Driving Financial Performance

Read the comprehensive summary of our financials via Nasdaq's 2015 10-K and 2016 Proxy Statement.
shareholder letter

“Over the last three years we have invested in excess of $100 million in R&D efforts, while returning just shy of an astonishing $900 million to our shareholders."

/ Robert Greifeld

Nasdaq Chief Executive Officer


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Driving Long-Term Value

In 2015, we returned $526M in value to shareholders through $377M in repurchased stock and $149M in paid dividends.

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Driving Execution

The Nasdaq Strategy and Story
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Profitable Growth Drives Value Creation
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Diversified Revenue Mix
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Driving Growth

Market Services
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  • Single largest liquidity pool for global equities
  • Sixth year of leading market share in U.S. Equity Options
  • Successful launch of new futures market, NFX, with over 4.3 M contracts traded in its first six months
Listing Services
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Technology Solutions
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Information Services
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  • Record Data Products revenue of $399M representing 3.9% y-o-y increase
  • Transformed our client experience through the acquisition of Dorsey, Wright & Associates, a leading provider of smart beta indices
  • Launch of Nasdaq IR Insight, a client-centric solution that reshapes workflow and productivity through a single dashboard and provides greater intelligence
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    Nasdaq Linq

    Successfully recorded our first transaction using this promising technology which has the demonstrated ability to settle transactions securely in seconds or minutes while exploring additional applications of blockchain technology such as proxy voting in Estonia
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    Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

    Launched in September 2015 to provide educational opportunities for entrepreneurs who want to start their own businesses
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    Nasdaq Private Market

    Fill an important need in the marketplace for smaller private growth companies
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    Machine Learning

    One example of our continued commitment to explore other exciting technologies that we believe will have dramatic implications for the value we deliver our clients
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Driving Leadership

CEO Bob Greifeld, COO & President Adena Friedman, and our executive team are committed to helping our clients achieve their greatest ambitions.

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