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

September 25, 2018 - By Kyle Williams

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.13, from 1 in 2018Q1. It improved, 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.
Parametric Assoc Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.06% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). Sun Life reported 1,312 shares. Stoneridge Inv Limited Liability invested 0.8% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). Citadel Advsr Ltd Liability reported 12.15 million shares. Intrust Comml Bank Na has 13,364 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Atria Investments Limited Liability Company accumulated 5,473 shares. 250,932 are held by Marietta Investment Ptnrs Ltd Com. Axa owns 0.02% invested in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) for 139,177 shares. Manufacturers Life The owns 5.00 million shares. Amer accumulated 199,987 shares. First Trust Advsrs Lp owns 2.31M shares. Boston Llc accumulated 0.18% or 184,072 shares. Gsa Capital Ptnrs Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.21% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) or 111,119 shares. 17,548 were accumulated by Dean Investment Assocs Ltd Liability. St Germain D J Comm Inc invested in 0.03% or 5,770 shares.

Since June 5, 2018, it had 0 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 3.09 million 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 company was maintained on Monday, April 23 by BMO Capital Markets. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) rating on Wednesday, April 4. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $5100 target. Morgan Stanley maintained Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) rating on Thursday, May 31. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $53 target. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, March 26 by Sandler O’Neill. Robert W. Baird upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, May 30 report. Citigroup maintained the shares of CFG in report on Monday, April 9 with “Neutral” rating. Vining Sparks initiated Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) rating on Friday, April 20. Vining Sparks has “Buy” rating and $5700 target. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, April 20 report. The stock of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, September 18 by Morgan Stanley. Deutsche Bank upgraded the shares of CFG in report on Wednesday, April 4 to “Buy” rating.

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.

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