of the consensus estimate of 31 cents per share.

Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) reported its results for the first quarter. Net income for Invesco Ltd. rose to $193.9 million (43 cents per share) vs. $177.5 million (38 cents per share) in the same quarter a year earlier. This marks a rise of 9.2% from the year-earlier quarter. Revenue rose 0.6% to $1.03 billion from the year-earlier quarter. Invesco Ltd. reported adjusted net income of 44 cents per share. By that measure, the company fell in line with the mean estimate of 44 cents per share. Analysts were expecting revenue of $1.02 billion.

Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) reported net income above Wall Street’s expectations for the first quarter. Net income for Moody’s Corporation rose to $173.5 million (76 cents per share) vs. $155.5 million (67 cents per share) in the same quarter a year earlier. This marks a rise of 11.6% from the year-earlier quarter. Revenue rose 12.1% to $646.8 million from the year-earlier quarter. Moody’s Corporation beat the mean analyst estimate of 69 cents per share. It beat the average revenue estimate of $622.4 million.