Brokerages Expect Citizens Financial Group Inc (CFG) to Post $0.67 EPS

In recent action, Citizens Financial Group, Inc. On Friday, January 19 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy". The New Jersey-based Architects has invested 0.03% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Sun Life Financial INC increased its stake in Citizens Financial Group by 41,266.7% in the second quarter. Institutional investors own 98.38% of the company's stock. Archer Daniels Midl now has $23.40B valuation. The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $78.3. Geode Cap Ltd Co, Massachusetts-based fund reported 43,139 shares. It has underperformed by 39.13% the S&P500. A 12 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while2 believe that investors should either steer clear of CFG or, if they already own its stock, sell it. Therefore 100% are positive. CareDx had 10 analyst reports since September 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Compass Point maintained it with "Buy" rating and $33 target in Wednesday, July 22 report. (NYSE:CFG) earned "Outperform" rating by Bernstein on Wednesday, August 26. The firm has "Top Pick" rating given on Friday, August 7 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Monday, October 12, the company rating was upgraded by Ladenburg Thalmann. On Wednesday, November 4 the stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with "Neutral". On Wednesday, April 6 the stock rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to "Neutral". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, July 18 by J.P. Morgan.

Investors of record on Thursday, February 1st will be issued a $0.22 dividend. Its up 0.33, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. At Financial Bank reported 0.25% stake. Shares of TRIP have increased 3.85% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has gained 29.35% in that time. (NYSE:CFG). Sessa Cap Im Ltd Partnership, New York-based fund reported 300,000 shares. Macquarie Group Inc owns 25,800 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. 387.15 million shares or 0.29% less from 388.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Basswood Management Ltd Liability accumulated 2.24% or 1.29M shares. The price to sales ratio is the ratio of the market value of equity to the sales. First Advsrs LP invested 0.19% of its portfolio in Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM). JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 17,408,929 shares of the bank's stock worth $621,151,000 after acquiring an additional 581,232 shares during the period. Mountain Pacific Inv Advisers Id holds 7,338 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Gam Holdg Ag invested in 0.03% or 18,950 shares. Quinn Opportunity Prns Ltd Company holds 0.1% or 16,000 shares in its portfolio. Aviva Public Limited Com owns 320,226 shares. (NASDAQ:CBPO). Jupiter Asset Mngmt holds 162,950 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in 2017 Q3. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.98%. According to the most recent data, Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has a 52-week high of $48.23 and a 52-week low of $31.51. It is the same, as 81 investors sold VZ shares while 696 reduced holdings. only 114 funds opened positions while 570 raised stakes.

EPS growth estimate for this year is set at 65.30%.The earnings per share (EPS) formula is stated as earnings available to common shareholders divided by number of common stock shares outstanding. Wedbush also issued estimates for Citizens Financial Group's Q2 2018 earnings at $0.86 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.91 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.92 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $0.86 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $0.93 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $1.00 EPS and Q4 2019 earnings at $1.02 EPS.

Equities analysts forecast that Citizens Financial Group Inc (NYSE:CFG) will report earnings of $0.67 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. (NYSE:CFG) for 13,394 shares. Nuveen Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. It also increased its holding in Vanguard Index Fds (VNQ) by 4,991 shares in the quarter, for a total of 11,065 shares, and has risen its stake in Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLI). Hamilton Lane Advisors Llc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 74,990 shares. This is a boost from Citizens Financial Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18. Citizens Financial Group's dividend payout ratio is presently 26.91%. (NYSE:CFG). Nationwide Fund Advisors stated it has 481,230 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv has invested 0.19% of its portfolio in The Gap, Inc.

Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management Llc decreased Rockwell Collins Inc (NYSE:COL) stake by 146,400 shares to 1.13M valued at $147.81M in 2017Q3. Clearbridge Invs Ltd owns 21,474 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Deutsche Bank downgraded Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Citizens Financial Group had a net margin of 25.60% and a return on equity of 6.73%. The company has market cap of $21.28 billion.

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