Why Jefferies Financial Group Inc. [JEF] Stock Will Fly to $26.00 Over the Next 12 Months

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. [JEF] stock is down -0.64 while the S&P 500 has risen 0.09% on Monday, 12/07/20. While at the time of this article, JEF ATR is sitting at 0.62, with the beta value at 1.45. This stock’s volatility for the past week remained at 1.86%, while it was 2.35% for the past 30-day period. JEF has fallen -$0.15 from the previous closing price of $23.50 on volume of 0.53 million shares.

On 6, December 2020, Jefferies Announces Co-Brand Alliance with KB Securities in South Korea. According to news published on Yahoo Finance, Jefferies today announced that it has established a co-brand alliance with KB Securities for equity research, sales and trading in South Korea. Under the arrangement, Jefferies will distribute equity research on companies in South Korea produced by KB Securities on a co-branded basis to Jefferies’ global client base. Additionally, KB Securities will provide local equity brokerage services to Jefferies and its international clients.

Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for Jefferies Financial Group Inc. [NYSE:JEF] stock was on July 11, 2019, when it was Resumed with a Mkt perform rating from Keefe Bruyette, which also raised its 12-month price target on the stock to $23. Before that, on September 16, 2020, Keefe Bruyette Recapitulated an Outperform rating and elevated its amount target to $21.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $11.20 and a peak of $24.30. Right now, the middling Wall Street analyst 12-month amount mark is $25.75. At the most recent market close, shares of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. [NYSE:JEF] were valued at $23.35. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of 0.0%.

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. [NYSE:JEF] most recently reported quarterly sales of 1.9 billion, which represented growth of 58.60%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $1,081,376 per employee, while its income is $199,817 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 73.00%, its Operating Margin is 12.90%, its Pretax Margin is +9.22, and its Net Margin is +18.48. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 1.98, 9.70, 0.59 and 4.87 respectively.

If looking now at the Principal structure of this organization, it shows its whole liability to the whole Principal at 68.38 and the whole liability to whole assets at 42.24. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 30.34 and enduring liability to assets at 0.19 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 23.19 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 22.89. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 23.67 and at 23.85 for 2nd resistance point.

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. [JEF] reported its earnings at $1.07 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 8/30/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at $0.33/share signifying the difference of 0.74 and 224.20% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 5/30/2020, the stated earnings were $0.16 calling estimates for -$0.03/share with the difference of 0.19 depicting the surprise of 633.30%.

Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 1.28, it’s amount to book ratio is 0.64 and showing 10.68 of P/E (TTM) ratio.

Insider Stories

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