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International derivatives marketplace CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) on Tuesday declared a second-quarter dividend of $0.60 per share.
The dividend will be payable June 27, 2016, to shareholders of record as of June 10, 2016.
The dividend is declared shortly after CME Group posted a set of solid metrics for the first quarter of 2016. During the three months to March 31, 2016, the company saw its net income rise 11.3% on an annual basis to $367.8 million, whereas total revenues amounted to $934.2 million, up 10.9% from the equivalent period in 2015.
CME saw FX volumes average 944,000 contracts per day in the first quarter of 2016, up 21.2% from the fourth quarter of 2015, and down 1% from the first quarter of 2015.
You can view the dividend announcement from CME by clicking here.