Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE:LUK) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders acquired 1,099 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 947% compared to the average daily volume of 105 put options.
Several research firms have weighed in on LUK. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Leucadia National from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday. TheStreet upgraded shares of Leucadia National from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd.
Shares of Leucadia National (NYSE:LUK) opened at $24.25 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 firm has a market cap of $8,640.00, a PE ratio of 15.65, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.86 and a beta of 1.24. Leucadia National has a 1 year low of $22.23 and a 1 year high of $28.30.
Leucadia National Company 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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