Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) is scheduled to issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, October 25th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.54 per share for the quarter.

Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 26th. The financial services provider reported $2.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.88 by $0.15. The company had revenue of $911.15 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $789.70 million. Jefferies Financial Group had a return on equity of 4.52% and a net margin of 7.60%. The business’s revenue was up 6.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.16 EPS. On average, analysts expect Jefferies Financial Group to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Jefferies Financial Group stock opened at $21.70 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $7.32 billion, a PE ratio of 13.15 and a beta of 1.13. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 0.59 and a quick ratio of 0.59. Jefferies Financial Group has a 52 week low of $20.23 and a 52 week high of $28.30.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 17th were paid a dividend of $0.125 per share. This is a boost from Jefferies Financial Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.30%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 14th. Jefferies Financial Group’s dividend payout ratio is 30.30%.

JEF has been the subject of several research analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded Jefferies Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 25th. Zacks Investment Research cut Jefferies Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 7th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods initiated coverage on Jefferies Financial Group in a research note on Monday, August 20th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $29.00 target price for the company.

About Jefferies Financial Group

Jefferies Financial Group Inc, a financial services company, offers a range of products and services in investment banking, equities, fixed income, and wealth management in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. It engages in the debt capital market, equity capital market, merger and acquisition, private capital advisory, and restructuring and recapitalization businesses.

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Earnings History for Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF)

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