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NYSE:JEFJefferies Financial Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$15.84
+0.31 (+2.00 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$15.20
Now: $15.84
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50-Day Range
$12.09
MA: $13.40
$15.69
52-Week Range
$11.20
Now: $15.84
$24.03
Volume2.39 million shs
Average Volume2.49 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.43 billion
P/E Ratio4.83
Dividend Yield3.79%
Beta1.43
Jefferies Financial Group Inc., a financial services company, engages in investment banking and capital markets, asset management, and direct investing businesses in the Americas, Europe, 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 fixed income sales and trading services for investment grade corporate bonds, U.S. and European government and agency securities, municipal bonds, mortgage- and asset-backed securities, leveraged loans, consumer loans, securities, markets debt, interest rate, and credit derivative products, as well as foreign exchange trade execution and securitization capabilities, as well as manages, invests in, and provides services to a group of alternative asset management platforms in 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.62 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-460-1900

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.89 billion
Cash Flow$1.87 per share
Book Value$32.02 per share

Profitability

Net Income$964.70 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,800
Market Cap$4.43 billion
Next Earnings Date7/1/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Jefferies Financial Group's stock was trading at $17.19 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, JEF stock has decreased by 7.9% and is now trading at $15.84. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Jefferies Financial Group.

When is Jefferies Financial Group's next earnings date?

Jefferies Financial Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 1st 2020. View our earnings forecast for Jefferies Financial Group.

How were Jefferies Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE:JEF) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March, 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.14. The financial services provider earned $1.39 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.05 billion. Jefferies Financial Group had a return on equity of 5.63% and a net margin of 24.03%. The firm's revenue was up 71.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.06) earnings per share. View Jefferies Financial Group's earnings history.

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 Thursday, March 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 18th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, May 29th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 15th. View Jefferies Financial Group's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for JEF?

1 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Jefferies Financial Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Jefferies Financial Group's share price to reach $23.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 45.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Jefferies Financial Group.

Has Jefferies Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about JEF stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Jefferies Financial Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutJefferies Financial Group.

Are investors shorting Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 6,720,000 shares, an increase of 12.8% from the April 30th total of 5,960,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,600,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.6 days. Approximately 3.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Jefferies Financial Group's Current Options Chain.

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 Bank of America (BAC), CVS Health (CVS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), General Motors (GM), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 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)

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 BlackRock Inc. (8.99%), First Pacific Advisors LP (6.79%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (4.63%), State Street Corp (2.98%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.18%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.13%). View institutional ownership trends for Jefferies Financial Group.

Which institutional investors are selling Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Pacific Advisors LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Ruffer LLP, New York State Common Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., Prana Capital Management LP, First Trust Advisors LP, and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. View insider buying and selling activity for Jefferies Financial Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PGGM Investments, Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Artemis Investment Management LLP, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Mackay Shields LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Korea Investment CORP, and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank. View insider buying and selling activity for Jefferies Financial Group.

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, 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 $15.84.

How big of a company is Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group has a market capitalization of $4.43 billion and generates $3.89 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $964.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.32 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 6/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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