Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) went down by -2.21% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $69.11. The company’s stock price has collected -0.27% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 11/11/22 that M&A Is Slowing as Financing Costs Tick Higher
Is It Worth Investing in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE :C) Right Now?
Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 6.50 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for C is at 1.58. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 10 analysts out of 28 who provided ratings for Citigroup Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 17 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $56.90, which is $8.79 above the current price. C currently public float of 1.93B and currently shorts hold a 1.55% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of C was 17.96M shares.
C’s Market Performance
C stocks went down by -0.27% for the week, with a monthly jump of 6.44% and a quarterly performance of -7.34%, while its annual performance rate touched -29.13%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.96% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.29% for Citigroup Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 2.46% for C stocks with a simple moving average of -4.85% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of C
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for C stocks, with Goldman repeating the rating for C by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for C in the upcoming period, according to Goldman is $47 based on the research report published on October 03rd of the current year 2022.
Credit Suisse gave a rating of “Neutral” to C, setting the target price at $58 in the report published on May 27th of the current year.
C Trading at 6.51% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought C to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -30.20% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.29%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.96%, as shares surge +6.23% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -0.39% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, C fell by -0.27%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -28.13% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $47.23. In addition, Citigroup Inc. saw -20.12% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at C starting from CITIGROUP INC, who sale 4,614,358 shares at the price of $36.25 back on Sep 12. After this action, CITIGROUP INC now owns 15,318 shares of Citigroup Inc., valued at $167,270,478 using the latest closing price.
Wechter Sara, the Head of Human Resources of Citigroup Inc., sale 14,800 shares at $68.56 during a trade that took place back on Feb 11, which means that Wechter Sara is holding 57,043 shares at $1,014,614 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for C
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +34.52 for the present operating margin
The net margin for Citigroup Inc. stands at +27.18. Equity return is now at value 8.00, with 0.60 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.33.