Citizens Financial Group Inc. [NYSE: CFG] price surged by 1.31 percent to reach at $0.63. The company report on May 3, 2021 that Citizens Bank Recognizes 30 ‘Small Business Community Champions’ for Strengthening Local Economies and Communities.
Citizens Bank announced its Fourth Annual Small Business Community Champion Award winners, drawn from more than 4,000 entries that highlighted how these businesses would use the grants to support community growth, meet needs of customers as well as strengthen and sustain their businesses. This year’s $300,000 program represents a significant increase in the commitment Citizens is making and the largest award pool ever, more than tripling the prizes awarded last year, including an additional ten awards each for women-owned and minority-owned businesses.
Thirty small business owners from across Citizens’ footprint were each awarded a $10,000 prize in recognition of their efforts toward strengthening their communities. The 2021 Citizens Bank Small Business Community Champion Award winners are:.
A sum of 3978187 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 5.64M shares. Citizens Financial Group Inc. shares reached a high of $49.03 and dropped to a low of $48.63 until finishing in the latest session at $48.69.
The one-year CFG stock forecast points to a potential upside of 4.53. The average equity rating for CFG stock is currently 2.10, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
Guru’s Opinion on Citizens Financial Group Inc. [CFG]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CFG shares is $51.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CFG stock is a recommendation set at 2.10. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Compass Point have made an estimate for Citizens Financial Group Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on February 12, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on January 12, 2021, representing the official price target for Citizens Financial Group Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $32 to $34, while Keefe Bruyette kept a Mkt Perform rating on CFG stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Citizens Financial Group Inc. is set at 1.27, with the Price to Sales ratio for CFG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.13. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.00, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 34.62.
CFG Stock Performance Analysis:
Citizens Financial Group Inc. [CFG] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 5.44. With this latest performance, CFG shares gained by 8.63% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 73.71% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 129.89% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for CFG stock in for the last two-week period is set at 65.64, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 71.14, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 62.61 for Citizens Financial Group Inc. [CFG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 44.85, while it was recorded at 47.38 for the last single week of trading, and 34.72 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Citizens Financial Group Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Citizens Financial Group Inc. [CFG] shares currently have an operating margin of +17.94. Citizens Financial Group Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +14.61.
Return on Total Capital for CFG is now 3.74, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 3.27. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 4.71, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.61. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Citizens Financial Group Inc. [CFG] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 41.56. Additionally, CFG Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 29.36, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 5.14. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 37.04, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 23.90.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Citizens Financial Group Inc. [CFG] managed to generate an average of $60,111 per employee.
CFG Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Citizens Financial Group Inc. posted 0.53/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.08/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 562.50%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for CFG. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Citizens Financial Group Inc. go to -2.76%.
Citizens Financial Group Inc. [CFG] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $19,235 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CFG stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 48,912,586, which is approximately -1.196% of the company’s market cap and around 0.40% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 40,484,257 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.95 billion in CFG stocks shares; and CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS, currently with $1.57 billion in CFG stock with ownership of nearly 35.412% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Citizens Financial Group Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 331 institutional holders increased their position in Citizens Financial Group Inc. [NYSE:CFG] by around 31,023,055 shares. Additionally, 287 investors decreased positions by around 32,468,472 shares, while 71 investors held positions by with 336,732,510 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 400,224,037 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CFG stock had 115 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,174,639 shares, while 54 institutional investors sold positions of 3,719,546 shares during the same period.