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Is Citigroup Inc.(NYSE: C), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/3/1977. Citigroup Inc. is in the Money Center Banks industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Citigroup Inc., is 22023.02, and so far today it has a volume of 7436181. Performance year to date since the 1/3/1977 is -14.84%.

To help you determine whether Citigroup Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 9.23 and forward P/E is 8.44. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Citigroup Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.48. P/S ratio is 2.25 and the P/B ratio is 0.6. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 0.2 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Citigroup Inc. is trading at, 43.29 (-1.18% today), Citigroup Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.71%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 3.20%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 4.75, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 11.98% after growing 146.10% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -17.30%, and -3.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 2953.02, and the number of shares float is 2905.88. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 73.30%. The float short is 1.03%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.36. Management has seen a return on assets of 0.80%, and also a return on investment of 8.30%.

The ability for Citigroup Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 0.98 and total debt/equity is 0.98. In terms of margins, Citigroup Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 67.00%, and Citigroup Inc. has a profit margin of 24.20%.

The 52 week high is -26.43%, with 26.00% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -0.71% and the 200 day simple moving average is -5.26%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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