NYSE:JEF - Jefferies Financial Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $20.79 +0.12 (+0.58 %) (As of 10/15/2018 01:07 PM ET)Previous Close$20.67Today's Range$20.59 - $20.9952-Week Range$20.23 - $28.30Volume115,554 shsAverage Volume2.14 million shsMarket Capitalization$7.32 billionP/E Ratio12.66Dividend Yield2.25%Beta1.13 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Jefferies 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. Receive JEF News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for JEF and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Meat packing plants Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance SymbolNYSE:JEF CUSIPN/A Webwww.jefferies.com Phone212-460-1900 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.97 Current Ratio0.59 Quick Ratio0.59 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.66 Forward P/E Ratio14.24 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$11.44 billion Price / Sales0.61 Cash Flow$2.0894 per share Price / Cash9.95 Book Value$28.46 per share Price / Book0.73 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 Shares333,330,000Market Cap$7.32 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. Shareholders 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 yield of 2.41%. 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The financial services provider reported $2.03 earnings per share for the quarter, topping 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 net margin of 7.60% and a return on equity of 4.52%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.16 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, October 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Jefferies Financial Group. What price target have analysts set for JEF? 1 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Jefferies Financial Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect Jefferies Financial Group's stock price to reach $29.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.5% 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), 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) Who are Jefferies Financial Group's major shareholders? Jefferies Financial Group's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.30%), Foundation Resource Management Inc. (0.29%), Pastel & Associes SA (0.09%), Gyroscope Capital Management Group LLC (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and DNB Asset Management AS (0.01%). Which institutional investors are selling Jefferies Financial Group stock? JEF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sanders Morris Harris LLC, Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE, Pastel & Associes SA, Gyroscope Capital Management Group LLC and Foundation Resource Management Inc.. Which institutional investors are buying Jefferies Financial Group stock? JEF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Clinton Group Inc., Manning & Napier Group LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and DNB Asset Management AS. 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 $20.79. How big of a company is Jefferies Financial Group? Jefferies Financial Group has a market capitalization of $7.32 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. 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: 1.7 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 187 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 355 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 542MarketBeat'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. 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