Interactive Brokers Group, Inc., the American-based retail online broker and market maker, today released its electronic brokerage monthly performance metrics for September 2014, showing mixed results compared to the previous month but an overall improvement on a yearly frame of reference.
Interactive Brokers reported 577,000 Daily Average Revenue Trades (DARTs) in September, 17% higher from the previous month and 21% higher compared with the same month of the previous year. The total client equity reached $54.9 billion during the month, 1% lower than the August figure but still an impressive 33% increase from September 2013. Client equity comprised of 272,000 accounts, 1% more than August and 18% more than the same month last year.
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Other highlights from Interactive Brokers for the month of September 2014 included:
- Ending customer margin loan balances of $17.3 billion, 36% higher than prior year and 4% higher than prior month.
- Ending customer credit balances of $29.7 billion, 21% higher than prior year and 1% higher than prior month.
- 484 annualized average cleared DARTs per customer account.
- Average commission per cleared customer order of $4.22 including exchange, clearing and regulatory fees. Key products: Stocks $2.27, Equity Options $6.54, Futures $7.10.