The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of Royal Bank Of Scotland Group New ADS. The EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which is 33.30%. The higher the EPS growth rate, the higher the value that is added to shareholders and a good reflection on the performance of the management at Royal Bank Of Scotland Group New ADS.

Royal Bank Of Scotland Group New ADS is part of the banking industry and financial services sector. The company CEO is Ross McEwan. The Royal Bank of Scotland Group is an international banking and financial services company. It provides banking products and services to personal, commercial and large corporate and institutional customers.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The RBS shares had a previous change of 2.14% which opened at 6.65 and closed at 6.67. It moved to an intraday high of 6.69 and a low of 6.60.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, RBS shares returned 4.55% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -1.33%. Over three months, it changed 1.89%. In one year it has changed -7.88% and within that year its 52-week high was 8.74 and its 52-week low was 5.82. RBS stock is 14.67% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 7.05 and a 50 day moving average of 6.48. Right now, RBS stock is trading -5.39% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The company has a market cap of $40.2b with 6.0b shares outstanding and a float of 6.0b shares. Trading volume was 659,446 shares and has experienced an average volume of 685,015 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for Royal Bank Of Scotland Group New ADS was 0.17 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 39.24. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.19. The trailing twelve month EPS is 0.51, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 13.08.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.10
06-30-2018:  0.15
03-31-2018:  0.18
12-31-2017:  0.08

The dividend per share is currently 0.11, which is a dividend yield of 1.58%. Also, the payout ratio is 20.68%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 4.93, which means it might overvalued by -35.23%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 3,706,243, which was 0.06% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 4.77. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.

I calculated the beta to be 1.18

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 1.55%, return on assets is 0.10%, profit margin is 7.86%, price-to-sales is 1.90 and price-to-book is 0.63.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 3  : Growth Expectations Result
 4  : Financial Safety Result
 2  : Past Performance Result
 1  : Valuation Result
 5  : Dividend Safety Result
 3  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).


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