Investors bought shares of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) on weakness during trading on Tuesday. $119.61 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $95.46 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $24.15 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Citigroup had the 11th highest net in-flow for the day. Citigroup traded down ($0.22) for the day and closed at $44.35

A number of research analysts have weighed in on C shares. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Citigroup in a research report on Tuesday, April 12th. Argus reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Citigroup in a research note on Tuesday, April 19th. Drexel Hamilton reissued a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 target price on shares of Citigroup in a research note on Monday. Vetr raised shares of Citigroup from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $47.21 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 5th. Finally, Nomura reissued a “buy” rating and set a $57.00 target price (down from $62.00) on shares of Citigroup in a research note on Monday. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and eighteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $56.30.

The firm has a market cap of $128.85 billion and a PE ratio of 9.39. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $43.26 and its 200 day moving average price is $43.02.

Citigroup (NYSE:C) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 15th. The financial services provider reported $1.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.14. The company earned $17.55 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $17.47 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.45 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was down 9.9% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that Citigroup Inc. will post $4.60 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Citigroup news, insider W. Bradford Hu sold 9,528 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.83, for a total transaction of $436,668.24. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 53,282 shares in the company, valued at $2,441,914.06. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Several large investors recently bought and sold shares of the stock. MRJ Capital Inc. raised its stake in Citigroup by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. MRJ Capital Inc. now owns 39,600 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,049,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. Stonebridge Capital Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Citigroup by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Stonebridge Capital Advisors LLC now owns 63,041 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,262,000 after buying an additional 371 shares in the last quarter. Alerus Investment Advisors Corp increased its position in shares of Citigroup by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. Alerus Investment Advisors Corp now owns 71,467 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,699,000 after buying an additional 586 shares in the last quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Citigroup by 1.8% in the fourth quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 34,645 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,793,000 after buying an additional 615 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Courier Capital Corp increased its position in shares of Citigroup by 1.4% in the fourth quarter. Courier Capital Corp now owns 53,467 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,767,000 after buying an additional 715 shares in the last quarter.

Citigroup Inc (Citi) is a financial services holding company, whose businesses provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, trade and securities services, and wealth management.

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