NYSE:JEF - Jefferies Financial Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $19.48 +0.18 (+0.93 %) (As of 01/16/2019 06:12 AM ET)Previous Close$19.30Today's Range$19.24 - $19.5552-Week Range$16.20 - $28.17Volume2.73 million shsAverage Volume2.23 million shsMarket Capitalization$6.24 billionP/E Ratio13.31Dividend Yield2.59%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 Ratio13.31 Forward P/E Ratio15.34 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$11.44 billion Price / Sales0.55 Cash Flow$2.2263 per share Price / Cash Flow8.75 Book Value$28.46 per share Price / Book0.68Profitability 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 Shares323,070,000Market Cap$6.24 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. Investors of record on Friday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.125 per share on Thursday, February 28th. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.55 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.03. The financial services provider had revenue of $1.15 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $869.80 million. Jefferies Financial Group had a net margin of 10.07% and a return on equity of 5.07%. 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 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Jefferies Financial Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Jefferies Financial Group's share price to reach $29.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 51.4% 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? News coverage about JEF stock has been trending negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing 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 positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Jefferies Financial Group earned a daily sentiment score of -2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include RK Asset Management LLC (0.09%), Moon Capital Management LLC (0.05%), Sanders Morris Harris LLC (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), IMA Wealth Inc. (0.02%) and DNB Asset Management AS (0.01%). Which major 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, Moon Capital Management LLC, RK Asset Management LLC, QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd, DNB Asset Management AS, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE. Which major investors are buying Jefferies Financial Group stock? JEF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including IMA Wealth Inc. and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $19.48. How big of a company is Jefferies Financial Group? Jefferies Financial Group has a market capitalization of $6.17 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 ()Outperform Votes: 226 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 402 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 628MarketBeat'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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should You Consider an Index Fund?