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NYSE:JEF - Jefferies Financial Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$23.91
+0.23 (+0.97 %)
(As of 02/20/2020 09:56 AM ET)
Today's Range
$23.52
Now: $23.91
$23.99
50-Day Range
$21.07
MA: $22.26
$23.68
52-Week Range
$16.84
Now: $23.91
$23.85
Volume49,431 shs
Average Volume1.69 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.81 billion
P/E Ratio7.84
Dividend Yield2.56%
Beta1.53
Jefferies Financial Group Inc, a financial services company, engages in investment banking and capital markets, asset management, and direct investing businesses in the Americas, Europe, 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.89 billion
Cash Flow$1.87 per share
Book Value$32.02 per share

Profitability

Net Income$964.70 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,800
Market Cap$6.81 billion
Next Earnings Date3/26/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jefferies Financial Group's stock symbol?

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

How often does Jefferies Financial Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 9th. Investors of record on Friday, February 14th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, February 28th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.51%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 13th. This is a boost from Jefferies Financial Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. View Jefferies Financial Group's Dividend History.

How were Jefferies Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE:JEF) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 8th. The financial services provider reported $0.62 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.23 by $0.39. The financial services provider had revenue of $1.11 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.01 billion. Jefferies Financial Group had a net margin of 23.42% and a return on equity of 4.26%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.06) earnings per share. View Jefferies Financial Group's Earnings History.

When is Jefferies Financial Group's next earnings date?

Jefferies Financial Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 26th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Jefferies Financial Group.

What price target have analysts set for JEF?

1 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Jefferies Financial Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Jefferies Financial Group's share price to reach $23.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Jefferies Financial Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Jefferies Financial Group?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Jefferies Financial Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Jefferies Financial Group.

Has Jefferies Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about JEF stock have been trending very negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Jefferies Financial Group earned a news impact score of -3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Jefferies Financial Group.

Are investors shorting Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,230,000 shares, a drop of 12.2% from the January 15th total of 4,820,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,380,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.1 days. Approximately 1.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Jefferies Financial Group's Current Options Chain.

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 Exxon Mobil (XOM), Bank of America (BAC), CVS Health (CVS), General Motors (GM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (SKT), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC) and Micron Technology (MU).

Who are Jefferies Financial Group's key executives?

Jefferies Financial Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph Saul Steinberg, Co-Founder & Chairman (Age 74)
  • Mr. Richard Brian Handler, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Brian Paul Friedman, Pres & Director (Age 63)
  • Ms. Teresa S. Gendron, VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Michael J. Sharp J.D., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 63)

Who are Jefferies Financial Group's major shareholders?

Jefferies Financial Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Baillie Gifford & Co. (4.57%), State Street Corp (2.95%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (1.71%), Prudential Financial Inc. (1.61%), Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (1.30%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.15%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Jefferies Financial Group.

Which major investors are selling Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Baillie Gifford & Co., Becker Capital Management Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Stieven Capital Advisors L.P., Bank of Montreal Can and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Jefferies Financial Group.

Which major investors are buying Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Captrust Financial Advisors, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Man Group plc, Schroder Investment Management Group, Donald Smith & CO. Inc., UBS Group AG, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can and Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Jefferies Financial Group.

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 $23.91.

How big of a company is Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group has a market capitalization of $6.81 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.View Additional Information About Jefferies Financial Group.

What is Jefferies Financial Group's official website?

The official website for Jefferies Financial Group is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE JEF)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  385 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  591 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  976
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Jefferies Financial Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe JEF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe JEF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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