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Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) Presents Positive Sentiments on New Head of Its GS Group in Europe

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) [Trend Analysis] hangs on to mix trends, as shares trade at $43.35 by knocked up 0.46% as Citigroup (C) reported that it has hired Grant Carson as the head of its global subsidiaries group (GSG) in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, which deals with many of the bank’s biggest clients. The GSG business deals with the subsidiaries of Citigroup’s big multinational clients around the world.

Carson will be based in London and will take up his new role at the start of July, subject to visa and regulatory approvals, according to a memo to staff on Monday. He will join the GSG executive committee and report to GSG head Marc Merlino. Carson has been with Citigroup for 17 years in EMEA and Asia and is currently deputy president of Citibank Japan, overseeing the running down of its non-core operations in the country. From 2011-14 he was Citigroup’s country officer for Greece and Cyprus.

Experts Views

For current month, 3 analyst from pool recommended for an “overweight” rating, while 21 gave rating of “Buy” and 6 analysts suggest to “Hold” and 0 gave preference to “underweight,” according to research rating by WSJ.

While alarming thing to be notice is price target, the average pool price target for C has been mentioned as; 70.00 tends to high price target, medium level touched to 55.00, and 44.00 was assigned as lowest share price targets. To accommodate all of these, average analyst price target appeared by 56.54, where as the current price is 43.46, as per research conducted by WSJ.

As the revenues measures, firm has operation margin of 67.20% in the following twelve months with net profit margin of positive 25.70%. The Company showed a positive 25.70% in the net profit margin and in addition to in its operating margin which remained 67.20%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 1.80%.

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) presented weekly performance of -1.69% with respect to its rate of return and it remained -3.84% for the month. However, the performance for a quarter experienced change of 11.07% and its performance for a year is -20.12% and its year to date performance remained in red with -16.43%. The stock price volatility was 2.40% for a week and 2.02% for a month as well as price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 1.10 and its beta remained 1.98.

Current stock price is in the upbeat territory taking into account of 20 days moving average with -4.59% and continued bullish run for 50 days moving average with -0.57%. Its earnings per share for the past twelve months were 146.10%. Company’s beta coefficient was at 1.98. Beta measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.

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