Analyst Ratings for Regions Financial Corp. (RF)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering Regions Financial Corp. (NYSE:RF) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. Last month, RF received an average rating of Hold.

4 analysts declared RF a buy, 3 issued an overweight rating, 20 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 2 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for RF. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 17, which equates to a potential upside of 17.24 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 12, which equates to a potential downside of -17.24 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 4 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 4 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 2.04 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.04 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 11 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 17 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 5 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of RF's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 5.75 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. RF has a PEG ratio of 2.65.

In the last 52-weeks, RF has achieved a high of 16.03 and a low of 8.82. Today's price is 64.4 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 9.54 percent. RF has a price/earnings ratio of 15.26. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The RF value stock report compares RF to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of RF is $17.25 billion. RF is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.