CHICAGO TRUST Co NA raised its position in shares of Citigroup (NYSE:C) by 3.1% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 35,305 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,045 shares during the period. CHICAGO TRUST Co NA’s holdings in Citigroup were worth $2,383,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of C. New England Research & Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Citigroup in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $321,000. Chesley Taft & Associates LLC raised its position in shares of Citigroup by 15.9% in the fourth quarter. Chesley Taft & Associates LLC now owns 114,611 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $8,528,000 after buying an additional 15,710 shares in the last quarter. First American Trust FSB raised its position in shares of Citigroup by 1.2% in the fourth quarter. First American Trust FSB now owns 110,253 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $8,204,000 after buying an additional 1,357 shares in the last quarter. LGT Capital Partners LTD. raised its position in shares of Citigroup by 3.6% in the fourth quarter. LGT Capital Partners LTD. now owns 143,840 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $10,703,000 after buying an additional 5,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Boyd Watterson Asset Management LLC OH raised its position in shares of Citigroup by 36.5% in the fourth quarter. Boyd Watterson Asset Management LLC OH now owns 18,663 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,389,000 after buying an additional 4,988 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 76.78% of the company’s stock.

C opened at $66.69 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.01, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.30. Citigroup has a fifty-two week low of $59.87 and a fifty-two week high of $80.70. The stock has a market capitalization of $168.88 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.51, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.95 and a beta of 1.55.

Citigroup (NYSE:C) last posted its earnings results on Friday, April 13th. The financial services provider reported $1.68 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.07. Citigroup had a negative net margin of 6.28% and a positive return on equity of 8.13%. The company had revenue of $18.87 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $18.89 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.35 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts forecast that Citigroup will post 6.48 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 25th. Investors of record on Monday, May 7th were issued a $0.32 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, May 4th. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.92%. Citigroup’s dividend payout ratio is presently 24.02%.

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on C. Macquarie lifted their price target on shares of Citigroup from $82.00 to $84.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, February 12th. DZ Bank upgraded shares of Citigroup from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 7th. Vetr downgraded shares of Citigroup from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating and set a $61.20 price target for the company. in a research report on Monday, February 5th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $74.00 price objective on shares of Citigroup in a research report on Thursday, April 5th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of Citigroup from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 27th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Citigroup currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $80.79.

In related news, CFO John C. Gerspach sold 12,966 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.31, for a total value of $937,571.46. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Corporate insiders own 0.11% of the company’s stock.

Citigroup Company Profile

Citigroup Inc, a diversified financial services holding company, provides various financial products and services for consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions. The company operates through two segments, Global Consumer Banking (GCB) and Institutional Clients Group (ICG). The GCB segment offers traditional banking services to retail customers through retail banking, commercial banking, Citi-branded cards, and Citi retail services.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Citigroup (NYSE:C)

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