American Express Company (AXP) Forms $95.60 Double Top; Last Week Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG) Analysts

Among 26 analysts covering Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG), 12 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Citizens Financial Group had 85 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Sunday, January 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Citigroup upgraded the shares of CFG in report on Monday, October 12 to “Buy” rating. Credit Suisse maintained Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) on Wednesday, October 14 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, October 23 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Barclays Capital. Wedbush maintained Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) on Wednesday, November 30 with “Neutral” rating. As per Thursday, September 7, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, December 12 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Wedbush on Monday, October 24 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Friday, October 20. See Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) latest ratings:

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
21/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $45.0 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $56.0 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Hold New Target: $50.0 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $45.0 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $51.0 Maintain

American Express Company (AXP) formed double top with $99.42 target or 4.00% above today’s $95.60 share price. American Express Company (AXP) has $82.24B valuation. The stock increased 0.48% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $95.6. About 3.58 million shares traded. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has risen 22.41% since March 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.71% 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 $21.53 billion. It operates in two divisions, Consumer Banking and Commercial Banking. It has a 13.59 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.

The stock increased 1.49% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $44.18. About 5.85M shares traded or 15.91% up from the average. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has risen 50.96% since March 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.26% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 50 investors sold Citizens Financial Group, Inc. shares while 178 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 175 raised stakes. 468.84 million shares or 1.38% less from 475.38 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Korea Inv invested in 1.08M shares. Fuller & Thaler Asset Mgmt reported 2,000 shares. 1.13 million are held by Guggenheim Ltd. Glenmede Tru Na has 0.36% invested in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). Hotchkis And Wiley Cap Mngmt Lc has 1.71% invested in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Europe) invested in 0.02% or 6,940 shares. Mai Mngmt reported 14,028 shares stake. Blb&B Advsrs Ltd Com accumulated 11,717 shares. 31,300 are owned by Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Globeflex L P stated it has 25,296 shares. Advantus, Minnesota-based fund reported 50,502 shares. Alpine Woods Cap Invsts Limited Liability owns 464,000 shares. Natl Pension Service accumulated 495,284 shares or 0.1% of the stock. 416,618 were accumulated by Citigroup. Northern Trust stated it has 0.06% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG).

Analysts await American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $1.71 earnings per share, up 27.61% or $0.37 from last year’s $1.34 per share. AXP’s profit will be $1.47B for 13.98 P/E if the $1.71 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.58 actual earnings per share reported by American Express Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 8.23% EPS growth.

Since September 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 11 insider sales for $35.65 million activity. 96,440 shares valued at $9.38 million were sold by CHENAULT KENNETH I on Thursday, December 14. 12,789 shares were sold by Bush James Peter, worth $1.27 million on Tuesday, January 2. $506,340 worth of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) was sold by Sobbott Susan. 56,680 shares were sold by Gupta Ashwini, worth $5.63 million. Zukauckas Linda had sold 3,196 shares worth $304,962 on Friday, October 27. Williams Anre D had sold 30,761 shares worth $2.87M on Wednesday, October 25. On Monday, December 11 Buckminster Douglas E. sold $8.79M worth of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) or 88,930 shares.