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Citizens Financial Group (CFG) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.66 (-1.78%)
(As of 05/20/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
3.82 million shs
Average Volume
3.72 million shs
Market Capitalization
$16.61 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Citizens Financial Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.44 Rating Score
3.4% Upside
$37.73 Price Target
Short Interest
3.04% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.41mentions of Citizens Financial Group in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$364,418 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $3.16 to $3.96 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.45 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

158th out of 854 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

27th out of 174 stocks

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About Citizens Financial Group Stock (NYSE:CFG)

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding company that provides retail and commercial banking products and services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, corporations, and institutions in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Consumer Banking and Commercial Banking. The Consumer Banking segment offers deposit products, mortgage and home equity lending products, credit cards, business loans, wealth management, and investment services; and auto, education, and point-of-sale finance loans, as well as digital deposit products. This segment serves its customers through telephone service centers, as well as through its online and mobile platforms. The Commercial Banking segment provides various financial products and solutions, including lending and leasing, deposit and treasury management services, foreign exchange, and interest rate and commodity risk management solutions, as well as syndicated loans, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and debt and equity capital markets services. This segment serves corporate banking, healthcare, technology, asset finance, franchise finance, leasing, asset-based lending, commercial real estate, mid-corporate, and private equity sponsor industries. The company was formerly known as RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc. and changed its name to Citizens Financial Group, Inc. in April 2014. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. was founded in 1828 and is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.

CFG Stock Price History

CFG Stock News Headlines

Citizens Business Conditions Index™ Drops in Q1
20 States with the Highest Student Loan Debt
Main Street Banking Model Is Being Squeezed
Citizens Financial: Solid Dividend And Discount
Discover Financial Services Q1 Profit Falls, misses estimates
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 5/15 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

State commercial banks
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
16 Analysts


Net Income
$1.61 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$12.19 billion
Cash Flow
$4.39 per share
Book Value
$47.89 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$16.61 billion

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Bruce Winfield Van Saun (Age 67)
    CEO & Chairman of the Board
    Comp: $3.73M
  • Mr. John F. Woods (Age 60)
    Vice Chairman & CFO
    Comp: $1.64M
  • Mr. Donald H. McCree III (Age 62)
    Vice Chairman & Head of Commercial Banking Division
    Comp: $1.61M
  • Mr. Brendan  CoughlinMr. Brendan Coughlin (Age 44)
    Executive VP, Head of Consumer Banking & Vice Chairman
    Comp: $1.46M
  • Mr. Craig Jack Read (Age 55)
    Executive VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
  • Mr. Theodore C. Swimmer
    Head of Corporate Finance & Capital Markets
  • Mr. Michael Ruttledge (Age 60)
    Executive VP, Chief Information Officer & Head of Technology Services
  • Ms. Kristin Silberberg
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Polly Nyquist Klane (Age 54)
    Executive VP, General Counsel & Chief Legal Officer
  • Ms. Susan LaMonica (Age 62)
    Executive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer
    Comp: $1.16M

CFG Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Citizens Financial Group stock right now?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Citizens Financial Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" CFG shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CFG, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Citizens Financial Group's stock price target for 2024?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Citizens Financial Group's shares. Their CFG share price targets range from $35.00 to $43.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $37.73 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have CFG shares performed in 2024?

Citizens Financial Group's stock was trading at $33.14 at the start of the year. Since then, CFG stock has increased by 10.1% and is now trading at $36.50.
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Are investors shorting Citizens Financial Group?

Citizens Financial Group saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 13,810,000 shares, a drop of 8.5% from the April 15th total of 15,090,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,420,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days.
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When is Citizens Financial Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 17th 2024.
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How were Citizens Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 17th. The bank reported $0.65 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.75 by $0.10. The bank earned $1.96 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.96 billion. Citizens Financial Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.62% and a net margin of 11.52%. The business's revenue was down 7.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.00 earnings per share.
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How often does Citizens Financial Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Citizens Financial Group?

Citizens Financial Group announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 17th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.42 per share on Wednesday, May 15th. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.60%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 30th.
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Is Citizens Financial Group a good dividend stock?

Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG) pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.52%. CFG has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 60.87%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CFG will have a dividend payout ratio of 42.42% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for CFG.

How will Citizens Financial Group's stock buyback program work?

Citizens Financial Group announced that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Friday, February 17th 2023, which permits the company to repurchase $1,150,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 5.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

What is Bruce Van Saun's approval rating as Citizens Financial Group's CEO?

893 employees have rated Citizens Financial Group Chief Executive Officer Bruce Van Saun on Bruce Van Saun has an approval rating of 82% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Citizens Financial Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Citizens Financial Group investors own include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Bank of America (BAC), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Alibaba Group (BABA), CVS Health (CVS) and Pfizer (PFE).

Who are Citizens Financial Group's major shareholders?

Citizens Financial Group's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.67%), Capital International Investors (8.07%), LSV Asset Management (1.41%), Nordea Investment Management AB (0.79%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.26%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.25%). Insiders that own company stock include Craig Jack Read, Kevin Cummings, Shivan S Subramaniam and Terrance Lillis.
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How do I buy shares of Citizens Financial Group?

Shares of CFG stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Citizens Financial Group have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Citizens Financial Group: 1215 Financial Center Associates Ltd., 5801 Southfield Service Drive Corp., CFG Service Corp., CSB Investment Corp., Citizens Asset Finance Inc., Citizens Bank National Association, Citizens Capital Markets Inc., Citizens Charitable Foundation, Citizens Funding Corp., Citizens Insurance Holdings Inc., Citizens One Community Development Corporation, Citizens One NMTC CDE Corp., Citizens One NMTC CDE LLC I, Citizens One NMTC CDE LLC II, Citizens One NMTC CDE LLC III, Citizens One NMTC CDE LLC IV, Citizens One NMTC CDE LLC V, Citizens RI Investment Corp. IV, Citizens Securities Inc., Citizens Ventures Incorporated, Clarfeld Financial Advisors LLC, Connecticut Realty Investors Inc., Court Street Holding Inc., Estate Preservation Services LLC, Franklin American Mortgage Company, ICX Corporation, Lexington Savings Corp., Mass Investment Corp., Minuteman Investments Corporation, Montgomery Service Corporation, New England Acceptance Corporation, PA Investment Corp. I, PA Investment Corp. II, PA Investment Corp. V, RBS Citizens Insurance Agency Inc., RI Realty Trust Inc., Servco Inc., Thistle Group Holding Co., Trinity Capital, West Register Citizens Corp., Western Reserve Partners, and Windsor Realty Corp..
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This page (NYSE:CFG) was last updated on 5/21/2024 by Staff

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