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Citizens Financial Group Inc. (CFG) Stock: A Closer Look at the Analyst Ratings

Citizens Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: CFG) has a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.47x that is above its average ratio. Additionally, the 36-month beta value for CFG is 1.31. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 13 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 2 rating it as “overweight,” 7 rating it as “hold,” and 1 rating it as “sell.”

The average price predicted by analysts for CFG is $36.36, which is $9.12 above the current price. The public float for CFG is 479.14M and currently, short sellers hold a 4.00% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of CFG on May 25, 2023 was 9.67M shares.

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CFG) stock’s latest price update

Citizens Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: CFG)’s stock price has decreased by -3.37 compared to its previous closing price of 27.87. However, the company has seen a 2.08% increase in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 04/19/23 that The Era of Easy Deposits Is Over for Main Street Banks

CFG’s Market Performance

CFG’s stock has risen by 2.08% in the past week, with a monthly drop of -6.72% and a quarterly drop of -35.77%. The volatility ratio for the week is 3.51% while the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 4.61% for Citizens Financial Group Inc. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 0.67% for CFG stock, with a simple moving average of -26.64% for the last 200 days.

CFG Trading at -6.64% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought CFG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -39.92% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 4.61%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.51%, as shares sank -7.65% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -15.58% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, CFG rose by +2.08%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -27.63% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $26.64. In addition, Citizens Financial Group Inc. saw -31.60% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CFG starting from Lillis Terrance, who purchase 1,000 shares at the price of $26.39 back on May 17. After this action, Lillis Terrance now owns 3,000 shares of Citizens Financial Group Inc., valued at $26,390 using the latest closing price.

Subramaniam Shivan S., the Director of Citizens Financial Group Inc., purchase 3,300 shares at $28.79 during a trade that took place back on Apr 21, which means that Subramaniam Shivan S. is holding 66,263 shares at $95,007 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for CFG

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +32.27 for the present operating margin

The net margin for Citizens Financial Group Inc. stands at +22.28. The total capital return value is set at 8.35, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.03. Equity return is now at value 9.40, with 0.90 for asset returns.

Based on Citizens Financial Group Inc. (CFG), the company’s capital structure generated 71.57 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 41.72. Total debt to assets is 7.48, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 73.79. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 39.35.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.79, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.47. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.11.


In conclusion, Citizens Financial Group Inc. (CFG) has seen bad performance in recent times. Analysts have a mixed opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others rating it as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.