Jefferies Financial Group Inc. , a diversified financial services company, engages in investment banking and capital markets, asset management, and direct investing businesses in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Jefferies Financial Group stock last closed at $39.13, down 0.23% from the previous day, and has increased 12.25% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Financial Conglomerates industry by 0.16 percentage points. Jefferies Financial Group stock is currently +51.23% from its 52-week low of $25.88, and -4.09% from its 52-week high of $40.80.
At the moment, there are 226.16M shares of JEF outstanding. The market value of JEF is $8.85B. In the last 24 hours, 651,755 JEF shares were traded.
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Out of 4 sell side analysts who give ratings on JEF, the consensus analyst rating on JEF is a Hold
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James Yaro, a bottom 25% analyst from Goldman Sachs downgrades JEF to a hold rating and announces their JEF price target of $40.00, on Jan 11, 2023.
Michael Brown, a top 11% analyst from Keefe, Bruyette & Woods downgrades JEF to a hold rating and lowers their JEF price target from $38.00 to $37.00, on Dec 22, 2022.
Manan Gosalia, a bottom 9% analyst from Morgan Stanley maintains JEF with a hold rating and lowers their JEF price target from $32.00 to $28.00, on Jul 19, 2022.
Chris Kotowski, a top 1% analyst from Oppenheimer maintains JEF with a buy rating and lowers their JEF price target from $50.00 to $47.00, on Jun 7, 2022.
An analyst from Morgan Stanley maintains JEF with a hold rating and lowers their JEF price target from $40.00 to $35.00, on Mar 8, 2022.
You can dive deeper into what analysts are saying on the Jefferies Financial Group stock forecast page.
Last year, JEF earnings were $777.17M. In the past 5 year, JEF's earnings have increased by 47.39% per year. This was slower than the Financial Conglomerates industry average of 68.16%.
Last year, JEF revenue was $5.98B. In the past 5 year, JEF's revenue has increased by 7.96% per year. This was faster than the Financial Conglomerates industry average of 5.07%.
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Over the last year, executives and large shareholders at JEF have sold more shares than they have bought.
Brian P. Friedman, President of JEF, was the latest JEF insider to sell. They sold $24,814,185.96 worth of JEF shares on Jan 24, 2023.
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Jefferies Financial Group pays a dividend of 3.83%, compared to the Financial Conglomerates industry's average dividend yield of 4.66%. If you owned $1,000 of JEF stock, you would have been paid $38.33 in the past 12 months.
Jefferies Financial Group dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade but have not remained stable.
Get more info about Jefferies Financial Group dividend yield and history here.
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