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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 6193.87, and so far today it has a volume of 0. Performance year to date since the 9/24/2014 is -20.70%.

To help you determine whether Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 13.05 and forward P/E is 10.09. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.37. P/S ratio is 2.76 and the P/B ratio is 0.55. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 2.46 and 10.46 respectively.

At the current price Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is trading at, 20.56 (0.00% today), Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.33%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 25.30%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.58, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 13.98% after growing -0.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 7.10%, and 8.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 528.07, and the number of shares float is 527.57. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 97.70%. The float short is 1.43%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.22. 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 0.51 and total debt/equity is 0.51. In terms of margins, Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 79.80%, and Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has a profit margin of 21.40%.

The 52 week high is -25.72%, with 14.57% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -5.29% and the 200 day simple moving average is -9.07%.

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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