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NYSE:JEF

Jefferies Financial Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$19.83
-0.52 (-2.56 %)
(As of 10/26/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$19.66
Now: $19.83
$20.20
50-Day Range
$16.92
MA: $18.55
$20.41
52-Week Range
$11.20
Now: $19.83
$24.03
Volume1.07 million shs
Average Volume2.24 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.07 billion
P/E Ratio8.93
Dividend Yield2.95%
Beta1.4
Jefferies Financial Group Inc., a diversified financial services company, engages in investment banking and capital markets, asset management, and direct investing businesses in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The company also offers equities research, sales, and trading services; equity finance services comprising financing, securities lending, and other prime brokerage services; and wealth management services to high net worth individuals, their families and businesses, private equity and venture funds, and small institutions. In addition, it provides clients with sales and trading of investment grade corporate bonds, U.S. and European government and agency securities, municipal bonds, mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, leveraged loans, consumer loans, high yield and distressed securities, emerging markets debt, interest rate, and credit derivative products, as well as foreign exchange trade execution and securitization; manages, invests in, and provides services to a diverse group of alternative asset management platforms across a spectrum of investment strategies and asset classes. The company was formerly known as Leucadia National Corporation and changed its name to Jefferies Financial Group Inc. in May 2018. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.98 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-460-1900
Employees4,800

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.89 billion
Cash Flow$1.83 per share
Book Value$36.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$964.70 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$5.07 billion
Next Earnings Date1/13/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$19.83
-0.52 (-2.56 %)
(As of 10/26/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Jefferies Financial Group's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Jefferies Financial Group's stock was trading at $17.19 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, JEF shares have increased by 15.4% and is now trading at $19.83.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Jefferies Financial Group?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Jefferies Financial Group in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Jefferies Financial Group's next earnings date?

Jefferies Financial Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 13th 2021.
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How were Jefferies Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) released its earnings results on Wednesday, September, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.74. The financial services provider had revenue of $1.62 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.13 billion. Jefferies Financial Group had a net margin of 13.50% and a return on equity of 7.65%.
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How often does Jefferies Financial Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 13th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Wednesday, November 25th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.03%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 12th.
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What price target have analysts set for JEF?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Jefferies Financial Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Jefferies Financial Group's stock price to reach $23.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,760,000 shares, an increase of 13.6% from the August 31st total of 4,190,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,790,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.7 days. Currently, 2.2% of the company's stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Jefferies Financial Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Jefferies Financial Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Jefferies Financial Group investors own include General Motors (GM), Bank of America (BAC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), NVIDIA (NVDA), The Boeing (BA), CVS Health (CVS), Micron Technology (MU), AT&T (T), Delta Air Lines (DAL) and Mastercard (MA).

Who are Jefferies Financial Group's key executives?

Jefferies Financial Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Joseph Saul Steinberg, Co-Founder & Chairman (Age 75, Pay $1.28M)
  • Mr. Richard Brian Handler, CEO & Director (Age 59, Pay $9.2M)
  • Mr. Brian Paul Friedman, Pres & Director (Age 64, Pay $9.1M)
  • Ms. Teresa S. Gendron, VP & CFO (Age 50, Pay $1.65M)
  • Mr. Michael J. Sharp J.D., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 64, Pay $4M)

What is Jefferies Financial Group's stock symbol?

Jefferies Financial Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "JEF."

Who are Jefferies Financial Group's major shareholders?

Jefferies Financial Group's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.27%), Foundation Resource Management Inc. (0.25%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.08%), Kwmg LLC (0.04%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.04%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Jefferies Financial Group stock include Brian P Friedman and Joseph S Steinberg.
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Which institutional investors are selling Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Sanders Morris Harris LLC, Foundation Resource Management Inc., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Country Club Trust Company n.a., and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Pacer Advisors Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Kwmg LLC, Xponance Inc., and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Jefferies Financial Group?

Shares of JEF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Jefferies Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of JEF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.83.

How big of a company is Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group has a market capitalization of $5.07 billion and generates $3.89 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $964.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.32 on an earnings per share basis. Jefferies Financial Group employs 4,800 workers across the globe.

What is Jefferies Financial Group's official website?

The official website for Jefferies Financial Group is www.jefferies.com.

How can I contact Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group's mailing address is 520 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10022. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 212-460-1900.

This page was last updated on 10/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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