How Analysts Rated Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) Last Week?

April 16, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.07, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 38 investors sold Citizens Financial Group, Inc. shares while 197 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 155 raised stakes. 456.57 million shares or 2.62% less from 468.84 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Greenwood Capital Ltd Company owns 6,020 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership invested in 939,075 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Castine Mngmt Lc owns 240,728 shares or 3.43% of their US portfolio. Stratos Wealth Prns Limited has 3,026 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. D E Shaw owns 1.93M shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Blackrock holds 45.08M shares. 7,600 were accumulated by Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt. Axa holds 206,698 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Claar Llc holds 2.97% of its portfolio in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) for 280,894 shares. Bessemer Grp reported 1,728 shares. Glenmede Trust Na has 1.87 million shares. The Illinois-based Pl Cap Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 2.04% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). Franklin Resources Incorporated has 0.45% invested in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). Apg Asset Mngmt Nv stated it has 157,019 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Pinebridge Investments L P reported 159,251 shares stake.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering Citizens Financial (NYSE:CFG), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Citizens Financial had 28 analyst reports since October 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 20 by Piper Jaffray. Sandler O’Neill maintained it with “Hold” rating and $48.0 target in Tuesday, February 27 report. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, April 4 with “Buy”. The stock of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, January 8. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CFG in report on Sunday, January 21 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 12 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Friday, November 10, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, December 13. BMO Capital Markets maintained Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) on Friday, January 19 with “Buy” rating. Below is a list of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) latest ratings and price target changes.

04/04/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $51.0000 Maintain
09/04/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $50 New Target: $48 Maintain
04/04/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Old Target: $34 Upgrade
26/03/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Hold New Target: $45.0000 Maintain
05/03/2018 Broker: Wedbush Rating: Buy New Target: $52.0 Maintain
27/02/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Hold New Target: $48.0 Maintain
27/02/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $48.0 Maintain
26/02/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $54.0 Maintain
22/01/2018 Broker: Bernstein Rating: Buy New Target: $52.0 Maintain
21/01/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $52.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.31% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $42.41. About 887,104 shares traded. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has risen 21.47% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.92% the S&P500.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Citizens Bank, N.A. and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania that provide retail and commercial banking services and products in the United States. The company has market cap of $20.68 billion. It operates in two divisions, Consumer Banking and Commercial Banking. It has a 13.05 P/E ratio. The Consumer Banking segment offers traditional banking services and products, including checking, savings, mortgage and home equity lending, student loans, personal unsecured lines and loans, credit cards, business loans, and wealth management and investment services for retail clients and small businesses.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) Institutional Positions Chart

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