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QQQ   368.94
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Jefferies Financial Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.28 (+0.68 %)
(As of 10/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume1.70 million shs
Average Volume2.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.22 billion
P/E Ratio7.42
Dividend Yield2.42%
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About Jefferies Financial Group

Jefferies Financial Group, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services. It operates through the following segments: Investment Banking, Capital Markets, and Asset Management; Merchant Banking; and Corporate segments. The Investment Banking, Capital Markets, and Asset Management segment consists of investments in Jefferies Group. The Merchant Banking segment includes various merchant banking businesses and investments, primarily including Linkem, Vitesse Energy Finance and JETX Energy, real estate, Idaho Timber, and FXCM. The Corporate segment pertains to cash and cash equivalents, financial instruments owned, and deferred tax asset of the firm. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in New York, NY.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Security brokers & dealers
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.01 billion
Cash Flow
$4.09 per share
Book Value
$36.95 per share


Net Income
$775.24 million




Market Cap
$10.22 billion
Next Earnings Date
1/3/2022 (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

2.66 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

137th out of 1,333 stocks

Security Brokers & Dealers Industry

7th out of 36 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 4.2Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Jefferies Financial Group a buy right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Jefferies Financial Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Jefferies Financial Group stock.
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Are investors shorting Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group saw a decline in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,670,000 shares, a decline of 22.2% from the September 15th total of 7,290,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,760,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.2 days. Approximately 2.9% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Jefferies Financial Group's next earnings date?

Jefferies Financial Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, January 3rd 2022.
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How were Jefferies Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) released its earnings results on Wednesday, September, 29th. The financial services provider reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.51. The financial services provider earned $1.94 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.74 billion. Jefferies Financial Group had a net margin of 19.62% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.08%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 20.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.07 earnings per share.
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How has Jefferies Financial Group's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Jefferies Financial Group's stock was trading at $17.19 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, JEF shares have increased by 142.2% and is now trading at $41.63.
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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 Thursday, September 30th. Investors of record on Monday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Monday, November 29th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 12th.
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Is Jefferies Financial Group a good dividend stock?

Jefferies Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.42%. Jefferies Financial Group has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Jefferies Financial Group is 37.74%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Jefferies Financial Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 33.22% next year. This indicates that Jefferies Financial Group will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for JEF?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Jefferies Financial Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate Jefferies Financial Group's stock price to reach $43.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Jefferies Financial Group's key executives?

Jefferies Financial Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Rich Handler, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Brian P. Friedman, President & Director
  • Teresa S. Gendron, Chief Financial Officer & Vice President
  • Rocco J. Nittoli, Chief Compliance Officer & Vice President
  • Michael J. Sharp, Executive Vice President & General Counsel

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 General Motors (GM), Bank of America (BAC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), NVIDIA (NVDA), The Boeing (BA), CVS Health (CVS), Micron Technology (MU), AT&T (T), Delta Air Lines (DAL) and Mastercard (MA).

What is Jefferies Financial Group's stock symbol?

Jefferies Financial Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "JEF."

Who are Jefferies Financial Group's major shareholders?

Jefferies Financial Group's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.37%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.19%), Hodges Capital Management Inc. (0.09%), Foundation Resource Management Inc. (0.09%), Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. (0.08%) and Kwmg LLC (0.05%). Company insiders that own Jefferies Financial Group stock include Brian P Friedman, Jefferies Financial Group Inc, Joseph S Steinberg, Melissa Weiler and Stuart Harry Reese.
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Which major investors are selling Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Foundation Resource Management Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd., Hennessy Advisors Inc., IFP Advisors Inc, Pacer Advisors Inc., CHICAGO TRUST Co NA, and Lake Street Financial LLC. Company insiders that have sold Jefferies Financial Group company stock in the last year include Joseph S Steinberg, and Stuart Harry Reese.
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Which major investors are buying Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hodges Capital Management Inc., Bard Financial Services Inc., Kwmg LLC, Berman Capital Advisors LLC, and Wedbush Securities Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Jefferies Financial Group stock in the last two years include Brian P Friedman, Jefferies Financial Group Inc, and Melissa Weiler.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Jefferies Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of JEF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.63.

How much money does Jefferies Financial Group make?

Jefferies Financial Group has a market capitalization of $10.22 billion and generates $6.01 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $775.24 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.65 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Jefferies Financial Group have?

Jefferies Financial Group employs 4,945 workers across the globe.

Does Jefferies Financial Group have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Jefferies Financial Group: 54 Mad Holding LLC, Alumni Forest Products LLC, Apex Credit Partners LLC, BEI Italia Wireless LLC, BEI PSVI Holding LLC, Baldwin Enterprise LLC, Chrome Capital Group LLC, Foursight Capital LLC, Foursight Funding II LLC, Foursight Funding LLC, Garcadia Auto LLC, Gauss LLC, Idaho Timber of Carthage LLC, Idaho Timber of North Carolina LLC, JETX Energy LLC, JFIN Asset Management LLC, Jefferies (Australia) Pty Ltd., Jefferies (Japan) Limited, Jefferies Finance LLC, Jefferies Financial Products LLC, Jefferies Financial Services Inc., Jefferies Funding LLC, Jefferies Group Capital Finance Inc., Jefferies Group LLC, Jefferies Hong Kong Limited, Jefferies India Private Limited, Jefferies International Limited, Jefferies Investment Advisers LLC, Jefferies LLC, Jefferies Leveraged Credit Products LLC, Jefferies Research Services LLC, Jefferies Securities Inc., Jefferies Singapore Limited, Jefferies Structured Credit LLC, LAM Holding LLC, LUK HRG LLC, LUK Servicing LLC, LUK-FX Holdings LLC, Leucadia Asset Management LLC, Leucadia Aviation Inc., Leucadia Funding LLC, Leucadia Investment Management Ltd., Leucadia LLC, M Science LLC, Nead Corporation, Phlcorp Holding LLC, Vitesse Energy Finance LLC, and Vitesse Energy LLC.

When was Jefferies Financial Group founded?

Jefferies Financial Group was founded in 1962.

What is Jefferies Financial Group's official website?

The official website for Jefferies Financial Group is www.jefferies.com.

Where are Jefferies Financial Group's headquarters?

Jefferies Financial Group is headquartered at 520 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10022.

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.

This page was last updated on 10/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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