California State Teachers Retirement System increased its holdings in Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE:LUK) by 1.0% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 553,128 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after acquiring an additional 5,728 shares during the quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System owned about 0.16% of Leucadia National worth $14,652,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec lifted its stake in Leucadia National by 2.0% in the third quarter. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec now owns 99,831 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $2,531,000 after acquiring an additional 2,000 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado lifted its position in Leucadia National by 3.1% during the fourth quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 69,563 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $1,843,000 after buying an additional 2,061 shares during the period. Synovus Financial Corp lifted its position in Leucadia National by 21.5% during the third quarter. Synovus Financial Corp now owns 11,956 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $302,000 after buying an additional 2,116 shares during the period. Intrepid Capital Management Inc. lifted its position in Leucadia National by 0.4% during the third quarter. Intrepid Capital Management Inc. now owns 657,770 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $16,609,000 after buying an additional 2,745 shares during the period. Finally, Wealthfront Inc. lifted its position in Leucadia National by 21.0% during the fourth quarter. Wealthfront Inc. now owns 17,217 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $456,000 after buying an additional 2,987 shares during the period. 75.41% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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Leucadia National stock opened at $23.16 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 0.64, a quick ratio of 0.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06. The company has a market capitalization of $8,550.07, a price-to-earnings ratio of 52.64, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.73 and a beta of 1.30. Leucadia National Corp. has a 52-week low of $22.23 and a 52-week high of $28.30.

Leucadia National (NYSE:LUK) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 22nd. The conglomerate reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $2.94 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.91 billion. Leucadia National had a return on equity of 6.25% and a net margin of 1.81%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.37 earnings per share. equities research analysts forecast that Leucadia National Corp. will post 1.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 19th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 16th. Leucadia National’s dividend payout ratio is currently 90.91%.

LUK has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Leucadia National from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. TheStreet lowered Leucadia National from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 22nd.

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About Leucadia National

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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