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The number of analysts agreeing with this consensus is 6.

According to Zacks, "Meta Financial Group, Inc.is the holding company for federally chartered savings bank MetaBank, Member FDIC". Ten analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company's stock. We in no way are suggesting that readers make any decision on Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG) based on the information in this report. (NYSE:CFG) closed session up at $38.37 with 1.03%. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 16.45%. Comparatively, growth in the past five years was 12.74 percent (per annum).

Bessemer Group Inc. bought a new position in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Earnings, with 23 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.5. The stock has 52-week high of $7.01 and 52-Week low of $4.13. The company reported $1.27 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.12. The company had Year Ago Sales of $1.33 Billion. They now have a United States dollars 79 price target on the stock. The correct version of this piece can be read at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/02/16/meta-financial-group-inc-cash-given-average-recommendation-of-strong-buy-by-analysts.html. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $37.79.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Mar 9, 2016, Shivan S. Subramaniam (director) purchased 5,000 shares at 20.91 per share price.On Feb 10, 2016, David J. Bowerman (Vice Chair, Business Services) purchased 2,400 shares at 19.40 per share price.On Nov 13, 2015, Donald H Iii Mccree (Vice Chair, Commercial Banking) purchased 80,000 shares at 25.83 per share price.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has a 1-year low of $18.34 and a 1-year high of $38.06. The daily volume was measured at 5,148,596 shares. The stock was trading on below-average volume. The firm has a market capitalization of $799.46 million, a PE ratio of 24.26 and a beta of 0.98.

Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG) last released its earnings results on Friday, January 20th. The company's Relative strength index is 56.76. Sandler O'Neill cut Citizens Financial Group from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $31.00 target price on the stock.in a research report on Monday, November 14th. Breaking those down we see that the ratings are as follows: 1 Strong Buy, 1 Rated Buy, 4 Rated Hold and 0 Rated Sell. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $37.79 price target, but the stock is already up 109.96% from its recent lows.

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) jumped 92.39 percent over the past one year, while it rose 12.46 percent year to date (YTD). The PEG ratio represents the ratio of the price to earnings to the anticipated future growth rate of the company. Citizens Financial Group had a net margin of 18.13% and a return on equity of 5.19%. This calculation stems from dividing the current share price by the projected earnings per share. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.53 and $0.46 respectively. Barclays PLC lifted their target price on Citizens Financial Group from $27.00 to $39.00 and gave the company an "equal weight" rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 3rd.

Autodesk, Inc.'s growth estimate for the current quarter is -261.9, and -30 percent for the next quarter.

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