Citigroup Inc. [NYSE: C] gained 0.49% or 0.38 points to close at $78.03 with a heavy trading volume of 16657048 shares. The company report on May 25, 2021 that Citigroup CEO Jane Fraser to Present at Bernstein’s 37th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference.
Jane Fraser, Chief Executive Officer of Citigroup, will present at Bernstein’s 37th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference held virtually on Friday, June 4, 2021. The presentation is expected to begin at approximately 10:00 a.m. (Eastern). A live webcast will be available at www.citigroup.com/citi/investor. A replay and transcript of the webcast will be available shortly after the event.
It opened the trading session at $77.83, the shares rose to $78.355 and dropped to $77.47, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for C points out that the company has recorded 49.65% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -92.71% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 19.28M shares, C reached to a volume of 16657048 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Citigroup Inc. [C]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for C shares is $84.84 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on C 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.
Wolfe Research have made an estimate for Citigroup Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Peer Perform, with their previous recommendation back on April 05, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on March 29, 2021, representing the official price target for Citigroup Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $55 to $70, while Berenberg kept a Hold rating on C stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Citigroup Inc. is set at 1.63, with the Price to Sales ratio for C stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.96. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.89, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 487.66. Price to Free Cash Flow for C in the course of the last twelve months was 7.90.
Trading performance analysis for C stock
Citigroup Inc. [C] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 0.79. With this latest performance, C shares gained by 9.32% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 49.65% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 76.94% 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 C stock in for the last two-week period is set at 67.13, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 71.25, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 64.33 for Citigroup Inc. [C]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 73.29, while it was recorded at 76.99 for the last single week of trading, and 59.54 for the last 200 days.
Citigroup Inc. [C]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Citigroup Inc. [C] shares currently have an operating margin of +15.52. Citigroup Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +12.36.
Return on Total Capital for C is now 1.60, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 2.55. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 5.60, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.52. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Citigroup Inc. [C] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 352.65. Additionally, C Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 77.91, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 31.04. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 142.02, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 28.31.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Citigroup Inc. [C] managed to generate an average of $52,352 per employee.
Citigroup Inc. [C]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Citigroup Inc. posted 0.5/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.28/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 78.60%. 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 C. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Citigroup Inc. go to 10.91%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Citigroup Inc. [C]
There are presently around $124,205 million, or 78.70% of C stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of C stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 169,873,584, which is approximately 0.934% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 160,204,580 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $12.5 billion in C stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $7.32 billion in C stock with ownership of nearly 5.649% of the company’s market capitalization.
895 institutional holders increased their position in Citigroup Inc. [NYSE:C] by around 96,206,445 shares. Additionally, 740 investors decreased positions by around 89,087,949 shares, while 194 investors held positions by with 1,406,461,984 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,591,756,378 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. C stock had 206 new institutional investments in for a total of 9,865,966 shares, while 105 institutional investors sold positions of 12,955,239 shares during the same period.