Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. operates regulated exchanges, clearing houses, and listings venues for commodity, financial, fixed income, and equity markets in the United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union, Singapore, Israel, and Canada. More Details
Questionable track record with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Intercontinental Exchange's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ICE is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ICE's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Capital Markets
1 Year Return
US Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: ICE underperformed the US Capital Markets industry which returned 59.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ICE underperformed the US Market which returned 42.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Intercontinental Exchange's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThere's A Lot To Like About Intercontinental Exchange's (NYSE:ICE) Upcoming US$0.33 Dividend
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIntercontinental Exchange's (NYSE:ICE) Dividend Will Be Increased To US$0.33
1 month ago | Simply Wall StShareholders Will Most Likely Find Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.'s (NYSE:ICE) CEO Compensation Acceptable
Is Intercontinental Exchange undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ICE ($116.64) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($99.24)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ICE is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ICE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (15x).
PE vs Market: ICE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31x) compared to the US market (19.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ICE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (6.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ICE is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.3x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (65.9x).
How is Intercontinental Exchange forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ICE's forecast earnings growth (4.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: ICE's earnings (4.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (15.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ICE's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ICE's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ICE's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ICE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.6%).
How has Intercontinental Exchange performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ICE has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ICE's current net profit margins (33.2%) are lower than last year (38.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ICE's earnings have grown by 7.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ICE's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ICE had negative earnings growth (-0.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (48.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ICE's Return on Equity (10.5%) is considered low.
How is Intercontinental Exchange's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ICE's short term assets ($89.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($89.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: ICE's short term assets ($89.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($18.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ICE's debt to equity ratio (80.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ICE's debt to equity ratio has increased from 44.7% to 80.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ICE's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (19.2%).
Interest Coverage: ICE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.8x coverage).
What is Intercontinental Exchange current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ICE's dividend (1.13%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.3%).
High Dividend: ICE's dividend (1.13%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.46%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, ICE has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ICE's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (32.7%), ICE's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ICE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (26.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Sprecher (65 yo)
Mr. Jeffrey C. Sprecher, also known as Jeff, Founded Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. He has been the Chairman of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (“ICE”) since November 2002 and has been its Chief Executive...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD14.54M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.28M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ICE's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ICE's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.8%.
Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
- Ticker: ICE
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Financial Exchanges and Data
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: US$66.457b
- Shares outstanding: 562.77m
- Website: https://www.intercontinentalexchange.com
Number of Employees
- Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
- 5660 New Northside Drive NW
- 3rd Floor
- United States
Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. operates regulated exchanges, clearing houses, and listings venues for commodity, financial, fixed income, and equity markets in the United States, the United Kingdom, the E...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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