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DOW   35,368.47
QQQ   370.55
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DOW   35,368.47
QQQ   370.55

Lazard Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.27 (-2.86%)
(As of 01/18/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
822,394 shs
Average Volume
540,177 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.52 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Lazard

Lazard Ltd. is a financial advisory and asset management firm, which engages in the provision of crafting solutions to the clients, including corporations, governments, institutions, partnerships, and individuals. It operates through the Financial Advisory and Asset Management segments. The Financial Advisory segment offers corporate, partnership, institutional, government, sovereign, and individual clients, an array of financial advisory services regarding mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, capital structure, capital raising, and corporate preparedness. The Asset Management segment provides global investment solutions and investment management services. The company was founded by Alexandre Lazard, Lazare Lazard, and Simon Lazard in 1848 and is headquartered in New York, NY.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Investment advice
Investment Banking & Brokerage
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.65 billion
Cash Flow
$7.35 per share
Book Value
$9.52 per share


Net Income
$402.46 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$4.52 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 11/19 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

3.21 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

22nd out of 1,349 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

8th out of 61 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Lazard (NYSE:LAZ) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Lazard a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lazard in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Lazard stock.
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How has Lazard's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Lazard's stock was trading at $29.62 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LAZ shares have increased by 45.4% and is now trading at $43.07.
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Are investors shorting Lazard?

Lazard saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,480,000 shares, a drop of 20.9% from the December 15th total of 1,870,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 486,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.0 days. Approximately 1.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Lazard's next earnings date?

Lazard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 4th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Lazard

How were Lazard's earnings last quarter?

Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ) released its earnings results on Friday, October, 29th. The asset manager reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.95 by $0.03. The asset manager earned $702 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $711.97 million. Lazard had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 58.36% and a net margin of 16.07%. The business's revenue was up 23.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.67 earnings per share.
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How often does Lazard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lazard?

Lazard declared a quarterly dividend on Saturday, October 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.47 per share on Friday, November 19th. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 5th.
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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 4.24%. LAZ has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Lazard has been increasing its dividend for 14 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Lazard is 42.63%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Lazard will have a dividend payout ratio of 38.76% 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?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Lazard's shares. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $58.00. On average, they expect Lazard's stock price to reach $50.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Lazard's key executives?

Lazard's management team includes the following people:
  • Kenneth Marc Jacobs, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Alexander Franz Stern, President & Managing Director
  • Evan L. Russo, Chief Financial Officer
  • Clare Pickett, Senior Vice President
  • Scott D. Hoffman, Secretary & Chief Administrative Officer

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.

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), 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."

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 $43.07.

How much money does Lazard make?

Lazard has a market capitalization of $4.52 billion and generates $2.65 billion in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $402.46 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.41 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 (212) 632-6000, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 441-292-4720.

This page was last updated on 1/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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