NYSE:PJC - Piper Jaffray Companies Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $74.40 +1.11 (+1.51 %) (As of 02/17/2019 02:57 PM ET)Previous Close$74.40Today's Range$73.35 - $74.9152-Week Range$61.35 - $92.40Volume53,481 shsAverage Volume56,166 shsMarket Capitalization$1.10 billionP/E Ratio12.04Dividend Yield2.05%Beta1.36 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 Phone612-303-6000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.17 Current Ratio1.68 Quick Ratio0.39Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.04 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$800.99 million Price / Sales1.38 Cash Flow$6.2891 per share Price / Cash Flow11.83 Book Value$49.06 per share Price / Book1.52Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$57.03 million Net Margins6.44% Return on Equity11.69% Return on Assets5.66%Miscellaneous Employees1,301 Outstanding Shares14,827,000Market Cap$1.10 billion 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 4th. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 25th will be given a dividend of $0.375 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $1.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 22nd. 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 initiated a share repurchase 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 reacquire up to 17.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Piper Jaffray Companies' earnings last quarter? Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) issued its earnings results on Friday, February, 1st. The financial services provider reported $1.99 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.64 by $0.35. The financial services provider had revenue of $226.78 million for the quarter. Piper Jaffray Companies had a return on equity of 11.69% and a net margin of 6.44%. 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 Friday, April 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates 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? News articles about PJC stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. 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 media sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. 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), Investment Technology Group (ITG), Wisdom Tree Investments (WETF), 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 & Co. Ltd. (GLCH). Who are Piper Jaffray Companies' key executives? Piper Jaffray Companies' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Chad R. Abraham, CEO & Director (Age 50)Ms. Debbra Lynn Schoneman, Pres, MD & Director (Age 50)Mr. Scott Larue, MD & Global Co-Head of Investment Banking & Capital Markets (Age 58)Mr. Francis Evarts Fairman IV, Head of Public Fin. Services & MD (Age 61)Mr. Timothy Lee Carter, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51) Who are Piper Jaffray Companies' major shareholders? Piper Jaffray Companies' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.17%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.11%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (2.92%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.38%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.96%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.71%). Company insiders that own Piper Jaffray Companies stock include Andrew S Duff, Christopher D Crawshaw, 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 Millennium Management LLC, James Investment Research Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, LSV Asset Management and KBC Group NV. 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 BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Rhumbline Advisers, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. 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 $74.40. How big of a company is Piper Jaffray Companies? Piper Jaffray Companies has a market capitalization of $1.10 billion and generates $800.99 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: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 244 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 380 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 624MarketBeat'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. This page was last updated on 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Trading Options- What is a Strangle?