Today Bernstein Sticks With a Outperform Rating on Royal Bank of Scotland Group (LON:RBS) and a GBX 450 Target Price

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Royal Bank of Scotland Group (LON:RBS) Rating Reaffirmed

The broker has just set a Estimated Target Price of GBX 450 on Royal Bank of Scotland Group (LON:RBS) shares. This is 57.34% from the last price. In analysts note released on Tuesday, 15 December, Bernstein kept steady their Outperform rating on shares of RBS.

From a total of 20 analysts covering Royal Bank of Scotland Group The PLC (LON:RBS) stock, 6 rate it a ”Buy”, 4 a “Sell”, and 14 a ”Hold”. This means that 25% of the ratings are positive. The highest target price is GBX 482 while the lowest target price is GBX 250. The mean of all analyst targets is GBX 357.2 with a 26.48% above today’s (GBX 287.1) stock price. Royal Bank of Scotland Group The PLC was the topic of 85 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to the firm StockzIntelligence Inc. J.P. Morgan maintained shares on December 7 with “Neutral” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained shares with “Hold” rating and GBX 349 target share price in a report from a December 2. Macquarie Research upgraded RBS stock in a recent report from December 3 to “Neutral” rating. Societe Generale maintained the rating on December 1. Societe Generale has a “Hold” rating and a GBX 330 price target on shares. Finally, AlphaValue maintained the stock with “Add” rating in a report issued on a December 3.

Approximately 1.45M shares of stock traded hands. Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (LON:RBS) has declined 19.56% since May 18, 2015 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.88% the S&P500.

Today Bernstein Sticks With a Outperform Rating on Royal Bank of Scotland Group (LON:RBS) and a GBX 450 Target Price

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc provides financial services and products to personal, commercial, corporate and institutional customers. The company has a market cap of 33.24 billion GBP. The Firm conducts its business through three franchises and seven operating divisions. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s Personal & Business Banking (PBB) franchise consists of two divisions: UK Personal & Business Banking (UK PBB), including Williams & Glyn, and Ulster Bank.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc is the holding company of one of the world’s largest banking and financial services groups, with a market capitalisation of #62.8 billion at the end of 2006. Headquartered in Edinburgh, the Group operates in the UK, US and internationally through its two principal subsidiaries, the Royal Bank and NatWest. Both the Royal Bank and NatWest are major UK clearing banks whose origins go back over 275 years. In the US, the Group’s subsidiary Citizens is ranked the eighth largest commercial banking organisation by deposits. The Group has a large and diversified customer base and provides a wide range of products and services to personal, commercial and large corporate and institutional customers.”

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