Insider Activity for Investors: Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF)

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) Holding Company For Regions Bank Operating Through 1,627 Offices In 16 States In The South And The Midwest. Belonging to the Finance sector which surged 2.07% and closed its last trading session at $9.87.

The company reported its last EPS on 6/30/2016 and is expected to report its next EPS on 10/18/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $10.15.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.47. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 2.5 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.5 and 2.42 respectively.

Regions Financial Corporation on 6/30/2016 reported its EPS as $0.2 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.21. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.01. This shows a surprise factor of -4.8%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Regions Financial Corporation Earnings, with 29 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.21. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.23 and $0.2 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.18.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Regions Financial Corporation as $1.38 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 19 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 1.42 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 1.35 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 1.33 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Regions Financial Corporation is 16.7%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 4.8%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 14.6% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 5.62%.

The Company got Downgrade by Bernstein on 16-Aug-16 from Outperform to Mkt Perform.

Insider Trades for Regions Financial Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 25 Aug 2016 where Peters Scott M, the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 10362 shares were traded at a price of $9.65.

13 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 653032 shares traded.

28 analysts projected Price Targets for Regions Financial Corporation. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $12. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $8 and the Mean Price Target is $10.15.

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) has the market capitalization of $12.49 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $10.28 on Dec 4, 2015 and touched its 52-Week Low of $7 on Feb 11, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 0.8 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 6.3% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.7 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 4.96 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.45 and ATR value of 0.22. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 2.71% and 2.26%.

Company profile:

Regions Financial Corporation is a regional bank holding company and has banking-related subsidiaries engaged in mortgage banking, credit life insurance, leasing, and securities brokerage activities with offices in various Southeastern states. Through its subsidiaries, Regions offers a broad range of banking and banking-related services.