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Is Citizens Financial Group, Inc.(NYSE: CFG), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CFG) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 9/24/2014. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is in the Regional – Mid-Atlantic Banks industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Citizens Financial Group, Inc., is 5428.32, and so far today it has a volume of 3921100. Performance year to date since the 9/24/2014 is -0.38%.

To help you determine whether Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 15.27 and forward P/E is 12.5. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.79. P/S ratio is 3.23 and the P/B ratio is 0.68. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 1.96 and 13.89 respectively.

At the current price Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is trading at, 25.69 (0.47% today), Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.87%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 24.90%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.68, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 11.20% after growing -0.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 30.20%, and 9.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 505.6, and the number of shares float is 473.1. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 98.00%. The float short is 2.02%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.76. Management has seen a return on assets of 0.60%, and also a return on investment of 9.10%.

The ability for Citizens Financial Group, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 0.59 and total debt/equity is 0.59. In terms of margins, Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 79.60%, and Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has a profit margin of 22.20%.

The 52 week high is -3.97%, with 43.93% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 7.53% and the 200 day simple moving average is 15.73%.

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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