NYSE:PJC - Piper Jaffray Companies Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $64.74 +0.09 (+0.14 %) (As of 12/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$64.65Today's Range$64.61 - $66.2952-Week Range$63.88 - $99.80Volume76,000 shsAverage Volume89,746 shsMarket Capitalization$988.07 millionP/E Ratio11.18Dividend Yield2.25%Beta1.5 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Piper Jaffray Companies operates as an investment bank and asset management firm that serves corporations, private equity groups, public entities, non-profit entities, and institutional investors in the United States and internationally. The company's Capital Markets segment offers investment banking and institutional sales, trading, and research services for various equity and fixed income products. It raises capital through equity and debt financings; provides advisory services relating to mergers and acquisitions, equity private placements, and debt and restructuring advisory services for corporate clients; underwrites debt issuances; and offers municipal financial advisory and loan placement services, as well as various over-the-counter derivative products. This segment also provides public finance investment banking capabilities that focus on state and local governments, cultural and social service non-profit entities, education, healthcare, hospitality, senior living, and transportation sectors. In addition, it offers equity and fixed income advisory and trade execution services for institutional investors, and government and non-profit entities; and is involved in trading activities for customer facilitation and strategic trading purposes. Further, this segment engages in merchant banking activities, which comprise equity or debt investments in late stage private companies, and investments in private equity funds and other firm investments' and has alternative asset management funds in merchant banking, energy, and senior living to invest firm capital, as well as to manage capital from outside investors. The Asset Management segment provides traditional asset management services with product offerings in equity securities and master limited partnerships to institutions and individuals through separately managed accounts, and open-end and closed-end funds. Piper Jaffray Companies was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Security brokers & dealers Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:PJC Previous Symbol CUSIP72407810 Webwww.piperjaffray.com Phone612-303-6000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.17 Current Ratio1.68 Quick Ratio0.39 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.18 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$895.19 million Price / Sales1.07 Cash Flow$15.1616 per share Price / Cash Flow4.27 Book Value$49.06 per share Price / Book1.32 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$-61,930,000.00 Net Margins-1.39% Return on Equity11.27% Return on Assets5.05% Miscellaneous Employees1,301 Outstanding Shares14,830,000Market Cap$988.07 million OptionableOptionable Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) Frequently Asked Questions 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 28th will be given a dividend of $0.375 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $1.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 27th. View Piper Jaffray Companies' Dividend History. How will Piper Jaffray Companies' stock buyback program work? Piper Jaffray Companies declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Friday, August 11th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 17.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Piper Jaffray Companies' earnings last quarter? Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) announced its earnings results on Friday, October, 26th. The financial services provider reported $1.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.51 by $0.35. The financial services provider earned $221.23 million during the quarter. Piper Jaffray Companies had a positive return on equity of 11.27% and a negative net margin of 1.39%. View Piper Jaffray Companies' Earnings History. When is Piper Jaffray Companies' next earnings date? Piper Jaffray Companies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Piper Jaffray Companies. What price target have analysts set for PJC? 1 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Piper Jaffray Companies' stock. Their forecasts range from $86.00 to $86.00. On average, they anticipate Piper Jaffray Companies' stock price to reach $86.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 32.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Piper Jaffray Companies. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Piper Jaffray Companies? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Piper Jaffray Companies in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Piper Jaffray Companies. Has Piper Jaffray Companies been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about PJC stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Piper Jaffray Companies earned a news impact score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Piper Jaffray Companies' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Piper Jaffray Companies include Stifel Financial (SF), Navient (NAVI), Waddell & Reed Financial (WDR), Wisdom Tree Investments (WETF), Investment Technology Group (ITG), Associated Capital Group (AC), Gamco Investors (GBL), Freedom (FRHC), Greenhill & Co., Inc. (GHL), Cowen (COWN), Oppenheimer (OPY), Siebert Financial (SIEB), JMP Group (JMP), China Finance Online (JRJC) and Gleacher & Company Inc (GLCH). Who are Piper Jaffray Companies' key executives? Piper Jaffray Companies' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Chad R. Abraham, CEO & Director (Age 49)Ms. Debbra Lynn Schoneman, Pres, MD & Director (Age 49)Mr. Scott Larue, MD & Global Head of Investment Banking & Capital Markets (Age 57)Mr. Francis Evarts Fairman IV, Head of Public Fin. Services & MD (Age 60)Mr. Timothy Lee Carter, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50) Who are Piper Jaffray Companies' major shareholders? Piper Jaffray Companies' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.01%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.74%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.74%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.03%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.77%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.95%). Company insiders that own Piper Jaffray Companies stock include Andrew S Duff, Christine N Esckilsen, Christopher D Crawshaw, Debbra L Schoneman, Francis E Iv Fairman, Martin Bradley Winges and Thomas Gregory Smith. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Piper Jaffray Companies. Which institutional investors are selling Piper Jaffray Companies stock? PJC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., American Century Companies Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, LSV Asset Management, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Martingale Asset Management L P and Vident Investment Advisory LLC. Company insiders that have sold Piper Jaffray Companies company stock in the last year include Andrew S Duff and Francis E Iv Fairman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Piper Jaffray Companies. Which institutional investors are buying Piper Jaffray Companies stock? PJC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Matarin Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Maltese Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc. and Nordea Investment Management AB. View Insider Buying and Selling for Piper Jaffray Companies. How do I buy shares of Piper Jaffray Companies? Shares of PJC 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 Piper Jaffray Companies' stock price today? One share of PJC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $64.74. How big of a company is Piper Jaffray Companies? Piper Jaffray Companies has a market capitalization of $988.07 million and generates $895.19 million in revenue each year. Piper Jaffray Companies employs 1,301 workers across the globe. What is Piper Jaffray Companies' official website? The official website for Piper Jaffray Companies is http://www.piperjaffray.com. How can I contact Piper Jaffray Companies? Piper Jaffray Companies' mailing address is 800 NICOLLET MALL SUITE 1000, MINNEAPOLIS MN, 55402. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 612-303-6000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE PJC)Community Ranking: 1.9 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 232 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 368 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 600MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Piper Jaffray Companies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PJC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PJC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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