Why Interactive Brokers Is Ready to Rebound
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, electronic brokerage operator Interactive Brokers Group has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Interactive Brokers and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Greenwich, Conn. (1977)
Founder/Chairman Thomas Peterffy
CFO Paul Brody
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$21.9 billion/$2.0 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 643 members who have rated Interactive Brokers believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Interactive Brokers is an excellent run company, with high profit margins, operating in a sector that has had some challenges in the last couple of years. IB is known for its highly automated systems which helps keep pre-tax profit margins consistently higher than its competitors. As the Baby Boomer Generation which tends to be more "do-it-yourself" is retiring, some assets will shift out of 401Ks and into independent brokers such as TD Ameritrade, Schwab, Fidelity, and to some extent to Interactive Brokers.
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