Shares of Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE:LUK) have earned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation.
Brokerages have set a twelve-month consensus price target of $31.00 for the company and are expecting that the company will post $0.27 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Leucadia National an industry rank of 108 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.
Several analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Leucadia National from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. TheStreet upgraded Leucadia National from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd.
Leucadia National (NYSE LUK) traded up $0.21 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $25.67. The stock had a trading volume of 2,815,020 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,760,000. The company has a current ratio of 0.67, a quick ratio of 0.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02. Leucadia National has a 1 year low of $22.23 and a 1 year high of $27.33. The company has a market cap of $9,150.00, a P/E ratio of 16.55, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.03 and a beta of 1.29.
Leucadia National (NYSE:LUK) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The conglomerate reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.10. Leucadia National had a return on equity of 5.83% and a net margin of 5.48%. The business had revenue of $2.90 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.66 billion. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. analysts expect that Leucadia National will post 1.39 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 27th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 13th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 12th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.56%. Leucadia National’s dividend payout ratio is currently 25.81%.
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Leucadia National Company Profile
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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