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NYSE:JEF

Jefferies Financial Group - JEF Stock Forecast, Price & News

$39.70
+0.21 (+0.53%)
(As of 02/7/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$39.16
$39.90
50-Day Range
$34.22
$40.47
52-Week Range
$25.88
$40.80
Volume
742,996 shs
Average Volume
1.53 million shs
Market Capitalization
$8.98 billion
P/E Ratio
13.10
Dividend Yield
3.03%
Price Target
$37.75

Jefferies Financial Group MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.25 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
5.1% Downside
$37.75 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.83% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.31
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.33mentions of Jefferies Financial Group in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
36.28%
From $3.39 to $4.62 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.36 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

319th out of 861 stocks

Security Brokers & Dealers Industry

12th out of 25 stocks

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About Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) Stock

Jefferies Financial Group, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services. It operates through Investment Banking and Capital Markets, and Asset Management. The Investment Banking and Capital Markets segment provides investment banking, capital markets, and other related services. The Asset Management segment involves alternate investment management services to investors. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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JEF Stock News Headlines

Jefferies (JEF) Stock Moves -0.35%: What You Should Know
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JEF Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 11/29 Dividend
11/10/2022
Dividend Payable
11/29/2022
Last Earnings
1/09/2023
Today
2/07/2023
Ex-Dividend for 2/24 Dividend
2/10/2023
Dividend Payable
2/24/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/27/2023
Fiscal Year End
11/30/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Security brokers & dealers
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Finance
Employees
5,381
Year Founded
1962

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$37.75
High Stock Price Forecast
$46.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$28.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-4.9%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.25
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$785.45 million
Pretax Margin
17.66%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.98 billion
Cash Flow
$4.60 per share
Book Value
$45.00 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
185,679,000
Market Cap
$8.98 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.43

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Key Executives

  • Rich Handler
    Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Brian Paul FriedmanBrian Paul Friedman
    President & Director
  • Teresa S. Gendron
    Co-Chief Financial Officer & EVP
  • Matthew Larson
    Co-Chief Financial Officer
  • Rocco J. Nittoli
    Chief Compliance Officer & Vice President













JEF Stock - 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 twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" JEF shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in JEF, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Jefferies Financial Group's stock price forecast for 2023?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Jefferies Financial Group's stock. Their JEF share price forecasts range from $28.00 to $46.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $37.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.7%.
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How have JEF shares performed in 2023?

Jefferies Financial Group's stock was trading at $34.28 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, JEF shares have increased by 15.6% and is now trading at $39.62.
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Are investors shorting Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group saw a drop in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,280,000 shares, a drop of 11.8% from the December 15th total of 3,720,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,300,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.5 days. Currently, 1.8% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Jefferies Financial Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March 27th 2023.
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How were Jefferies Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) issued its earnings results on Monday, January, 9th. The financial services provider reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.57. The financial services provider earned $1.44 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.25 billion. Jefferies Financial Group had a net margin of 12.90% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.34%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 20.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.36 EPS.

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 9th. Investors of record on Monday, February 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, February 24th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 10th.
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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 3.03%. The company 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 is 39.60%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, JEF will have a dividend payout ratio of 25.97% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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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."

Who are Jefferies Financial Group's major shareholders?

Jefferies Financial Group's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Pacific Advisors LP (2.52%), Private Management Group Inc. (0.70%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.62%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.38%), Mraz Amerine & Associates Inc. (0.24%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.24%). Insiders that own company stock include Brian P Friedman, Jefferies Financial Group Inc, Joseph S Steinberg, Kane Michael T O, Melissa Weiler, Rocco J Nittoli, Stuart Harry Reese and Thomas W Jones.
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How do I buy shares of Jefferies Financial Group?

Shares of JEF stock 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 $39.62.

How much money does Jefferies Financial Group make?

Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) has a market capitalization of $8.96 billion and generates $5.98 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $785.45 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.03 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Jefferies Financial Group have?

The company employs 5,381 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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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 the company 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 2/7/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff