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Best Financial Conglomerate Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top financial conglomerate stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best financial conglomerate stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the financial conglomerates industry.

Industry: Financial Conglomerates
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Company
Dividends Score
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Dividend Yield
Payout Ratio
Last Dividend
Annual Dividend
Dividend Percentile
Dividend Dropped Count (L10Y)
Ex-dividend Date
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JEF
JEFFERIES FINANCIAL GROUP INC
$8.70B3.95%30.60%$0.3000$1.5070%2
VOYA
VOYA FINANCIAL INC
$6.41B1.27%12.70%$0.2000$0.8422%22022-12-29
RILY
B RILEY FINANCIAL INC
$1.26B9.11%-426.80%$1.0000$4.0092%12

Financial Conglomerate Stocks FAQ

What are the best financial conglomerate stocks to buy right now in Dec 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best financial conglomerate stocks to buy right now are:

1. Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF)


Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) is the top financial conglomerate stock with a Zen Score of 35, which is 9 points higher than the financial conglomerate industry average of 26. It passed 13 out of 38 due diligence checks and has average fundamentals. Jefferies Financial Group has seen its stock return 1.09% over the past year, overperforming other financial conglomerate stocks by 18 percentage points.

Jefferies Financial Group has an average 1 year price target of $37.33, a downside of -1.73% from Jefferies Financial Group's current stock price of $37.99.

Jefferies Financial Group stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Jefferies Financial Group, 33.33% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 33.33% have issued a Buy, 33.33% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA)


Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA) is the second best financial conglomerate stock with a Zen Score of 27, which is 1 points higher than the financial conglomerate industry average of 26. It passed 10 out of 38 due diligence checks and has average fundamentals. Voya Financial has seen its stock return 6.18% over the past year, overperforming other financial conglomerate stocks by 23 percentage points.

Voya Financial has an average 1 year price target of $79.09, an upside of 19.87% from Voya Financial's current stock price of $65.98.

Voya Financial stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 11 analysts covering Voya Financial, 54.55% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 27.27% have issued a Buy, 18.18% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. B Riley Financial (NASDAQ:RILY)


B Riley Financial (NASDAQ:RILY) is the third best financial conglomerate stock with a Zen Score of 15, which is -11 points lower than the financial conglomerate industry average of 26. It passed 4 out of 38 due diligence checks and has weak fundamentals. B Riley Financial has seen its stock lose -43.28% over the past year, underperforming other financial conglomerate stocks by -27 percentage points.

What are the financial conglomerate stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 3 financial conglomerate stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 financial conglomerate stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. B Riley Financial (NASDAQ:RILY)


B Riley Financial (NASDAQ:RILY) has an annual dividend yield of 9.11%, which is 4 percentage points higher than the financial conglomerate industry average of 4.78%. B Riley Financial's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% twelve times in the last 10 years. B Riley Financial's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

B Riley Financial's dividend payout ratio of -426.8% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF)


Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) has an annual dividend yield of 3.95%, which is -1 percentage points lower than the financial conglomerate industry average of 4.78%. Jefferies Financial Group's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% two times in the last 10 years. Jefferies Financial Group's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Jefferies Financial Group's dividend payout ratio of 30.6% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA)


Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA) has an annual dividend yield of 1.27%, which is -4 percentage points lower than the financial conglomerate industry average of 4.78%. Voya Financial's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% two times in the last 10 years. Voya Financial's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Voya Financial's dividend payout ratio of 12.7% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are financial conglomerate stocks up?

Financial conglomerate stocks were up 2.22% in the last day, and up 0.74% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why financial conglomerate stocks are up.

What are the most undervalued financial conglomerate stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 2 most undervalued financial conglomerate stocks right now are:

1. Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF)


Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) is the most undervalued financial conglomerate stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Jefferies Financial Group has a valuation score of 29, which is 5 points higher than the financial conglomerate industry average of 24. It passed 2 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Jefferies Financial Group's stock has gained 1.09% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the financial conglomerate industry by 18 percentage points.

2. Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA)


Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA) is the second most undervalued financial conglomerate stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Voya Financial has a valuation score of 29, which is 5 points higher than the financial conglomerate industry average of 24. It passed 2 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Voya Financial's stock has gained 6.18% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the financial conglomerate industry by 23 percentage points.

Are financial conglomerate stocks a good buy now?

50% of financial conglomerate stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect financial conglomerate stocks to rise by 11.98% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the financial conglomerates industry?

The average P/E ratio of the financial conglomerates industry is 7.24x.
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