January 14, 2018 – By Richard Conner
Sentiment for Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE: LUK)
Leucadia National Corp (NYSE: LUK) Institutional sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2017 . Its down -0.01, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. The ratio turned negative, as 169 active investment managers started or increased positions, while 185 sold and reduced positions in Leucadia National Corp. 261.70 million shares, down from 263.35 million shares in 2017Q2. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Leucadia National Corp. in their top 10 positions decreased from 22 to 17 for a decrease of 5. Sold All: 35 Reduced: 150 Increased: 117 New Position: 52.
Leucadia National Corporation operates as a diversified holding firm which focuses on financial services and businesses in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. The company has market cap of $ 9.95 billion. The Company’s services include equities research, sales, and trading; financing, securities lending, and other brokerage; wealth management; fixed income sales and trading; future; equity capital markets, debt capital markets, and financial advisory; and asset management services. It has a 18.11 P / E ratio. The firm also provides for foreign exchange trading, contract for difference trading, spread betting, and related services.
The stock decreased 0.18% or $ 0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $ 27.93. About 1.26 million shares traded. Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE: LUK) has risen 38.50% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.80% the S & P500.
Analysts await Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE: LUK) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $ 0.27 earnings per share, down 27.03% or $ 0.10 from last year’s $ 0.37 per share. LUK’s profit will be $ 96.20 million for 25.86 P / E if the $ 0.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $ 0.27 actual earnings per share reported by Leucadia National Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecast 0.00% EPS growth.
West Oak Capital Llc holds 13.21% of its portfolio in Leucadia National Corporation for 881,336 shares. Pacifica Capital Investments Llc owns 799,443 shares or 10.53% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Arlington Value Capital Llc has 9.23% invested in the company for 3.65 million shares. The Florida-based Intrepid Capital Management Inc. has invested 6.74% in the stock. Goodhaven Capital Management Llc, Florida-based fund reported 526,034 shares. # Img1 #
More recent Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE: LUK) news were published by: Bloomberg.com which released: “Jefferies’s Average Pay for Employee Jumps to Highest Since 2008” on December 19, 2017. Also Zacks.com published the news titled: “Leucadia National (LUK): The Perfect Mix of Value and Rising Earnings … “on January 05, 2018. nouvelles-du-monde.com’s news article titled:” Leucadia Exploring Sale of Beef Meat Processor National “with publication date: January 08, 2018 was also an interesting one.
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