Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Gets a Buy Rating from Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo analyst Christopher Harris maintained a Buy rating on Intercontinental Exchange (ICEResearch Report) today. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $80.99.

According to TipRanks.com, Harris is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 6.4% and a 60.8% success rate. Harris covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as BrightSphere Investment Group, Raymond James Financial, and Janus Henderson Group.

Intercontinental Exchange has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $98.67, which is a 22.0% upside from current levels. In a report issued on March 23, Merrill Lynch also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $81.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $101.93 and a one-year low of $63.51. Currently, Intercontinental Exchange has an average volume of 4.56M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 109 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of ICE in relation to earlier this year. Most recently, in February 2020, Sprecher Jeffrey C, the CEO of ICE bought 104,911 shares for a total of $4,855,906.

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Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. engages in the management of online marketplace. It operates through the Trading and Clearing; and Data and Listings segments. The Trading and Clearing segment offers transaction-based executions and clearing activities. The Data and Listings segment includes securities and subscription-based data services. The company was founded by Jeffrey C. Sprecher in May 2000 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.