CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) disclosed its intention to list options derivatives for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., following the latter’s initial public offering (IPO) on Sep 19 at NYSE, under the symbol BABA. The increased volatility that Alibaba stock is likely to experience attracts the attention of this options exchange. CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) belongs to Financial sector. Its net profit margin is 30.60% and weekly performance is 1.80%. On last trading day company shares ended up $55.33. CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 9.41%.
Yelp, Inc. (NYSE:YELP) was initiated with a “neutral” rating at Robert Bairdon Tuesday. The firm said it initiated coverage on the business review website based on a valuation call and an $80 price target. Yelp, Inc. (NYSE:YELP) shares moved down -0.65% in last trading session and ended the day at $76.04. YELP Gross Margin is 93.20% and its return on assets is -0.90%. Yelp, Inc. (NYSE:YELP) quarterly performance is -1.26%.
Oaktree Capital Group LLC (OAK) to Start First Mutual Funds to Woo Individuals. Oaktree Capital Group LLC (OAK), the world’s biggest distressed-debt firm, is starting its first in-house mutual funds as it joins the largest private-fund managers in raising money from individual investors. On 17 September, Oaktree Capital Group, LLC (NYSE:OAK) shares moved up 0.16% and was closed at $51.05. OAK EPS growth in last 5 year was 25.80%. Oaktree Capital Group, LLC (NYSE:OAK) year to date (YTD) performance is -10.04%.
LSB Financial Corp., (NASDAQ:LSBI) the parent company of Lafayette Savings Bank, FSB, announced that at its special meeting of shareholders held today, the shareholders of the Company approved the Agreement and Plan of Merger between the Company and Old National Bancorp (NASDAQ: ONB) pursuant to which the Company will merge with and into Old National Bancorp. The merger is expected to close on November 1, 2014, subject to the satisfaction of the closing conditions contained in the merger agreement. LSB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:LSBI) ended the last trading day at $40.75. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 0.77% and price to cash ratio as 2.18. LSB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:LSBI) showed a weekly performance of 0.25%.
The Metrobank Foundation, an arm of Philippine Financial Conglomerate Metropolitan Bank and MicroFinancial Inc. (NASDAQ:MFI) recently announced that it plans to expand its microfinance project that is focused on Filipino citizens who work overseas, with particular attention to domestic workers based in Singapore and Hong Kong. The project is administered by Alalay sa Kaunlaran Inc. (ASKI), a nonprofit microbank operating primarily in the northeastern portion of the Philippine island of Luzon. MicroFinancial Inc. (NASDAQ:MFI) shares moved down -1.01% in last trading session and ended the day at $7.87. MFI return on assets is 5.60%. MicroFinancial Inc. (NASDAQ:MFI) quarterly performance is 0.38%.