Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG) Analysts See $0.90 EPS

September 25, 2018 - By Richard Slagle

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.13 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.13, from 1 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 39 investors sold Citizens Financial Group, Inc. shares while 184 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 187 raised stakes. 440.37 million shares or 1.70% less from 447.99 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Employees Retirement Of Texas invested 0.19% of its portfolio in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). Gru One Trading L P, a Illinois-based fund reported 46,910 shares. United Fincl Advisers Limited Liability Company has 26,890 shares. Pnc Grp Inc Inc owns 2.83 million shares or 0.11% of their US portfolio. 178,835 were reported by Zwj Invest Counsel. The Japan-based Meiji Yasuda Life Ins has invested 0.26% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Co reported 105,627 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Price T Rowe Assocs Md accumulated 899,155 shares. Moreover, Caxton Assoc Lp has 0.02% invested in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) for 10,860 shares. Ameritas Prtn has invested 0.02% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). Cornercap Inv Counsel stated it has 0.81% of its portfolio in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). Goelzer Invest Mgmt invested in 125,038 shares or 0.57% of the stock. Hillsdale Inc holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) for 9,256 shares. 370,998 were reported by Arizona State Retirement. Architects holds 0.05% or 7,699 shares in its portfolio.

Since June 5, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $32,860 activity.

Analysts expect Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) to report $0.90 EPS on October, 19.They anticipate $0.22 EPS change or 32.35 % from last quarter’s $0.68 EPS. CFG’s profit would be $428.35 million giving it 11.23 P/E if the $0.90 EPS is correct. After having $0.88 EPS previously, Citizens Financial Group, Inc.’s analysts see 2.27 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.39% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $40.41. About 3.09M shares traded. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has risen 17.05% since September 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.43% the S&P500.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Citizens Financial (NYSE:CFG), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Citizens Financial had 11 analyst reports since March 26, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Vining Sparks on Friday, April 20 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Wednesday, April 4. Morgan Stanley maintained Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) rating on Tuesday, September 18. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $51 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, May 31 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, April 4. Citigroup maintained the shares of CFG in report on Monday, April 9 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, April 20 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Monday, March 26 by Sandler O’Neill. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, April 23 report. The rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Buy” on Monday, April 23.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Citizens Bank, N.A. and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania that provide retail and commercial banking services and products in the United States. The company has market cap of $19.23 billion. It operates in two divisions, Consumer Banking and Commercial Banking. It has a 11 P/E ratio. The Consumer Banking segment offers traditional banking services and products, including checking, savings, mortgage and home equity lending, student loans, personal unsecured lines and loans, credit cards, business loans, and wealth management and investment services for retail clients and small businesses.

Another recent and important Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Banks mostly tone down expectations for Q3, but Wells Fargo delivers some good news” on September 14, 2018.

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