Interactive Brokers Reports May Metrics, Darts Fall MoM

Interactive Brokers has seen its DARTs fall in the month of May, despite scoring a number of key increases in

Interactive Brokers, LLC (NASDAQ:IBKR) has reported its metrics for the month ending May 2015, yielding lower figures than April, according to an Interactive Brokers’ statement.

In particular, the number of DARTs was reported at 617,000 in May 2015, corresponding to a fall of -2.1% MoM from April 2015 and 19% higher YoY from May 2014. Moreover, the equity balance in customers accounts totaled $66.7 billlion in May 2015, which represents a growth of 2% higher MoM from April 2015 and 31% higher YoY from May 2014.

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Interactive Brokers’ ending client margin loan balances came in at $19.3 billion in May 2015, or 3% higher MoM from April 2015 and 30% higher than YoY from May 2014. A total of 306,000 customer accounts have been active at the brokerage during May 2015, which is higher by 1% MoM when compared to April 2015, and 18% higher YoY from May 2014.

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Finally, average commissions per cleared customer order totaled $4.27 including exchange, clearing and regulatory fees, with the key products metrics coming out at $2.65 for stocks, $6.24 for equity options and $7.02 for futures orders.

At the time of writing, Interactive Brokers (NASDAQ:IBKR) is trading at $36.15 a share, just below a 52-week high of $36.18 set during US trading Monday.

Last month, Daily Average Revenue Trades (DARTS) were reported at 630,000 in April 2015, corresponding to a 9% YoY rise from April 2014 and -1% lower MoM from March 2015.

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