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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 6379.85, and so far today it has a volume of 1027393. Performance year to date since the 9/24/2014 is -9.30%.

To help you determine whether Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 13.91 and forward P/E is 11.4. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.24. P/S ratio is 3.04 and the P/B ratio is 0.62. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 1.84 and 13.07 respectively.

At the current price Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is trading at, 23.59 (0.86% today), Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.05%, 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 11.11% 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 522.37, and the number of shares float is 473.1. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 67.20%. The float short is 2.78%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.06. 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 -11.82%, with 32.17% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 9.90% and the 200 day simple moving average is 5.30%.

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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