Jefferies Financial Group - JEF Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $44.00
  • Forecasted Upside: -4.10%
  • Number of Analysts: 3
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 1 Strong Buy Ratings
$45.88
▼ -0.83 (-1.78%)

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Analyst Price Target for JEF

Analyst Price Target is $44.00
▼ -4.10% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 3 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Jefferies Financial Group in the last 3 months. The average price target is $44.00, with a high forecast of $56.00 and a low forecast of $36.00. The average price target represents a -4.10% upside from the last price of $45.88.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 3 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in Jefferies Financial Group. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
11/30/2022
  • 1 strong buy ratings
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  • 0 sell ratings
2/28/2023
  • 1 strong buy ratings
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  • 0 sell ratings
5/29/2023
  • 1 strong buy ratings
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  • 0 sell ratings
8/27/2023
  • 1 strong buy ratings
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11/25/2023
  • 1 strong buy ratings
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  • 0 sell ratings
2/23/2024
  • 1 strong buy ratings
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  • 0 sell ratings
4/23/2024
  • 1 strong buy ratings
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  • 0 sell ratings
5/23/2024

Latest Recommendations

  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/30/2024OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$54.00 ➝ $56.00Low
4/2/2024OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$52.00 ➝ $54.00Low
9/6/2023OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$39.00 ➝ $43.00Low
9/5/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeBuy ➝ Conviction-BuyLow
8/22/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$37.00 ➝ $40.00Low
7/12/2023Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$27.00 ➝ $36.00Low
6/13/2023OppenheimerBoost Target$40.00 ➝ $45.00Low
4/12/2023Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$28.00 ➝ $27.00Low
4/6/2023OppenheimerLower TargetOutperform$42.00 ➝ $40.00N/A
3/24/2023OppenheimerLower Target$48.00 ➝ $42.00Low
1/10/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$40.00Low
12/21/2022Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$38.00 ➝ $37.00Low
10/5/2022OppenheimerLower Target$46.00Low
9/6/2022OppenheimerBoost Target$47.00Low
9/5/2022Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$30.00 ➝ $38.00Low
8/4/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetBuy$33.00 ➝ $37.00Low
7/18/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$32.00 ➝ $28.00Low
6/28/2022Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Target$33.00 ➝ $30.00Low
6/28/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$33.00 ➝ $32.00Low
6/7/2022OppenheimerLower TargetOutperform$50.00 ➝ $47.00Low
3/18/2022OppenheimerLower TargetOutperform$52.00 ➝ $47.00High
3/8/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$40.00 ➝ $35.00High
12/16/2021Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$40.00Medium
11/16/2021Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$46.00High
10/1/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$40.00 ➝ $41.00Low
9/27/2021OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$40.00Low
9/20/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$45.00Medium
6/28/2021OppenheimerInitiated CoverageBuy$40.00High
1/6/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$26.00 ➝ $32.00N/A
9/24/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$26.00Medium
9/16/2020Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$17.00 ➝ $21.00Low
6/30/2020OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$25.00 ➝ $26.00Medium
7/11/2019Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsInitiated CoverageMkt Perform ➝ Market Perform$23.00Low
(Data available from 5/23/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.78 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 17 very positive mentions
  • 19 positive mentions
  • 4 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
10/26/2023
  • 6 very positive mentions
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  • 4 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
11/25/2023
  • 10 very positive mentions
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  • 3 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
12/25/2023
  • 12 very positive mentions
  • 32 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
1/24/2024
  • 23 very positive mentions
  • 22 positive mentions
  • 5 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
2/23/2024
  • 23 very positive mentions
  • 29 positive mentions
  • 4 negative mentions
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3/24/2024
  • 22 very positive mentions
  • 35 positive mentions
  • 4 negative mentions
  • 3 very negative mentions
4/23/2024
  • 31 very positive mentions
  • 24 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
5/23/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 31 very positive mentions
  • 24 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
Jefferies Financial Group logo
Jefferies Financial Group Inc. operates as an investment banking and capital markets firm in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Investment Banking and Capital Markets, and Asset Management. It provides investment banking, advisory services with respect to mergers or acquisitions, debt financing, restructurings or recapitalizations, and private capital advisory transactions; underwriting and placement services related to corporate debt, municipal bonds, mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, equity and equity-linked securities, and loan syndication services; and corporate lending services. The company also offers financing, securities lending, and other prime brokerage services; equities research, sales, and trading services; wealth management services; and online foreign exchange trading services. In addition, it provides investment grade distressed debt securities, U.S. and European government and agency securities, municipal bonds, leveraged loans, emerging markets debt, and interest rate and credit index derivative products; and manages and offers services to a diverse group of alternative asset management platforms across a spectrum of investment strategies and asset classes. The company was formerly known as Leucadia National Corporation and changed its name to Jefferies Financial Group Inc. in May 2018. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Today's Range

Now: $45.88
Low: $45.80
High: $46.93

50 Day Range

MA: $44.42
Low: $41.03
High: $47.32

52 Week Range

Now: $45.88
Low: $29.83
High: $47.87

Volume

585,781 shs

Average Volume

1,015,434 shs

Market Capitalization

$9.73 billion

P/E Ratio

37.61

Dividend Yield

2.54%

Beta

1.36

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Jefferies Financial Group?

The following equities research analysts have issued reports on Jefferies Financial Group in the last year: Morgan Stanley, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and TheStreet.
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What is the current price target for Jefferies Financial Group?

3 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Jefferies Financial Group in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $44.00, suggesting a possible downside of 4.7%. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting JEF will reach $56.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $36.00 for Jefferies Financial Group in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Jefferies Financial Group?

Jefferies Financial Group currently has 1 hold rating, 1 buy rating and 1 strong buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe JEF will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Jefferies Financial Group.
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How do I contact Jefferies Financial Group's investor relations team?

Jefferies Financial Group's physical mailing address is 520 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10022. The financial services provider's listed phone number is (212) 460-1900. The official website for Jefferies Financial Group is www.jefferies.com. Learn More about contacing Jefferies Financial Group investor relations.