Lazard LTD. (LAZ): Price and Financial Metrics

Lazard LTD. (LAZ): $37.06

0.27 (+0.73%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where LAZ ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 91.77% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LAZ is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • LAZ ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 19th percentile.

LAZ Stock Summary

  • LAZARD LTD's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 89.17% of US listed stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 8.03 for LAZARD LTD; that's greater than it is for 86.97% of US stocks.
  • LAZARD LTD's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 18.22%, greater than the shareholder yield of 89.99% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to LAZARD LTD, a group of peers worth examining would be AIZ, THFF, HALL, UBSI, and UIHC.
  • Visit LAZ's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

LAZ Valuation Summary

  • LAZ's price/sales ratio is 1.3; this is 8.33% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 211 months, LAZ's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 2.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LAZ.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LAZ 2022-09-02 1.3 5.6 7.7 6.8
LAZ 2022-09-01 1.3 5.7 7.7 6.8
LAZ 2022-08-31 1.3 5.7 7.8 6.9
LAZ 2022-08-30 1.3 5.7 7.8 6.9
LAZ 2022-08-29 1.3 5.7 7.8 6.9
LAZ 2022-08-26 1.4 5.8 7.9 6.9

LAZ Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 78.88%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -6.09%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -32.34%.
LAZ's revenue has moved up $809,187,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows LAZ's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 3,044.242 936.103 526.942
2022-03-31 3,227.833 775.889 554.64
2021-12-31 3,193.048 866.079 528.064
2021-09-30 3,078.827 733.749 507.576
2021-06-30 2,939.076 591.312 475.459
2021-03-31 2,688.231 608.567 425.739

LAZ's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • LAZ has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 90.82% of graded US stocks.
  • LAZ's asset turnover comes in at 0.486 -- ranking 44th of 444 Trading stocks.
  • WHG, COR, and LAMR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LAZ.

The table below shows LAZ's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.486 1 0.099
2021-06-30 0.489 1 0.095
2021-03-31 0.468 1 0.085
2020-12-31 0.470 1 0.080
2020-09-30 0.448 1 0.065
2020-06-30 0.449 1 0.056

LAZ Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LAZ, see our LAZ price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $55.13 Average Broker Recommendation 1.61 (Moderate Buy)

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LAZ Price/Volume Stats

Current price $37.06 52-week high $53.00
Prev. close $36.79 52-week low $30.72
Day low $36.33 Volume 169,823
Day high $37.45 Avg. volume 757,279
50-day MA $36.09 Dividend yield 5.44%
200-day MA $37.29 Market Cap 3.89B

Lazard LTD. (LAZ) Company Bio

Lazard Ltd. provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, strategic matters, restructuring and capital structure, capital raising and corporate finance, as well as asset management services to corporations, partnerships, institutions, governments and individuals. The company was founded in 1848 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.

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Below are the latest news stories about LAZARD LTD that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LAZ as an investment opportunity.

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United Community Banks' (UCBI) announcement of 4.7% dividend hikes cheers investors. This, along with the strategic acquisitions, will continue to drive shareholder value.

Yahoo | August 19, 2022

Lazard's (LAZ) July AUM Rises 3.9% on Market Appreciation

Lazard's (LAZ) AUM balance in July improves on the back of upbeat market performance.

Yahoo | August 11, 2022

Investindustrial Acquires Specialty Ingredient Maker Parker Food

(Bloomberg) -- European private equity firm Investindustrial has agreed to buy Parker Food Group, a manufacturer of specialty ingredients for the food industry, from The Riverside Co. Most Read from BloombergDozens in China Infected With New ‘Langya’ Virus Carried by ShrewsMedia Tallies Show Extremely Tight Presidency Race: Kenya UpdateMusk Sells Another $6.9 Billion of Tesla Ahead of Twitter TrialChina Has Painted Itself Into a Semiconductor CornerUS Inflation Runs Cooler Than Forecast, Easing

Yahoo | August 11, 2022

Essent Group (ESNT) Announces Dividend Hike, Stock Down 1.7%

Essent Group's (ESNT) announcement of a 4.8% dividend hike cheers investors. This, along with the share repurchase program, will continue to drive shareholder value and boost confidence in the stock.

Yahoo | August 10, 2022

Lazard Reports July 2022 Assets Under Management

NEW YORK, August 10, 2022--Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) reported today that its preliminary assets under management ("AUM") as of July 31, 2022 totaled approximately $225.1 billion. The month’s AUM included market appreciation of $9.8 billion, foreign exchange depreciation of $1.0 billion, and net outflows of $0.3 billion.

Yahoo | August 10, 2022

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LAZ Price Returns

1-mo -0.56%
3-mo 13.31%
6-mo 17.74%
1-year -18.10%
3-year 15.45%
5-year 19.04%
YTD -11.70%
2021 7.41%
2020 12.08%
2019 15.22%
2018 -25.38%
2017 36.20%

LAZ Dividends

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