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Jefferies Financial Group Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:JEF)

$18.49
-0.01 (-0.05 %)
(As of 10/20/2019 05:41 AM ET)
Today's Range
$18.34
Now: $18.49
$18.68
50-Day Range
$17.07
MA: $18.81
$20.52
52-Week Range
$16.20
Now: $18.49
$22.32
Volume1.28 million shs
Average Volume6.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.54 billion
P/E Ratio22.83
Dividend Yield2.84%
Beta1.45
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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-460-1900

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.01 billion
Cash Flow$0.99 per share
Book Value$33.51 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees4,700
Market Cap$5.54 billion
Next Earnings Date1/8/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, September 26th. Investors of record on Monday, November 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.125 per share on Friday, November 29th. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 15th. 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 results on Thursday, September, 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.19. The financial services provider had revenue of $857 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.02 billion. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 25.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted ($0.06) earnings per share. 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 Wednesday, January 8th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Jefferies Financial Group.

What price target have analysts set for JEF?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Jefferies Financial Group's shares. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Jefferies Financial Group's stock price to reach $26.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 43.3% 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?

Media stories about JEF stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Jefferies Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Jefferies Financial Group.

Are investors shorting Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 7,710,000 shares, an increase of 35.5% from the August 30th total of 5,690,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,870,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.7 days. Currently, 3.1% of the company's 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 CVS Health (CVS), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), Bank of America (BAC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Goldman Sachs Group (GS), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (SKT) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Foundation Resource Management Inc. (0.30%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.24%), RK Asset Management LLC (0.10%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.04%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.03%) and Gyroscope Capital Management Group LLC (0.03%).

Which major investors are selling Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Wealthfront Advisers LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Foundation Resource Management Inc., Country Club Trust Company n.a., RK Asset Management LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc. and Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company Ltd.

Which major investors are buying Jefferies Financial Group stock?

JEF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Gyroscope Capital Management Group LLC, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Joel Isaacson & Co. LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, Wedbush Securities Inc., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank and Pacer Advisors Inc..

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 $18.49.

How big of a company is Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group has a market capitalization of $5.54 billion and generates $5.01 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $1.03 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.81 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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  340 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  539 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  879
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 10/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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