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S&P 500   4,591.67
DOW   35,227.03
QQQ   386.20
S&P 500   4,591.67
DOW   35,227.03
QQQ   386.20
S&P 500   4,591.67
DOW   35,227.03
QQQ   386.20

Jefferies Financial Group Stock Competitors

+0.57 (+1.50%)
(As of 12/6/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.35 million shs
Average Volume
2.03 million shs
Market Capitalization
$9.50 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield

Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) Vs. IBKR, CS, RJF, HOOD, MKTX, NMR, SEIC, SF, FUTU, and VIRT

Should you be buying Jefferies Financial Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Jefferies Financial Group include Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR), Credit Suisse Group (CS), Raymond James (RJF), Robinhood Markets (HOOD), MarketAxess (MKTX), Nomura (NMR), SEI Investments (SEIC), Stifel Financial (SF), Futu (FUTU), and Virtu Financial (VIRT). These companies are all part of the "security brokers & dealers" industry.

Jefferies Financial Group vs.

Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) and Credit Suisse Group (NYSE:CS) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, community ranking, analyst recommendations, earnings, media sentiment, risk, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.

Credit Suisse Group has higher revenue and earnings than Jefferies Financial Group.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Jefferies Financial Group$6.01 billion1.58$775.24 million$6.046.40
Credit Suisse Group$32.38 billion0.79$2.85 billionN/AN/A

In the previous week, Credit Suisse Group had 9 more articles in the media than Jefferies Financial Group. MarketBeat recorded 13 mentions for Credit Suisse Group and 4 mentions for Jefferies Financial Group. Credit Suisse Group's average media sentiment score of 0.40 beat Jefferies Financial Group's score of 0.16 indicating that Credit Suisse Group is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Jefferies Financial Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Credit Suisse Group
2 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Jefferies Financial Group has a beta of 1.47, meaning that its stock price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Credit Suisse Group has a beta of 1.44, meaning that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Credit Suisse Group received 175 more outperform votes than Jefferies Financial Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 58.27% of users gave Credit Suisse Group an outperform vote while only 56.89% of users gave Jefferies Financial Group an outperform vote.

Jefferies Financial GroupOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Credit Suisse GroupOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Jefferies Financial Group currently has a consensus price target of $44.00, indicating a potential upside of 13.75%. Credit Suisse Group has a consensus price target of $9.01, indicating a potential downside of 6.11%. Given Jefferies Financial Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Jefferies Financial Group is more favorable than Credit Suisse Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Jefferies Financial Group
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Credit Suisse Group
2 Sell rating(s)
11 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

68.9% of Jefferies Financial Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.2% of Credit Suisse Group shares are held by institutional investors. 17.1% of Jefferies Financial Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Jefferies Financial Group has a net margin of 20.11% compared to Credit Suisse Group's net margin of 0.26%. Jefferies Financial Group's return on equity of 16.76% beat Credit Suisse Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Jefferies Financial Group 20.11% 16.76% 2.95%
Credit Suisse Group 0.26% 0.17% 0.01%

Jefferies Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Credit Suisse Group pays an annual dividend of $0.09 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Jefferies Financial Group pays out 16.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.


Jefferies Financial Group beats Credit Suisse Group on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding JEF and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) vs. Its Competitors

TypeJefferies Financial GroupSecurity brokers & dealers IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$9.50B$19.20B$8.26B$15.31B
Dividend Yield2.62%1.80%4.90%3.22%
P/E Ratio6.409.2613.0623.08
Price / Sales1.585.973,212.6731.59
Price / Cash10.8419.5634.2187.33
Price / Book1.052.872.357.66
Net Income$775.24M$1.17B$569.57M$383.46M
7 Day Performance2.93%-1.29%0.90%0.35%
1 Month Performance-10.79%-2.46%-2.56%-6.38%
1 Year Performance64.60%22.30%24.69%24.06%

Jefferies Financial Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Interactive Brokers Group
1.8798 of 5 stars
+37.1%$31.56B$2.48B22.212,033Analyst Revision
Credit Suisse Group
1.8516 of 5 stars
-27.3%$25.45B$32.38B0.0048,770Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↑
Raymond James
2.4903 of 5 stars
+53.1%$20.17B$9.91B14.7515,000Dividend Increase
Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
Robinhood Markets
1.645 of 5 stars
2.7432 of 5 stars
-32.9%$13.77B$689.13M49.52606Analyst Revision
1.5798 of 5 stars
SEI Investments
3.0515 of 5 stars
Stifel Financial
1.8798 of 5 stars
+43.7%$7.45B$3.75B11.758,500Gap Up
2.3298 of 5 stars
+4.7%$6.26B$427.02M17.451,315Short Interest ↑
Virtu Financial
3.0548 of 5 stars
1.6831 of 5 stars
2.0165 of 5 stars
Piper Sandler Companies
2.3048 of 5 stars
+76.0%$3.02B$1.24B13.571,511Gap Up
Piper Jaffray Companies
1.9815 of 5 stars
N/A+1.9%$1.16B$800.99M13.231,262Gap Up
3.0214 of 5 stars
UP Fintech
1.8998 of 5 stars
+6.5%$947.42M$138.50M32.612,020Gap Down
WisdomTree Investments
2.1981 of 5 stars
Associated Capital Group
2.1615 of 5 stars
+3.8%$846.81M$18.98M8.4725Short Interest ↑
GAMCO Investors
1.6898 of 5 stars
N/A+62.1%$653.55M$259.73M7.91178Positive News
2.2281 of 5 stars
N/A+52.1%$595.30M$1.20B3.552,908Short Interest ↓
Northern Star Investment Corp. II
0.3333 of 5 stars
N/AN/A$389.20MN/A0.00N/AHigh Trading Volume
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
2.7182 of 5 stars
+28.4%$339.92M$311.68M5.74358Positive News
InterPrivate III Financial Partners
0 of 5 stars
JMP Group
2.1214 of 5 stars
Siebert Financial
1.3648 of 5 stars
Lion Group
1 of 5 stars
China Finance Online
1.2398 of 5 stars
N/A-35.5%$15.73M$40.03M-1.412,020Positive News
This page was last updated on 12/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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