Leucadia National Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Leucadia National Corporation buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Leucadia National positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Leucadia National Corporation available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Leucadia National buy-and-hold prospective. Please see also Leucadia National Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Leucadia National Corporation -- USA Stock  

USD 21.74  0.62  2.77%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Leucadia National Corporation is 'Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Leucadia National Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.31, jensen alpha of 0.53, total risk alpha of 0.30, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 2.55
Macroaxis advice module can be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Leucadia National. Our buy or sell recommendations engine harnesses analyzes the company potential to grow using all fundamental data market data available at the time. To make sure Leucadia National is not overpriced, please verify all Leucadia National Corporation fundamentals including its Gross Profit, Short Ratio, Current Liabilities, as well as the relationship between Total Debt and Market Capitalization . Given that Leucadia National has Price to Earning of 54.78 times, we recommend you check Leucadia National market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your last-minute risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.49Value At Risk3.38
Potential Upside2.00Standard Deviation1.57
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

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First Pacific Advisors LlcCommon Shares19.3 M511 M
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares15.2 M402 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares14.9 M393.6 M
Baillie Gifford CoCommon Shares13.9 M369.1 M
Bank Of New York Mellon CorpCommon Shares10.1 M266.2 M

Leucadia National Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.2
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.24

Leucadia National Volatility Alert

Leucadia National Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.4 and kurtosis of -0.48. However, we advise investors to further study Leucadia National Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsLeucadia NationalPeer Average
Return On Equity2.36 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset1.20 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin1.40 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin8.56 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation8.85 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding356.25 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders11.21 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions77.60 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted3.21 M3.24 M
Price to Earning54.78 times40.69 times
Price to Book0.87 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.72 times17.81 times
Revenue12.23 B9.85 B
Gross Profit3.6 B21.75 B
EBITDA1.05 B1.41 B
Net Income166.74 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents20.79 B3.89 B
Cash per Share58.35 times5.17 times
Total Debt20.86 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity195.00 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.44 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share28.37 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations147.55 M1.25 B
Short Ratio2.57 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share0.45 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.75 times1.22 times
Number of Employees12.7 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization8.78 B29.78 B
Total Asset46.33 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings4.61 B38.24 B
Working Capital1.24 B3.58 B
Current Asset2.52 B36.8 B

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Financial Leverage

   Sale by Mara Thomas E of 5000 shares of Leucadia National [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.31
Market Risk Adjusted Performance2.56
Mean Deviation1.27
Coefficient Of Variation319.88
Standard Deviation1.57
Information Ratio0.24
Jensen Alpha0.53
Total Risk Alpha0.30
Treynor Ratio2.55
Maximum Drawdown5.54
Value At Risk3.38
Potential Upside2.0

Current Valuation

Leucadia National Current Valuation Analysis
Leucadia National Corporation is rated below average in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Diversified Conglomerates industry is now estimated at about 601.91 Billion. Leucadia National claims roughly 8.85 Billion in current valuation contributing just under 2% to equities under Diversified Conglomerates industry.