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CIT Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.06 (-2.28 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $45.35
50-Day Range
MA: $41.66
52-Week Range
Now: $45.35
Volume1.17 million shs
Average Volume929,295 shs
Market Capitalization$4.48 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.02%
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 provides a range of commercial lending, leasing, and deposit products; loans comprising revolving lines of credit, term loans, unsecured loans, collateral-backed loans, asset-based loans, commercial real estate loans, and cash flow loans; and ancillary services and products, including cash management, capital markets, and advisory services primarily to small and middle market companies. This segment also offers asset management, factoring, receivable management, and secured financing services; supply chain financing, leasing and equipment financing to small businesses and middle market, and railroads and shippers. The Consumer Banking segment provides checking, savings, money market, and individual retirement accounts; time deposits and certificates of deposit; residential mortgage loans; small business administration loans; payment solutions; and fiduciary services. The company also offers leasing and advisory, and online banking services. It operates through a network of approximately 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.29 billion
Cash Flow$10.40 per share
Book Value$61.38 per share


Net Income$529.90 million


Market Cap$4.48 billion
Next Earnings Date4/20/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.73 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

425th out of 1,937 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

52nd out of 164 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-1.06 (-2.28 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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CIT Group (NYSE:CIT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is CIT Group a buy right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CIT Group in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" CIT Group stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CIT, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than CIT Group?

Wall Street analysts have given CIT Group a "Hold" 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 CIT Group wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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, April 20th 2021.
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How were CIT Group's earnings last quarter?

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE:CIT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January, 25th. The financial services provider reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.57 by $0.93. The financial services provider had revenue of $496 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $451.85 million. CIT Group had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.46% and a negative net margin of 16.59%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.27 earnings per share.
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How has CIT Group's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

CIT Group's stock was trading at $23.68 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CIT stock has increased by 91.5% and is now trading at $45.35.
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How often does CIT Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CIT Group?

CIT Group announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, February 19th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 4th.
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Is CIT Group a good dividend stock?

CIT Group pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.02%. CIT Group does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of CIT Group is 27.67%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CIT Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 49.30% next year. This indicates that CIT Group will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for CIT?

9 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for CIT Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $54.00. On average, they expect CIT Group's share price to reach $36.83 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.8%.
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Who are CIT Group's key executives?

CIT Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Ellen R. Alemany, Chairwoman & CEO (Age 65, Pay $3.34M)
  • Mr. John J. Fawcett, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 62, Pay $2.16M)
  • Mr. Philip Curtice Robbins, Pres of Asset Management & Capital Markets
  • Mr. David M. Harnisch, Pres of Commercial Fin. & Real Estate
  • Ms. Denise M. Menelly, Exec. VP and Head of Technology & Operations (Age 59)
  • Ms. Alla Whitston, Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Barbara A. Callahan, Sr. VP & Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. James R. Hubbard, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 62)
  • Ms. Gina M. Proia, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and Exec. VP (Age 49)
  • Mr. James J. Duffy, Chief HR Officer & Exec. VP (Age 66)

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 Bank of America (BAC), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Citigroup (C), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Kinder Morgan (KMI), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), The Boeing (BA) and Carnival Co. & (CCL).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.79%), Lord Abbett & CO. LLC (4.03%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (3.29%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.29%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.88%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.52%). 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, Steve Solk and Wahida Plummer.
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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 First Pacific Advisors LP, Credit Suisse AG, Victory Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company . Company insiders that have sold CIT Group company stock in the last year include Edward K Sperling, Steve Solk, and Wahida Plummer.
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Which major investors are buying CIT Group stock?

CIT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Cortland Associates Inc. MO, SummerHaven Investment Management LLC, IndexIQ Advisors LLC, Water Island Capital LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Spring Creek Capital LLC, and Jefferies Group LLC. 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is CIT Group's stock price today?

One share of CIT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.35.

How much money does CIT Group make?

CIT Group has a market capitalization of $4.48 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.

How many employees does CIT Group have?

CIT Group employs 4,131 workers across the globe.

What is CIT Group's official website?

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

Where are CIT Group's headquarters?

CIT Group is headquartered at 11 West 42nd Street, New York NY, 10036.

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 2/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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