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

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$23.25 +0.18 (+0.78 %)
(As of 09/19/2018 11:19 AM ET)
Previous Close$23.17
Today's Range$23.17 - $23.41
52-Week Range$21.61 - $28.30
Volume38,323 shs
Average Volume2.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.79 billion
P/E Ratio14.10
Dividend Yield2.14%
Beta1.16
Jefferies Financial Group logoJefferies Financial Group Inc., a financial services company, offers a range of products and services in investment banking, equities, fixed income, and wealth management in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. It engages in the debt capital market, equity capital market, merger and acquisition, private capital advisory, and restructuring and recapitalization businesses. The company also offers cash equities; electronic trading solutions, such as global algorithmic and portfolio trading solutions; equity derivatives, such as U.S. equity options, U.S. exchange-traded funds, and Europe equity derivatives, as well as trades in a range of convertible securities from large investment-grade issues to small private transactions; access to investors and logistics; and prime services. In addition, it provides fixed income products, such as government securities, mortgage and asset backed securities, corporate credits, sovereign and corporate fixed income securities, municipal securities, debt solutions, and foreign exchange. Further, the company offers asset management services; and wealth management services, such as investment advisory, financial planning, family office and institutional consulting, executive, and lending solutions. 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 based in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Meat packing plants
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:JEF
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-460-1900

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.97
Current Ratio0.59
Quick Ratio0.59

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio14.10
Forward P/E Ratio15.92
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.44 billion
Price / Sales0.68
Cash Flow$2.1955 per share
Price / Cash10.59
Book Value$28.46 per share
Price / Book0.82

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.65
Net Income$171.72 million
Net Margins7.60%
Return on Equity4.52%
Return on Assets0.97%

Miscellaneous

Employees12,700
Outstanding Shares333,330,000
Market Cap$7.79 billion

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 27th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 17th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.15%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 14th. This is a positive change from Jefferies Financial Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. View Jefferies Financial Group's Dividend History.

How were Jefferies Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE:JEF) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 26th. The financial services provider reported $2.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.88 by $0.15. The financial services provider had revenue of $911.15 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $789.70 million. Jefferies Financial Group had a return on equity of 4.52% and a net margin of 7.60%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.16 EPS. 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, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Jefferies Financial Group.

What price target have analysts set for JEF?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Jefferies Financial Group's shares. Their predictions range from $29.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect Jefferies Financial Group's share price to reach $29.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.6% 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 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Jefferies Financial Group.

Who are some of Jefferies Financial Group's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Jefferies Financial Group include Hormel Foods (HRL), MITSUBISHI Chem/ADR (MTLHY), Leucadia National (LUK), KURARAY Co Ltd/ADR (KURRY), BRF (BRFS) and Teijin Adr Rep (TINLY).

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 73)
  • Mr. Richard Brian Handler, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Brian Paul Friedman, Pres & Director (Age 62)
  • Ms. Teresa S. Gendron, VP & CFO (Age 48)
  • Mr. Michael J. Sharp J.D., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 62)

Has Jefferies Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about JEF stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Jefferies Financial Group earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Jefferies Financial Group.

Who are Jefferies Financial Group's major shareholders?

Jefferies Financial Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.24%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.97%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.43%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.43%), Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (1.78%) and Sterling Capital Management LLC (1.31%).

Which major investors are buying Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Baillie Gifford & Co., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Sterling Capital Management LLC, Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. and Northern Trust Corp.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Jefferies Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of JEF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.28.

How big of a company is Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group has a market capitalization of $7.79 billion and generates $11.44 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $171.72 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.65 on an earnings per share basis. Jefferies Financial Group employs 12,700 workers across the globe.

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:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  153 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  332 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  485
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 9/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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