About Leucadia National (NYSE:LUK)
Leucadia National Corporation operates as a diversified holding company that focuses on financial service businesses and investments in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Its services include equities research, sales, and trading; financing, securities lending, and other brokerage; wealth management; fixed income sales and trading; futures; equity capital markets, debt capital markets, and financial advisory; and asset management services. The company also provides online foreign exchange trading, contract for difference trading, spread betting, and related services. In addition, it develops and owns residential and mixed-use real estate properties in California, New York, Florida, Virginia, South Carolina, and Maine; provides capital solutions, investment sales advisory, and mortgage servicing for multifamily and commercial properties; and purchases automobile installment contracts, as well as owns and manages a portfolio of leases on used Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Further, it processes and markets fresh and chilled boxed beef, ground beef, beef by-products, consumer-ready beef and pork, and wet blue leather; oil and gas properties in the Bakken Shale oil field in North Dakota and Montana, and the Denver-Julesburg Basin in Wyoming; owns and operates 28 automobile dealerships; offers fixed wireless broadband services in Italy; manufactures and markets plastic netting and wood products; and mines gold and silver ores. The company was formerly known as Talcott National Corp. and changed its name to Leucadia National Corporation in June 1980. Leucadia National Corporation was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Meat packing plants
Trailing P/E Ratio14.22
Forward P/E Ratio27.94
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$11.44 billion
Price / Sales0.71
Cash Flow$2.2058 per share
Price / Cash10.64
Book Value$29.86 per share
Price / Book0.79
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.65
Net Income$171.72 million
Return on Equity4.80%
Return on Assets1.04%
Leucadia National (NYSE:LUK) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Leucadia National's stock symbol?
Leucadia National trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LUK."
How often does Leucadia National pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Leucadia National?
Leucadia National declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 22nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, March 30th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.70%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 16th. View Leucadia National's Dividend History.
How were Leucadia National's earnings last quarter?
Leucadia National (NYSE:LUK) posted its earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The conglomerate reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.02. The conglomerate had revenue of $2.68 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.47 billion. Leucadia National had a net margin of 0.45% and a return on equity of 4.80%. The firm's revenue was down 6.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.75 earnings per share. View Leucadia National's Earnings History.
When is Leucadia National's next earnings date?
Are investors shorting Leucadia National?
Leucadia National saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 5,597,121 shares, an increase of 41.7% from the April 30th total of 3,950,864 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,735,005 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.5 days.
Who are some of Leucadia National's key competitors?
Who are Leucadia National's key executives?
Leucadia National's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Joseph Saul Steinberg, Co-Founder & Chairman (Age 73)
- Mr. Richard Brian Handler, CEO & Director (Age 57)
- Mr. Brian Paul Friedman, Pres & Director (Age 62)
- Ms. Teresa S. Gendron, VP & CFO (Age 48)
- Mr. Michael J. Sharp J.D., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 62)
Has Leucadia National been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media stories about LUK stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Leucadia National earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the conglomerate an impact score of 46.55 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.
Who are Leucadia National's major shareholders?
Leucadia National's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.38%), First Pacific Advisors LLC (5.49%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.99%), Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (1.72%), Millennium Management LLC (1.26%) and Schroder Investment Management Group (1.12%). Company insiders that own Leucadia National stock include Joseph S Steinberg, National Corp Leucadia and W Patrick Campbell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Leucadia National.
Which institutional investors are selling Leucadia National stock?
LUK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., American Century Companies Inc., First Pacific Advisors LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., Wells Fargo & Company MN, California Public Employees Retirement System and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Leucadia National.
Which institutional investors are buying Leucadia National stock?
LUK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, BlackRock Inc., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Schroder Investment Management Group and Arnhold LLC. Company insiders that have bought Leucadia National stock in the last two years include National Corp Leucadia and W Patrick Campbell. View Insider Buying and Selling for Leucadia National.
How do I buy shares of Leucadia National?
Shares of LUK 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 Leucadia National's stock price today?
One share of LUK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.47.
How big of a company is Leucadia National?
Leucadia National has a market capitalization of $8.09 billion and generates $11.44 billion in revenue each year. The conglomerate earns $171.72 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.65 on an earnings per share basis. Leucadia National employs 12,700 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Leucadia National?
Leucadia National's mailing address is 520 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10022. The conglomerate can be reached via phone at 212-460-1900.
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