Jefferies Group, Inc. (JEF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 19, 2012

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Jefferies Group, Inc. ( JEF ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 19, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.075 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased JEF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 13th quarter that JEF has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $18.1, the dividend yield is 1.66%.

The previous trading day's last sale of JEF was $18.1, representing a -8.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.82 and a 56.17% increase over the 52 week low of $11.59.

JEF is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). JEF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.13. Zacks Investment Research reports JEF's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 23.11%, compared to an industry average of -12.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the JEF Dividend History page.



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