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Leucadia's Affiliate Boosts Service Portfolio with M Data E

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M Science, a portfolio company of Leucadia National Corporation recently announced the launch of M Data Enhanced (M Data E). The latest data offering will provide enriched and more frequent updates to its existing M Data offering family.

M Data E is an addition to the existing robust product lineup. This solution will be used to leverage transaction data generated from millions of U.S. consumers to obtain valuable insight into business trends. This solution is expected to reach more than 235 public and private companies and sub-brands to consumers in the U.S., the U.K. along with technology, media and telecom sectors by this month.

Such service expansions will help the company gain an edge over its peers. At the same time, it shows the company’s commitment toward its clients in providing enhanced and advanced solutions. Improved services will help it boost revenues going forward.

M Science’s parent company continues to maintain a conservative capital structure and funding profile and has virtually no debt till Oct 2023. The nature of Leucadia's portfolio and the strategic focus on generating long-term investment returns augur well for investors who look for healthy long-term investment propositions.

Leucadia has underperformed the Zacks categorized Diversified Operations industry in the past 90 days, with an average loss of 8.7% against a gain of 1.1% for the latter.

Headquartered in New York, Leucadia operates as a diversified holding company across the globe. The company has a plethora of financial services businesses and merchant banking investments, with varied ownership interests in each business. The structure of each investment is tailored to the unique opportunity it presents and is periodically reviewed to evaluate its profitability index.

Leucadia currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Some better-ranked stocks in the industry include Hitachi, Ltd. (HTHIY - Free Report) , Publicis Groupe S.A. (PUBGY - Free Report) and NCI, Inc. . Publicis Groupe and NCI carry a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), while Hitachi sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

Hitachi is currently trading at a forward P/E of 11.3x.  It has a long-term earnings growth expectation of 13%.

Publicis Groupe has a long-term earnings growth expectation of 9.51%. It is currently trading at a forward P/E of 14.3x.

NCI has a long-term earnings growth expectation of 5%. It is currently trading at a forward P/E of 19.6x.

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