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Analysts Review On Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF)

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The shares of Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF)currently has mean rating of 2.3 while 7 analyst have recommended the shares as ‘BUY’ ,8 recommended as ‘OUTPERFORM’ and 15 recommended as ‘HOLD’.The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for sell

The mean price target for the shares of Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF)is at $10.23 while the highest price target suggested by the analysts is $12.00 and low price target is $9.00. The mean price target is calculated keeping in view the consensus of 29 brokerage firms.

The company’s mean estimate for sales for the current quarter ending Jun 16 is 1.37B by 21 analysts. The means estimate of sales for the year ending Dec 16 is 5.53B by 24 analysts.

The average estimate of EPS for the current fiscal quarter for Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF)stands at $0.21 while the EPS for the current year is fixed at $0.84 by 30.00 analysts

The next one year’s EPS estimate is set at 0.93 by 31.00 analysts while a year ago the analysts suggested the company’s EPS at $0.84. The analysts also projected the company’s long-term growth at 7.08% for the upcoming five years

In its latest quarter ended on 31 Mar 2016 , Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF)reported earnings of $0.20. The posted earnings topped the analyst’s consensus by $0.01 with the surprise factor of 5.30%. In the matter of earnings surprises, the term ‘Cockroach Effect’ is often implied. Cockroach Effect is a market theory that suggests that when a company reveals bad news to the public, there may be many more related negative events that have yet to be revealed. In the case of earnings surprises, if a company is suggesting a negative earnings surprise it means there are more to come.

Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF) traded up +2.96% during trading on Friday, hitting $9.43 . The stock had a trading volume of 8.5 M shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $9.42 and a 200-day moving average of $8.70. The stock has a market cap of $11.89B and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.86. On Jul 23, 2015 the shares registered one year high at $10.87 and the one year low was seen on Feb 11, 2016.

On June 23, 2016 Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF) disclosed the results of its company-administered Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test (DFAST) in accordance with the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

DFAST is a forward-looking exercise conducted by the Federal Reserve and large financial companies supervised by the Federal Reserve. The exercise helps assess whether institutions have sufficient capital to absorb losses and support operations during adverse economic and financial market conditions over a period of nine quarters.

Regions’ company-administered DFAST results are posted on the Investor Relations section of regions.com within the regulatory disclosures area.

About Regions Financial Corporation

Regions Financial Corporation (RF), with $126 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation’s largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, mortgage, and insurance products and services. Regions serves customers across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,600 banking offices and 2,000 ATMs. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at www.regions.com.

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