Lazard LTD. (LAZ): Price and Financial Metrics

Lazard LTD. (LAZ): $52.25

0.40 (+0.77%)

POWR Rating

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  • LAZ scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 88.87% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LAZ is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 52 weeks.
  • LAZ ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 54th percentile.

LAZ Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for LAZ is 3.55 -- better than 87.35% of US stocks.
  • LAZ's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 85.1% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Lazard Ltd's share price is greater than that of just 11.8% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to LAZ, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ARCB, KIRK, BNSO, EDUC, and CHS.
  • LAZ's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Lazard Ltd's official web site, go to

LAZ Valuation Summary

  • LAZ's price/sales ratio is 1.8; this is 43.75% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • LAZ's price/earnings ratio has moved up 7.4 over the prior 198 months.
  • Over the past 198 months, LAZ's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LAZ.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LAZ 2017-11-27 2.3 4.7 13.3 9.9
LAZ 2017-04-04 2.5 4.7 15.1 11.5
LAZ 2013-11-11 2.7 9.0 51.4 42.3
LAZ 2011-10-18 1.5 4.1 10.4 9.0
LAZ 2009-08-31 2.4 10.6 -53.3 -72.0
LAZ 2008-02-29 1.0 28.1 12.7 11.3

LAZ Growth Metrics

  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 79.33%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -17.09%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 8.35%.
Over the past 67 months, LAZ's revenue has gone up $585,468,000.

The table below shows LAZ's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 2,939.076 591.312 475.459
2021-03-31 2,688.231 608.567 425.739
2020-12-31 2,566.138 575.931 402.461
2020-09-30 2,409.325 614.95 289.549
2020-06-30 2,422.715 595.084 261.161
2020-03-31 2,481.113 683.228 253.48

LAZ'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.
  • LAZ has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 88.87% of graded US stocks.
  • LAZ's asset turnover comes in at 0.489 -- ranking 45th of 445 Trading stocks.
  • SAMG, WHG, and COR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LAZ.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.489 1 0.095
2021-03-31 0.468 1 0.085
2020-12-31 0.470 1 0.080
2020-09-30 0.448 1 0.065
2020-06-30 0.449 1 0.056
2020-03-31 0.455 1 0.055

LAZ Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LAZ, see our LAZ 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 $55.13 Average Broker Recommendation 1.61 (Moderate Buy)

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LAZ Price/Volume Stats

Current price $52.25 52-week high $52.30
Prev. close $51.85 52-week low $32.38
Day low $51.51 Volume 406,500
Day high $52.30 Avg. volume 639,611
50-day MA $47.98 Dividend yield 3.6%
200-day MA $45.43 Market Cap 5.49B

Lazard LTD. (LAZ) Company Bio

Lazard Ltd. provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, strategic matters, restructuring and capital structure, capital raising and corporate finance, as well as asset management services to corporations, partnerships, institutions, governments and individuals. The company was founded in 1848 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.

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Latest LAZ News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Lazard Ltd that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LAZ as an investment opportunity.

Lazard to Announce Third-Quarter and Nine-Month 2021 Results

NEW YORK, October 14, 2021--Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) will announce its third-quarter and nine-month 2021 results in a press release to be issued Friday morning, October 29, 2021. The press release will be available on Lazard’s website at:

Yahoo | October 14, 2021

Spyros Svoronos Joins Lazard as a Managing Director, Global Head of Chemicals, Financial Advisory

Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) announced today that Spyros Svoronos has joined Lazards Financial Advisory business as a Managing Director and Global Head of Chemicals, effective immediately. Based in New York, Mr. Svoronos joins from Credit Suisse, where he served as Head of the Global Industrials Group, Americas and Global Head of Chemicals. Richard Whitney, who has served as Lazards Global Head

Wallstreet:Online | October 13, 2021

Apollo adding former Lazard investment banking chairman

Apollo Global Management is bringing on former Lazard investment banking chairman William M. Lewis Jr. as a senior partner.

Pensions & Investments | October 12, 2021

Apollo Hires Legendary Banker Bill Lewis to Boost Top Ranks

(Bloomberg) -- William M. Lewis Jr., who has spent more than four decades on Wall Street as an investment banker at Lazard Ltd. and Morgan Stanley, is joining Apollo Global Management Inc. at the firm’s most senior level. Most Read from BloombergHow France Turned the Humble Roundabout Into a Showcase for ArtWhat the Front Line of the U.S. Abortion Fight in Kentucky Looks Like NowNYC's Waldorf Gets Plush Renovation, Becomes Icon of China's OverreachTycoon Behind a Crisis-Era Property Crash Now Si

Yahoo | October 12, 2021

William M. Lewis, Jr. to Join Lazard Board of Directors

NEW YORK, October 12, 2021--Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) announced today that William M. ("Bill") Lewis, Jr. will join its Board of Directors, effective April 29, 2022, and that he has decided to retire from the firm, effective November 12. Mr. Lewis has been with Lazard as a Managing Director for 17 years, and most recently was Chairman of Investment Banking. As of November 15, he plans to join Apollo Global Management as a Senior Partner and member of its Management Committee.

Yahoo | October 12, 2021

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LAZ Price Returns

1-mo 13.27%
3-mo 19.63%
6-mo 14.74%
1-year 51.38%
3-year 52.48%
5-year 92.64%
YTD 27.39%
2020 12.08%
2019 15.22%
2018 -25.38%
2017 36.20%
2016 -1.15%

LAZ Dividends

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