Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS increased its holdings in shares of Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK) by 0.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 24,059 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after purchasing an additional 38 shares during the quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS’s holdings in Leucadia National Corporation were worth $629,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of LUK. Savant Capital LLC bought a new position in shares of Leucadia National Corporation during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $202,000. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. bought a new position in shares of Leucadia National Corporation during the 1st quarter worth approximately $202,000. Cleararc Capital Inc. bought a new position in shares of Leucadia National Corporation during the 1st quarter worth approximately $205,000. Eagle Global Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Leucadia National Corporation during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $219,000. Finally, Two Sigma Securities LLC bought a new position in shares of Leucadia National Corporation during the 1st quarter worth approximately $227,000. 74.66% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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Leucadia National Corporation (LUK) opened at 22.93 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $8.22 billion, a PE ratio of 13.59 and a beta of 1.27. Leucadia National Corporation has a 1-year low of $17.87 and a 1-year high of $27.33. The company has a 50 day moving average of $24.31 and a 200 day moving average of $25.49.

Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The conglomerate reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.30 by ($0.14). Leucadia National Corporation had a return on equity of 6.27% and a net margin of 5.94%. The company had revenue of $2.73 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.65 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.15 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 4.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Leucadia National Corporation will post $1.29 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Monday, September 18th will be issued a dividend of $0.10 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.74%. This is an increase from Leucadia National Corporation’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. Leucadia National Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is 23.67%.

LUK has been the subject of several analyst reports. BidaskClub raised shares of Leucadia National Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Leucadia National Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 20th.

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.

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

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