Nasdaq Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1971

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 8,568


  • Stock Symbol
  • NDAQ

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 58

  • Share Price
  • $62.71
  • (As of Friday Closing)

Nasdaq General Information


Founded in 1971, Nasdaq is primarily known for its equity exchange, but in addition to its market-services business (about 35% of sales), the company sells and distributes market data as well as offers Nasdaq-branded indexes to asset managers and investors through its information-services segment (30%). Nasdaq's corporate-services business (20%) offers listing services and related investor relations products to publicly traded companies and through the company's market technology group (15%), Nasdaq facilitates the exchange operations of other exchanges throughout the world and provides financial compliance services.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Nasdaq Omx Group, Inc., Nasdaq Stock Market Inc
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Capital Markets/Institutions
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 151 West 42nd Street
  • Floors 26, 27, 28
  • New York, NY 10036
  • United States
+1 (212) 000-0000

Nasdaq Timeline

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Nasdaq Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$62.71 $62.20 $46.88 - $64.25 $36.1B 577M 2.47M $1.91

Nasdaq Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Mar-2024 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 46,571,366 38,059,720 35,546,999 40,965,293
Revenue 6,205,000 6,064,000 6,226,000 5,886,000
EBITDA 1,952,000 1,881,000 1,846,000 1,926,000
Net Income 992,000 1,059,000 1,125,000 1,187,000
Total Assets 30,267,000 32,294,000 20,868,000 20,115,000
Total Debt 10,402,000 10,871,000 5,851,000 6,216,000
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Nasdaq Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Nasdaq Comparisons

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Nasdaq Competitors (14)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Cboe Global Markets Formerly PE-Backed Chicago, IL 0000 00000 000000000 - 00000
Tradeweb Markets Formerly PE-Backed New York, NY 0000 00.000 00000000 00.000
BSE Formerly PE-Backed Mumbai, India 0000 00000 00000000 00000
Deutsche Börse Group Corporation Eschborn, Germany 00000 00.00 000000000 00.00
Bolsas y Mercados Españoles Corporate Backed or Acquired Madrid, Spain 000 000000&0
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Nasdaq Patents

Nasdaq Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-11924092-B1 Systems and methods of routing data transaction messages for distributed systems Active 28-Jun-2023 000000000 0
US-20240211504-A1 Natural language inferencing and deep learning-based grouping of unlabeled text Pending 22-Dec-2022 0000000000
US-20240127080-A1 Systems and methods of optimizing resource allocation using machine learning and predictive control Pending 18-Oct-2022 000000000
US-20240112001-A1 Systems and methods of determining dynamic timers using machine learning Pending 27-Sep-2022 000000000
US-20240111568-A1 Systems and methods of determining dynamic timers using machine learning Pending 27-Sep-2022 G06F9/466
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Nasdaq Executive Team (109)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Adena Friedman Chief Executive Officer, President, Member of the Finance & Chairman of the Board
Henrik Husman President, Vice President Cash Equities Product Management & Deputy Managing Director of Nasdaq Helsinki
P.C Griggs President, Capital Access Platforms
Tal Cohen President, Market Platforms
Sarah Youngwood Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Executive Vice President
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Nasdaq Board Members (26)

Name Representing Role Since
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0000000 000000 Self Board Member, Member of the Nominating & ESG Committee & Member of the Management Compensation Committee Charter 000 0000
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Nasdaq Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Nasdaq Investments & Acquisitions (58)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Nasdaq Private Market 08-Feb-2024 00000 0000 000.00 Other Financial Services 0000 0000
Adenza 01-Nov-2023 0000000000 000.00 Financial Software 00000 000
Metrio 07-Jun-2022 0000000000 00.00 Financial Software 0000000 0
QDiligence 01-Dec-2021 0000000000 Business/Productivity Software 0000000 0
Kezar Markets 02-Aug-2021 Corporate Financial Software 000 00000
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Nasdaq Subsidiaries (9)

Company Name Industry Location Founded Environmental Services (B2B) Helsinki, Finland 2018
Nasdaq Ventures Corporate Venture Capital New York, NY 0000
Nasdaq Private Market Other Financial Services New York, NY 0000
Center For Board Excellence Consulting Services (B2B) Greensboro, NC 0000
Metrio Financial Software Montreal, Canada 0000
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Nasdaq ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated May, 31, 2024

13.19 | Low Risk

Risk Scale

A lower score indicates better sustainability












Exposure refers to the extent to which a company is exposed to different material ESG issues



Management is related to actions taken to manage ESG issues


Peers Analysis

Peer performance insights compare the company’s ESG performance to the performance of selected peers to help inform future ESG decisions and drive internal performance improvements.


Covered Companies

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Diversified Financials


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Financial Exchanges and Data Services


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Nasdaq Exits (17)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Digital Reasoning 03-May-2016 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 6 buyers
Marketwired 01-Feb-2016 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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Chain 09-Sep-2015 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 24 buyers
EquityEffect 08-Jul-2014 000000000000000000 Completed
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Bwise 31-Mar-2014 Secondary Transaction - Private Completed
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Nasdaq FAQs

  • When was Nasdaq founded?

    Nasdaq was founded in 1971.

  • Who is the CEO of Nasdaq?

    Adena Friedman is the CEO of Nasdaq.

  • Where is Nasdaq headquartered?

    Nasdaq is headquartered in New York, NY.

  • What is the size of Nasdaq?

    Nasdaq has 8,568 total employees.

  • What industry is Nasdaq in?

    Nasdaq’s primary industry is Other Capital Markets/Institutions.

  • Is Nasdaq a private or public company?

    Nasdaq is a Public company.

  • What is Nasdaq’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Nasdaq is NDAQ.

  • What is the current stock price of Nasdaq?

    As of 12-Jul-2024 the stock price of Nasdaq is $62.71.

  • What is the current market cap of Nasdaq?

    The current market capitalization of Nasdaq is $36.1B.

  • What is Nasdaq’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Nasdaq is $6.21B.

  • Who are Nasdaq’s competitors?

    Cboe Global Markets, Tradeweb Markets, BSE, Deutsche Börse Group, and Bolsas y Mercados Españoles are some of the 14 competitors of Nasdaq.

  • What is Nasdaq’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Nasdaq’s EPS for 12 months was $1.91.

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