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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 24.3 (-1.54% today). The market cap for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is 12541.23, and is in the sector Financial, and Regional – Mid-Atlantic Banks industry. The target price for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is 25.6. Currently Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 14.45, and a forward P/E of 11.86. Average volume for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is 6355.56 and so far today it is 4996900.

Performance in the last year for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has been 2.87%. For EPS growth, Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has seen a growth of -0.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.06%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 0.00% over the last five years and could be 8.09% 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 10.35%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 8.72%.

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 -5.77%. With Citizens Financial Group, Inc. trading at 24.3, the dividend yield is 1.98%, and the EPS is 1.68.

So could Citizens Financial Group, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 14.45. The PEG is 1.79, P/S is 3.12 and the P/B is at 0.64. The P/cash is 1.89, with P/free cash flow at 13.41.

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 98.00%. Outstanding shares are at 516.1. While shares float is 473.1. The float short is currently 2.54%, and short ratio is 1.89.

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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