REFILE-UPDATE 2-Interactive Brokers Q4 profit misses view

jueves 22 de enero de 2009 17:03 CET

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* Q4 earnings misses analysts' view

* Net revenue marginally above analyst's view

* Interest income down 66 percent

* Shares drop 10 percent (Adds company spokesperson comment, details, share movement)

Jan 22 (Reuters) - Derivatives trader Interactive Brokers Group Inc (IBKR.O: Cotización) reported a 7 percent rise in quarterly profit, but missed analysts' estimates as net interest income fell 66 percent.

Shares of the company fell 10 percent to $16.49 in early morning trade on Nasdaq.

"High market volumes and volatility again demonstrated the benefits of our automated trading system and integrated real-time risk management," Chief Executive Thomas Peterffy said in a statement.

Net revenue from the company's market making business rose 11 percent to $308.8 million, while net revenue from its electronic brokerage business was nearly flat at $118.7 million.   Continuación...