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Lazard Ltd Company Profile (NYSE:LAZ)

Consensus Ratings for Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Rating(s), 7 Buy Rating(s), 1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.90)
Consensus Price Target: $52.50 (77.79% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/28/2016Credit SuisseReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/22/2016NomuraLower Price TargetBuy$52.00 -> $49.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/3/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$56.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/3/2016SusquehannaReiterated RatingBuy$53.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/3/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price TargetOutperform$55.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/3/2016OppenheimerReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/13/2016JMP SecuritiesLower Price Target$60.00 -> $58.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/12/2016Goldman SachsDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$56.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/18/2015Raymond JamesUpgradeOutperform -> Strong-Buy$60.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/7/2015Sandler O'NeillUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/12/2015Buckingham ResearchReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/28/2014Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$54.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 6/30/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/21/2016        
4/21/2016Q116$0.65$0.50$573.20 million$506.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/2/2016Q415$0.88$0.92$574.92 million$593.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/22/2015Q315$0.90$0.93$607.69 million$594.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2015Q215$0.77$0.98$586.53 million$607.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2015Q115$0.70$0.77$561.07 million$581.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/5/2015Q4$1.07$1.29$617.43 million$645.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/23/2014Q314$0.64$0.67$555.75 million$583.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2014Q214$0.58$0.64$530.30 million$571.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2014Q114$0.54$0.61$514.80 million$540.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/5/2014Q413$0.61$0.81$558.40 million$620.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/24/2013Q313$0.37$0.46$457.79 million$489.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.34$0.45$448.74 million$511.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2013Q1 2013$0.31$0.28$455.78 million$414.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/7/2013Q4 2012$0.33$0.61$477.20 million$574.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/25/2012$0.22$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/26/2012$0.29$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/27/2012$0.23$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/6/2012$0.38$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2011$0.43$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/28/2011$0.52$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/27/2011$0.43$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/2/2011$0.63$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
Earnings Estimates for Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.73$0.80$0.77
Q2 20162$0.85$0.87$0.86
Q3 20161$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q4 20161$0.99$0.99$0.99
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Current Dividend Information for Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ)
Annual Dividend:$1.52
Dividend Yield:5.15%
Payout Ratio:52.05%
Dividend Growth:12.00% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
4/21/2016quarterly$0.384.07%4/29/20165/3/20165/13/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/1/2016special$0.354.21%2/9/20162/11/20162/26/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/22/2015quarterly$0.352.94%10/29/201511/2/201511/13/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2015quarterly$0.352.47%7/30/20158/3/20158/14/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2015quarterly$0.352.49%4/30/20155/4/20155/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/4/2015special$0.302.36%2/11/20152/13/20152/19/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/22/2014quarterly$0.302.45%10/30/201411/3/201411/14/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2014quarterly$0.302.29%7/31/20148/4/20148/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2014quarterly$0.302.45%5/8/20145/12/20145/23/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/29/2014quarterly$0.302.81%2/6/20142/10/20142/21/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/10/2013special$0.252.33%12/18/201312/20/201312/27/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/12/2012quarterly$0.2012/19/201212/21/201212/27/2012Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/11/2012special$0.2012/19/201212/21/201212/27/2012Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
3/3/2015Alexander F SternCOOSell63,000$50.80$3,200,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/20/2014Alexander F SternCOOSell44,312$44.56$1,974,542.72View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/19/2014Ashish BhutaniCEOSell145,947$45.15$6,589,507.05View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/12/2014Alexander F SternCOOSell61,877$42.87$2,652,666.99View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/12/2013Alexander F SternCOOSell60,000$36.56$2,193,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ)
DateHeadline
06/29/16 04:48 PMLazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) Earnings Glance and Target Price Review - Engelwood Daily
06/29/16 04:48 PMRecent Buy: Lazard - Seeking Alpha
06/28/16 04:50 PMU.S. stocks resume selloff as 'Brexit' angst continues
06/28/16 04:50 PMUS stocks fall with global shares
06/28/16 04:50 PMLazard Posts Worst 2-Day Drop Since IPO, Leading Bank Slump (2)
06/28/16 12:05 PMLazard Ltd. :LAZ-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 28, 2016 -
06/28/16 09:46 AMMid Cap Volatile Stocks: Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ), Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC), GW (NASDAQ:GWPH ... - KC Register
06/28/16 09:46 AMEquity Research and Technical Review on Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) - Press Telegraph
06/28/16 09:46 AMShare Update and Earnings Review for Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) - Press Telegraph
06/28/16 09:46 AMStock to Focus on: Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) - News Oracle
06/27/16 04:50 PMBrexit: Global sharemarkets continue to tumble
06/27/16 04:50 PMEvercore, Lazard Post Worst 2-Day Fall Since 2008 on Brexit (1)
06/25/16 04:34 PMLazard Ltd. versus LPL Financial Holdings Inc. Head to Head Compare - CML News
06/24/16 07:12 AMLazard Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LAZ-US : June 24, 2016 -
06/23/16 05:17 PMNotification of Controlling Interest
06/23/16 05:17 PM50 Safe Dividend Dogs Sport 2.67% Or Better June Yields
06/23/16 05:09 AMFactsheet - [at noodls] - Lazard World Trust Fund (previously known as 'The World Trust Fund') Fact Sheet - 31st May 2016 Société d'Investissement à Capital Fixe Registered office: 49, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg Grand ...
06/22/16 08:08 PMNew Broker Ratings For Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) - FTSE News
06/21/16 04:36 PMBrexit or Remain, the Elites Have Their Hands Full
06/21/16 06:52 AMPeter Orszag: 'Meh' U.S. Economy Is Barely Flying -
06/21/16 06:43 AMDo Central Banks Have Tools to Deal With a Brexit? -
06/19/16 04:25 PMCompany Shares of Lazard Ltd. Rally 0.51% - Trade Calls
06/16/16 08:20 AMFed's Message Is Loud and Clear; Brexit Is a Huge Headwind -
06/15/16 04:55 PMLazard : Global Total Return and Income Fund Declares Monthly Distribution
06/15/16 04:10 PMLazard Global Total Return and Income Fund Declares Monthly Distribution - [Business Wire] - The Board of Directors of Lazard Global Total Return and Income Fund, Inc. has authorized the Fund to declare today, pursuant to a level distribution policy, a monthly distribution of $0.07948 per share on the Fund’s outstanding common stock.
06/15/16 03:50 PMLazard World Dividend & Income Fund Declares Monthly Distribution - [Business Wire] - The Board of Directors of Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund, Inc. has authorized the Fund to declare today, pursuant to a level distribution policy, a monthly distribution of $0.05737 per share on the Fund’s outstanding common stock.
06/14/16 04:42 PMTakata Selling Shares in Auto Makers to Raise Cash
06/14/16 09:43 AMReport: Real estate giant Hines could sell off $5B in properties, assets
06/14/16 09:43 AMTakata Says It’s Selling Shares in Automakers to Raise Cash (1)
06/14/16 09:43 AMTakata selling shares in automakers to raise cash
06/13/16 04:35 PMUpcoming Earnings Report: Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) - iStreetWire
06/13/16 07:48 AMDefective airbags still in the auto market
06/13/16 07:48 AMAnalysts See 12% Gains Ahead For The Holdings of KCE
06/10/16 05:05 PMAutomakers Expand Takata Airbag Recall Yet Again
06/10/16 07:48 AMNew Cars Are Still Being Sold With Defective Takata Airbags
06/09/16 05:07 PMTakata Said to Avoid Bankruptcy in Seeking Funds From Buyer (2)
06/09/16 07:40 AMSix automakers to recall 2.5 million vehicles over airbags
06/09/16 07:40 AMNew vehicles sold with defective airbags
06/08/16 05:12 PMFL senator: New cars still being sold with recalled airbags
06/08/16 07:46 AMTakata Airbag Recall: 6 Automakers Recall 2.5 Million US Vehicles
06/07/16 05:49 AMLazard Asset Management Launches New Global Multi Asset Fund - [Business Wire] - Lazard Asset Management LLC today announced the expansion of its multi asset offerings with the launch of the Lazard Global Dynamic Multi Asset Portfolio .
06/06/16 05:49 AMLazard International Equity Fund Awarded Five-Star Morningstar Rating™ - [Business Wire] - Lazard Asset Management LLC today announced that the Lazard International Equity Portfolio has achieved the highest Morningstar Rating™1 of five-stars for its overall, ten-year, and five-year risk-adjusted performance.
06/05/16 04:54 PMAfter Last Week What Do Analysts Think Of Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) - Share Trading News
06/04/16 07:41 AMForm 4 Lazard Ltd For: Jun 01 Filed by: PARSONS RICHARD D
06/03/16 05:17 PMForm 4 Lazard Ltd For: Jun 01 Filed by: HAASS RICHARD N - StreetInsider.com
06/03/16 07:41 AMLazard LTD (NYSE:LAZ) Institutional Investor Positioning - HNN - Lazard LTD (NYSE:LAZ) Institutional Investor PositioningHNNLazard LTD (NYSE:LAZ) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2015 Q4. Its down -0.22, from 1.18 in 2015Q3. The ratio turned negative, as 131 funds started new or increased holdings, while 136 sold and reduced equity positions in Lazard LTD.Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) 1-Year High At $59.82Equities FocusAriel Investments LLC Increased Lazard LTD (NYSE:LAZ) by $35.79 Million as Shares DeclinedCCH Daily Newsall 3 news articles »
06/01/16 05:20 PMLazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) Stock Update & Estimates - Stock Tick Tock - Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) Stock Update & EstimatesStock Tick TockThe consensus on Wall Street is expecting Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) to post earnings of $0.58 per share when the firm next reports it's fiscal quarterly results. According to the latest information available the report will likely be issued around 2016-07-28.
06/01/16 05:20 PMStock Earnings Overview: Everi Holdings Inc. (NYSE:EVRI), Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) - Beacon Chronicle - Beacon ChronicleStock Earnings Overview: Everi Holdings Inc. (NYSE:EVRI), Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ)Beacon ChronicleLast Trade: The Company closed its last session at $1.43 with the loss of -4.67%. The market capitalization of the company is $94.43 Million, with the average Volume of 843.31K. The stock currently has its 52-Week High range of $8.5 and 52-week low ...and more »
06/01/16 07:45 AMTarget Price and Stock Performance Rundown for Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) - HNN - Target Price and Stock Performance Rundown for Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ)HNNKeeping an eye on share activity using multiple views may be helpful when tracking stock performance. Equity investors have the ability to track short or long term share performance. During the latest trading session, Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) shares ...and more »
05/31/16 05:06 PMLazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) Set To Release Quarterly Earnings - Investor Newswire - Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) Set To Release Quarterly EarningsInvestor NewswireAccording to a group of market experts surveyed by Zacks Research, Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) is projected to report earnings of $0.78 for its recent quarter. The company plans to release its quarterly report on or around 2016-07-28. It should be noted ...and more »
About Lazard Ltd

Lazard Ltd logoLazard Ltd (Lazard) is a financial advisory and asset management company. The Company operates in two business segments: Financial Advisory and Asset Management. The Financial Advisory business segment offers corporate, partnership, institutional, government, sovereign and individual clients a range of financial advisory services regarding mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and other strategic matters, restructurings, capital structure, capital raising and various other financial matters. Its Asset Management business segment offers a range of investment solutions and investment management services in equity and fixed income strategies, alternative investments and private equity funds to corporations, public funds, sovereign entities, endowments and foundations, labor funds, financial intermediaries and private clients. It operates from approximately 40 cities in key business and financial centers over 25 countries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Industry: Asset Management
  • Sub-Industry: Investment Banking & Brokerage
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: LAZ
  • CUSIP: G5405010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $29.53
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $33.44
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $36.31
  • P/E Ratio: 3.94
  • P/E Growth: -1.05
  • Market Cap: $3.72B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.04 EPS
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Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ) Chart for Thursday, June, 30, 2016


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