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Lazard Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.87 (-2.66 %)
(As of 09/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $31.85
50-Day Range
MA: $32.09
52-Week Range
Now: $31.85
Volume413,344 shs
Average Volume769,540 shs
Market Capitalization$3.35 billion
P/E Ratio13.91
Dividend Yield5.75%
Lazard Ltd, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a financial advisory and asset management firm worldwide. Its Financial Advisory segment offers various financial advisory services regarding mergers and acquisitions and other strategic matters, restructurings, capital structure, capital raising, shareholder advisory, and various other financial matters. This segment serves corporate, partnership, institutional, government, sovereign, and individual clients. The company's Asset Management segment offers a range of investment solutions and investment management services in equity and fixed income 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.9Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.35 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment advice
Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.67 billion
Cash Flow$7.24 per share
Book Value$6.49 per share


Net Income$286.50 million


Market Cap$3.35 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
-0.87 (-2.66 %)
(As of 09/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Lazard (NYSE:LAZ) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Lazard's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Lazard's stock was trading at $29.62 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LAZ stock has increased by 7.5% and is now trading at $31.85.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Lazard?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lazard in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Lazard's next earnings date?

Lazard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 29th 2020.
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How were Lazard's earnings last quarter?

Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 31st. The asset manager reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.31. The asset manager had revenue of $572.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $513.36 million. Lazard had a return on equity of 51.35% and a net margin of 10.43%. Lazard's quarterly revenue was down 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.73 earnings per share.
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How often does Lazard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lazard?

Lazard announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 29th. Investors of record on Monday, August 10th will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share on Friday, August 21st. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.90%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 7th.
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What price target have analysts set for LAZ?

9 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Lazard's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect Lazard's stock price to reach $35.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.9% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Lazard?

Lazard saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,910,000 shares, an increase of 17.3% from the August 15th total of 2,480,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 602,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.8 days. Currently, 2.7% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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Who are some of Lazard's key competitors?

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), Micron Technology (MU), Walt Disney (DIS), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Verizon Communications (VZ) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are Lazard's key executives?

Lazard's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kenneth Marc Jacobs, Chairman & CEO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Ashish Bhutani, Vice Chairman & MD (Age 59)
  • Mr. Evan L. Russo J.D., Chief Financial Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Alexander Franz Stern, Chief Operating Officer & CEO of Financial Advisory (Age 53)
  • Mr. Scott D. Hoffman Esq., Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 56)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.34%), FMR LLC (8.97%), LSV Asset Management (2.27%), Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (2.19%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.41%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.32%). 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 Vanguard Group Inc., LSV Asset Management, Strs Ohio, Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, Bank of Montreal Can, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Jennison Associates LLC, and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. Company insiders that have sold Lazard company stock in the last year include Alexander F Stern, Dominick Ragone, 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 FMR LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Blue Harbour Group L.P., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., HighTower Advisors LLC, Private Capital Advisors Inc., and Federated Hermes Inc..
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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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Lazard's stock price today?

One share of LAZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.85.

How big of a company is Lazard?

Lazard has a market capitalization of $3.35 billion and generates $2.67 billion in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $286.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.28 on an earnings per share basis. Lazard employs 3,018 workers across the globe.

What is Lazard's official website?

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

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 9/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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