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.

RF was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 17, implying a possible profit of 17.24 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 12, implying potential capital losses of -17.24 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 11 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 17 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 5 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

RF has an estimated earnings growth rate of 5.75 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of RF is 2.65.

RF has traded between a high of 16.03 and a low of 8.82 over the past year. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.