Chaikin Stock Report for Citigroup Inc. $C 02-15-2012

The Chaikin Power Gauge RatingTM for this Citigroup Inc. $C stock report is bullish due to very attractive financial metrics and bullish price/volume activity. The rating also reflects weak earnings performance and negative expert opinions. C’s financial metrics are excellent due to a low price to book value and relatively high cash flow.

Financial Metrics Rating – Very Bullish

C’s financial metrics are excellent. The company may be undervalued and generates high free cash flow relative to market capitalization. The rank is based on a high long-term debt to equity ratio relative to its industry group, low price to book value, low return on equity, low price to sales ratio and relatively high cash flow.

Earnings Performance Rating – Bearish

C’s earnings performance has been weak. The company has a history of weak earnings growth and has not met analysts’ earnings estimates. The rank is based on poor EPS growth over the past 3-5 years, worse than expected earnings in recent quarters, a relatively poor trend in earnings this year, a relatively low projected P/E ratio and consistent earnings over the past 5 years.

Price/Volume Activity Rating – Bullish

Price and volume activity for C is bullish. C is in an accelerating price trend compared to 4 months ago and has a rising price trend. The rank for C is based on its relative weakness versus the market, negative Chaikin money flow and a positive Chaikin price trend ROC.

Expert Opinions – Bearish

Expert opinions about C are negative. Analysts are lowering their EPS estimates for C and analysts’ opinions on C have been more negative recently. The rank for C is based on analysts revising earnings estimates downward, a low short interest ratio, insiders purchasing stock and pessimistic analyst opinions.

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