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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 global capital markets. 

TypePublic
Founded1971
HQNew York, US
Websitenasdaq.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Culture scoreC

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)4,361
Job Openings73
Revenue (FY, 2019)$4.3 B
Share Price (May 2020)$116.4 (+2%)

Key People/Management at Nasdaq

Brad Peterson

Brad Peterson

EVP and Chief Technology and Chief Information Officer
Adena T. Friedman

Adena T. Friedman

President and Chief Executive Officer
Michael Ptasznik

Michael Ptasznik

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Edward S. Knight

Edward S. Knight

EVP & General Counsel & Chief Regulatory Officer
Nelson Griggs

Nelson Griggs

Executive Vice President, Corporate Services & President, Nasdaq Stock Exchange
Lars Ottersgard

Lars Ottersgard

Executive Vice President, Head of Market Technology
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Nasdaq Office Locations

Nasdaq has offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Eugene and in 30 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
1 Liberty St
Boston, US
11 Farnsworth St
Chicago, US
UBS Tower, 1 N Upper Wacker Dr
Eugene, US
440 E Broadway #250
New York, US
N 4th St
Philadelphia, US
Cira Centre South, 2929 Walnut St
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Nasdaq Financials and Metrics

Nasdaq Revenue

Nasdaq's revenue was reported to be $4.26 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

1.4b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

701.0m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

51.8%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

203.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

275.0m

Market capitalization (28-May-2020)

19.1b

Closing stock price (28-May-2020)

116.4

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

1.0b

EV

22.5b
Nasdaq's current market capitalization is $19.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

3.2b3.4b3.1b3.2b3.5b3.4b3.7b4.0b4.3b4.3b

Revenue growth, %

9%(3%)9%7%8%

Cost of goods sold

1.7b1.7b1.5b1.3b1.5b1.7b

Gross profit

1.5b1.7b1.7b1.9b2.4b2.5b
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2010Q3, 2010Q1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

876.0m751.0m817.0m838.0m946.0m801.0m823.0m743.0m744.0m814.0m805.0m898.0m865.0m818.0m858.0m807.0m871.0m905.0m897.0m929.0m971.0m1.0b969.0m1.2b1.0b964.0m1.0b1.1b1.4b

Cost of goods sold

486.0m379.0m402.0m422.0m508.0m390.0m399.0m334.0m326.0m363.0m299.0m369.0m342.0m321.0m485.0m412.0m652.0m

Gross profit

390.0m372.0m415.0m416.0m438.0m411.0m424.0m409.0m418.0m451.0m506.0m529.0m523.0m497.0m666.0m615.0m701.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

45%50%51%50%46%51%52%55%56%55%63%59%60%61%58%60%52%
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

315.0m506.0m497.0m425.0m427.0m301.0m403.0m377.0m545.0m332.0m

Accounts Receivable

298.0m308.0m333.0m423.0m384.0m422.0m

Prepaid Expenses

93.0m110.0m112.0m390.0m219.0m

Current Assets

8.5b6.6b1.5b3.2b3.4b3.3b4.6b5.5b6.4b4.3b
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2010Q3, 2010Q1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

526.0m336.0m439.0m578.0m543.0m525.0m491.0m438.0m591.0m379.0m300.0m384.0m314.0m286.0m328.0m324.0m290.0m331.0m344.0m257.0m386.0m356.0m530.0m405.0m322.0m324.0m472.0m333.0m1.0b

Accounts Receivable

361.0m308.0m327.0m344.0m347.0m327.0m341.0m327.0m317.0m362.0m320.0m486.0m405.0m447.0m568.0m

Prepaid Expenses

125.0m166.0m108.0m127.0m126.0m129.0m126.0m116.0m124.0m154.0m175.0m256.0m

Current Assets

2.9b2.9b10.2b6.4b5.7b1.4b1.4b1.3b1.6b2.6b3.1b3.5b3.7b3.6b3.7b3.4b3.2b4.7b4.6b4.3b4.9b4.9b5.4b5.6b5.7b5.5b4.7b4.4b5.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

395.0m387.0m352.0m384.0m413.0m427.0m108.0m734.0m458.0m774.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

103.0m54.0m52.0m122.0m137.0m138.0m170.0m188.0m210.0m190.0m

Accounts Payable

4.0m24.0m1.0m51.0m(40.0m)(38.0m)5.0m(12.0m)33.0m(49.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

440.0m669.0m594.0m574.0m687.0m685.0m722.0m909.0m1.0b963.0m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2010Q3, 2010Q1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

157.0m258.0m104.0m196.0m306.0m85.0m178.0m266.0m42.0m130.0m113.0m103.0m101.0m123.0m132.0m202.0m333.0m317.0m488.0m177.0m339.0m502.0m247.0m421.0m203.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

50.0m75.0m27.0m53.0m81.0m26.0m51.0m77.0m27.0m55.0m33.0m35.0m35.0m34.0m34.0m34.0m34.0m38.0m79.0m125.0m45.0m92.0m140.0m53.0m106.0m159.0m48.0m96.0m48.0m

Accounts Payable

49.0m5.0m9.0m46.0m41.0m(19.0m)(8.0m)(25.0m)44.0m83.0m188.0m182.0m207.0m188.0m173.0m14.0m5.0m(3.0m)187.0m(34.0m)(18.0m)65.0m11.0m6.0m34.0m(37.0m)28.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

223.0m257.0m171.0m430.0m436.0m108.0m318.0m356.0m149.0m255.0m251.0m392.0m453.0m514.0m609.0m375.0m654.0m668.0m337.0m523.0m380.0m
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

81.8 x

EV/CFO

59.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Nasdaq Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Backlog (Technology)

$716 m$728 m$707 m$738 m$788 m$783 m$769 m$738 m$777 m$777 m$799 m

Companies Listed Securities

2.78 k2.78 k2.83 k2.85 k2.86 k2.85 k2.87 k2.87 k2.90 k2.89 k2.91 k

IPOs

189 27 49 35 143 10 25 31 91 17 36

New Listings

327 43 79 80 274 47 73 79 283 42 64
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Nasdaq Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
OneReport IncFebruary 04, 2020
QuandlDecember 04, 2018
CinnoberSeptember 14, 2018$190 m
eVestmentSeptember 05, 2017$705 m
SybenetixJuly 25, 2017

Nasdaq Revenue Breakdown

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Nasdaq revenue breakdown by business segment: 61.0% from Market Services, 16.5% from Corporate Services, 14.8% from Information Services and 7.6% from Market Technology

Nasdaq revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 77.2% from United States and 22.8% from All other countries

Nasdaq Online and Social Media Presence

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Nasdaq Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    65/100

  • CEO Rating

    A

    77/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    68/100

  • Diversity

    A+

    86/100

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Nasdaq News and Updates

Nasdaq halts 5-session win streak as stock market ends broadly lower

U.S. stocks closed lower Thursday, with the the Nasdaq Composite Index ending a multisession streak of gains, in an up-and-down session on Wall Street. Investors focused on the commencement of a closely watched gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyo., with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome …

S&P 500, Dow edge lower as bull market marks its 3,453rd day; Nasdaq books 3rd highest close

The Dow and S&P 500 ended slightly lower on Wednesday but equity gauges finished not far from their best levels in weeks as concerns about White House drama and a crystallizing view of Federal Reserve policy competed for investors' attention in an earnings season that has mostly underpinned stoc…

Dow, S&P 500 end lower, Nasdaq gains after Fed minutes

Dow, S&P 500 end lower, Nasdaq gains after Fed minutes

Cintas Celebrates 35th Anniversary of IPO by Ringing Nasdaq Opening Bell

CINCINNATI, Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), is celebrating their 35th anniversary of public offering (IPO) with Scott Farmer, Chairman and CEO, ringing the opening bell on Wednesday, August 22. The bell ringing ceremony will take place from 9:27 a.m. –...

Dow, S&P higher on trade talk optimism, Nasdaq slips on tech weakness

The S&P 500 and Dow Industrials rose on Monday on optimism around the upcoming Sino-U.S. trade talks, but the Nasdaq fell as technology stocks retreated.

US STOCKS-Dow, S&P higher on trade talk optimism, Nasdaq slips on tech weakness

* Dow up 0.33 pct, S&P up 0.14 pct, Nasdaq down 0.14 pct (Changes comment, updates prices)
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Nasdaq Blogs

VLN: Nasdaq Baltic investor calendar - week 38/2019

Nasdaq Vilnius Announcement from the exchange 16.09.2019 Nasdaq Baltic investor calendar - week 38/2019 Vilnius, Lithuania, 2019-09-16 08:00 CEST -- Date Event Shortname Issuer Market ==========================================…

NTU: “Novaturas“ turnover in August 2019

AB Novaturas Notification on material event 16.09.2019 “Novaturas“ turnover in August 2019

TLN: Nasdaq Baltic investor calendar - week 38/2019

Nasdaq Tallinn Announcement from the exchange 16.09.2019 Nasdaq Baltic investor calendar - week 38/2019 Tallinn, Estonia, 2019-09-16 08:00 CEST -- Date Event Shortname Issuer Market ============================================…

RIG: Nasdaq Baltic investor calendar - week 38/2019

Nasdaq Riga Announcement from the exchange 16.09.2019 Nasdaq Baltic investor calendar - week 38/2019 Riga, Latvia, 2019-09-16 08:00 CEST -- Date Event Shortname Issuer Market ================================================…

ABLV: Operative Report of ABLV Bank, AS in Liquidation for August 2019

Likvidējamā ABLV Bank, AS Financial Statement Release 16.09.2019 Operative Report of ABLV Bank, AS in Liquidation for August 2019 Riga, Latvia, 2019-09-16 07:38 CEST -- According to the provisions of the Law on Credit Institutions, ABLV Bank, AS (the Company) in liquidation is here…

LEGR: Regarding the loan increase for UAB Ignitis Grupė

Lietuvos Energija UAB Notification on material event 13.09.2019 Regarding the loan increase for UAB Ignitis Grupė
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Nasdaq Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Nasdaq founded?

    Nasdaq was founded in 1971.

  • Who are Nasdaq key executives?

    Nasdaq's key executives are Brad Peterson, Adena T. Friedman and Michael Ptasznik.

  • How many employees does Nasdaq have?

    Nasdaq has 4,361 employees.

  • What is Nasdaq revenue?

    Latest Nasdaq annual revenue is $4.3 b.

  • What is Nasdaq revenue per employee?

    Latest Nasdaq revenue per employee is $977.3 k.

  • Who are Nasdaq competitors?

    Competitors of Nasdaq include New York Stock Exchange, Cboe Global Markets and Intercontinental Exchange.

  • Where is Nasdaq headquarters?

    Nasdaq headquarters is located at 1 Liberty St, New York.

  • Where are Nasdaq offices?

    Nasdaq has offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Eugene and in 30 other locations.

  • How many offices does Nasdaq have?

    Nasdaq has 37 offices.