Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (JEF)

18.11
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 18.90
Day Low/High 18.02 / 18.81
52 Wk Low/High 16.20 / 24.09
Avg Volume 1.65M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 300.00M
Market Cap 5.67B
EPS 1.20
P/E Ratio 6.87
Div & Yield 0.50 (2.66%)

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What Makes for a Good Spec Play?

What Makes for a Good Spec Play?

Fiesta Restaurant Group could be a good value stock to consider for your portfolio.

With Double-Net Pickings Slim, Let's Turn to Triple Nets

With Double-Net Pickings Slim, Let's Turn to Triple Nets

Triple nets are companies trading between 2 and 3 times net current asset value; here are several of these value names.

Experts Slate the Steps to Recovery at Ford

Experts Slate the Steps to Recovery at Ford

Experts feel there is still hope for the auto maker.

Analysts, Traders Bullish on Constellation as it Shatters Earnings Estimates

Analysts, Traders Bullish on Constellation as it Shatters Earnings Estimates

Market experts are abuzz over Constellation's potential new inroads into the cannabis market.

Bed Bath & Beyond Needs to Focus on Footprint, Technology for Turnaround

Bed Bath & Beyond Needs to Focus on Footprint, Technology for Turnaround

Shareholders and analysts lay out the key to turnaround.

AMD Above $30 for First Time Since 2006: What Next?

AMD Above $30 for First Time Since 2006: What Next?

AMD's record high does not deter bullish investors.

Advanced Micro Devices Surging Amid Analyst Adulation

Advanced Micro Devices Surging Amid Analyst Adulation

AMD gets a boost as bullish analysts sound the buy alarm.

Foot Locker Looks to Nike, Adidas Partnerships to Build Momentum

Foot Locker Looks to Nike, Adidas Partnerships to Build Momentum

The retailer will look to major manufactures as it tries to get its footing in the second half.

Starbucks Plans a Big Digital Future in China, with Alibaba's Help

Starbucks Plans a Big Digital Future in China, with Alibaba's Help

Starbucks and Alibaba don't see trade war as an obstacle to digital growth in China.

Leucadia (Finally) Gets Its Groove Back

Leucadia (Finally) Gets Its Groove Back

The conglomerate's shares are forming a base and could be ready to reverse trend.

Standard Chartered Pledges to Shed Risky Assets After Posting First Loss Since 1989

Coming off the heels of a disastrous earnings call, the London bank announced on Tuesday a campaign to reduce exposure to some of its diciest markets.

Morning Market Look

Let's take a look at the overnight and early-morning price action in the major asset classes. "Wisecrack that circulated the Street yesterday: 'The Washington Redskins are going to change their name due to negative name association ... to the Maryla...

Tech Leads, Gun Makers Tank

Tech Leads, Gun Makers Tank

Fiscal cliff progress helps to boost stocks, and tech is leading the market for a change today.

Financials Fly on Fiscal Cliff Rally

Financials Fly on Fiscal Cliff Rally

Financial stocks are trending higher based on increasing hopes for a fiscal cliff resolution and analyst upgrades.

Leucadia-Jefferies Desperation Deal

Leucadia-Jefferies Desperation Deal

The deal between Leucadia and Jefferies shows just how much pressure the boutique shops are under. Stephanie Link, director of research at TheStreet, says you should look to JP Morgan if you want a financial stock.

The Backdrop's Really Bad

It is perturbing, to say the least.

Seeking Perfection

To find perfect stocks, I run a screen based on Walter Schloss's investment criteria and add in a requirement for a dividend.

Goodhaven Jumps Into Jefferies, Microsoft

Goodhaven Jumps Into Jefferies, Microsoft

In this episode of Buy This, Sell That!, Larry Pitkowsky of the Goodhaven Fund names his favorite stocks including Jefferies, Spectrum Brands and Microsoft.

Vulture Investing With Leucadia National

The company's collection of businesses was bought on the cheap by a brilliant management team.

Fitz Bits: Financials Looking Solid

Fitz Bits: Financials Looking Solid

The XLF is a great way to pick up all of these -- but careful of the declining volume.

Interview With an Equity Strategist

Interview With an Equity Strategist

Jefferies' Sean Darby is bullish on U.S. equities, wary of European debt and cautious about commodities.

Mueller Pays Off

Mueller Pays Off

With shares approaching fair value, I've taken advantage of positive sentiment and exited this profitable trade.

BofA Is a Screaming Buy

The stock should easily be sitting above $10 a share.

Two Names Made the Cut

Tightening up the criteria on my dependable screen pointed me toward Leucadia National and Layne Christensen.

Financials Lead the Way in 2012

The ride may be bumpy, but exposure to much-maligned financials could provide a tidy payoff.

Fitz Bits: A Stroll Through Financials

Fitz Bits: A Stroll Through Financials

Taking a look at how these bank stocks are shaping up.

Fitz Bits: Be Wary of a Pullback

Fitz Bits: Be Wary of a Pullback

This might be an ill-advised time to buy Fastenal, but there's no reason to sell if you're already long.