Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The conglomerate reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.10, Briefing.com reports. Leucadia National Corporation had a net margin of 5.48% and a return on equity of 5.83%. The company had revenue of $2.90 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.66 billion. The company’s revenue was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis.
Leucadia National Corporation (LUK) opened at $25.66 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.67, a current ratio of 0.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02. Leucadia National Corporation has a one year low of $20.17 and a one year high of $27.33. The firm has a market cap of $9,141.97, a P/E ratio of 16.56, a P/E/G ratio of 1.03 and a beta of 1.29.
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 paid a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 12th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.56%. Leucadia National Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is 25.81%.
A number of research analysts recently weighed in on LUK shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Leucadia National Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. BidaskClub lowered shares of Leucadia National Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of Leucadia National Corporation from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd.
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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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