Leucadia National (LUK) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Leucadia National (NYSE:LUK) will be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, April 26th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.28 per share for the quarter.

Leucadia National (NYSE:LUK) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 22nd. The conglomerate reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $2.94 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.91 billion. Leucadia National had a net margin of 1.81% and a return on equity of 6.25%. Leucadia National’s revenue was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.37 EPS. On average, analysts expect Leucadia National to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2 EPS for the next fiscal year.

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Shares of LUK opened at $24.42 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $8,557.19, a P/E ratio of 14.80, a P/E/G ratio of 1.07 and a beta of 1.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 0.64 and a quick ratio of 0.64. Leucadia National has a 52-week low of $21.61 and a 52-week high of $28.30.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 30th. Investors of record on Monday, March 19th were given a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, March 16th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.64%. Leucadia National’s dividend payout ratio is presently 24.24%.

LUK has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Leucadia National from a “strong-buy” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 12th. TheStreet lowered shares of Leucadia National from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 22nd. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Leucadia National from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd.

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Leucadia National Company 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.

Earnings History for Leucadia National (NYSE:LUK)

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