Taking a Look at the Data Behind Citigroup Inc. (C)

Citigroup Inc. (C) is an interesting player in the Financial space, with a focus on Money Center Banks. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $74.91, down from yesterday’s close by -1.46%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.

Fundamental Analysis

Citigroup Inc. (C) currently trades with a market capitalization of $192.86 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 9.14 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.

You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $23.52 Billion over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to fall in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $1.62 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 2.34% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.

Technical Analysis

Sometimes, we can understand most about a stock by simply looking at how it has been trading. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Citigroup Inc. recorded a 52-week high of $80.70. It is now trading 5.79% off that level. The stock is trading $76.16 its 50-day moving average by 1.25%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $56.55.

In recent action, Citigroup Inc. (C) has made a move of +0.20% over the past month, which has come on weak relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 16.68, and it’s gotten there by action that has been more volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 0.86% with $2.57 Billion sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of C.

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