Analyst Advice And Earnings Insight: Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

The recently concluded session had traders exchanging Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) low level. Roughly 0.81 million shares changed hands compared to the three-month volume average 4.59 million shares. The first trade took place at $38.02 and the stock went down -0.21% to attain the closing price of $37.75.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG) Analyst Opinion

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 23 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 3.12% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -0.74% last month and is up 5.95 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 11 of analysts who cover CFG having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $40.84 price target on Citizens Financial Group, Inc., suggesting a 8.19% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -5.03% below its 52-week high.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Earnings Surprise

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.68 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.64. Its revenue totaled $1.43 billion up 2.37% from the previous quarter.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) Intraday View

This stock (CFG) is ahead of its 52-week low with 19.8%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.43% which for the week stands at 1.9%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -0.61% and stays 1.02% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -0.45% losses and now is up 4.94% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $35.87. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 16.51%.

Turning to American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO), its shares were trading at $14.83 a gain of $0.19, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $14.72, touched a high of $15.02 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.7. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. has 1 buy ratings, 10 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -21.95% from its high of $19.00 to a $2.63 billion market value through last close.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale slipped from 2.79 to 2.68 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $13.94 a share. The target implies a -6% decrease from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 21.38% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.83 million shares versus an average volume of 4.12 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.99% which for the week approaches 3.22%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $14.65 and compares with the $10.23 52-week low. The stock recovered 44.97% since its low point and has performed -2.24% year-to-date.

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