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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG)?

The company in question is, Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) currently with a stock price of 23.37 (-0.30% today). The market cap for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is 12244.35, and is in the sector Financial, and Regional – Mid-Atlantic Banks industry. The target price for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is 25.63. Currently Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 13.94, and a forward P/E of 11.43. Average volume for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is 6474.65 and so far today it is 2522082.

Performance in the last year for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has been -10.00%. For EPS growth, Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has seen a growth of -0.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.11%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 0.00% over the last five years and could be 11.20% for the next five years. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 9.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 30.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is 8.88%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 4.30%.

Since the IPO date for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. on the 9/24/2014, Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -9.10%. With Citizens Financial Group, Inc. trading at 23.37, the dividend yield is 2.05%, and the EPS is 1.68.

So could Citizens Financial Group, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 13.94. The PEG is 1.24, P/S is 3.04 and the P/B is at 0.62. The P/cash is 1.84, with P/free cash flow at 13.1.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.59, and total debt/equity at 0.59.

In terms of margins, Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 79.60% and a profit margin of 22.20%.Payout ratio for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is 24.90%. Return on assets come to 0.60% with return on investment coming to 9.10%.

Insider ownership for Citizens Financial Group, Inc., is at 0.30% and institutional ownership comes to 67.20%. Outstanding shares are at 522.37. While shares float is 473.1. The float short is currently 2.78%, and short ratio is 2.03.

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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