Short Term Price Target on Citizens Financial Group (CFG)

Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG) : Currently there are 15 street experts covering Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $33 and $24 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $27.3. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $2.22.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has lost 9.67% in the last five trading days and dropped 15.34% in the last 4 weeks. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has dropped 5.92% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -22.94%. Also, Citigroup maintains their rating on the shares of Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG). The current rating of the shares is Buy. Equity Analysts at the Firm raises the price target to $26 per share from $24 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on June 6, 2016.

Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 9 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 1 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. A total of 4 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 14 research analysts is 1.61, which indicates as a Buy.

Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $19.77 and $19.63 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $20.12. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $19.98, notching a gain of 2.36% for the day. The total traded volume was 10,744,060 . The stock had closed at $19.52 on the previous day.

In an insider trading activity, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged in a Form 4 filing that the director of Citizens Financial Group Inc/Ri, Subramaniam Shivan S. had purchased shares worth of $104,550 in a transaction dated on March 8, 2016. A total of 5,000 shares were purchased at a price of $20.91 per share. The information is based on open market trades at the market prices.Option exercises are not covered.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is a retail bank holding company in the United States. The Company offers a range of retail and commercial banking products and services to individuals, institutions and companies. The Company operates approximately 1,200 branches in an 11-state footprint across the New England, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions. The Company serves the financial needs of customers and prospects through its online, telephone and mobile banking platforms. It also maintains over 100 retail and commercial non-branch offices located both in the Companys banking footprint and in eleven other states and the District of Columbia. The Company operates in two segments: Consumer Banking and Commercial Banking. The Companys subsidiaries are Citizens Bank, N.A. (CBNA) and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania (CBPA).

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