Shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (NYSE:RBS) rose 1.1% on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $5.35 and last traded at $5.30, with a volume of 1,353,432 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $5.24.

RBS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Investec restated a “buy” rating on shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC in a research report on Friday, August 26th. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC in a research note on Saturday, June 25th. Natixis cut Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC from a “neutral” rating to a “reduce” rating in a research note on Monday, July 18th. Finally, BNP Paribas cut Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, June 27th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $26.61.

The firm has a 50 day moving average of $5.04 and a 200 day moving average of $6.05. The stock’s market cap is $31.39 billion.

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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