Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its position in shares of Leucadia National (NYSE:LUK) by 3.2% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 747,714 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after acquiring an additional 22,887 shares during the quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd.’s holdings in Leucadia National were worth $16,984,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of LUK. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Leucadia National by 30.3% during the 4th quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 44,861 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $1,188,000 after acquiring an additional 10,432 shares in the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Leucadia National by 11.6% during the 4th quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 96,052 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $2,544,000 after acquiring an additional 9,957 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado raised its stake in shares of Leucadia National by 3.1% during the 4th quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 69,563 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $1,843,000 after acquiring an additional 2,061 shares in the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Leucadia National by 9.4% during the 4th quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 51,819 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $1,383,000 after acquiring an additional 4,443 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Teacher Retirement System of Texas bought a new position in shares of Leucadia National during the 4th quarter worth approximately $3,808,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 78.98% of the company’s stock.

NYSE LUK opened at $23.47 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 0.68 and a quick ratio of 0.68. The company has a market cap of $8.09 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.22, a PEG ratio of 1.55 and a beta of 1.27. Leucadia National has a 52 week low of $21.61 and a 52 week high of $28.30.

Leucadia National (NYSE:LUK) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 26th. The conglomerate reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.02. Leucadia National had a net margin of 0.45% and a return on equity of 4.80%. The firm had revenue of $2.68 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.47 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.75 EPS. Leucadia National’s revenue was down 6.5% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that Leucadia National will post 0.84 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several research firms recently commented on LUK. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Leucadia National from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Leucadia National from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 2nd. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of Leucadia National from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd.

Leucadia National Profile

Leucadia National Corporation operates as a diversified holding company that focuses on financial service businesses and investments in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Its services include equities research, sales, and trading; financing, securities lending, and other brokerage; wealth management; fixed income sales and trading; futures; equity capital markets, debt capital markets, and financial advisory; and asset management services.

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

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