Analysts See $1.61 EPS for Citigroup Inc. (C)

March 14, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

 Analysts See $1.61 EPS for Citigroup Inc. (C)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.25, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 56 investors sold Citigroup Inc. shares while 400 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 492 raised stakes. 2.04 billion shares or 0.42% more from 2.03 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Prelude Capital Mgmt Ltd, New York-based fund reported 2,579 shares. The Maryland-based Lockheed Martin Com has invested 0.27% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Usa Fincl Portformulas reported 4,127 shares. Paragon Cap Mgmt invested in 0.2% or 7,183 shares. British Columbia Investment, British Columbia – Canada-based fund reported 1.35M shares. Nexus Inv Management has invested 4.31% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Utd American Securities (D B A Uas Asset Management) has invested 2.41% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). American holds 812,330 shares. Somerset has invested 1.95% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Raymond James & accumulated 1.39 million shares or 0.2% of the stock. Banque Pictet & Cie Sa reported 395,052 shares. Savings Bank Of America De, North Carolina-based fund reported 34.27M shares. Stieven Cap Advsr Ltd Partnership has 1.74% invested in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Yhb Inv Advsr reported 1.58% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Thompson Davis & Com Inc reported 7,388 shares or 0.95% of all its holdings.

Since February 27, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $4.97 million activity. MURRAY JOSEPH MICHAEL had sold 3,400 shares worth $263,126 on Tuesday, February 27. 32,400 shares were sold by Fraser Jane Nind, worth $2.51 million on Tuesday, February 27. $542,920 worth of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) was sold by Gerspach John C. Forese James A. sold $500,666 worth of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) on Tuesday, February 27. On Wednesday, February 28 Callahan Don sold $536,410 worth of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) or 7,000 shares.

Analysts expect Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) to report $1.61 EPS on April, 12.They anticipate $0.25 EPS change or 18.38 % from last quarter’s $1.36 EPS. C’s profit would be $4.14 billion giving it 11.63 P/E if the $1.61 EPS is correct. After having $1.28 EPS previously, Citigroup Inc.’s analysts see 25.78 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.46% or $1.11 during the last trading session, reaching $74.91. About 12.64 million shares traded. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has risen 35.60% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.90% the S&P500.

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) Ratings Coverage

Among 40 analysts covering Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), 19 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Citigroup Inc. had 116 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Buy” on Friday, October 13. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, September 18 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 5 by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Hold” rating by Societe Generale given on Tuesday, September 12. The rating was maintained by CLSA on Friday, September 23 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 18 with “Buy”. Guggenheim upgraded Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) on Monday, November 30 to “Buy” rating. As per Friday, November 18, the company rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, December 11 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, December 20 by Wells Fargo.

Citigroup Inc., a diversified financial services holding company, provides various financial services and products for consumers, firms, governments, and institutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $192.52 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Citicorp and Citi Holdings. It currently has negative earnings. The Citicorp segment offers traditional banking services to retail clients through retail banking, commercial banking, Citi-branded cards, and Citi retail services.

More notable recent Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) news were published by: which released: “Citigroup Is Refunding $335 Million to Credit Card Customers” on February 23, 2018, also with their article: “This week, Citigroup (C) a Hold” published on March 13, 2018, published: “Citigroup: What Are The Risks At This Time?” on February 21, 2018. More interesting news about Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) were released by: and their article: “Form 424B2 CITIGROUP INC” published on March 13, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “Citigroup moving toward ‘national digital bank’: CFO” with publication date: March 06, 2018.

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