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Jefferies Financial Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.31 (+1.12%)
(As of 07/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.30 million shs
Average Volume
1.54 million shs
Market Capitalization
$6.69 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Jefferies Financial Group MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
37.8% Upside
$38.50 Price Target
Short Interest
3.21% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.01mentions of Jefferies Financial Group in the last 14 days
Based on 30 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$200.34 K Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $3.22 to $4.14 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.94 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

65th out of 1,355 stocks

Security Brokers & Dealers Industry

6th out of 35 stocks

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About Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) Stock

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. engages in the investment banking and capital markets, and asset management businesses in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The company operates in Investment Banking and Capital Markets, Asset Management, Merchant Banking, and Corporate segments. It provides investment banking, advisory services with respect to mergers or acquisitions, restructurings or recapitalizations and private capital advisory transactions; equity and debt underwriting; and corporate lending. In addition, the company offers financing, securities lending, and other prime brokerage services; equities research and finance; and wealth management services. Further, it provides clients with sales and trading of investment grade corporate bonds, U.S. and European government and agency securities, municipal bonds, mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, leveraged loans, consumer loans, high yield and distressed securities, emerging markets debt, interest rate, and credit derivative products, as well as foreign exchange trade execution and securitization; and manages, invests in, and provides services to a diverse group of alternative asset management platforms across a spectrum of investment strategies and asset classes. 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 1962 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Security brokers & dealers
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/27 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 8/26 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Price Target and Rating

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High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
4 Analysts


Net Income
$1.67 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.19 billion
Cash Flow
$7.61 per share
Book Value
$43.08 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$6.69 billion

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Jefferies Financial Group Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Jefferies Financial Group stock right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Jefferies Financial Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" Jefferies Financial Group stock.
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What is Jefferies Financial Group's stock price forecast for 2022?

4 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Jefferies Financial Group's stock. Their JEF stock forecasts range from $30.00 to $47.00. On average, they predict Jefferies Financial Group's stock price to reach $38.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.8% from the stock's current price.
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How has Jefferies Financial Group's stock price performed in 2022?

Jefferies Financial Group's stock was trading at $38.80 at the start of the year. Since then, JEF shares have decreased by 28.0% and is now trading at $27.93.
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Are investors shorting Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group saw a drop in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 7,200,000 shares, a drop of 14.5% from the May 15th total of 8,420,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,620,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.4 days. Currently, 3.8% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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 Thursday, September 29th 2022.
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How were Jefferies Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, June, 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.06. The financial services provider had revenue of $1.37 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.26 billion. Jefferies Financial Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.72% and a net margin of 17.23%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 29.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.31 earnings per share.
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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 Monday, June 27th. Investors of record on Monday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, August 26th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 12th.
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Is Jefferies Financial Group a good dividend stock?

Jefferies Financial Group(NYSE:JEF) pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.30%. JEF has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Jefferies Financial Group has been increasing its dividend for 3 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 27.40%. 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 28.99% next year. This indicates that Jefferies Financial Group will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are Jefferies Financial Group's key executives?

Jefferies Financial Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Joseph Saul Steinberg, Co-Founder & Chairman (Age 77, Pay $1.3M)
  • Mr. Richard Brian Handler, CEO & Director (Age 61, Pay $13.19M)
  • Mr. Brian Paul Friedman CPA, J.D., Pres & Director (Age 66, Pay $13.18M)
  • Ms. Teresa S. Gendron, VP & CFO (Age 52, Pay $2M)
  • Mr. Michael J. Sharp J.D., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 66, Pay $7M)
  • Mr. John M. Dalton, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 40)
  • Mr. Rocco Joseph Nittoli, VP & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 63)
  • Mr. Jun Wu, Head of Health-Care Coverage - Asia
  • Mr. Paul Frean, Chief Risk Officer
  • Mr. Peter Colwell, Head of Leveraged Fin. & Loan Syndicate - Australia

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), 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."

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 $27.93.

How much money does Jefferies Financial Group make?

Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) has a market capitalization of $6.69 billion and generates $8.19 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $1.67 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.38 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Jefferies Financial Group have?

Jefferies Financial Group employs 5,556 workers across the globe.

Does Jefferies Financial Group have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Jefferies Financial Group: Alumni Forest Products LLC, BEI Arch Holdings LLC, BEI Italia Wireless LLC, BEI-Longhorn LLC, Baldwin Enterprise LLC, Chardaho LLC, Foursight Capital LLC, Foursight Holding LLC, Foursight Receivables LLC, HomeFed LLC, HomeFed Village III LLC, Idaho Timber, Idaho Timber Holding LLC, Idaho Timber of Boise LLC, Idaho Timber of Carthage LLC, Idaho Timber of Coushatta LLC, Idaho Timber of North Carolina LLC, Idaho Timber of Texas LLC, JFG Funding LLC, JTOP Investments LLC, JUPS, Jefferies, Jefferies Asia Holdings I PTE. LTD., Jefferies Asia Holdings II PTE. LTD., Jefferies Asset Management Holdings LLC, Jefferies Financial Services Inc., Jefferies Funding LLC, Jefferies GmbH, Jefferies Group LLC, Jefferies Holdings I Limited, Jefferies Holdings II Limited, Jefferies Hong Kong Limited, Jefferies International Finance Corporation, Jefferies International Limited, Jefferies LLC, Jefferies Leveraged Credit Products LLC, Jefferies Research Services LLC, Jefferies Strategic Investments LLC, Jefferies Structured Credit LLC, LAM Holding LLC, LUK Servicing LLC, LUK-FX Holdings LLC, Leucadia Asset Management LLC, M Science, M Science Holdings LLC, M Science LLC, National Beef Packing Co., Phlcorp Holding LLC, SR Warehouse LLC, Station Place Securitization Trust 2021-WL1, Station Place Securitization Trust 2021-WL2, Station Place Securitization Trust Series 2021-11, Station Place Securitization Trust Series 2021-4, Station Place Securitization Trust Series 2021-8, Station Place Securitization Trust Series 2021-CL2, Versito International S.A., Vitesse Energy Finance LLC, and Vitesse Energy LLC.
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When was Jefferies Financial Group founded?

Jefferies Financial Group was founded in 1962.

How can I contact Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group's mailing address is 520 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10022. The official website for Jefferies Financial Group is www.jefferies.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (212) 460-1900 or via fax at 212-598-4859.

This page (NYSE:JEF) was last updated on 7/3/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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