European Commissioners Need Persuasion for NYSE and Deutsche Boerse Merger

NYSE (NYSE:NYX) and Deutsche Boerse (DBOEY.PK) may have to appeal directly to European Commissioners to get the go-ahead for their merger, reports Reuters, after they were unsuccessful at alleviating the EU antitrust officials’ concerns about the deal’s repercussions on the derivatives market.

Here’s how exchange operators are trading on the news:

NYSE Euronext, Inc. (NYSE:NYX): NYX shares recently traded at $25.85, down $0.12, or 0.46%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $26.42 to $41.18. Volume today was 860,389 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 6,149,590 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 10.59, while trailing earnings are $2.44 per share. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ): NDAQ shares recently traded at $24.55, up $0.18, or 0.74%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $20.32 to $29.71. Volume today was 336,238 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 2,378,270 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 10.23, while trailing earnings are $2.40 per share. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME): CME shares recently traded at $245.30, up $3.96, or 1.64%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $235.23 to $327.98. Volume today was 141,326 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 703,106 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 13.00, while trailing earnings are $18.86 per share. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE): CBOE shares recently traded at $25.46, down $0.79, or 3.01%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $21.55 to $29.77. Volume today was 163,609 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 670,108 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 17.16, while trailing earnings are $1.48 per share. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE): ICE shares recently traded at $118.87, up $0.32, or 0.27%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $102.57 to $135.38. Volume today was 64,047 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 736,300 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 18.26, while trailing earnings are $6.51 per share. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>