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

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Amid the all-time high stocks in today's market is Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Citizens Financial Group now has $17.50 billion valuation. The stock declined 1.08% or $0.37 reaching $33.88 on the news. It has outperformed by 34.26% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months negative chart setup for the $17.37 billion company.

Among 3 analysts covering National Fuel Gas Co.

Among 8 analysts covering CoreLogic Inc (NYSE: CLGX), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Visa Inc. had 44 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, August 14 report. As per Tuesday, October 6, the company rating was downgraded by SprucePoint Capital. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, April 19 by Jefferies. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, January 11 by Goldman Sachs. National Bank & Trust Of Nova Scotia accumulated 11,520 shares or 0% of the stock. On average, analysts anticipate that Citizens Financial Group Inc will post $2.44 EPS for the current fiscal year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.41 EPS. The bank reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.51 by $0.10.

Zacks offers analysts with an Average Broker Rating (or ABR), basing it on sell-side recommendations. Therefore 36% are positive. Citizens Financial Group's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 28.28%. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, May 1 by Wedbush. Wedbush initiated the shares of CFG in report on Friday, October 7 with "Outperform" rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 26 with "Sector Perform". The stock has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, October 14. The stock of Caesarstone Ltd (NASDAQ: CSTE) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, November 2 by JP Morgan. The 1-year High price of the stock is $39.75, while the 1-year low price is $18.34. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Monday, November 14 by Piper Jaffray.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.12 in Q4 2016. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.64%. 95 funds opened positions while 142 raised stakes. About 1.89 million shares traded. Moreover, Magnetar Limited has 0.02% invested in Citizens Financial Group Inc (NYSE: CFG) for 31,602 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust reported 1.68M shares stake. Fred Alger Management reported 70,629 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh holds 329,956 shares. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in Citizens Financial Group during the fourth quarter worth approximately $224,885,000. Geneva Advsrs Limited Liability Company owns 786,703 shares or 0.55% of their U.S. portfolio. Sun Life Finance reported 10 shares. Blackrock Japan Ltd owns 1.11M shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Arizona State Retirement Systems stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Citizens Financial Group Inc (NYSE: CFG).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.68, from 1.96 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 86 investors sold V shares while 540 reduced holdings.

"More than 15 states and territories have approved or cleared the CenturyLink - Level 3 merger, showing that regulators understand this transaction will create a robust, resilient and secure network and improve the combined company's ability to meet the ever-increasing demands of customers", said CenturyLink Senior Vice President for Public Policy and Government Relations John F. Jones. The stock had a trading volume of 4,337,574 shares. Allstate Corporation, Illinois-based fund reported 157,089 shares. Bluemar Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation owns 171,900 shares or 3.27% of their U.S. portfolio. Chevy  Chase Hldgs Inc reported 431,329 shares. (NYSE: TWTR) plummeted -0.60% to $18.32. Delta Lloyd Nv, a Netherlands-based fund reported 57,094 shares. Its beta value stands at 1.25.

Wedgewood Investors Inc Pa holds 5.54% of its portfolio in Erie Indemnity Company for 53,526 shares.

National Fuel Gas Company is a holding company. The company has market cap of $6.15 billion. It has a 40.47 P/E ratio. The Firm operates in five business divisions: Exploration and Production, Pipeline and Storage, Gathering, Utility, and Energy Marketing. About 10,439 shares traded. National Fuel Gas Co. Caesarstone Ltd (NASDAQ: CSTE) has risen 6.39% since June 2, 2016 and is uptrending.

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