Review on Banks Stocks -- Banco Santander, Citizens Financial, Lloyds Banking, Toronto-Dominion Bank, and Synovus Financial

LONDON, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

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Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Banco Santander S.A. (NYSE: SAN), Citizens Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: CFG), Lloyds Banking Group PLC (NYSE: LYG), The Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE: TD), and Synovus Financial Corporation (NYSE: SNV). Free research report on Banco Santander can be accessed at On Monday, May 04, 2015, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 5,016.93, up 0.23%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.26%, to finish the day at 18,070.40, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,114.49, up 0.29%. The gains were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 330.99, up 0.98%, with the index also advancing 3.63% in the previous three months. Register for your complimentary reports at the links given below.  

On Monday, shares in Banco Santander S.A. fluctuated between $7.49 and $7.57 before ending the session 0.66% lower at $7.49. The stock reported a trading volume of 2.64 million shares, much below its three months average volume of 6.84 million shares. Although, Banco Santander S.A.'s shares have advanced 7.61% in the previous three months, it has lost 1.96% in the last one month and 10.08% on YTD basis. The company is trading above its 50-day moving average of $7.26. Moreover, shares of Banco Santander S.A. have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 62.44. Sign up and read the free notes on SAN at:

Citizens Financial Group Inc.'s stock advanced 1.23%, to close the day at $26.30. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.63 million shares, below its three months average volume of 3.45 million shares. The stock oscillated between $25.97 and $26.38 during the session. Over the last one month and over the past three months, Citizens Financial Group Inc.'s shares have gained 6.82% and 9.54%, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has advanced 5.79% since the start of this year. The company is trading above its 50-day moving average of $25.07. Additionally, Citizens Financial Group Inc. traded at a PE ratio of 17.36 and has an RSI of 62.70. The complimentary notes on CFG can be downloaded as in PDF format at:

On Monday, shares in Lloyds Banking Group PLC recorded a trading volume of 1.85 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 2.93 million shares. The stock ended the day at $5.12, which was 0.79% above its previous day's closing of $5.08, and registered an intraday range of $5.08 and $5.13. Lloyds Banking Group PLC's shares have advanced 8.25% in the last one month, 14.29% in the previous three months and 10.34% on YTD basis. The company is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $4.80 and $4.82, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC have an RSI of 66.23. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on LYG at:

The Toronto-Dominion Bank's stock edged 0.78% higher, to close Monday's session at $46.41, after oscillating between $46.07 and $46.44. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.79 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.68 million shares. Over the last one month and the previous three months, The Toronto-Dominion Bank's shares have advanced 7.78% and 10.92%, respectively. However, from the beginning of 2015, the stock has declined 2.87%. The company is trading above its 50-day moving average. The stock's 200-day moving average of $47.27 is above its 50-day moving average of $43.83. Furthermore, The Toronto-Dominion Bank's stock traded at a PE ratio of 13.28 and has an RSI of 62.08. The complete research on TD is available for free at:

Synovus Financial Corp.'s stock finished Monday's session 1.42% higher at $27.92. A total of 0.43 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.11 million shares. The stock moved between $27.56 and $27.96 during the session. Synovus Financial Corp.'s shares have gained 0.18% in the last one month and 4.02% in the previous three months. Additionally, from the beginning of 2015, the stock has advanced 3.06%. The company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $27.94 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $25.75. Synovus Financial Corp.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 18.60 and has an RSI of 45.18. Free in depth research on SNV is available at:


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