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Citigroup (NYSE:C) May Face Higher Obstacle as Fed Adds Test – C, BAC, JPM, WFC, KEY

The Federal Reserve distorted its annual set of tests for the 30 biggest U.S. banks to incorporate the risk of a larger plunge in Asia; somewhere Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has a larger presence then rivals.
The Fed declared in a statement, slumps in the euro area, the U.K. and Japan are characteristics of the Fed’s harshly adverse scenario in the new test. The key difference from previous year is a more substantial slowdown in Asia, counting a sizable weakening of economic activity in China.

A Chicago-based credit analyst with Legal & General (LGEN) Investment Management America, David Knutson stated that Citi has the nearly all-obvious gross exposure to a slowdown in Asia. His anticipation is that Citi has gone a long ways over the previous six to eight months to educate the Fed on the types of risks they’re taking in international markets.

Moving readers toward the broader market, let’s consider percentage change in stocks prices of other stocks in the similar sector who contribute major role in the market that includes Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) gain +0.33%, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) edged up +0.36%, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) which also increased +1.17% and KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) closed up +0.25%.

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) stock’s trade at beginning with a price of $35.15 and throughout the trading session climbed at a high of $35.31 other than when day-trade ended the stock finally declined -0.65% to $34.98.

The stock is going forward its 52 week low with 50.32% and lagging behind from its 52 week high price with -9.64%. C last month stock price volatility remained 2.46%.

C stock institutional ownership remained 65.33% while insider ownership included 0.01%. In its share capital C has 2.93 billion outstanding shares among them 2.93 billion shares have been floated in market exchange.

Company’s beta coefficient included 2.58. Beta factors measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.

Published by Benjamin Roussey

Benjamin Roussey is from Sacramento, California. He has two master’s degrees and served four years in the U.S. Navy. His bachelor’s degree is from CSUS (1999) where he was on a baseball pitching scholarship. His second master’s degree is an MBA in Global Management from the University of Phoenix (2006). He has worked for small businesses, public agencies, and large corporations. He has lived in Korea and Saudi Arabia where he was an ESL instructor. Benjamin spends his time in between Northern California and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, committing himself to his craft of freelance and website writing. http://www.facebook.com/ben.rouss



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