NYSE:JEF - Jefferies Financial Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$21.40 +0.26 (+1.23 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$21.40
Today's Range$20.94 - $21.77
52-Week Range$19.60 - $28.30
Volume3.40 million shs
Average Volume2.60 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.79 billion
P/E Ratio12.97
Dividend Yield2.38%
Beta1.02
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Meat packing plants
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNYSE:JEF
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-460-1900

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.97
Current Ratio0.57
Quick Ratio0.57

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio12.97
Forward P/E Ratio16.85
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.44 billion
Price / Sales0.60
Cash Flow$2.2455 per share
Price / Cash9.53
Book Value$32.96 per share
Price / Book0.65

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.65
Net Income$171.72 million
Net Margins10.07%
Return on Equity5.07%
Return on Assets1.08%

Miscellaneous

Employees12,700
Outstanding Shares323,070,000
Market Cap$6.79 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 Friday, October 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 19th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share on Friday, November 30th. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 16th. View Jefferies Financial Group's Dividend History.

How were Jefferies Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE:JEF) announced its earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The financial services provider reported $2.03 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.88 by $0.15. The financial services provider earned $911.15 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $789.70 million. Jefferies Financial Group had a return on equity of 5.07% and a net margin of 10.07%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company 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, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Jefferies Financial Group.

What price target have analysts set for JEF?

1 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Jefferies Financial Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $29.00. On average, they anticipate Jefferies Financial Group's share price to reach $29.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 35.5% 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.

Has Jefferies Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about JEF stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Jefferies Financial Group earned a daily sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near 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 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.19%), First Pacific Advisors LP (6.02%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (4.27%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.50%), Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (1.81%) and Sterling Capital Management LLC (1.31%).

Which major investors are selling Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Schroder Investment Management Group, BlackRock Inc., Beck Mack & Oliver LLC, Kovitz Investment Group Partners LLC, Ruffer LLP, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Hsbc Holdings PLC and Artemis Investment Management LLP.

Which major investors are buying Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, United Services Automobile Association, Private Capital Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., South Texas Money Management Ltd., Panagora Asset Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and JPMorgan Chase & Co..

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 $21.40.

How big of a company is Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group has a market capitalization of $6.79 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:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  203 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  370 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  573
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 11/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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