Traders sold shares of Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) on strength during trading hours on Tuesday. $305.72 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $526.49 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $220.77 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Citigroup had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Citigroup traded up $0.27 for the day and closed at $77.11

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on C. Nomura set a $87.00 price objective on Citigroup and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $80.00 target price on Citigroup and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Vertical Group cut Citigroup from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday. BMO Capital Markets raised their target price on Citigroup from $75.00 to $75.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “market perform” rating on shares of Citigroup in a research note on Wednesday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $79.30.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.11, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.01. The firm has a market capitalization of $204,830.00, a P/E ratio of -26.77, a P/E/G ratio of 1.23 and a beta of 1.56.

Citigroup (NYSE:C) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 16th. The financial services provider reported $1.28 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.09. Citigroup had a positive return on equity of 7.36% and a negative net margin of 7.05%. The firm had revenue of $17.26 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $17.23 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.14 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that Citigroup Inc will post 6.16 EPS for the current year.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Catamount Wealth Management purchased a new position in shares of Citigroup during the second quarter valued at approximately $100,000. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Citigroup by 206.0% during the second quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. now owns 1,530 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $102,000 after buying an additional 1,030 shares during the last quarter. Balentine LLC boosted its position in shares of Citigroup by 20.2% during the second quarter. Balentine LLC now owns 1,617 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $108,000 after buying an additional 272 shares during the last quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Citigroup by 21.4% during the second quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 1,700 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $114,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Sawyer & Company Inc purchased a new position in shares of Citigroup during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $117,000. 78.53% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Citigroup Company Profile

Citigroup Inc (Citi) is a financial services holding company. The Company’s whose businesses provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, trade and securities services and wealth management.

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