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

-0.08 (-0.36 %)
(As of 01/23/2020 03:08 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $22.13
50-Day Range
MA: $21.51
52-Week Range
Now: $22.13
Volume1.33 million shs
Average Volume1.63 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.64 billion
P/E Ratio7.26
Dividend Yield2.25%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security brokers & dealers



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.89 billion
Cash Flow$0.98 per share
Book Value$31.20 per share


Net Income$964.70 million


Market Cap$6.64 billion
Next Earnings Date3/26/2020 (Estimated)

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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 9th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, February 28th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.71%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 13th. This is a boost from Jefferies Financial Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. View Jefferies Financial Group's Dividend History.

How were Jefferies Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE:JEF) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 8th. The financial services provider reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.39. The financial services provider had revenue of $1.11 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.01 billion. Jefferies Financial Group had a net margin of 23.42% and a return on equity of 4.22%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.06) EPS. 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, March 26th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Jefferies Financial Group.

What price target have analysts set for JEF?

1 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Jefferies Financial Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Jefferies Financial Group's stock price to reach $23.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.9% 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 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Jefferies Financial Group.

Has Jefferies Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about JEF stock have trended very negative on Thursday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Jefferies Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Jefferies Financial Group.

Are investors shorting Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 13th, there was short interest totalling 4,850,000 shares, a drop of 15.7% from the November 28th total of 5,750,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,740,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days. Approximately 1.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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 Exxon Mobil (XOM), Bank of America (BAC), CVS Health (CVS), General Motors (GM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (SKT), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC) and Micron Technology (MU).

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Foundation Resource Management Inc. (0.25%), RK Asset Management LLC (0.10%), Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. (0.09%), Moon Capital Management LLC (0.06%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%) and Sanders Morris Harris LLC (0.03%). 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 Foundation Resource Management Inc., DNB Asset Management AS, Moon Capital Management LLC, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., Carroll Financial Associates Inc., RK Asset Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and IFM Investors Pty Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for Jefferies Financial Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd., Radnor Capital Management LLC, Sanders Morris Harris LLC, Diversified Trust Co, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank , Kwmg LLC, Boenning & Scattergood Inc. and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 $22.13.

How big of a company is Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group has a market capitalization of $6.64 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 4,700 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Jefferies Financial Group.

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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  373 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  575 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  948
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 1/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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