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CME Group Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 27.81 (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-08-14), CME Group's share price is $202.60. CME Group's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $7.29. Hence, CME Group's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 27.81.

The historical rank and industry rank for CME Group's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

CME' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.21   Med: 25.35   Max: 41.5
Current: 27.81

During the past 13 years, CME Group's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 41.50. The lowest was 13.21. And the median was 25.35.

CME's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked worse than
75.68% of 403 companies
in the Capital Markets industry
Industry Median: 10.21 vs CME: 27.81

CME Group's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $1.67. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $7.29.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of CME Group was 38.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -2.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 7.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 9.10% per year.

During the past 13 years, CME Group's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 70.60% per year. The lowest was -2.10% per year. And the median was 11.90% per year.


CME Group Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for CME Group's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

CME Group Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 29.77 27.82 29.63 25.92 36.04

CME Group Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 40.42 31.20 36.04 34.48 28.09

Competitive Comparison

For the Financial Data & Stock Exchanges subindustry, CME Group's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

CME Group Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Capital Markets industry and Financial Services sector, CME Group's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where CME Group's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



CME Group Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

CME Group's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=202.60/7.286
=27.81

CME Group's Share Price of today is $202.60.
CME Group's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $7.29.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

CME Group  (NAS:CME) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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CME Group Business Description

CME Group logo
Address
20 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, USA, 60606
Based in Chicago, CME Group operates exchanges giving investors, suppliers, and businesses the ability to trade futures and derivatives based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign currencies, energy, metals, and commodities. The CME was founded in 1898 and in 2002 completed its initial public offering. Since then, CME Group has consolidated parts of the industry by merging with crosstown rival, CBOT Holdings in 2007 before acquiring Nymex Holdings in 2008 and NEX in 2018. In addition, the company has a 27% stake in S&P/Dow Jones Indices LLC, making the Chicago Mercantile Exchange the exclusive venue to trade and clear S&P futures contracts. Through CME's acquisition of NEX in 2018 it has also expanded into cash foreign exchange, fixed income trading, and collateral optimization.
Executives
Mccourt Timothy Francis officer: Sr MD Global Head Equity & FX 20 S WACKER DRIVE CHICAGO IL 60606
Fitzpatrick Lynne officer: Sr MD Deputy CFO 20 S WACKER DRIVE CHICAGO IL 60606
Sprague Suzanne officer: Sr MD Global Head of Clearing 20 SOUTH WACKER DRIVE 18S CHICAGO IL 60606
Dennis Michael G. director 20 S. WACKER DR. CHICAGO IL 60606
Maloney Patrick W director 20 S. WACKER DR. CHICAGO IL 60201
Mulchrone Patrick J director 20 S. WACKER DR. CHICAGO IL 60606
Seifu Rahael director 20 S. WACKER CHICAGO IL 60606
Harris Yra G director 20 S. WACKER DR CHICAGO IL 60606
Lockett Phyllis M director 20 S. WACKER DR. CHICAGO IL 60606
Tierney Robert J Jr director 20 S. WACKER DR. CHICAGO IL 60606
Kaye Daniel G director 1742 APPLEBY ROAD INVERNESS IL 60067
Spencer Michael A director 20 S. WACKER DR. CHICAGO IL 60606
Lucas Deborah J director C/O ANTHRACITE CAPITAL, INC. 40 EAST 52ND STREET NEW YORK NY 10022
Hertshten Gedon director 20 S. WACKER DR. CHICAGO IL 60606
Winkler Julie officer: Chief Commercial Officer 20 S. WACKER DR. CHICAGO IL 60606

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