Jefferies Financial Group Inc (JEF) PE Ratio stood at $36.22: Odds are Looking Good After Recent Activity

Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE: JEF) open the trading on Wednesday, with great promise as it jumped 2.20% to $44.16, before settling in for the price of $43.21 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, JEF posted a 52-week range of $28.81-$47.39.

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The Financial Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was 9.89%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -1.01%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 181.21%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $210.63 million, simultaneously with a float of $155.79 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $9.36 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $42.26, while the 200-day Moving Average is $37.41.

Jefferies Financial Group Inc (JEF) Ownership Facts and Figures

Sometimes it helps to make our mind if we keep our tabs on how bigger investors are working with the stock of the Capital Markets industry. Jefferies Financial Group Inc’s current insider ownership accounts for 26.51%, in contrast to 62.45% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Aug 04 ’23, this organization’s Chairman of the Board sold 134,217 shares at the rate of 35.79, making the entire transaction reach 4,803,224 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 15,744,184. Preceding that transaction, on Aug 03 ’23, Company’s Chairman of the Board sold 346,984 for 35.68, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 12,379,695. This particular insider is now the holder of 15,878,401 in total.

Jefferies Financial Group Inc (JEF) Earnings and Revenue Records

So, what does the last quarter earnings report of the company that was made public on 2/28/2024 suggests? It has posted $0.69 earnings per share (EPS) not meeting the forecaster’s viewpoint (set at $0.75) by -$0.06. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.78 per share during the current fiscal year.

Jefferies Financial Group Inc’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 181.21% and is forecasted to reach 4.13 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 18.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -1.01% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.

Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE: JEF) Trading Performance Indicators

Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Jefferies Financial Group Inc (JEF). The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.97. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $36.22, and its Beta score is 1.37. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.29.

In the same vein, JEF’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 1.22, a figure that is expected to reach 0.74 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 4.13 at the market close of one year from today.

Technical Analysis of Jefferies Financial Group Inc (JEF)

[Jefferies Financial Group Inc, JEF] recent stats showed that its last 5-days Average volume was superior the volume it posted in the year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 14.35% While, its Average True Range was 1.04.

Raw Stochastic average of Jefferies Financial Group Inc (JEF) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 77.30%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 29.32% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 28.17% that was higher than 20.96% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.