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

$19.73
-0.08 (-0.40 %)
(As of 09/19/2019 09:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$19.44
Now: $19.73
$19.84
50-Day Range
$17.99
MA: $19.25
$21.54
52-Week Range
$16.20
Now: $19.73
$23.77
Volume2.16 million shs
Average Volume1.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.92 billion
P/E Ratio24.36
Dividend Yield2.47%
Beta1.45
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$5.01 billion
Cash Flow$0.9676 per share
Book Value$31.20 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees4,700
Market Cap$5.92 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
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 Tuesday, July 2nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.125 per share on Friday, August 30th. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.53%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 16th. 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 data on Wednesday, July, 3rd. The financial services provider reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.17. The financial services provider earned $1.10 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.01 billion. The business's revenue was up 20.9% on a year-over-year basis. View Jefferies Financial Group's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for JEF?

1 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Jefferies Financial Group's shares. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Jefferies Financial Group's share price to reach $26.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 34.3% from the stock's current price. 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?

News headlines about JEF stock have trended negative on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Jefferies Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Jefferies Financial Group.

Are investors shorting Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group saw a decline in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,486,800 shares, a decline of 25.9% from the July 31st total of 7,407,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,680,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.3 days. Currently, 2.2% 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 Cisco Systems (CSCO), Bank of America (BAC), CVS Health (CVS), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (SKT), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Ford Motor (F).

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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.68%), BlackRock Inc. (5.85%), BlackRock Inc. (5.85%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (4.61%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (3.14%) and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (3.14%).

Which major investors are selling Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc., United Services Automobile Association and California Public Employees Retirement System.

Which major investors are buying Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, PenderFund Capital Management Ltd., Invesco Ltd. and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

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 $19.73.

How big of a company is Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group has a market capitalization of $5.92 billion and generates $5.01 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $1.03 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.81 on an earnings per share basis. Jefferies Financial Group employs 4,700 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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  323 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  517 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  840
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 9/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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