State Bank Financial Corp (STBZ) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Finds

Posted May 20, 2017

According to Thomson Reuters, sell-side analysts are predicting a consensus target price of $29.40 on company stock. Analysts giving shares a rating of 1 or 2 would be indicating a Buy. Out of 27 Wall Street analysts rating Regions Financial Corp, 7 give it "Buy", 4 "Sell" rating, while 16 recommend "Hold". The stock's average target of $14.50 is -22.46% below today's ($18.7) share price.

Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF)'s trailing twelve month revenues are $3.82 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 4.6.

About 152,431 shares traded. The company has a market cap of $491.48 million, a PE ratio of 21.01 and a beta of 0.52. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $14.09 and a 200-day moving average price of $14.13. Carolina Financial Corp has a 52-week low of $16.50 and a 52-week high of $31.50.

Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF) have shown a high EPS growth of 114.70% in the last 5 years and has earnings growth of 14.10% yoy. The financial services provider reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $1.39 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.40 billion. During the same period past year, the firm earned $0.20 EPS. The mean EPS estimate is $0.98. Equities research analysts anticipate that Carolina Financial Corp will post $1.84 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.04 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 7th.

Annual Dividend Yield of Regions Financial Corporation (RF) stands at 1.93%. United Kingdom-based Gsa Capital Prtn Llp has invested 0.03% in Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF). Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF) has risen 6.00% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. TheStreet downgraded shares of Carolina Financial Corp from a "b" rating to a "c+" rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 18th. If you are reading this story on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright law.

Currently, the market capitalization of Regions Financial Corporation (RF) is 16.79 Billion. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.13, for a total value of $155,249.47. Insiders own 0.88% of the company's stock. They now have a Dollars 54 price target on the stock. Its down 2.11% from 418,000 shares previously. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock.

Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. TradeLink Capital LLC acquired a new stake in Regions Financial Corp during the third quarter worth about $103,000.

05/08/2015 - Oritani Financial Corp. was downgraded to "hold" by analysts at Zacks. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. increased its stake in Regions Financial Corp by 10.2% in the first quarter. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 36,682 shares of the company's stock, valued at $978,308.94. Fisher Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Co invested 0.02% in Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF). Institutional investors and hedge funds own 23.23% of the company's stock.

Regions Financial Corporation is a financial holding company. The Firm conducts its banking activities through Regions Bank, an Alabama state-chartered commercial bank, which is a member of the Federal Reserve System. The company's loan portfolio comprises loans to small and medium-sized businesses, residential and commercial construction and development loans, commercial real estate loans, residential mortgage loans, residential lot loans, home equity loans, and consumer loans.