Tuesday, 20 February, 2018

The Insider Activity Speaks Itself: Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG)

Sherri Watson | 17 February, 2017, 01:21

The average revenue estimate for the year ending December 2017 is $3.49B by 9 analysts. (NYSE:CFG) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET), stock is trading $136.22 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 4.20% in last 5 years.

Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in PFG. The legal version of this article can be accessed at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/02/14/investec-asset-management-ltd-purchases-shares-of-339775-citizens-financial-group-inc-cfg.html.

It is widely believed that the more practical proxy for the market's expectations is analyst's consensus price estimates. The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 4.25% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 8.1% and 16.98% respectively. Strs Ohio boosted its stake in shares of Principal Financial Group by 25.5% in the second quarter. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG cut Citizens Financial Group from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $27.00 target price on the stock.in a research report on Tuesday, November 8th.

The Principal Financial Group is a leading provider of retirement savings, investment and insurance products and services.

Principal Financial Group, Inc is an investment management company. (NYSE:CFG) opened at 38.37 on Thursday. The firm's 50 day moving average price is $58.77 and its 200 day moving average price is $54.09. The firm's stock has a market capitalization of $17.78 bln. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has a 52 week low of $18.34 and a 52 week high of $38.43. (NYSE:PFG) soared 7.31% year-to-date. Principal Financial Group had a return on equity of 12.34% and a net margin of 10.63%. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 1.35 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 1.3 Billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.42 EPS. The business's quarterly revenue was up 10.6% on a year-over-year basis.

Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG) traded down 0.05% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $62.06.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 16th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 6th will be issued a dividend of $0.45 per share. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.97% and 2.34%. News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter. Citizens Financial Group's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 28.28%.

This article was posted by Community Financial News and is owned by of Community Financial News. If you are reading this article on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of worldwide trademark and copyright laws.

CFG has been the topic of a number of recent research reports.

02/10/2016 - Citizens Financial Group, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Guggenheim.

01/26/2016 - Citizens Financial Group, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Compass Point. (NYSE:CFG). However, the stock price could fluctuate by $ 3.05 from the estimate as it is suggested by the standard deviation reading. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Citizens Financial Group from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, December 29th. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price objective on shares of Principal Financial Group from $52.00 to $61.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research report on Thursday, November 17th.

The Stock now has Analyst' mean Recommendation of 2.6 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell. The 23 stock analysts following this company have an average price target at $37.79, with individual PT in the $32.00-$42.00 range.