Citigroup posted a sharp drop in earnings for the fourth quarter.
The banking giant’s earnings came in at $1.46 a share, compared to $1.38 expected by analysts polled by Refinitiv.
Revenue of $17 billion also was higher than analysts’ expectations of $16.75 billion expected
The company’s net income plunged -26% to $3.2 billion. Citigroup attributed that to an increase in expenses for a “pre-tax impact” of about $1.2 billion related to the sale of its consumer banking businesses in Asia.
Citi’s global consumer banking business segment experienced a revenue decline of -6% year over year to $6.94 billion. Revenue in the North America region fell by -6% as sales from Citi-branded cards and retail services decreased. Revenue in Asia decreased by -9%, while Latin America revenue declined by -4%. Expenses within the bank’s global banking division rose +33% year-over-year.
The company’ institutional clients group’s revenue increased by 4% to $9.9 billion, on the back of + 18% surge in investment banking. But its fixed income markets revenue fell -20% year over year to $2.5 billion.
For the full-year 2021, Citigroup net income nearly doubled from 2020 to $21.95 billion. However, its revenue decreased by -5% to $71.88 billion.
C may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options. In of 36 cases where C's price broke its lower Bollinger Band, its price rose further in the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Stochastic Oscillator shows that the ticker has stayed in the oversold zone for 3 days. The price of this ticker is presumed to bounce back soon, since the longer the ticker stays in the oversold zone, the more promptly an upward trend is expected.
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where C advanced for three days, in of 303 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
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 86 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 Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) for C turned negative on May 19, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to turn lower in the coming weeks. Traders may want to sell the stock or buy put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 44 similar instances when the indicator turned negative. In of the 44 cases the stock turned lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of success at .
C moved below its 50-day moving average on May 19, 2023 date and that indicates a change from an upward trend to a downward trend.
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 May 30, 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 fairly steady price growth. C’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
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 (0.463) is normal, around the industry mean (0.927). P/E Ratio (6.139) is within average values for comparable stocks, (17.444). C's Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (18.586) is very high in comparison to the industry average of (3.197). Dividend Yield (0.046) settles around the average of (0.056) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (1.128) is also within normal values, averaging (2.317).
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.