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JEF Jefferies Financial Group dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Jefferies Financial Group's last quarterly dividend of $0.3 per share was on Feb 15, 2024 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $1.2 per share represents a current dividend yield of 2.81%.

Key dates

  • JEF last dividend date: Feb 15, 2024
  • JEF next dividend date: May 17, 2024
JEF dividend stats
DPS
$1.2
Dividend yield
2.87%
Payout ratio
96.8%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
3.47%
Payout ratio
39.4%

Dividend yield

What is Jefferies Financial Group current dividend yield

JEF has a dividend yield of 2.81% which is lower than the Financial Services sector average. If we compare it with the Financial Services sector average of 3.47%, Jefferies Financial Group's dividend yield is 19% lower. Historically JEF's dividend yield has averaged at 3.0% in the last 5 years, which is more than the current one.

Dividend history

What is JEF dividend payout history and dates

Jefferies Financial Group has a dividend history dating as far as 1994, but when it comes to recent years the company has recorded 13 consecutive years of dividend payments. Our records of JEF show that the company has issued five quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has not changed since one year ago. But with the stock price up by 36% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks a decrease of 26%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Feb 15, 2024 Feb 27, 2024 Jan 8, 2024 $0.3 normal
Nov 10, 2023 Nov 28, 2023 Sep 27, 2023 $0.3 normal
Nov 9, 2023 Nov 28, 2023 Sep 27, 2023 $0.3 normal
Aug 11, 2023 Aug 25, 2023 Jun 27, 2023 $0.3 normal
May 12, 2023 May 26, 2023 Mar 28, 2023 $0.3 normal
Feb 10, 2023 Feb 24, 2023 Jan 9, 2023 $0.3 normal
Nov 10, 2022 Nov 29, 2022 Sep 28, 2022 $0.3 normal
Aug 12, 2022 Aug 26, 2022 Jun 27, 2022 $0.3 normal
May 13, 2022 May 27, 2022 Mar 28, 2022 $0.3 normal
Feb 11, 2022 Feb 25, 2022 Jan 12, 2022 $0.3 normal
Nov 12, 2021 Nov 29, 2021 Sep 30, 2021 $0.25 normal
Aug 13, 2021 Aug 27, 2021 Jun 28, 2021 $0.25 normal
May 14, 2021 May 28, 2021 Mar 24, 2021 $0.2 normal
Feb 11, 2021 Feb 26, 2021 Jan 4, 2021 $0.2 normal
Nov 12, 2020 Nov 25, 2020 Sep 23, 2020 $0.15 normal
Aug 14, 2020 Aug 28, 2020 Jun 29, 2020 $0.15 normal
May 15, 2020 May 29, 2020 Mar 26, 2020 $0.15 normal
Feb 13, 2020 Feb 28, 2020 Jan 9, 2020 $0.15 normal
Nov 15, 2019 Nov 29, 2019 Sep 26, 2019 $0.125 normal
Aug 16, 2019 Aug 30, 2019 Jul 2, 2019 $0.125 normal
May 17, 2019 May 31, 2019 Mar 28, 2019 $0.125 normal
Feb 14, 2019 Feb 28, 2019 Jan 10, 2019 $0.125 normal
Nov 16, 2018 Nov 30, 2018 Oct 25, 2018 $0.125 normal
Sep 14, 2018 Sep 28, 2018 Jul 26, 2018 $0.125 normal
Jun 15, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 May 23, 2018 $0.1 normal
Mar 16, 2018 Mar 30, 2018 Feb 22, 2018 $0.1 normal
Dec 12, 2017 Dec 27, 2017 Oct 26, 2017 $0.1 normal
Sep 15, 2017 Sep 29, 2017 Jul 27, 2017 $0.1 normal
Jun 15, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 May 25, 2017 $0.063 normal
Mar 16, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Feb 27, 2017 $0.063 normal
Dec 12, 2016 Dec 28, 2016 Oct 27, 2016 $0.063 normal
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jul 28, 2016 $0.063 normal
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 24, 2016 May 26, 2016 $0.063 normal
Mar 10, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 Feb 19, 2016 $0.063 normal
Dec 10, 2015 Dec 28, 2015 Oct 30, 2015 $0.063 normal

Jefferies Financial Group dividend payout ratio

What is Jefferies Financial Group dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

JEF has a payout ratio of 96.8% which is higher than the Financial Services sector average. If we compare it with the Financial Services sector average of 39.4%, Jefferies Financial Group's payout ratio is 146% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

JEF dividend vs peer dividends

How does JEF dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
MS Morgan Stanley 3.86% $3.33 63.5%
JEF Jefferies Financial Group Inc 2.87% $1.2 96.8%

Frequently asked questions

Does Jefferies Financial Group pay a dividend?

Yes, Jefferies Financial Group has been paying dividends for the last 13 years.

When is Jefferies Financial Group's next dividend?

JEF has announced its next dividend with ex-date May 17, 2024.

When was JEF's last dividend?

Jefferies Financial Group's last dividend ex-date was on Feb 15, 2024. The dividend amount was $0.3 per share.

How much dividend does Jefferies Financial Group pay (per share)?

JEF's annualized dividend per share is $1.2.

What is Jefferies Financial Group's dividend yield?

Currently Jefferies Financial Group's dividend yield is 2.81%.

How often does Jefferies Financial Group pay dividends?

Jefferies Financial Group pays dividends quarterly.

What is Jefferies Financial Group's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Jefferies Financial Group is 96.8%.

Does Jefferies Financial Group pay a good dividend?

Jefferies Financial Group's dividend yield is less than the Financial Services sector average.