Interactive Brokers Group Earnings: Here’s Why Investors are Selling Shares Now

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. The revenue miss is a negative sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are down 2.49%.

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 133.33% to $0.21 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.09 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 2.52% to $284 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.21 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.22. It missed the average revenue estimate of $320.93 million.

Quoting Management: There were no comments from management.

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue increased 24.04% from $228.95 million in the previous quarter. EPS increased 250% from $0.06 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.25 to a profit $0.27. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $0.89 to a profit of $0.80 over the last ninety days.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)