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NYSE:CITCIT Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.69 (+3.35 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.28
50-Day Range
MA: $19.63
52-Week Range
Now: $21.28
Volume1.78 million shs
Average Volume2.51 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.09 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.58%
CIT Group Inc. operates as the holding company for CIT Bank, N.A. that provides banking and related services to commercial and individual customers. The company operates through Commercial Banking and Consumer Banking segments. The Commercial Banking segment offers lending, leasing, and other financial and advisory services primarily to small and middle-market companies; factoring, receivables management products, and secured supply chain financing; equipment leasing and secured financing to railroads and non-rail companies; equipment financing to small businesses. The Consumer Banking segment provides deposits, including checking and savings accounts, money market, and individual retirement accounts; time deposits and certificates of deposit; and offers residential mortgage and small business administration loans, as well as fiduciary services. The company also offers leasing and advisory, and online banking services. It operates through a network of 60 branches located in southern California. CIT Group Inc. was founded in 1908 and is based in New York, New York.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.19 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.29 billion
Cash Flow$9.81 per share
Book Value$61.38 per share


Net Income$529.90 million


Market Cap$2.09 billion
Next Earnings Date10/27/2020 (Estimated)
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CIT Group (NYSE:CIT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has CIT Group's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

CIT Group's stock was trading at $23.68 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CIT shares have decreased by 10.1% and is now trading at $21.28.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of CIT Group?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CIT Group in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is CIT Group's next earnings date?

CIT Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 27th 2020.
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How were CIT Group's earnings last quarter?

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE:CIT) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 21st. The financial services provider reported ($0.62) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.50) by $0.12. The financial services provider earned $411 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $427.61 million. CIT Group had a negative return on equity of 0.77% and a negative net margin of 14.45%. CIT Group's revenue for the quarter was down 12.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.33 earnings per share.
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How often does CIT Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CIT Group?

CIT Group declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 7th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, August 21st. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 6th.
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What price target have analysts set for CIT?

6 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for CIT Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $54.00. On average, they expect CIT Group's stock price to reach $34.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 63.7% from the stock's current price.
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Has CIT Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CIT stock have trended extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. CIT Group earned a news sentiment score of -4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting CIT Group?

CIT Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,470,000 shares, an increase of 39.4% from the April 30th total of 5,360,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,720,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.7 days.
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Who are some of CIT Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of CIT Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other CIT Group investors own include Delta Air Lines (DAL), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Bank of America (BAC), Boeing (BA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Citigroup (C), Carnival (CCL), Walt Disney (DIS), Kinder Morgan (KMI) and AT&T (T).

Who are CIT Group's key executives?

CIT Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Ellen R. Alemany, Chairwoman & CEO (Age 63)
  • Mr. John J. Fawcett, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60)
  • Ms. Denise M. Menelly, Exec. VP & Head of Technology and Operations (Age 57)
  • Mr. James L. Hudak, Pres of Commercial Fin. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Steven Solk, Pres of Consumer Banking (Age 64)

What is CIT Group's stock symbol?

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

Who are CIT Group's major shareholders?

CIT Group's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include LSV Asset Management (4.23%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (2.65%), Prudential Financial Inc. (1.81%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.47%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.38%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.86%). Company insiders that own CIT Group stock include Alan L Frank, David Harnisch, Edward K Sperling, Ellen R Alemany, John J Fawcett, Matthew Galligan, Michael L Brosnan, Robert C Rubino and Steve Solk.
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Which major investors are selling CIT Group stock?

CIT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., LSV Asset Management, Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Strs Ohio, and New York State Common Retirement Fund.
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Which major investors are buying CIT Group stock?

CIT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have bought CIT Group stock in the last two years include Alan L Frank, David Harnisch, Ellen R Alemany, John J Fawcett, Michael L Brosnan, Robert C Rubino, and Steve Solk.
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How do I buy shares of CIT Group?

Shares of CIT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is CIT Group's stock price today?

One share of CIT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.28.

How big of a company is CIT Group?

CIT Group has a market capitalization of $2.09 billion and generates $3.29 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $529.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.06 on an earnings per share basis. CIT Group employs 3,609 workers across the globe.

What is CIT Group's official website?

The official website for CIT Group is www.cit.com.

How can I contact CIT Group?

CIT Group's mailing address is 11 West 42nd Street, New York NY, 10036. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 212-461-5200 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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