NYSE:JEF - Jefferies Financial Group Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$23.55 +0.58 (+2.53 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 02:43 PM ET)
Previous Close$23.25
Today's Range$23.24 - $23.60
52-Week Range$21.61 - $28.30
Volume144,564 shs
Average Volume1.87 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.92 billion
P/E Ratio14.27
Dividend Yield1.74%
Jefferies Financial Group logoJefferies Group LLC and its subsidiaries operate as a securities and investment banking firm. The Company operates in two business segments: Capital Markets segment consists of the Company's securities and commodities trading activities and its investment banking activities, and Asset Management segment includes asset management activities and related services. On July 1, 2011, the Company acquired the Bache Global Commodities Group from Prudential Financial, Inc., and as of November 30, 2011, the Company operated a futures commission merchant through Jefferies Bache, LLC in the United States and a global commodities and financial derivatives broker through Jefferies Bache Limited in the United Kingdom. Effective March 1, 2013, Leucadia National Corp (Leucadia) acquired the remaining 71.4% interest in Jefferies Group Inc . Effective March 1, 2013, Leucadia National Corp (Leucadia) acquired the remaining 71.4% interest in Jefferies Group Inc.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Meat packing plants


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.06
Current Ratio0.68
Quick Ratio0.68


Trailing P/E Ratio14.27
Forward P/E Ratio28.04
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.44 billion
Price / Sales0.71
Cash Flow$2.2601 per share
Price / Cash10.42
Book Value$28.46 per share
Price / Book0.83


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.65
Net Income$171.72 million
Net Margins0.45%
Return on Equity4.80%
Return on Assets1.04%


Outstanding Shares344,540,000

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, May 24th. Investors of record on Monday, June 18th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 15th. This is an increase from Jefferies Financial Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.08. View Jefferies Financial Group's Dividend History.

How were Jefferies Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE:JEF) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.02. The financial services provider earned $2.68 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.47 billion. Jefferies Financial Group had a net margin of 0.45% and a return on equity of 4.80%. 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, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Jefferies Financial Group.

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

Who are Jefferies Financial Group's key executives?

Jefferies Financial Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Richard B. Handler, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer (Age 55)
  • Peregrine C. de M. Broadbent, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President (Age 50)
  • Michael J. Sharp, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary (Age 61)
  • John F. Stacconi, Global Treasurer (Age 50)
  • Brian P. Friedman, Executive Officer, Director (Age 61)
  • Barry J. Alperin, Director (Age 76)
  • MaryAnne Gilmartin, Director
  • Joseph S. Steinberg, Director (Age 73)
  • W. Patrick Campbell, Independent Director (Age 71)
  • Richard G. Dooley, Independent Director (Age 87)

Has Jefferies Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about JEF stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Jefferies Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 44.28 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 $23.59.

How big of a company is Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group has a market capitalization of $7.92 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 (JEF)

Community Ranking:  1.3 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  87 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  252 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  339
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 6/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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