Regions Financial Corporation [NYSE: RF] jumped around 0.09 points on Tuesday, while shares priced at $21.08 at the close of the session, up 0.43%. The company report on April 1, 2021 that Serving Small Businesses: 20-Year Corporate Banking Veteran to Expand Regions’ SBA Lending Focus.
Regions Bank adds Caroline Taylor to its Corporate Banking team as head of SBA Lending.
Regions Bank on Thursday announced Caroline Taylor has joined its Corporate Banking group as senior vice president and head of Small Business Administration (SBA) Lending.
Regions Financial Corporation stock is now 30.77% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. RF Stock saw the intraday high of $21.18 and lowest of $20.84 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 22.61, which means current price is +34.10% above from all time high which was touched on 02/25/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 9.48M shares, RF reached a trading volume of 6352724 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Regions Financial Corporation [RF]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for RF shares is $22.11 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on RF stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Stephens have made an estimate for Regions Financial Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on February 01, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on January 15, 2021, representing the official price target for Regions Financial Corporation stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Regions Financial Corporation is set at 0.71, with the Price to Sales ratio for RF stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.66. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.23, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 19.05. Price to Free Cash Flow for RF in the course of the last twelve months was 12.46.
How has RF stock performed recently?
Regions Financial Corporation [RF] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 3.74. With this latest performance, RF shares gained by 0.81% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 76.40% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 161.21% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for RF stock in for the last two-week period is set at 54.01, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 54.26, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 54.91 for Regions Financial Corporation [RF]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 20.15, while it was recorded at 20.94 for the last single week of trading, and 14.93 for the last 200 days.
Regions Financial Corporation [RF]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Regions Financial Corporation [RF] shares currently have an operating margin of +21.92. Regions Financial Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +17.24.
Return on Total Capital for RF is now 5.68, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 4.90. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 6.36, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.80. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Regions Financial Corporation [RF] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 22.72. Additionally, RF Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 18.51, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 2.79. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 22.84, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 16.91.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Regions Financial Corporation [RF] managed to generate an average of $56,374 per employee.
Earnings analysis for Regions Financial Corporation [RF]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Regions Financial Corporation posted 0.14/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.23/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -39.10%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for RF.
Insider trade positions for Regions Financial Corporation [RF]
There are presently around $14,878 million, or 75.80% of RF stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of RF stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 113,578,234, which is approximately -2.05% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 85,447,278 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.8 billion in RF stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $1.18 billion in RF stock with ownership of nearly 3.966% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Regions Financial Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 356 institutional holders increased their position in Regions Financial Corporation [NYSE:RF] by around 55,994,036 shares. Additionally, 299 investors decreased positions by around 49,918,097 shares, while 119 investors held positions by with 599,854,258 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 705,766,391 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. RF stock had 131 new institutional investments in for a total of 9,359,839 shares, while 54 institutional investors sold positions of 4,802,790 shares during the same period.