Several other equities analysts also recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Leucadia National Corporation from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Leucadia National Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $28.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 10th.
Shares of Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK) opened at $25.36 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.67, a current ratio of 0.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02. The company has a market cap of $9,145.53, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.56, a PEG ratio of 1.03 and a beta of 1.29. Leucadia National Corporation has a 1 year low of $20.94 and a 1 year high of $27.33.
Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The conglomerate reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $2.90 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.66 billion. Leucadia National Corporation had a net margin of 5.48% and a return on equity of 5.83%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that Leucadia National Corporation will post 1.39 EPS for the current year.
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The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 27th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 13th will be issued a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 12th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.58%. Leucadia National Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 25.81%.
Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. NEXT Financial Group Inc acquired a new position in shares of Leucadia National Corporation in the third quarter valued at about $134,000. Savant Capital LLC acquired a new position in shares of Leucadia National Corporation in the second quarter valued at about $202,000. Eagle Global Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Leucadia National Corporation in the second quarter valued at about $219,000. Profund Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Leucadia National Corporation in the second quarter valued at about $239,000. Finally, Magnetar Financial LLC acquired a new position in shares of Leucadia National Corporation in the third quarter valued at about $237,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 75.36% of the company’s stock.
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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