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Jefferies Financial Group (JEF) Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.34 (-1.10%)
(As of 05/19/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
758,968 shs
Average Volume
1.47 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.33 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Jefferies Financial Group

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. engages in the investment banking and capital markets, and asset management businesses in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The company operates in Investment Banking and Capital Markets, Asset Management, Merchant Banking, and Corporate segments. It provides investment banking, advisory services with respect to mergers or acquisitions, restructurings or recapitalizations and private capital advisory transactions; equity and debt underwriting; and corporate lending. In addition, the company offers financing, securities lending, and other prime brokerage services; equities research and finance; and wealth management services. Further, 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; and 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 1962 and is headquartered in New York, New York.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Security brokers & dealers
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.19 billion
Cash Flow
$7.54 per share
Book Value
$43.08 per share


Net Income
$1.67 billion
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$7.33 billion

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 2/25 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 5/27 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

3.65 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

7th out of 1,352 stocks

Security Brokers & Dealers Industry

1st out of 36 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 4.2Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Jefferies Financial Group a buy right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Jefferies Financial Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Jefferies Financial Group stock.
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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 Monday, June 27th 2022.
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How were Jefferies Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) issued its earnings results on Monday, March, 28th. The financial services provider reported $1.24 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.92 by $0.32. The financial services provider had revenue of $1.73 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.55 billion. Jefferies Financial Group had a net margin of 19.09% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.13%. Jefferies Financial Group's revenue was down 30.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $2.14 earnings per share.
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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 Monday, March 28th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, May 27th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.92%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 13th.
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Is Jefferies Financial Group a good dividend stock?

Jefferies Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.73%. Jefferies Financial Group has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Jefferies Financial Group is 22.94%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Jefferies Financial Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 27.03% next year. This indicates that Jefferies Financial Group will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for JEF?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Jefferies Financial Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect Jefferies Financial Group's share price to reach $43.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 41.3% from the stock's current price.
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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 77, Pay $1.3M)
  • Mr. Richard Brian Handler, CEO & Director (Age 61, Pay $13.19M)
  • Mr. Brian Paul Friedman CPA, J.D., Pres & Director (Age 66, Pay $13.18M)
  • Ms. Teresa S. Gendron, VP & CFO (Age 52, Pay $2M)
  • Mr. Michael J. Sharp J.D., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 66, Pay $7M)
  • Mr. John M. Dalton, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 40)
  • Mr. Rocco Joseph Nittoli, VP & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 63)
  • Mr. Jun Wu, Head of Health-Care Coverage - Asia
  • Mr. Paul Frean, Chief Risk Officer
  • Mr. Peter Colwell, Head of Leveraged Fin. & Loan Syndicate - Australia
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), Boeing (BA), CVS Health (CVS), Micron Technology (MU), AT&T (T), Delta Air Lines (DAL) and Mastercard (MA).

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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.68%), BlackRock Inc. (7.72%), First Trust Advisors LP (2.99%), First Pacific Advisors LP (2.41%), State Street Corp (2.40%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.63%). Company insiders that own Jefferies Financial Group stock include Brian P Friedman, Jefferies Financial Group Inc, Joseph S Steinberg, Kane Michael T O, Melissa Weiler, Stuart Harry Reese and Thomas W Jones.
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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 Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Vanguard Group Inc., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Invesco Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., and Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL. Company insiders that have sold Jefferies Financial Group company stock in the last year include Brian P Friedman, Joseph S Steinberg, and Kane Michael T O.
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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 Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Moerus Capital Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Truist Financial Corp, and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Jefferies Financial Group stock in the last two years include Brian P Friedman, Jefferies Financial Group Inc, Melissa Weiler, and Thomas W Jones.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Jefferies Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of JEF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.60.

How much money does Jefferies Financial Group make?

Jefferies Financial Group has a market capitalization of $7.33 billion and generates $8.19 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $1.67 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.23 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Jefferies Financial Group have?

Jefferies Financial Group employs 5,556 workers across the globe.

Does Jefferies Financial Group have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Jefferies Financial Group: Alumni Forest Products LLC, BEI Arch Holdings LLC, BEI Italia Wireless LLC, BEI-Longhorn LLC, Baldwin Enterprise LLC, Chardaho LLC, Foursight Capital LLC, Foursight Holding LLC, Foursight Receivables LLC, HomeFed LLC, HomeFed Village III LLC, Idaho Timber, Idaho Timber Holding LLC, Idaho Timber of Boise LLC, Idaho Timber of Carthage LLC, Idaho Timber of Coushatta LLC, Idaho Timber of North Carolina LLC, Idaho Timber of Texas LLC, JFG Funding LLC, JTOP Investments LLC, JUPS, Jefferies, Jefferies Asia Holdings I PTE. LTD., Jefferies Asia Holdings II PTE. LTD., Jefferies Asset Management Holdings LLC, Jefferies Financial Services Inc., Jefferies Funding LLC, Jefferies GmbH, Jefferies Group LLC, Jefferies Holdings I Limited, Jefferies Holdings II Limited, Jefferies Hong Kong Limited, Jefferies International Finance Corporation, Jefferies International Limited, Jefferies LLC, Jefferies Leveraged Credit Products LLC, Jefferies Research Services LLC, Jefferies Strategic Investments LLC, Jefferies Structured Credit LLC, LAM Holding LLC, LUK Servicing LLC, LUK-FX Holdings LLC, Leucadia Asset Management LLC, M Science, M Science Holdings LLC, M Science LLC, National Beef Packing Co., Phlcorp Holding LLC, SR Warehouse LLC, Station Place Securitization Trust 2021-WL1, Station Place Securitization Trust 2021-WL2, Station Place Securitization Trust Series 2021-11, Station Place Securitization Trust Series 2021-4, Station Place Securitization Trust Series 2021-8, Station Place Securitization Trust Series 2021-CL2, Versito International S.A., Vitesse Energy Finance LLC, and Vitesse Energy LLC.

When was Jefferies Financial Group founded?

Jefferies Financial Group was founded in 1962.

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 or via fax at 212-598-4859.

This page was last updated on 5/20/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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