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Why MarketAxess Is Poised to Keep Popping

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, electronic trading platform MarketAxess Holdings (NASDAQ: MKTX  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at MarketAxess and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

MarketAxess facts

Headquarters (founded)

New York (2000)

Market Cap

$2.0 billion


Specialized finance

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$219.8 million


Chairman/CEO Richard McVey (since 2000)
CFO Antonio Delise (since 2010)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)


Cash / Debt

$144.4 million / $0

Dividend Yield



BGC Partners
GFI Group

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

Just yesterday, Motley Fool advisor and CIO Andy Cross (TMFOpie) succinctly summed up the bull case for our community:

Building a platform to help bond investors buy and sell bond positions more effectively. Business has been on a tear recently pushing the earnings multiple a bit higher but I still believe in the next 3-5 years this company will be worth much more than $52 per share based on potential growth rates and adoption.

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