Citigroup Inc.

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C : NYSE : Finance
$77.05 up 0.78 | 1.0%
Today's Range: 76.2 - 76.965
Avg. Daily Volume: 1.59052E7
02/23/18 - 3:52 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CITIGROUP INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 10.56% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)21791.020289.0
EBITDA ($mil)0.08040.0
EBIT ($mil)7842.07034.0
Net Income ($mil)-18299.03573.0

Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)180516.0335541.0
Total Assets ($mil)1843059.01792077.0
Total Debt ($mil)236709.0443532.0
Equity ($mil)201334.0225120.0

Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin35.9939.63
EBITDA Margin0.039.62
Operating Margin35.9934.67
Sales Turnover0.050.05
Return on Assets-0.330.83
Return on Equity-3.626.17
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense2743.01930.0
Interest Coverage2.863.64

Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)2569.82772.39
Div / share0.320.16
Book value / share78.3581.2
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1.6461984E71.4792876E7


BUY. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.98 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.26 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.42. The price-to-sales ratio is similar to the S&P 500 average, but it is significantly below the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, CITIGROUP INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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C NM Peers 18.09   C NA Peers 12.02

Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.

C's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

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  Price to
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C 10.35 Peers 13.73   C NA Peers 0.58

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

C is trading at a discount to its peers.


Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

Ratio not available.

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  Earnings Growth
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C 0.98 Peers 1.42   C -164.42 Peers 16.11

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

C is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, C is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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C 2.27 Peers 3.15   C 5.81 Peers 3.77

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

C is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

C has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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