Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) went up by 1.70% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $35.69. The company’s stock price has collected -0.33% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 07/15/21 that Nextech AR Solutions Invited to Present at Jefferies Software Conference September 14-15(th) , 2021
Is It Worth Investing in Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE :JEF) Right Now?
Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 5.97 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for JEF is at 1.47. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 2 analysts out of 3 who provided ratings for Jefferies Financial Group Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 0 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $39.50, which is $5.97 above the current price. JEF currently public float of 200.90M and currently shorts hold a 3.18% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of JEF was 2.11M shares.
JEF’s Market Performance
JEF stocks went down by -0.33% for the week, with a monthly jump of 11.62% and a quarterly performance of 3.68%, while its annual performance rate touched 95.51%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.09% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.17% for Jefferies Financial Group Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 2.89% for JEF stocks with a simple moving average of 20.53% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of JEF
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for JEF stocks, with Keefe Bruyette repeating the rating for JEF by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for JEF in the upcoming period, according to Keefe Bruyette is $21 based on the research report published on September 16th of the previous year 2020.
Keefe Bruyette, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see JEF reach a price target of $23. The rating they have provided for JEF stocks is “Mkt Perform” according to the report published on July 11th, 2019.
JEF Trading at 4.59% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought JEF to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -6.05% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.17%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.09%, as shares surge +11.80% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +0.69% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, JEF fell by -0.33%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +83.02% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $32.77. In addition, Jefferies Financial Group Inc. saw 36.30% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at JEF starting from Weiler Melissa, who purchase 4,000 shares at the price of $32.00 back on Jul 19. After this action, Weiler Melissa now owns 4,000 shares of Jefferies Financial Group Inc., valued at $128,000 using the latest closing price.
REESE STUART HARRY, the Former Director of Jefferies Financial Group Inc., sale 10,000 shares at $31.59 during a trade that took place back on Apr 12, which means that REESE STUART HARRY is holding 33,756 shares at $315,850 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for JEF
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +31.57 for the present operating margin
- +88.93 for the gross margin
The net margin for Jefferies Financial Group Inc. stands at +11.17. The total capital return value is set at 6.86, while invested capital returns managed to touch 3.96. Equity return is now at value 15.90, with 2.80 for asset returns.
Based on Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (JEF), the company’s capital structure generated 242.60 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 70.81. Total debt to assets is 43.52, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 109.79. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 31.63.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.93, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 1.74. The receivables turnover for the company is 1.11 and the total asset turnover is 0.13.