Company name Piper Jaffray Companies
Stock ticker PJC
Live stock price [stckqut]PJC[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Fair
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Good
EBIT growth Poor

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Poor
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $46.35
Target stock price (averages with growth) $45.13
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $38.71
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $38.04

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=pjc

Piper Jaffray Companies is an investment bank and asset management firm, serving the needs of corporations, private equity groups, public entities, non-profit entities and institutional investors in the United States and internationally. The Company operates in two segments: Capital Markets and Asset Management. The Capital Markets segment provides investment banking and institutional sales, trading and research services for various equity and fixed income products. The Asset Management segment includes traditional asset management activities and related services. The Company markets the investment banking and institutional securities business under Piper Jaffray name. Its asset management business is marketed under Advisory Research, Inc. In July 2013, Piper Jaffray Companies announced that it has completed its purchase of Seattle-Northwest Securities Corporation. In July 2013, the Company announced that it has completed its purchase of Edgeview Partners L.P.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Piper Jaffray Companies.

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