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Citizens Financial Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.17 (-2.92 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $38.92
50-Day Range
MA: $36.80
52-Week Range
Now: $38.92
Volume4.31 million shs
Average Volume3.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.62 billion
P/E Ratio17.53
Dividend Yield3.89%
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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Overall MarketRank

2.51 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

28th out of 1,942 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

3rd out of 310 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.07 billion
Cash Flow$5.38 per share
Book Value$47.46 per share


Net Income$1.79 billion


Market Cap$16.62 billion
Next Earnings Date4/16/2021 (Estimated)
-1.17 (-2.92 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Citizens Financial Group's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Citizens Financial Group's stock was trading at $23.34 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CFG stock has increased by 66.8% and is now trading at $38.92.
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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, 5 hold ratings and 8 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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What is Larry J. Merlo's approval rating as Citizens Financial Group's CEO?

6,978 employees have rated Citizens Financial Group CEO Larry J. Merlo on Glassdoor.com. Larry J. Merlo has an approval rating of 37% among Citizens Financial Group's employees. This puts Larry J. Merlo in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 were Citizens Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January, 19th. The bank reported $0.99 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.08. Citizens Financial Group had a net margin of 13.04% and a return on equity of 5.30%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.98 EPS.
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How often does Citizens Financial Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Citizens Financial Group?

Citizens Financial Group declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 20th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Wednesday, February 17th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 3.89%. 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 of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Wednesday, January 20th 2021, which allows the company to repurchase $750,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 4.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board of directors 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 stock. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $49.00. On average, they anticipate Citizens Financial Group's share price to reach $39.54 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.6% from the stock's current price.
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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).

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 63)
  • Mr. John F. Woods, Vice Chairman & CFO (Age 56, Pay $1.67M)
  • Mr. Donald H. McCree III, Vice Chairman & Head of Commercial Banking Division (Age 58, Pay $1.7M)
  • Mr. Malcolm D. Griggs, Chief Risk Officer & Exec. VP (Age 59, Pay $1.24M)
  • Mr. Craig Jack Read, Exec. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 52)
  • Mr. Theodore C. Swimmer, Exec. VP and Head of Corp. Fin. & Capital Markets for Citizens Commercial Banking
  • Mr. Michael Ruttledge, Group Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Kristin Silberberg, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Stephen T. Gannon, Chief Legal Officer, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 67)
  • Mr. Scott Essex, Exec. VP and Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.29%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.16%), M&R Capital Management Inc. (0.06%), HGK Asset Management Inc. (0.03%), Thompson Investment Management Inc. (0.03%) and Highland Capital Management LLC (0.02%). 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 Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., CX Institutional, Richard P Slaughter Associates Inc, SevenBridge Financial Group LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, M&R Capital Management Inc., and Pacer Advisors Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Citizens Financial Group stock?

CFG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., HGK Asset Management Inc., Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Measured Wealth Private Client Group LLC, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Bremer Bank National Association, and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. 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.

What is Citizens Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of CFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.92.

How big of a company is Citizens Financial Group?

Citizens Financial Group has a market capitalization of $16.62 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. Citizens Financial Group employs 18,000 workers across the globe.

What is Citizens Financial Group's official website?

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

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 1/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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