Leucadia National (LUK) renamed as Jefferies Financial Group (JEF)
Leucadia National Corporation has been renamed as Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (JEF) effective immediately, after receiving a green signal from its shareholders. Following the name change,Jefferies Financial Group will use the ticker “JEF” for trading purposes on the New York Stock Exchange.
Notably, Leucadia renamed itself as part of its transformation from a holding company with disparate assets to a financial services company. The company also declared a cash dividend of 10 cents per share, payable on Jun 29, 2018, to its shareholders as of record Jun 18, 2018.