Nasdaq is a global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. 

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
New York, US
Founded
1971
Size (employees)
4,325 (est)
Nasdaq was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, US

Nasdaq Office Locations

Nasdaq has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
4 Times Square

Nasdaq Data and Metrics

Nasdaq Financial Metrics

Nasdaq's revenue was reported to be $971 m in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

971 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

248 m

Market capitalization (22-Aug-2017)

12.6 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

386 m
Nasdaq's current market capitalization is $12.6 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

3.2 b3.5 b3.4 b3.7 b

Revenue growth, %

9%(3%)9%

Cost of goods sold

1.3 b

Gross profit

1.9 b

Gross profit Margin, %

59%

Sales and marketing expense

664 m

Operating expense total

664 m

EBIT

690 m754 m703 m839 m

EBIT margin, %

21%22%21%23%

Interest expense

111 m117 m111 m135 m

Interest income

9 m6 m4 m5 m

Pre tax profit

600 m594 m630 m136 m

Income tax expense

216 m181 m203 m28 m

Net Income

384 m413 m427 m108 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

865 m818 m858 m807 m871 m905 m897 m929 m971 m

Cost of goods sold

342 m321 m

Gross profit

523 m497 m

Gross profit Margin, %

60%61%

Sales and marketing expense

145 m136 m147 m144 m150 m152 m164 m168 m161 m

Operating expense total

145 m136 m147 m144 m150 m152 m164 m168 m161 m

EBIT

191 m207 m27 m217 m231 m219 m174 m233 m248 m

EBIT margin, %

22%25%3%27%27%24%19%25%26%

Interest expense

30 m29 m28 m27 m28 m28 m32 m37 m37 m

Interest income

1 m1 m1 m1 m1 m1 m1 m1 m2 m

Pre tax profit

162 m179 m14 m192 m206 m195 m146 m199 m217 m

Income tax expense

61 m56 m5 m60 m68 m63 m76 m68 m48 m

Net Income

101 m123 m132 m202 m333 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

425 m427 m301 m403 m

Current Assets

3.2 b3.4 b3.3 b4.6 b

PP&E

268 m292 m323 m362 m

Goodwill

6.2 b5.5 b5.4 b6 b

Total Assets

12.6 b12.1 b11.9 b14.2 b

Accounts Payable

228 m189 m158 m175 m

Current Liabilities

2.8 b3 b2.9 b4.1 b

Total Liabilities

8.7 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

4.3 b3.2 b3 b3.1 b

Retained Earnings

3 b3.3 b3.6 b3.5 b

Total Equity

6.2 b5.8 b5.6 b

Financial Leverage

2 x2.1 x2.1 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

314 m286 m328 m324 m290 m331 m344 m257 m386 m

Current Assets

3.7 b3.6 b3.7 b3.4 b3.2 b4.7 b4.6 b4.3 b4.9 b

PP&E

280 m288 m281 m295 m305 m326 m332 m342 m376 m

Goodwill

6.1 b5.8 b5.4 b5.5 b5.4 b5.7 b6.2 b6.2 b6.1 b

Total Assets

13.1 b12.7 b12.2 b12.1 b11.8 b13.7 b15.1 b14.8 b14.5 b

Accounts Payable

188 m182 m207 m188 m173 m175 m172 m159 m187 m

Current Liabilities

3.4 b3.2 b3.4 b3.1 b2.9 b4.4 b4.3 b4.1 b4.9 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

4.3 b4.4 b3.2 b3.3 b3 b3 b3.1 b3 b3 b

Retained Earnings

3.1 b3.2 b3.3 b3.4 b3.5 b3.6 b3.7 b3.8 b3.6 b

Total Equity

6.2 b6.1 b5.5 b5.7 b5.5 b

Financial Leverage

2.1 x2.1 x2.2 x2.1 x2.1 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

384 m413 m427 m108 m

Depreciation and Amortization

122 m137 m138 m170 m

Accounts Payable

51 m(40 m)(38 m)5 m

Cash From Operating Activities

574 m687 m685 m722 m

Purchases of PP&E

(115 m)(140 m)(133 m)(134 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(1.2 b)(155 m)(441 m)(1.7 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

547 m(485 m)(362 m)1 b

Interest Paid

79 m114 m103 m119 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

101 m123 m132 m202 m333 m

Depreciation and Amortization

35 m34 m34 m34 m34 m38 m79 m125 m45 m

Accounts Payable

188 m182 m207 m188 m173 m14 m5 m(3 m)187 m

Cash From Operating Activities

251 m392 m453 m

Purchases of PP&E

(23 m)(51 m)(85 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(294 m)(1.6 b)(1.6 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

68 m1.2 b1.1 b

Interest Paid

28 m67 m96 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

224.5 k

Nasdaq Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
SybenetixJuly 25, 2017

Nasdaq Market Value History

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Nasdaq News and Updates

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