Eagle Global Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 8,365 shares of the conglomerate’s stock, valued at approximately $219,000.

Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Contravisory Investment Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Leucadia National Corporation by 63.6% in the first quarter. Contravisory Investment Management Inc. now owns 5,162 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $134,000 after buying an additional 2,006 shares during the period. IFP Advisors Inc increased its position in shares of Leucadia National Corporation by 14.2% in the first quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 6,258 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $163,000 after buying an additional 776 shares during the period. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. purchased a new position in shares of Leucadia National Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $192,000. Atria Investments LLC purchased a new position in shares of Leucadia National Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $200,000. Finally, Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Leucadia National Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $202,000. 75.23% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE LUK) opened at 26.19 on Monday. Leucadia National Corporation has a one year low of $17.47 and a one year high of $27.33. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $26.23 and its 200 day moving average is $25.54. The firm has a market cap of $9.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.49 and a beta of 1.25.

Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The conglomerate reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.14. Leucadia National Corporation had a return on equity of 6.27% and a net margin of 5.94%. The company had revenue of $2.73 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.65 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.15 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 4.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts expect that Leucadia National Corporation will post $1.58 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share. This is a positive change from Leucadia National Corporation’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 15th. Leucadia National Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 3.55%.

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Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Leucadia National Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Leucadia National Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 20th. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Leucadia National Corporation from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Friday, May 5th.

About Leucadia National Corporation

Leucadia National Corporation (Leucadia) is a diversified holding company focused on return on investment and long-term value. The Company’s segments, based on requirements are Jefferies, National Beef, and Corporate and other. Jefferies is a global full-service, integrated securities and investment banking firm.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK)

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