CBOE Holdings reports 2012 consolidated trading volume CBOE Holdings reported that 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange and C2 Options ExchangeSM and futures contracts on CBOE Futures ExchangeSM totaled 1.13B contracts. Average daily volume in 2012 was 4.54M contracts, down 6% from 4.83M contracts traded in 2011. The year 2012 marked CBOE Holdings' fifth consecutive year of 1B-plus contract trading volume.
CBOE Holdings shares have more downside risk, says Citigroup Citigroup says that despite the recent pullback, shares of CBOE Holdings have additional downside risk. Citi thinks a "steep" valuation, disappointing volumes and high expectations will push the stock lower. It cut its price target for shares to $52 from $54 and keeps a Sell rating on CBOE.