Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (JEF): Price and Financial Metrics

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (JEF): $37.73

-0.29 (-0.76%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where JEF ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 87.35% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for JEF is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • JEF ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 20th percentile.

JEF Stock Summary

  • JEFFERIES FINANCIAL GROUP INC's stock had its IPO on November 5, 1987, making it an older stock than 91.48% of US equities in our set.
  • As for revenue growth, note that JEF's revenue has grown -21.88% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of just 8.15% of US companies in our set.
  • JEFFERIES FINANCIAL GROUP INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 26.65%, greater than the shareholder yield of 94.13% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to JEF, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are HOG, RBB, UBSI, FRME, and BRKL.
  • JEF's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit JEFFERIES FINANCIAL GROUP INC's official web site, go to

JEF Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, JEF's price/sales ratio is 0% higher, now standing at 1.3.
  • JEF's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 5.4 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for JEF.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
JEF 2022-11-23 1.3 0.8 9.0 22.0
JEF 2022-11-22 1.3 0.8 9.0 22.0
JEF 2022-11-21 1.3 0.8 8.8 21.9
JEF 2022-11-18 1.3 0.8 9.0 22.0
JEF 2022-11-17 1.3 0.8 8.9 21.9
JEF 2022-11-16 1.3 0.8 8.9 21.9

JEF's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • JEF has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 34.64% of graded US stocks.
  • JEF's asset turnover comes in at 0.146 -- ranking 123rd of 444 Trading stocks.
  • MPW, STAG, and ACRE are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with JEF.

The table below shows JEF's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-08-31 0.146 0.905 0.030
2021-05-31 0.144 0.910 0.029
2021-02-28 0.134 0.909 0.024
2020-11-30 0.116 0.899 0.016
2020-08-31 0.103 0.889 0.014
2020-05-31 0.090 0.873 0.009

JEF Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of JEF, see our JEF price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $41.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.33 (Strong Buy)

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JEF Price/Volume Stats

Current price $37.73 52-week high $41.49
Prev. close $38.02 52-week low $25.88
Day low $37.56 Volume 507,900
Day high $37.93 Avg. volume 1,521,629
50-day MA $33.89 Dividend yield 3.16%
200-day MA $32.28 Market Cap 8.63B

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (JEF) Company Bio

Jefferies Financial Group (formerly Leucadia National Corporation) operates in the investment banking and capital markets sector. Leucadia The company also owns and holds investments in various other businesses, including beef processing, manufacturing, energy projects, asset management, and real estate. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in New York, New York.

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Latest JEF News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about JEFFERIES FINANCIAL GROUP INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate JEF as an investment opportunity.

Warren Buffett Just Bought These 3 Dividend Stocks With Yields of Over 3%

Don't believe for one second that Warren Buffett doesn't think about dividends. In his latest letter to Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A) (NYSE: BRK.B) shareholders, he mentioned that the company received $785 million in dividends from just one stock in 2021 (it was Apple). Buffett's recent buys for Berkshire's portfolio also hints that dividends might have been on his mind.

Yahoo | November 27, 2022

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. Announces Transactions in Own Shares - 25 November 2022

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (LN:PSH) (LN:PSHD) (NA:PSH) (“PSH”) today announced that it has purchased, through PSH’s agent, Jefferies International Limited (“Jefferies”), the following number of PSH’s Public Shares of no par value (ISIN Code: GG00BPFJTF46) (the "Shares"): Total Buyback Ticker/s: PSH (XAMS) Date of Purchase: 25 November 2022 Number of Public Shares Purchased: 1,973 Shares Average Price Paid Per Share: 34.99 USD Buyback Breakdown by Trading Venue

Business Wire | November 25, 2022

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. Announces Transactions in Own Shares - 22 November 2022

Regulatory News: Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (LN:PSH) (LN:PSHD) (NA:PSH) (“PSH”) today announced that it has purchased, through PSH’s agent, Jefferies International Limited (“Jefferies”), the following number of PSH’s Public Shares of no par value (ISIN Code: GG00BPFJTF46) (the "Shares"): Total Buyback

Wallstreet:Online | November 22, 2022

Jefferies: The Newest Financial In Berkshire Hathaway''s Portfolio (NYSE:JEF)

Berkshire Hathaway''s most recent 13F showed a new purchase of Jefferies Financial. See why JEF might be a solid financial stock to add to your portfolio.

Seeking Alpha | November 20, 2022

After Ditching Goldman Sachs, Warren Buffett Is Buying This Investment Bank

Warren Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway made some interesting stock purchases in the third quarter.

Yahoo | November 19, 2022

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JEF Price Returns

1-mo 11.24%
3-mo 20.85%
6-mo 20.27%
1-year 0.39%
3-year 100.07%
5-year 76.55%
YTD 0.76%
2021 61.95%
2020 19.00%
2019 35.18%
2018 -33.15%
2017 15.42%

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