Citigroup posted its second quarter earnings that surpassed analysts’ expectations.
The banking behemoth's earnings for the three months ending in June came in at $2.19 per share, which is 16.7% lower from the year-ago quarter, but well above the Street expectations of $1.70 per share.
Group revenues climbed +10.6% year-over-year to $19.64 billion, also topping analysts' estimates of $18.22 billion.
The company’s revenue from investment banking segment fell -46% year-over-year, with new listings and merger deals weakening amid market volatility.
Markets revenues, however, grew +25% to $5.3 billion.
Revenues in Treasury and trade solutions increased +33%, on the back of 42% growth in net interest income, and 17% growth in non-interest revenue – reflective of solid growth with both mid and large corporate clients, as indicated in the company’s statement.
Citigroup set aside $375 million for loan loss provision, a much smaller amount compared to that of Wells Fargo and JPMorgan.
“In a challenging macro and geopolitical environment, our team delivered solid results and we are in a strong position to weather uncertain times, given our liquidity, credit quality and reserve levels," CEO Jane Fraser said. "We intend to generate significant capital for our investors, given our earnings power and the upcoming divestitures."
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The Stochastic Oscillator suggests the stock price trend may be in a reversal from a downward trend to an upward trend. of 57 cases where C's Stochastic Oscillator exited the oversold zone resulted in an increase in price. Tickeron's analysis proposes that the odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for C just turned positive on June 02, 2023. Looking at past instances where C's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in of 44 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
C moved above its 50-day moving average on June 02, 2023 date and that indicates a change from a downward trend to an upward trend.
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The Momentum Indicator moved below the 0 level on May 19, 2023. You may want to consider selling the stock, shorting the stock, or exploring put options on C as a result. In of 85 cases where the Momentum Indicator fell below 0, the stock fell further within the subsequent month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The 10-day moving average for C crossed bearishly below the 50-day moving average on May 22, 2023. This indicates that the trend has shifted lower and could be considered a sell signal. In of 20 past instances when the 10-day crossed below the 50-day, the stock continued to move higher over the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The 50-day moving average for C moved below the 200-day moving average on May 09, 2023. This could be a long-term bearish signal for the stock as the stock shifts to an downward trend.
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where C declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Aroon Indicator for C entered a downward trend on June 02, 2023. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating very strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to consistent earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating steady price growth. C’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Seasonality Score of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. The Tickeron Seasonality score describes the variance of predictable price changes around the same period every calendar year. These changes can be tied to a specific month, quarter, holiday or vacation period, as well as a meteorological or growing season.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly overvalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (0.480) is normal, around the industry mean (0.923). P/E Ratio (6.361) is within average values for comparable stocks, (17.405). C's Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (18.586) is very high in comparison to the industry average of (3.201). Dividend Yield (0.044) settles around the average of (0.057) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (1.169) is also within normal values, averaging (2.306).
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating that the returns do not compensate for the risks. C’s unstable profits reported over time resulted in significant Drawdowns within these last five years. A stable profit reduces stock drawdown and volatility. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 84, placing this stock worse than average.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
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A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, C has been closely correlated with BAC. These tickers have moved in lockstep 83% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is a high statistical probability that if C jumps, then BAC could also see price increases.