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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 20771.86, and so far today it has a volume of 15482100. Performance year to date since the 1/3/1977 is -7.10%.

To help you determine whether Citigroup Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 10.06 and forward P/E is 9.21. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Citigroup Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.71. P/S ratio is 2.42 and the P/B ratio is 0.66. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 0.21 and 3.69 respectively.

At the current price Citigroup Inc. is trading at, 47.79 (0.65% today), Citigroup Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.65%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 4.20%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 4.75, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 11.93% 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 2915.8, and the number of shares float is 2903.28. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.11%, and institutional ownership is at 73.60%. The float short is 0.98%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.37. 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 0.88 and total debt/equity is 0.88. 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 -14.85%, with 39.09% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 6.84% and the 200 day simple moving average is 6.84%.

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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