NYSE:JEF - Jefferies Financial Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $20.02 -0.36 (-1.77 %) (As of 01/23/2019 06:50 AM ET)Previous Close$20.38Today's Range$19.88 - $20.2352-Week Range$16.20 - $27.95Volume2.98 million shsAverage Volume1.92 million shsMarket Capitalization$6.47 billionP/E Ratio14.06Dividend Yield2.45%Beta1.21 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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 Current SymbolNYSE:JEF Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.jefferies.com Phone212-460-1900Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.97 Current Ratio0.57 Quick Ratio0.57Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.06 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$11.44 billion Price / Sales0.57 Cash Flow$0.6078 per share Price / Cash Flow32.94 Book Value$28.46 per share Price / Book0.70Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$171.72 million Net Margins21.00% Return on Equity5.09% Return on Assets1.09%Miscellaneous Employees12,700 Outstanding Shares323,070,000Market Cap$6.47 billion OptionableOptionable 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, January 10th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 15th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share on Thursday, February 28th. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.50%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 14th. 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, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.03. The financial services provider earned $1.15 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $869.80 million. Jefferies Financial Group had a return on equity of 5.09% and a net margin of 21.00%. 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, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Jefferies Financial Group. 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 $29.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Jefferies Financial Group's share price to reach $29.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 47.4% 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. Has Jefferies Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about JEF stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Jefferies Financial Group earned a news sentiment score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. 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), BRF (BRFS), Teijin Adr Rep (TINLY) and Leucadia National (LUK). 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.31%), Foundation Resource Management Inc. (0.28%), RK Asset Management LLC (0.09%), Moon Capital Management LLC (0.05%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%) and Sanders Morris Harris LLC (0.03%). 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, Foundation Resource Management Inc., Moon Capital Management LLC, RK Asset Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd, DNB Asset Management AS and Oakbrook Investments LLC. Which institutional investors are buying Jefferies Financial Group stock? JEF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including IMA Wealth Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Boenning & Scattergood Inc.. 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 $20.02. How big of a company is Jefferies Financial Group? Jefferies Financial Group has a market capitalization of $6.47 billion and generates $11.44 billion in revenue each year. 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: 1.8 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 227 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 405 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 632MarketBeat'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 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Swap?