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Jefferies Financial Group NYSE:JEF Stock Report

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14 Aug, 2022


Company Financials +
JEF fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health3/6

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

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Jefferies Financial Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$34.86
52 Week HighUS$44.47
52 Week LowUS$25.88
1 Month Change23.01%
3 Month Change13.96%
1 Year Change-0.66%
3 Year Change87.82%
5 Year Change45.43%
Change since IPO1,845.67%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 11

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.

Aug 01

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.

Shareholder Returns

JEFUS Capital MarketsUS 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.

Price Volatility

Is JEF's price volatile compared to industry and market?
JEF volatility
JEF Average Weekly Movement5.2%
Capital Markets Industry Average Movement0.5%
Market Average Movement7.7%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.9%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

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

19625,556Rich Handler

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

How do Jefferies Financial Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
JEF fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$8.10b
Earnings (TTM)US$1.17b
Revenue (TTM)US$6.79b


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Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
JEF income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$2.06b
Gross ProfitUS$4.73b
Other ExpensesUS$3.56b

Last Reported Earnings

May 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)5.05
Gross Margin69.64%
Net Profit Margin17.28%
Debt/Equity Ratio244.6%

How did JEF perform over the long term?

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