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Citizens Financial Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.76 (-1.72 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $43.44
50-Day Range
MA: $40.05
52-Week Range
Now: $43.44
Volume6.38 million shs
Average Volume4.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.47 billion
P/E Ratio19.57
Dividend Yield3.53%
Citizens Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Citizens Bank, National Association that provides retail and commercial banking products and services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Consumer Banking and Commercial Banking. The Consumer Banking segment offers traditional banking products and services, including checking and savings accounts, home and education loans, credit cards, business loans, mortgage and home equity lending, and unsecured product finance and personal loans, as well as wealth management and investment services to retail customers and small businesses. This segment also provides indirect auto finance for new and used vehicles through auto dealerships. The Commercial Banking segment offers various financial products and solutions, such as loans and leasing, trade finance, deposit and treasury management, cash management, and foreign exchange and interest rate risk management solutions; and loan syndications, corporate finance, merger and acquisition, and debt and equity capital markets capabilities. It serves government banking, not-for-profit, healthcare, technology, professionals, oil and gas, asset finance, franchise finance, asset-based lending, commercial real estate, private equity, and sponsor finance industries. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. operates approximately 2,700 ATMs and 1,100 branches in 11 states in the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest regions, as well as through online, telephone, and mobile banking services; and maintains approximately 135 retail and commercial non-branch offices. 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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Year Founded1828



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.07 billion
Cash Flow$6.00 per share
Book Value$47.46 per share


Net Income$1.79 billion


Market Cap$18.47 billion
Next Earnings Date4/16/2021 (Confirmed)


Overall MarketRank

2.52 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

29th out of 1,937 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

3rd out of 306 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.76 (-1.72 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Citizens Financial Group a buy right now?

14 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Citizens Financial Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Citizens Financial Group stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Citizens Financial Group?

Wall Street analysts have given Citizens Financial Group a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Citizens Financial Group wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Citizens Financial Group?

Citizens Financial Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 6,830,000 shares, an increase of 23.7% from the January 14th total of 5,520,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,850,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Citizens Financial Group's next earnings date?

Citizens Financial Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, April 16th 2021.
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How can I listen to Citizens Financial Group's earnings call?

Citizens Financial Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, April 16th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Citizens Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 19th. The bank reported $0.99 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.08. The bank earned $1.71 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.71 billion. Citizens Financial Group had a net margin of 13.04% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.30%. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.98 EPS.
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How has Citizens Financial Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Citizens Financial Group's stock was trading at $23.34 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CFG stock has increased by 86.1% and is now trading at $43.44.
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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, January 20th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Wednesday, February 17th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.59%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 2nd.
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Is Citizens Financial Group a good dividend stock?

Citizens Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.53%. Citizens Financial Group does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Citizens Financial Group is 40.63%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Citizens Financial Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 51.66% next year. This indicates that Citizens Financial Group will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Citizens Financial Group's stock buyback program work?

Citizens Financial Group declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Wednesday, January 20th 2021, which authorizes the company to repurchase $750,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 4.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for CFG?

14 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Citizens Financial Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $52.00. On average, they expect Citizens Financial Group's share price to reach $41.42 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.6%.
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Who are Citizens Financial Group's key executives?

Citizens Financial Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Bruce Winfield Van Saun, CEO & Chairman (Age 64)
  • Mr. John F. Woods, Vice Chairman & CFO (Age 57, Pay $1.67M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Donald H. McCree III, Vice Chairman & Head of Commercial Banking Division (Age 59, Pay $1.7M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Malcolm D. Griggs, Chief Risk Officer & Exec. VP (Age 60, Pay $1.24M)
  • Mr. Craig Jack Read, Exec. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 53)
  • Mr. Theodore C. Swimmer, Exec. VP and Head of Corp. Fin. & Capital Markets for Citizens Commercial Banking (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Michael Ruttledge, Group Chief Information Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Kristin Silberberg, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Stephen T. Gannon, Chief Legal Officer, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 68) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Scott Essex, Exec. VP and Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer

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

893 employees have rated Citizens Financial Group CEO Bruce Van Saun on Glassdoor.com. Bruce Van Saun has an approval rating of 82% among Citizens Financial Group's employees.

Who are some of Citizens Financial Group's key competitors?

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).

What is Citizens Financial Group's stock symbol?

Citizens Financial Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CFG."

Who are Citizens Financial Group's major shareholders?

Citizens Financial Group's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.48%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.29%), Morgan Stanley (2.19%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.34%), Northern Trust Corp (1.23%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.85%). Company insiders that own Citizens Financial Group stock include Brendan Coughlin, Charles John Koch, Shivan S Subramaniam and William P Hankowsky.
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Which major investors are selling Citizens Financial Group stock?

CFG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., AJO LP, Prudential PLC, Lazard Asset Management LLC, Verition Fund Management LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., and Epoch Investment Partners Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Citizens Financial Group stock?

CFG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB, Payden & Rygel, Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Nicholas Company Inc., and KBC Group NV. Company insiders that have bought Citizens Financial Group stock in the last two years include Charles John Koch, Shivan S Subramaniam, and William P Hankowsky.
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How do I buy shares of Citizens Financial Group?

Shares of CFG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Citizens Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of CFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.44.

How much money does Citizens Financial Group make?

Citizens Financial Group has a market capitalization of $18.47 billion and generates $8.07 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $1.79 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.84 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Citizens Financial Group have?

Citizens Financial Group employs 17,584 workers across the globe.

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..

When was Citizens Financial Group founded?

Citizens Financial Group was founded in 1828.

What is Citizens Financial Group's official website?

The official website for Citizens Financial Group is www.citizensbank.com.

Where are Citizens Financial Group's headquarters?

Citizens Financial Group is headquartered at One Citizens Plaza, Providence RI, 02903.

How can I contact Citizens Financial Group?

Citizens Financial Group's mailing address is One Citizens Plaza, Providence RI, 02903. The bank can be reached via phone at 401-456-7000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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