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JEF Jefferies Financial Group PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jul 16, 2024, the JEF stock has a P/E ratio of 30.69. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $1.85 and the stock price of $56.77 per share. An increase of 6% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 28.9 of the past four quarters.

JEF PE ratio history

How has JEF's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Jefferies Financial Group over the last ten years is 45.75. The current 30.69 price-to-earnings ratio is 33% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, JEF's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Mar 2018 quarter at 757.67, with a price of $22.73 and an EPS of $0.03. The May 2021 quarter saw the lowest point at 5.66, with a price of $32.13 and an EPS of $5.68.


Jefferies Financial Group PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 288.42% in 2013

Maximum annual decrease: -88.43% in 2019

Year PE ratio Change
2023 31.64 160.63%
2022 12.14 103.35%
2021 5.97 -29.6%
2020 8.48 24.52%
2019 6.81 -88.43%
2017 58.87 -13.91%
2016 68.38 190.98%
2015 23.5 -43.4%
2014 41.52 56.74%
2013 26.49 288.42%

JEF average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of JEF for the past years

Currently, JEF's PE ratio is above its 3 and 5-year averages, but it is under its 10-year average.

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JEF PE vs peers

What is JEF's PE ratio compared to its peers

JEF's PE ratio is above its peer stock MS.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
MS Morgan Stanley 19.22 $173.34B
JEF Jefferies Financial Group Inc 30.55 $11.62B

Frequently asked questions

What is Jefferies Financial Group's PE ratio?

As of Jul 16, 2024, JEF stock has a price to earnings ratio of 30.69.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Jefferies Financial Group (JEF)?

As an average over the last 3 years, JEF stock has a PE ratio of 16.08.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Jefferies Financial Group (JEF)?

As an average over the last 5 years, JEF stock has a PE ratio of 12.91.

What is the highest PE ratio for JEF?

Over the last ten years, the Mar 2018 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 757.67.

How does the current PE ratio for JEF compare to its historical average?

JEF's current price to earnings ratio is 33% below its 10-year historical average.

How is JEF's PE ratio calculated (Jefferies Financial Group PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months earnings per share(EPS). As of today (Jul 16, 2024), Jefferies Financial Group's share price is $56.77. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending May 2024 is $1.85. Therefore, Jefferies Financial Group's price to earnings ratio for today is 30.69. PE RATIO(30.69) = STOCK PRICE($56.77) / TTM EPS($1.85)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.