Citizens Financial (CFG) Buy Rating Maintained at Piper Jaffray; The Target is Set to $51.0; Plantronics (PLT)’s Sentiment Is 1.19

Plantronics, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets lightweight communications headsets, telephone headset systems, other communication endpoints, and accessories for the business and consumer markets under the Plantronics brand worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.76 billion. The firm also makes and markets specialty telephone products under the Clarity brand. It has a 22.89 P/E ratio. The Company’s primary products include corded and cordless communication headsets; audio processors; telephone systems; Bluetooth and corded products; personal computer and gaming headsets; and specialty products for hearing impaired individuals.

Among 26 analysts covering Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG), 12 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Citizens Financial Group has $57.0 highest and $25 lowest target. $39.05’s average target is -16.60% below currents $46.82 stock price. Citizens Financial Group had 78 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, June 6 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, December 19. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Sunday, July 23 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, June 21, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, June 8. The stock has “Sell” rating by Zacks on Thursday, September 3. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, November 29 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, September 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, July 24 by Oppenheimer. The stock has “Perform” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, November 15.

Analysts await Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE:PLT) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $0.60 earnings per share, up 9.09% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.55 per share. PLT’s profit will be $19.22 million for 22.95 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.60 actual earnings per share reported by Plantronics, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.82% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $55.07. About 112,256 shares traded. Plantronics, Inc. (PLT) has risen 26.11% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.41% the S&P500.

Disciplined Growth Investors Inc Mn holds 1.77% of its portfolio in Plantronics, Inc. for 1.91 million shares. Dean Capital Management owns 45,610 shares or 0.94% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Lapides Asset Management Llc has 0.62% invested in the company for 68,600 shares. The Minnesota-based Foundry Partners Llc has invested 0.46% in the stock. Dean Investment Associates Llc, a Ohio-based fund reported 67,130 shares.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Citizens Bank, N.A. and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania that provide retail and commercial banking services and products in the United States. The company has market cap of $23.04 billion. It operates in two divisions, Consumer Banking and Commercial Banking. It has a 14.41 P/E ratio. The Consumer Banking segment offers traditional banking services and products, including checking, savings, mortgage and home equity lending, student loans, personal unsecured lines and loans, credit cards, business loans, and wealth management and investment services for retail clients and small businesses.

The stock increased 2.32% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $46.82. About 7.83 million shares traded or 72.33% up from the average. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has risen 50.96% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.26% the S&P500.