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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 01/03/1977. Citigroup Inc. is in the Money Center Banks industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Citigroup Inc., is 22679.52, and so far today it has a volume of 19698300. Performance year to date since the 01/03/1977 is -18.09%.

To help you determine whether Citigroup Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 8.44 and forward P/E is 7.91. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Citigroup Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.61. P/S ratio is 2.14 and the P/B ratio is 0.59. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 0.19 and 3.75 respectively.

At the current price Citigroup Inc. is trading at, 42.29 (0.74% today), Citigroup Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.47%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 4.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 5.01, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 16.86% after growing 146.10% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -26.70%, and -3.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 2943, and the number of shares float is 2932.85. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 73.40%. The float short is 1.10%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.42. 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 0.99 and total debt/equity is 0.99. In terms of margins, Citigroup Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 67.20%, and Citigroup Inc. has a profit margin of 25.70%.

The 52 week high is -30.33%, with 22.64% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -3.86% and the 200 day simple moving average is -8.72%.

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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