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Jefferies Financial Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.23 (-0.87 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $26.16
50-Day Range
MA: $24.27
52-Week Range
Now: $26.16
Volume1.25 million shs
Average Volume1.67 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.68 billion
P/E Ratio9.65
Dividend Yield2.26%
Jefferies Financial Group Inc., a diversified financial services company, engages in investment banking and capital markets, asset management, and direct investing businesses in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The company also offers equities research, sales, and trading services; equity finance services comprising financing, securities lending, and other prime brokerage services; and wealth management services to high net worth individuals, their families and businesses, private equity and venture funds, and small institutions. In addition, 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; 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 1968 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Overall MarketRank

2.45 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

40th out of 1,705 stocks

Security Brokers & Dealers Industry

2nd out of 37 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security brokers & dealers



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.01 billion
Cash Flow$1.80 per share
Book Value$32.02 per share


Net Income$775.24 million


Market Cap$6.68 billion
Next Earnings Date3/25/2021 (Estimated)
-0.23 (-0.87 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Jefferies Financial Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Jefferies Financial Group's stock was trading at $17.19 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, JEF stock has increased by 52.2% and is now trading at $26.16.
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Is Jefferies Financial Group a buy right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Jefferies Financial Group in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Jefferies Financial Group stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Jefferies Financial Group?

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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, March 25th 2021.
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How were Jefferies Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) announced its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, January, 3rd. The financial services provider reported $1.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.61. The financial services provider earned $1.86 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.02 billion. Jefferies Financial Group had a return on equity of 8.88% and a net margin of 13.67%.
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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 Monday, January 4th. Investors of record on Friday, February 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, February 26th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 11th. This is an increase from Jefferies Financial Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15.
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Is Jefferies Financial Group a good dividend stock?

Jefferies Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.26%. Jefferies Financial Group does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Jefferies Financial Group is 22.64%. 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 27.65% 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 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Jefferies Financial Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $32.00. On average, they anticipate Jefferies Financial Group's share price to reach $26.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of Jefferies Financial Group's key competitors?

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).

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 76, Pay $1.28M)
  • Mr. Richard Brian Handler, CEO & Director (Age 60, Pay $9.2M)
  • Mr. Brian Paul Friedman, Pres & Director (Age 65, Pay $9.1M)
  • Ms. Teresa S. Gendron, VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $1.65M)
  • Mr. Michael J. Sharp J.D., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 65, Pay $4M)
  • Mr. John M. Dalton, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 39)
  • Mr. Rocco Joseph Nittoli, VP & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 62)
  • 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 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 Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%), Diversified Trust Co (0.01%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.00%) and Global Retirement Partners LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Jefferies Financial Group stock include Brian P Friedman, Jefferies Financial Group Inc and Joseph S Steinberg.
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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 Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System.
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Which major investors are buying Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Diversified Trust Co, and Global Retirement Partners LLC. Company insiders that have bought Jefferies Financial Group stock in the last two years include Brian P Friedman, and Jefferies Financial Group Inc.
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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.

What is Jefferies Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of JEF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.16.

How big of a company is Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group has a market capitalization of $6.68 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. Jefferies Financial Group employs 4,800 workers across the globe.

What is Jefferies Financial Group's official website?

The official website for Jefferies Financial Group is 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.

This page was last updated on 1/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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