JEF Stock Overview
Jefferies Financial Group Inc. engages in the investment banking and capital markets, and asset management businesses in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$34.86|
|52 Week High||US$44.47|
|52 Week Low||US$25.88|
|1 Month Change||23.01%|
|3 Month Change||13.96%|
|1 Year Change||-0.66%|
|3 Year Change||87.82%|
|5 Year Change||45.43%|
|Change since IPO||1,845.67%|
Recent News & Updates
Jefferies Financial Group goes ex-dividend tomorrow
Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) had declared $0.30/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 3.47% Payable Aug. 26; for shareholders of record Aug. 15; ex-div Aug. 12. See JEF Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth.
Jefferies expects to pay $80M penalty in employee communications probe
Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) expects to pay an $80M civil monetary penalty in connection with an industry-wide investigation of financial firms' recordkeeping regarding business communications through personal devices, it disclosed Monday after the close of trading. The company said the penalty will be made to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Last month, Bloomberg reported that Bank of America (BAC) is expected to pay $200M in the probe into Wall Street's use of unapproved personal devices such as cell phones an tablets. In December, JPMorgan Chase (JPM) agreed to pay $200M to settle charges that it failed to maintain adequate records of employees' business communications.
|JEF||US Capital Markets||US Market|
Return vs Industry: JEF exceeded the US Capital Markets industry which returned -13.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: JEF exceeded the US Market which returned -10.2% over the past year.
|JEF Average Weekly Movement||5.2%|
|Capital Markets Industry Average Movement||0.5%|
|Market Average Movement||7.7%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: JEF is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: JEF's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Jefferies Financial Group Inc. engages in the investment banking and capital markets, and asset management businesses in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The company operates in Investment Banking and Capital Markets, Asset Management, Merchant Banking, and Corporate segments. It provides investment banking, advisory services with respect to mergers or acquisitions, restructurings or recapitalizations and private capital advisory transactions; equity and debt underwriting; and corporate lending.
Jefferies Financial Group Inc. Fundamentals Summary
|JEF fundamental statistics|
Is JEF overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|JEF income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$2.06b|
Last Reported Earnings
May 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||5.05|
|Net Profit Margin||17.28%|
How did JEF perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison