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Lazard Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:LAZ)

-0.07 (-0.19 %)
(As of 10/16/2019 10:13 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $37.68
50-Day Range
MA: $35.50
52-Week Range
Now: $37.68
Volume2,123 shs
Average Volume808,110 shs
Market Capitalization$4.03 billion
P/E Ratio9.12
Dividend Yield5.14%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment advice
Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.88 billion
Cash Flow$7.37 per share
Book Value$7.48 per share


Net Income$527.13 million


Market Cap$4.03 billion
Next Earnings Date10/31/2019 (Confirmed)

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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, July 24th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 5th will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share on Friday, August 16th. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.99%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 2nd. View Lazard's Dividend History.

How will Lazard's stock buyback program work?

Lazard declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Thursday, October 26th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Lazard's earnings last quarter?

Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 25th. The asset manager reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.10. The asset manager earned $630 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $604.18 million. Lazard had a net margin of 14.42% and a return on equity of 47.09%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 15.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.10 EPS. View Lazard's Earnings History.

When is Lazard's next earnings date?

Lazard is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 31st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lazard.

How can I listen to Lazard's earnings call?

Lazard will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 31st at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for LAZ?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Lazard's shares. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $46.00. On average, they expect Lazard's stock price to reach $40.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lazard.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lazard?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lazard in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Lazard.

Has Lazard been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about LAZ stock have been trending very negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lazard earned a coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the asset manager a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Lazard.

Are investors shorting Lazard?

Lazard saw a decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,710,000 shares, a decrease of 17.9% from the August 30th total of 4,520,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 737,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.0 days. Approximately 3.6% of the company's stock are short sold. View Lazard's Current Options Chain.

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), AbbVie (ABBV), Micron Technology (MU), AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Walt Disney (DIS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Boeing (BA), CVS Health (CVS) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

Who are Lazard's key executives?

Lazard's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Lazard's major shareholders?

Lazard's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include North Star Investment Management Corp. (0.10%), Winmill & CO. Inc. (0.04%), Evanson Asset Management LLC (0.02%), Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.02%), Dfpg Investments Inc. (0.01%) and Spirit of America Management Corp NY (0.01%). Company insiders that own Lazard stock include Alexander F Stern 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 Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL and Spirit of America Management Corp NY. 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 North Star Investment Management Corp., Winmill & CO. Inc., Dfpg Investments Inc. and Evanson Asset Management 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lazard's stock price today?

One share of LAZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.68.

How big of a company is Lazard?

Lazard has a market capitalization of $4.03 billion and generates $2.88 billion in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $527.13 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.16 on an earnings per share basis. Lazard employs 2,996 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Lazard.

What is Lazard's official website?

The official website for Lazard is http://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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Lazard (NYSE LAZ)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  560 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  535 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,095
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 10/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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