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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 24.79 (1.10% today). The market cap for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is 12737.35, and is in the sector Financial, and Regional РMid-Atlantic Banks industry. The target price for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is 27.02. Currently Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 14.74, and a forward P/E of 12.06. Average volume for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is 5285.4 and so far today it is 3592600.

Performance in the last year for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has been 7.48%. For EPS growth, Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has seen a growth of -0.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.50%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been *TBA over the last five years and could be 9.38% 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 2.24%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 11.79%.

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 -3.87%. With Citizens Financial Group, Inc. trading at 24.79, the dividend yield is 1.94%, and the EPS is 1.68.

So could Citizens Financial Group, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 14.74. The PEG is 1.57, P/S is 3.16 and the P/B is at 0.66. The P/cash is 1.92, with P/free cash flow at 13.62.

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 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 97.90%. Outstanding shares are at 513.81. While shares float is 472.45. The float short is currently 1.69%, and short ratio is 1.51.

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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