Citigroup Inc ($C) Confident Investor Rating: Poor

Company name Citigroup Inc
Stock ticker C
Live stock price [stckqut]C[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Good
EBIT growth Poor

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Poor
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $-0.01
Target stock price (averages with growth) $0.05
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $0.4
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $42.33

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=c

Citigroup Inc. is a global diversified financial services holding company whose businesses provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services. It operates in two segments: Citicorp, consisting of Citigroup's Global Consumer Banking businesses and Institutional Clients Group, and Citi Holdings, consisting of Brokerage and Asset Management, Local Consumer Lending and Special Asset Pool. Global Consumer Banking (which included retail banking and Citi-branded cards in four regions-North America, EMEA, Latin America and Asia) and Institutional Clients Group (which included Securities and Banking and Transaction Services). In February 2012, it sold its 9.85% interest in Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. In May 2012, it sold 10.1% interest in Akbank T.A.S. In September 2012, the Company sold EMI Group's recorded music division, EMI Music, to Vivendi and subsidiary, Universal Music Group.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in this stock. I realize this is a very popular stock but I do not think that investors are well served by putting their money into this company's stock.

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