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  • Citigroup Is The Best Bet For Long-Term Investors
    Kirk YU Today, 3:56 AM

    Summary

    • Citigroup reported solid first quarter results, ending a 3-week slide and shaking off market perception that the bank is losing grounds to competitors.
    • The Fed’s capital plan rejection is a trumped-up charge that has little to do with the bank’s financial health.
    • Citigroup will continue to benefit from a reviving U.S. economy, and sooner or later investors should be able to look at the bank objectively.
  • Citigroup: Buy Before It Gets Expensive
    Gemstone Equity Research Yesterday, 8:39 AM 7 Comments

    Summary

    • Citigroup released its first quarter of 2014 results and reported better year-over-year performance.
    • In contrast to Citigroup, JPMorgan reported a net income of $5.3 billion and EPS of $1.28 for the first quarter of 2014.
    • I would suggest investing in Citigroup because of its attractive multiples and current price dips.
  • Algorithm Indicates Citigroup Will Be A Buying Opportunity, But Not Yet
    I Know First Research Wed, Apr. 16 2 Comments

    Summary

    • Citigroup delivered a better than expected earnings report.
    • The bank still has issues that need to be addressed.
    • The algorithm indicates that Citi will be an investment opportunity but the best time to become invested will be in the upcoming months.
  • How Citi Gets To $77 By The End Of 2015
    Josh Arnold Wed, Apr. 16 10 Comments

    Summary

    • Citigroup's return on common equity has rebounded nicely since the crisis, but has a long way to go.
    • I think a normalized ROACE is about 12%, leaving substantial upside for earnings in the coming years.
    • Investors are focused on short-term headwinds for Citi, ignoring long-term earnings potential.
  • Citigroup: Valuations Are Cheap, But Patience Will Be Required
    Portfolio Management 101 Tue, Apr. 15 1 Comment

    Summary

    • Citi announced better than expected results, but the numbers seemed tepid.
    • Results for the company have been volatile over the last several years, and the turnaround is still not complete.
    • The implied fair value price seemed too high and severely optimistic.
    • With a more conservative valuation approach, the stock still looks attractive for a 12-18 month holding period.
  • Citigroup: This Is A No-Brainer Homerun Investment For The Long-Term Investor
    Tim Travis Tue, Apr. 15 7 Comments

    Summary

    • 1st quarter earnings show Citigroup continues to increase its intrinsic value and clean up its balance sheet.
    • The recent Fed decision not to approve Citigroup's stock buyback and dividend increase has little impact on long-term investors.
    • Citigroup is undervalued in an overvalued market.
  • Citigroup: Can It Double?
    Achilles Research Tue, Apr. 15

    Summary

    • Citigroup surprised investors with solid Q1 results.
    • The bank still exhibits a ridiculous valuation -- both in terms of P/B and P/E ratio.
    • Underperforming stocks can quickly become outperforming stocks.
  • Citigroup Just Hit A Home Run
    Josh Arnold Tue, Apr. 15 3 Comments

    Summary

    • Citi's quarter was a blowout positive and the stock moved up 4.4%.
    • Implications for shareholders are great as margins and loan losses improved.
    • Citi Holdings is no longer the drag on earnings it used to be as it moves ever closer to breaking even.
    • Management is dealing with its fraud risk issues, and once those are remedied, the stock should move materially higher.
  • Will A Citi Dividend Surprise Come Shortly After The Earnings Surprise?
    Abba's Aces Tue, Apr. 15

    Summary

    • The company reported earnings and revenue which beat analyst expectations.
    • Net credit losses declined quite a bit from the prior year.
    • Earnings per share increased 59% from the prior quarter.
  • Bank Earnings Reports: Citigroup Versus JPMorgan Chase
    John M. Mason Tue, Apr. 15 8 Comments

    Summary

    • Citigroup reports higher earnings.
    • Citigroup needed some good news given recent news that the Federal Reserve would not approve Citi paying dividends or buying back stock.
    • Also, Citi discovered another fraud case out of Mexico.
  • Citi Earnings Demonstrate It Is Still About Capital
    Glyndon Park Mon, Apr. 14 1 Comment

    Summary

    • C reported earnings from a revenue and operating expense point of view.
    • Positive metrics within international franchise demonstrate management is proactively getting in tune with its revenue and cost base.
    • Near term Citi is a capital story and improving metrics will drive the stock price higher yet longer-term challenges remain.
  • Citigroup: Patience Required, Turnaround In Progress As Evidenced By Earnings Report
    Alexander J. Poulos Mon, Apr. 14 9 Comments

    Summary

    • Earnings report indicates the turnaround in Citigroup continues.
    • Citi Holdings assets dropped significantly, as the bad debt held is being worked off.
    • CEO Michael Corbat under significant pressure to exact change.
  • Citigroup Might Have Bottomed
    Bret Jensen Mon, Apr. 14 12 Comments

    Summary

    • Citigroup finally delivered some good news for its investors after a dismal month.
    • Better times look likely in the near future as business fundamentals improve.
    • The shares are the cheapest among the major banks based on book value and the stock looks like it has bottomed.
  • Citigroup: High-Risk, High-Reward Turnaround
    Shiv Kapoor Mon, Apr. 14 1 Comment

    Summary

    • Citigroup was severely wounded by the financial crisis, and was rescued by the U.S. government.
    • Much of the repair to the balance sheet is done, but the task remains incomplete. Risks remain elevated.
    • But there is light at the end of the tunnel. After that, it's a matter of realizing their true earnings potential.
    • The stock is attractively priced at a 17% discount to tangible book value.
  • Earnings Preview: Citigroup Q1 2014
    Selerity Research Fri, Apr. 11 5 Comments

    Summary

    • Citigroup (C) is scheduled to report 1Q 2014 earnings before the opening bell on Monday, April 14th.
    • Earnings Per Share (EPS) Excluding Items: The current Street estimate is $1.14 (range $1.02 to $1.20).
    • Revenues: Analysts expect a decline of 5.5% y/y to $19.37 bln (range $18.13 bln to $19.76 bln).
  • Citi Earnings Likely To Be A Murky, Perfunctory, Non-Event
    Quoth the Raven Fri, Apr. 11

    Summary

    • I'm not expecting much - sink or swim - from Citi's upcoming earnings on Monday.
    • The bank is mired in poor headlines that are dragging its stock down.
    • Long-term, the bank gets more attractive the further it dips.
  • Citigroup And Its $62 Price Target
    Josh Arnold Wed, Apr. 9 17 Comments

    Summary

    • Citi's self-inflicted wounds and the negative sentiment surrounding them will pass at some point.
    • Expansion of the earnings and tangible book value multiples will lead to significant upside.
    • 2014 price target of $62 represents 33% upside from today's price.
  • Bullish Fundamentals Behind A Bearish Citigroup
    Quoth the Raven Mon, Apr. 7 6 Comments

    Summary

    • Citi had another bearish week last week.
    • It included a Federal probe and an analyst downgrade.
    • Citi remains fundamentally undervalued, trading at a cheap price to book and a cheap forward PE.
  • Citigroup: High Risk Equals High Reward
    David Alton Clark Fri, Apr. 4 7 Comments

    Summary

    • A contrarian approach to investing states to buy a stock at its point of maximum pessimism.
    • Citigroup’s stock is under extreme pressure after being clobbered by several major negative headwinds.
    • These issues have provided a buying opportunity in the stock.
    • The stock is vastly undervalued on a relative and historical basis with improving fundamentals.
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Company Description

Citigroup Inc is a financial services holding company. It provides financial products and services, including consumer banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage and wealth management.

Sector: Financial
Country: United States