Lazard Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.65 (-1.47 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume748,912 shs
Average Volume763,104 shs
Market Capitalization$4.57 billion
P/E Ratio11.73
Dividend Yield4.26%
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About Lazard

Lazard Ltd, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a financial advisory and asset management firm in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Central and South America. Its Financial Advisory segment offers various financial advisory services regarding mergers and acquisitions, capital advisory, restructurings, shareholder advisory, sovereign advisory, capital raising, and other strategic advisory matters. This segment serves corporate, partnership, institutional, government, sovereign, and individual clients across various industry areas, including consumers, financial institutions, healthcare and life sciences, industrials, power and energy/infrastructure, and real estate, as well as technology, media, and telecommunications. The company's Asset Management segment offers a range of investment solutions and investment management services in equity and fixed income strategies; asset allocation strategies; and alternative investments and private equity funds to corporations, public funds, sovereign entities, endowments and foundations, labor funds, financial intermediaries, and private clients. Lazard Ltd was founded in 1848 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.


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2.46 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

25th out of 1,971 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

4th out of 70 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Lazard (NYSE:LAZ) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Lazard a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lazard in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Lazard stock.
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When is Lazard's next earnings date?

Lazard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July 30th 2021.
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How were Lazard's earnings last quarter?

Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April, 30th. The asset manager reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.02. The asset manager had revenue of $679.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $640.24 million. Lazard had a net margin of 15.38% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 53.46%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 21.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.58 EPS.
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How has Lazard's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Lazard's stock was trading at $29.62 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LAZ shares have increased by 46.9% and is now trading at $43.50.
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How often does Lazard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lazard?

Lazard announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 10th will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share on Friday, May 21st. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 7th.
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Is Lazard a good dividend stock?

Lazard pays an annual dividend of $1.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.26%. LAZ has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Lazard does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Lazard is 52.22%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Lazard will have a dividend payout ratio of 40.52% next year. This indicates that Lazard will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for LAZ?

7 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Lazard's stock. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $61.00. On average, they expect Lazard's stock price to reach $47.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Lazard's key executives?

Lazard's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kenneth Marc Jacobs, Chairman & CEO (Age 62, Pay $3.1M)
  • Mr. Ashish Bhutani, Vice Chairman & MD (Age 60, Pay $4.21M)
  • Mr. Alexander Franz Stern, Pres (Age 55, Pay $1.92M)
  • Mr. Evan L. Russo J.D., Chief Financial Officer (Age 46, Pay $1.64M)
  • Mr. Peter R. Orszag, Chief Exec. Officer of Financial Advisory (Age 52, Pay $4.84M)
  • Mr. Dominick J. Ragone III, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Pierre Tattevin, Managing Director (Age 64)
  • Mr. Scott D. Hoffman Esq., Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 58)
  • Ms. Alexandra M. Deignan, Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Judi Frost Mackey, Managing Director of Global Communications

What is Kenneth M. Jacobs' approval rating as Lazard's CEO?

96 employees have rated Lazard CEO Kenneth M. Jacobs on Glassdoor.com. Kenneth M. Jacobs has an approval rating of 98% among Lazard's employees. This puts Kenneth M. Jacobs in the top 20% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Lazard own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lazard investors own include Bank of America (BAC), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Cisco Systems (CSCO), The Walt Disney (DIS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Micron Technology (MU), CVS Health (CVS) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

What is Lazard's stock symbol?

Lazard trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LAZ."

Who are Lazard's major shareholders?

Lazard's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (5.27%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.31%), BlackRock Inc. (3.69%), Morgan Stanley (1.90%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.41%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.35%). Company insiders that own Lazard stock include Alexander F Stern, Dominick Ragone and Scott D Hoffman.
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Which institutional investors are selling Lazard stock?

LAZ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Lazard company stock in the last year include Alexander F Stern, and Scott D Hoffman.
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Which institutional investors are buying Lazard stock?

LAZ stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Jennison Associates LLC, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Bank of Nova Scotia.
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How do I buy shares of Lazard?

Shares of LAZ 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 Lazard's stock price today?

One share of LAZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.50.

How much money does Lazard make?

Lazard has a market capitalization of $4.57 billion and generates $2.65 billion in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $402.46 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.60 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Lazard have?

Lazard employs 3,100 workers across the globe.

When was Lazard founded?

Lazard was founded in 1848.

What is Lazard's official website?

The official website for Lazard is www.lazard.com.

Where are Lazard's headquarters?


How can I contact Lazard?

Lazard's mailing address is CLARENDON HOUSE 2 CHURCH STREET, HAMILTON D0, HM II. The asset manager can be reached via phone at 441-295-1422 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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