Is Regions Financial Corporation (RF) A Good Investment?

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Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) finished Thursday with a subtraction of -$0.56 to close at $21.31, a downside of -2.56 percent. An average of 7,937,800 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a fall of -$1.13 in the past week, and it reached a new high 21 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 7,409,825 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 6,984,174.

RF stock has decreased by -3.36% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $20.82 on 09/06/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 02/16/22, shares of the company touched a low of $18.01 and a high of $25.57 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 8 times so far this year and lost -2.25% or -$0.49 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -16.66% from the 52-week high.

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Insider Transactions

317 days have passed since Regions Financial Corporation (RF) last reported insider trading activity. Duggirala Amala, who is SEVP, most recently acquired $25,000 shares at $24.50 per share on Nov 10.

Valuation Metrics

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 9.56. The stock’s beta is 1.27. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 4.77, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 1.34, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 8.55.

The company has a payout ratio of 29.60%. The company’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was $0.20 a share, representing a up of 17.65% from $0.17 last year. Its latest increase dividend $0.03 reported on Wednesday July 20 2022.

Financial Health

Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 0.16 and a total debt to equity ratio of 0.16 for the quarter ending June 29. Its gross profit as reported stood at $3.91 billion compared to revenue of $4.08 billion.

Earnings Surprise

For the three-month period that ended June 29, Regions Financial Corporation had $2.32 billion in total debt. The analyst consensus anticipated Regions Financial Corporation’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.53 per share, but it turned out to be $0.59, a 11.30% surprise. At the end of the quarter ending June 29, Regions Financial Corporation’s stock balance sheet showed total debt was $2.32 billion. Shareholders own equity worth $934.4 million.

Technical Picture

From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Regions Financial Corporation (RF) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 22 September was 39.05%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 30.69%.

As of today, RF’s price is $21.91 -5.04% or -$1.13 from its 5-day moving average. RF is currently trading -3.66% lower than its 20-day SMA and +2.85% higher than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +14.32% above the SMA50 and -5.04% below the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 48.99% and 59.76%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 0.63. With the 14-day stochastic at 24.75% and the average true range at 0.61, the RSI (14) stands at 43.88%. The stock has reached -0.24 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at -0.10.

Analyst Ratings

Citigroup downgraded Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF) to a a Neutral rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as a Buy.


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