Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (NYSE:RBS) gapped up before the market opened on Wednesday . The stock had previously closed at $5.18, but opened at $5.19. Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC shares last traded at $5.25, with a volume of 1,005,192 shares trading hands.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on the company. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC in a research note on Saturday, June 25th. Natixis lowered Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC from a “neutral” rating to a “reduce” rating in a research note on Monday, July 18th. Zacks Investment Research raised Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 3rd. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lowered Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC from a “conviction-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 8th. Finally, BNP Paribas lowered Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, June 27th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $26.61.

The company’s market capitalization is $30.51 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $4.95 and its 200 day moving average is $6.10.

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) is a banking and financial services company. The Company provides financial products and services to personal, commercial, corporate and institutional customers, through its subsidiaries, The Royal Bank of Scotland and National Westminster Bank Plc (NatWest), as well as through other brands, including Ulster Bank and Coutts.

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