NYSE:LAZ - Lazard Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$51.00 +0.53 (+1.05 %)
(As of 07/18/2018 06:58 AM ET)
Previous Close$50.47
Today's Range$50.37 - $51.29
52-Week Range$40.50 - $60.00
Volume361,700 shs
Average Volume608,247 shs
Market Capitalization$6.55 billion
P/E Ratio13.49
Dividend Yield3.49%
Beta1.84
Lazard logoLazard 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Investment advice
Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:LAZ
CUSIPG5405010
Phone441-295-1422

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.13
Current Ratio1.97
Quick Ratio1.97

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio13.49
Forward P/E Ratio11.46
P/E Growth1.14

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.70 billion
Price / Sales2.45
Cash Flow$7.0151 per share
Price / Cash7.27
Book Value$9.70 per share
Price / Book5.26

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.78
Net Income$253.58 million
Net Margins10.81%
Return on Equity44.63%
Return on Assets11.70%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,843
Outstanding Shares129,770,000
Market Cap$6,549.29

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Lazard (NYSE:LAZ) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lazard's stock symbol?

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

How often does Lazard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lazard?

Lazard announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 7th will be given a dividend of $0.44 per share on Friday, May 18th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.45%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 4th. This is a positive change from Lazard's previous quarterly dividend of $0.12. View Lazard's Dividend History.

How will Lazard's stock buyback program work?

Lazard announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Thursday, October 26th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Lazard's earnings last quarter?

Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 26th. The asset manager reported $1.26 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.22. The asset manager earned $724 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $652.99 million. Lazard had a return on equity of 44.63% and a net margin of 10.81%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 16.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.83 earnings per share. View Lazard's Earnings History.

When is Lazard's next earnings date?

Lazard is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Lazard.

What price target have analysts set for LAZ?

8 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Lazard's stock. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate Lazard's share price to reach $60.2857 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Lazard.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lazard?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lazard in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of Lazard's key competitors?

Who are Lazard's key executives?

Lazard's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kenneth Marc Jacobs, Chairman & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Ashish Bhutani, Vice Chairman & Managing Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Evan L. Russo J.D., Chief Financial Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Alexander Franz Stern, Chief Operating Officer & CEO of Financial Advisory (Age 52)
  • Mr. Scott D. Hoffman Esq., Chief Admin. Officer, MD, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 55)

Has Lazard been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about LAZ stock have been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lazard earned a coverage optimism score of -0.02 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the asset manager an impact score of 45.24 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are Lazard's major shareholders?

Lazard's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.11%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.33%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.07%), Summit Financial Wealth Advisors LLC (0.05%), Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management (0.03%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). Company insiders that own Lazard stock include Alexander F Stern, Jane L Mendillo, Matthieu Bucaille and Scott D Hoffman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lazard.

Which major investors are selling Lazard stock?

LAZ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Clinton Group Inc. and NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V.. Company insiders that have sold Lazard company stock in the last year include Alexander F Stern and Scott D Hoffman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lazard.

Which major investors are buying Lazard stock?

LAZ stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL, Summit Financial Wealth Advisors LLC, Osborn Williams & Donohoe LLC, Polianta Ltd, Capital One National Association, Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management and Denali Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lazard.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lazard's stock price today?

One share of LAZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.00.

How big of a company is Lazard?

Lazard has a market capitalization of $6.55 billion and generates $2.70 billion in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $253.58 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.78 on an earnings per share basis. Lazard employs 2,843 workers across the globe.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lazard (NYSE LAZ)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  476 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  428 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  904
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lazard and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LAZ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LAZ will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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