Piper Jaffray Companies Company Profile (NYSE:PJC)

About Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC)

Piper Jaffray Companies logoPiper Jaffray Companies is an investment bank and asset management company. The Company's segments include Capital Markets and Asset Management. The Capital Markets segment provides investment banking and institutional sales, trading and research services for various equity and fixed income products. The Asset Management segment includes its traditional asset management business and its investments in registered funds and private funds or partnerships that it manages. It provides a range of products and services, including equity and debt capital markets products; public finance services; financial advisory services; equity and fixed income institutional brokerage; equity and fixed income research, and asset management services. The Company serves the needs of corporations, private equity groups, public entities, non-profit entities and institutional investors in the United States and internationally.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Investment Banking
  • Sub-Industry: Investment Banking & Brokerage
  • Symbol: NYSE:PJC
  • CUSIP: 72407810
  • Web: www.piperjaffray.com
  • Market Cap: $940.09 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,114,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $57.89
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $59.79
  • 52 Week Range: $50.25 - $81.85
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 283.78
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.51
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $821.58 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.14
  • Book Value: $61.33 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.01
  • Annual Dividend: $1.25
  • Dividend Yield: 2.0%
  • Net Margins: 7.33%
  • Return on Equity: 5.90%
  • Return on Assets: 2.97%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.15%
  • Current Ratio: 1.40%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.42%
  • Average Volume: 68,211 shs.
  • Beta: 1.45
  • Short Ratio: 4.25

Frequently Asked Questions for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC)

What is Piper Jaffray Companies' stock symbol?

Piper Jaffray Companies trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PJC."

How often does Piper Jaffray Companies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Piper Jaffray Companies?

Piper Jaffray Companies announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 28th will be given a dividend of $0.3125 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $1.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 24th. View Piper Jaffray Companies' Dividend History.

How will Piper Jaffray Companies' stock buyback program work?

Piper Jaffray Companies announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Friday, August 11th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $150,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 17.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Piper Jaffray Companies' earnings last quarter?

Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $1.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.11 by $0.29. The firm earned $197.75 million during the quarter. Piper Jaffray Companies had a net margin of 7.33% and a return on equity of 5.90%. View Piper Jaffray Companies' Earnings History.

When will Piper Jaffray Companies make its next earnings announcement?

Piper Jaffray Companies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Piper Jaffray Companies.

Where is Piper Jaffray Companies' stock going? Where will Piper Jaffray Companies' stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Piper Jaffray Companies' stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $64.00. On average, they anticipate Piper Jaffray Companies' stock price to reach $27.79 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Piper Jaffray Companies.

Who are some of Piper Jaffray Companies' key competitors?

Who are Piper Jaffray Companies' key executives?

Piper Jaffray Companies' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Andrew S. Duff, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Stuart C. Harvey Jr., President, Chief Operating Officer
  • Debbra L.ee Schoneman, Chief Financial Officer
  • John W. Geelan, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Chad R. Abraham, Co-Head - Global Investment Banking and Capital Markets
  • Christopher D. Crawshaw, Head of Asset Management
  • Christine N. Esckilsen, Chief Human Capital Officer
  • Francis E. Fairman IV, Head - Public Finance Services Business
  • Jeffrey P. Klinefelter, Global Head - Equities
  • R. Scott LaRue, Co-Head - Global Investment Banking and Capital Markets

Who owns Piper Jaffray Companies stock?

Piper Jaffray Companies' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.67%), Shell Asset Management Co. (0.32%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.07%), Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC (0.04%) and Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Piper Jaffray Companies stock include Addison L Piper, Andrew S Duff, B Kristine Johnson, Chad R Abraham, Christine N Esckilsen, Christopher D Crawshaw, Debbra L Schoneman, Francis E Iv Fairman, Martin Bradley Winges, R Scott Larue, Stuart C Harvey Jr and Thomas Gregory Smith. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Piper Jaffray Companies.

Who bought Piper Jaffray Companies stock? Who is buying Piper Jaffray Companies stock?

Piper Jaffray Companies' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shell Asset Management Co., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Sit Investment Associates Inc., Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC and Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Piper Jaffray Companies stock in the last two years include R Scott Larue and Stuart C Harvey Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Piper Jaffray Companies.

How do I buy Piper Jaffray Companies stock?

Shares of Piper Jaffray Companies can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Piper Jaffray Companies' stock price today?

One share of Piper Jaffray Companies stock can currently be purchased for approximately $62.20.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE PJC)
Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  77 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  158 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  235
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.50)
Consensus Price Target: $27.79 (55.33% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC)
Price Target History for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC)
Analysts' Ratings History for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/16/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsInitiated CoverageMkt Perform -> Mkt Perform$64.00N/AView Rating Details
4/28/2017TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingReduce$20.00LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector Perform$19.00 -> $22.50LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Price Target$22.00 -> $25.00LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017DesjardinsDowngradeHold -> Sell$21.00 -> $20.00LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017CIBCBoost Price Target$19.00 -> $22.00LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$21.00LowView Rating Details
4/15/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
2/8/2016MacquarieBoost Price TargetNeutral$42.00 -> $44.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC)
Earnings by Quarter for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE PJC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2017N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2017Q2 2017$1.11$1.40$197.75 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2017Q1 17$1.03$1.77$200.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2017Q416$1.35$1.75$202.13 million$217.88 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.93$1.37$163.56 million$199.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.53$0.88$143.86 million$170.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.82$0.70$153.06 million$152.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.87$1.40$149.69 million$195.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q3$0.99$0.48$161.09 million$148.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.98$1.19$157.63 million$163.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$1.02$1.14$160.10 million$161.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.94$0.90$147.08 million$148.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.57$1.03$125.48 million$155.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$1.18$1.25$149.33 million$166.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.77$1.10$127.10 million$168.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q413$0.73$1.91$136.00 million$182.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2013Q313$0.50$0.57$117.55 million$138.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2013Q2 2013$0.55$0.25$116.30 million$99.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/17/2013Q1 2013$0.53$0.57$113.20 million$109.53 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q4 2012$0.69$0.88$129.87 million$140.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2012$0.29$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.30$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2012$0.30$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$0.19$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2011$0.16($0.23)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2011$0.50$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$0.52$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$0.48$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.39 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.92 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC)
Most Recent Dividend:9/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.25
Dividend Yield:2.01%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-1,249.88% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
23.19% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
21.11% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE PJC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.36%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 66.32%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/4/2017Christopher D CrawshawInsiderSell8,168$63.65$519,893.20View SEC Filing  
8/2/2017Christopher D CrawshawInsiderSell320$63.50$20,320.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2017Thomas Gregory SmithInsiderSell1,500$62.46$93,690.00View SEC Filing  
7/28/2017Martin Bradley WingesInsiderSell3,000$64.42$193,260.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2017Martin Bradley WingesInsiderSell2,000$73.50$147,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2017Christine N EsckilsenInsiderSell1,500$79.72$119,580.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2017Christopher D CrawshawInsiderSell10,000$79.12$791,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017Debbra L SchonemanCFOSell7,000$76.09$532,630.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017Andrew S DuffChairmanSell9,641$75.35$726,449.35View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017Francis E Iv FairmanInsiderSell12,496$75.34$941,448.64View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Andrew S DuffChairmanSell32,149$65.44$2,103,830.56View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Debbra L SchonemanCFOSell10,000$65.54$655,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016Christine N EsckilsenInsiderSell2,000$64.75$129,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2016R Scott LarueInsiderSell10,000$59.29$592,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Stuart C Harvey JrInsiderBuy4,000$55.15$220,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2016B Kristine JohnsonDirectorSell1,425$53.45$76,166.25View SEC Filing  
11/1/2016Christine N EsckilsenInsiderSell2,000$56.97$113,940.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2016Chad R AbrahamInsiderSell17,048$56.33$960,313.84View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016Christopher D CrawshawInsiderSell5,000$41.88$209,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Thomas Gregory SmithInsiderSell2,500$41.42$103,550.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016Christopher D CrawshawInsiderSell21,737$41.45$900,998.65View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016R Scott LarueInsiderSell20,000$41.76$835,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015Addison L PiperDirectorSell156$39.48$6,158.88View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015R Scott LarueInsiderBuy15,000$34.58$518,700.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Andrew S DuffCEOSell2,858$52.96$151,359.68View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Jeffrey P KlinefelterInsiderSell7,200$55.10$396,720.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Andrew S DuffCEOSell11,719$56.41$661,068.79View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Debbra L SchonemanCFOSell1,617$55.45$89,662.65View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Lisa PolskyDirectorSell7,000$57.05$399,350.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014R Scott LarueInsiderSell6,670$57.37$382,657.90View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Francis E Iv FairmanInsiderSell8,894$57.72$513,361.68View SEC Filing  
10/31/2014Francis E Iv FairmanInsiderSell1,391$56.54$78,647.14View SEC Filing  
10/30/2014Chad R AbrahamInsiderSell4,442$53.97$239,734.74View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014Chad R AbrahamInsiderSell10,000$53.97$539,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014R Scott LarueInsiderSell3,609$53.62$193,514.58View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Addison L PiperDirectorSell2,171$50.96$110,634.16View SEC Filing  
7/25/2014Chad R AbrahamInsiderSell5,000$51.60$258,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2014B Kristine JohnsonDirectorSell5,713$43.64$249,315.32View SEC Filing  
4/28/2014Martin Bradley WingesInsiderSell5,573$43.44$242,091.12View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Martin Bradley WingesInsiderSell2,395$39.32$94,171.40View SEC Filing  
1/30/2014Michael FrancisDirectorSell5,713$40.31$230,291.03View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013R Scott LarueInsiderSell6,934$35.81$248,306.54View SEC Filing  
2/4/2013Brien M O'brienInsiderSell10,000$40.04$400,400.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Piper Jaffray Companies (PJC) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

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