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NYSE:LAZ

Lazard Stock Forecast, Price & News

$45.77
-1.04 (-2.22 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 03:16 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$45.41
Now: $45.77
$46.09
50-Day Range
$37.32
MA: $41.43
$45.42
52-Week Range
$20.94
Now: $45.77
$46.94
Volume16,427 shs
Average Volume706,300 shs
Market Capitalization$4.81 billion
P/E Ratio17.95
Dividend Yield4.14%
Beta1.66
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 and other strategic matters, 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. 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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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.35 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

69th out of 1,651 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

4th out of 60 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment advice
Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage
SectorFinance
CUSIPG5405010
Phone441-295-1422
Employees3,018

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.67 billion
Cash Flow$7.76 per share
Book Value$6.49 per share

Profitability

Net Income$286.50 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$4.81 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$45.77
-1.04 (-2.22 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 03:16 PM ET)
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Lazard (NYSE:LAZ) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Lazard's stock 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 (WHO). Since then, LAZ shares have increased by 54.0% and is now trading at $45.62.
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Is Lazard a buy right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lazard in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Lazard stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in LAZ, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Lazard?

Wall Street analysts have given Lazard a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Lazard wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Lazard's next earnings date?

Lazard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How were Lazard's earnings last quarter?

Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 3rd. The asset manager reported $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.20. The asset manager had revenue of $569.05 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $506.79 million. Lazard had a return on equity of 47.79% and a net margin of 11.62%. Lazard's revenue for the quarter was down 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.76 EPS.
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How often does Lazard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lazard?

Lazard declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 9th will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share on Friday, November 20th. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.12%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 6th.
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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 4.14%. LAZ has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Lazard is 57.32%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Lazard will have a dividend payout ratio of 50.00% 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?

9 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Lazard's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $52.00. On average, they expect Lazard's stock price to reach $38.44 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 15.7%.
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Are investors shorting Lazard?

Lazard saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,090,000 shares, an increase of 40.5% from the December 15th total of 2,200,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 591,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.2 days. Currently, 2.8% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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), The Walt Disney (DIS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Micron Technology (MU), CVS Health (CVS) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are Lazard's key executives?

Lazard's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kenneth Marc Jacobs, Chairman & CEO (Age 62, Pay $3.09M)
  • Mr. Ashish Bhutani, Vice Chairman & MD
  • Mr. Alexander Franz Stern, Pres (Age 55, Pay $2M)
  • Mr. Evan L. Russo J.D., Chief Financial Officer (Age 46, Pay $1.53M)
  • Mr. Scott D. Hoffman Esq., Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 58, Pay $1.52M)
  • Mr. Dominick J. Ragone III, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Pierre Tattevin, Managing Director (Age 64)
  • Ms. Alexandra M. Deignan, Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Judi Frost Mackey, Managing Director of Global Communications
  • Ms. Alexandra Soto, COO of Financial Advisory & Group Exec. of Human Capital and Workplace Innovation (Age 53)

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include North Star Investment Management Corp. (0.03%), Raymond James Trust N.A. (0.01%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.01%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.00%). Company insiders that own Lazard stock include Alexander F Stern, Dominick Ragone and Scott D Hoffman.
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Which major investors are selling Lazard stock?

LAZ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including North Star Investment Management Corp., and Raymond James Trust N.A.. 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 major investors are buying Lazard stock?

LAZ stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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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.

What is Lazard's stock price today?

One share of LAZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.62.

How big of a company is Lazard?

Lazard has a market capitalization of $4.79 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 1/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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