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How Citigroup Is Rewarding Shareholders in 2018

Robert Karr
How Citigroup Is Rewarding Shareholders in 2018

Bankers (XLF) have improved their payout ratio in the recent quarters helped by improved operating performance and the passing of stress tests. The dividend yields have risen to ~2.0% to 3.0%, whereas repurchases have risen at a relatively fast pace. Buybacks have helped bankers in expanding return on equity (or RoE) amid subdued credit offtake.