Are Analysts Bullish about Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) after last week?

May 18, 2018 - By Calvin Voll

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.07, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 38 investors sold Citizens Financial Group, Inc. shares while 197 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 155 raised stakes. 456.57 million shares or 2.62% less from 468.84 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
State Of Tennessee Treasury Department accumulated 597,535 shares or 0.11% of the stock. James Invest Research owns 44,800 shares. Putnam Fl Investment Mgmt Company stated it has 1.19% of its portfolio in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). 148,141 were reported by Zwj Invest Counsel. Retirement Of Alabama holds 238,426 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Hotchkis & Wiley Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation, California-based fund reported 9.47M shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al invested in 280,100 shares. Riverpoint Management Limited Liability stated it has 519,484 shares. Parsons Capital Mgmt Ri holds 6,875 shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) reported 34,287 shares. Marietta Partners Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 3.11% of its portfolio in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). First Advsr Limited Partnership holds 0.2% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) or 2.03 million shares. Parkside National Bank And Tru has 0% invested in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) for 288 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Mgmt Holdg has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). Geode holds 0.08% or 5.53M shares.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Citizens Financial Group had 27 analyst reports since December 13, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, April 20, the company rating was initiated by Vining Sparks. The stock of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, December 12 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Sunday, January 21, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $43.0 target in Tuesday, January 2 report. Piper Jaffray maintained Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) on Friday, January 19 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, January 19. The stock of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, January 8 by Jefferies. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, December 13 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, April 23 by Sandler O’Neill. Below is a list of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) latest ratings and price target changes.

23/04/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $56 New Target: $52 Maintain
23/04/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Buy Upgrade
20/04/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $52.0000 Maintain
20/04/2018 Broker: Vining Sparks Rating: Buy New Target: $57.0000 Initiate
04/04/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $51.0000 Maintain
09/04/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $50 New Target: $48 Maintain
04/04/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Old Target: $34 Upgrade
26/03/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Hold New Target: $45.0000 Maintain
05/03/2018 Broker: Wedbush Rating: Buy New Target: $52.0 Maintain
27/02/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Hold New Target: $48.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 1.11% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $42.03. About 824,752 shares traded. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has risen 21.47% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.92% the S&P500.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Citizens Bank, N.A. and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania that provide retail and commercial banking services and products in the United States. The company has market cap of $20.37 billion. It operates in two divisions, Consumer Banking and Commercial Banking. It has a 12.93 P/E ratio. The Consumer Banking segment offers traditional banking services and products, including checking, savings, mortgage and home equity lending, student loans, personal unsecured lines and loans, credit cards, business loans, and wealth management and investment services for retail clients and small businesses.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) Institutional Positions Chart

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