Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its holdings in Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK) by 22.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 366,670 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after buying an additional 68,078 shares during the period. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank owned about 0.10% of Leucadia National Corporation worth $9,258,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. NEXT Financial Group Inc bought a new stake in Leucadia National Corporation in the third quarter valued at approximately $134,000. Savant Capital LLC bought a new stake in Leucadia National Corporation in the second quarter valued at approximately $202,000. Eagle Global Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Leucadia National Corporation in the second quarter valued at approximately $219,000. Profund Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Leucadia National Corporation in the second quarter valued at approximately $239,000. Finally, Synovus Financial Corp raised its stake in Leucadia National Corporation by 19.5% in the second quarter. Synovus Financial Corp now owns 9,840 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $258,000 after buying an additional 1,609 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 75.36% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Leucadia National Corporation (LUK) opened at $25.68 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02, a current ratio of 0.67 and a quick ratio of 0.67. The stock has a market capitalization of $9,035.09, a P/E ratio of 16.36, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.01 and a beta of 1.29. Leucadia National Corporation has a 52 week low of $21.05 and a 52 week high of $27.33.

Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The conglomerate reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.10. Leucadia National Corporation had a return on equity of 5.83% and a net margin of 5.48%. The company had revenue of $2.90 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.66 billion. The company’s revenue was up 8.2% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that Leucadia National Corporation will post 1.39 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 27th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 13th will be given a $0.10 dividend. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 12th. Leucadia National Corporation’s payout ratio is 25.81%.

Several analysts have issued reports on LUK shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Leucadia National Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. BidaskClub lowered Leucadia National Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, TheStreet upgraded Leucadia National Corporation from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd.

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Leucadia National Corporation 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK)

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