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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Excellent Stock Value (NYSE: JEF)

Shares of JEF traded higher by 3.36% or $0.425/share to $13.08. Jefferies Group Inc. is trading at a price to book ratio of 0.89. This indicates that the value of the company's underlying assets exceeds today's market price. The PEG is 0.61 suggesting that the shares are trading at an excellent value relative to firm's growth rate. The price to sales ratio came in at 1.01. Thus, the company is not very expensive in terms of its sales. On average, 2128140 shares of JEF exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 3411238. These financial metrics combined make this company seem undervalued. Lookout for any takeover chatter or takeover news regarding this stock as one of the bigger players may have an eye on this one.

Jefferies Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries operate as securities and investment banking firm.