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Nasdaq is a global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information, and public company services. It operates in four business segments: Market Services, Corporate Services, Information Services, and Market Technology. The company operates exchanges and other marketplace facilities across several asset classes. The Market Services segment is comprised of equity derivative trading and clearing, cash equity trading, FICC and trade management services businesses. The Corporate Services segment includes listing services and corporate solutions businesses. The Information Services segment offers market data, index and investment data, as well as analytics. The Market Technology segment provides technology solutions to exchanges, clearing organizations, central securities depositories, regulators, banks, brokers, buy-side firms, and corporate businesses.

TypePublic
Founded1971
HQNew York, US
Websitenasdaq.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureC

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)4,670(+3%)
Job Openings148
Revenue (FY, 2019)$4.3 B
Share Price (Nov 2020)$126.3 (+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Nasdaq

Adena T. Friedman

Adena T. Friedman

President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Lauren Dillard

Lauren Dillard

Executive Vice President, Global Information Services
Brad Peterson

Brad Peterson

Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Bryan Smith

Bryan Smith

Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer
Michael Ptasznik

Michael Ptasznik

Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Chief Financial Officer
Nelson Griggs

Nelson Griggs

Executive Vice President, Corporate Services
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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)
151 W 42nd St
Boston, US
11 Farnsworth St
Chicago, US
UBS Tower, 1 N Upper Wacker Dr
Eugene, US
440 E Broadway #250
New York, US
1 Liberty St
New York, US
N 4th 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 (Q3, 2020)

958.0m

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

259.0m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

27%

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

154.0m

Market capitalization (20-Nov-2020)

20.5b

Closing stock price (20-Nov-2020)

126.3

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

584.0m

EV

23.8b
Nasdaq's current market capitalization is $20.5 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, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

876.0m751.0m817.0m838.0m946.0m801.0m823.0m743.0m744.0m814.0m805.0m898.0m865.0m818.0m858.0m807.0m871.0m905.0m897.0m929.0m971.0m1.0b969.0m1.2b1.0b964.0m1.0b1.1b1.4b975.0m958.0m

Cost of goods sold

486.0m379.0m402.0m422.0m508.0m390.0m399.0m334.0m326.0m363.0m299.0m369.0m342.0m321.0m485.0m412.0m652.0m699.0m699.0m

Gross profit

390.0m372.0m415.0m416.0m438.0m411.0m424.0m409.0m418.0m451.0m506.0m529.0m523.0m497.0m666.0m615.0m701.0m276.0m259.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

45%50%51%50%46%51%52%55%56%55%63%59%60%61%58%60%52%28%27%
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, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

526.0m336.0m439.0m578.0m543.0m525.0m491.0m438.0m591.0m379.0m300.0m384.0m314.0m286.0m328.0m324.0m290.0m331.0m344.0m257.0m386.0m356.0m530.0m405.0m322.0m324.0m472.0m333.0m1.0b711.0m584.0m

Accounts Receivable

361.0m308.0m327.0m344.0m347.0m327.0m341.0m327.0m317.0m362.0m320.0m486.0m405.0m447.0m568.0m523.0m504.0m

Prepaid Expenses

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

Current Assets

2.9b2.9b10.2b6.4b5.7b1.4b1.4b1.3b1.6b2.6b3.1b3.5b3.7b3.6b3.7b3.4b3.2b4.7b4.6b4.3b4.9b4.9b5.4b5.6b5.7b5.5b4.7b4.4b5.3b4.7b4.8b
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, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

157.0m258.0m104.0m196.0m306.0m85.0m178.0m266.0m42.0m130.0m113.0m103.0m101.0m123.0m132.0m202.0m333.0m317.0m488.0m177.0m339.0m502.0m247.0m421.0m203.0m444.0m708.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

50.0m75.0m27.0m53.0m81.0m26.0m51.0m77.0m27.0m55.0m33.0m35.0m35.0m34.0m34.0m34.0m34.0m38.0m79.0m125.0m45.0m92.0m140.0m53.0m106.0m159.0m48.0m96.0m48.0m98.0m149.0m

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(30.0m)(18.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

223.0m257.0m171.0m430.0m436.0m108.0m318.0m356.0m149.0m255.0m251.0m392.0m453.0m514.0m609.0m375.0m654.0m668.0m337.0m523.0m380.0m821.0m817.0m
USDQ2, 2010

Financial Leverage

2.1 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

90/100

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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

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

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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

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

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

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Nasdaq Blogs

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AMG: Correction: Annual Information of Amber Grid for 2018

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OLF: In August revenues increased by 14%, strong growth in Latvia and Russia

Olainfarm Inside information 16.09.2019 In August revenues increased by 14%, strong growth in Latvia and Russia

FIN: Data on INVL Asset Management UAB issued investment funds units as of September 13, 2019

INVL Asset Management UAB Notification on material event 16.09.2019 Data on INVL Asset Management UAB issued investment funds units as of September 13, 2019 Vilnius, Lithuania, 2019-09-16 12:10 CEST -- Data on INVL Asset Management UAB issued investment funds units is presented in t…

NCN: Construction contract (Sillamäe seaside promenade)

Nordecon Company Announcement 16.09.2019 Construction contract (Sillamäe seaside promenade)

OAM: Data on OMX Baltic Benchmark Fund issued shares as of September 13, 2019

Orion Asset Management Notification on material event 16.09.2019 Data on OMX Baltic Benchmark Fund issued shares as of September 13, 2019 Vilnius, Lithuania, 2019-09-16 09:37 CEST -- OMX Baltic Benchmark Fund share price on September 13, 2019 – 10,5376 EUR OMX Baltic Benchmark Fun…
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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 Adena T. Friedman, Lauren Dillard and Brad Peterson.

  • How many employees does Nasdaq have?

    Nasdaq has 4,670 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 $912.6 k.

  • Who are Nasdaq competitors?

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

  • Where is Nasdaq headquarters?

    Nasdaq headquarters is located at 151 W 42nd 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.