Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) has analysts on the Bullish side this week.

July 13, 2018 - By Patrick Harkless

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.30, from 1.18 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 43 investors sold Regions Financial Corporation shares while 221 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 155 raised stakes. 818.43 million shares or 0.62% less from 823.54 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Prescott Group Capital Mgmt Llc holds 40,000 shares. Farmers Retail Bank holds 0.01% in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) or 1,300 shares. Frontier Inv holds 89,352 shares. Captrust Financial Advsrs has 0.01% invested in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF). The Pennsylvania-based Pitcairn has invested 0.06% in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF). Financial Bank Of New York Mellon invested 0.05% in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF). Fifth Third Natl Bank invested in 0% or 33,396 shares. Arrowmark Colorado Llc has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF). Mercer Advisers stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF). Envestnet Asset Mngmt owns 17,681 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advsr Ltd Partnership holds 14.20M shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Tudor Inv Corp Et Al invested in 64,454 shares. Fulton Financial Bank Na invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF). Maltese Cap Management Limited Liability owns 385,000 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF).

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Regions Financial (NYSE:RF), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Regions Financial had 19 analyst reports since January 19, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, April 4 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, January 19 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, April 24 by FBR Capital. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, January 19 report. Vining Sparks upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, April 6 report. The stock of Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, February 2. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, January 19 report. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Sunday, April 22. The stock of Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) earned “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Monday, January 22. On Friday, January 19 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Hold”. Below is a list of Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) latest ratings and price target changes.

28/06/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Neutral Upgrade
18/06/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Old Rating: Sector Perform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $11 Upgrade
24/04/2018 Broker: B. Riley & Co Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $19 New Target: $20 Maintain
24/04/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $20.0000 Maintain
22/04/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $19.0000 Maintain
22/04/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $20.5000 Maintain
20/04/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Hold New Target: $20.0000 Maintain
06/04/2018 Broker: Vining Sparks Rating: Buy New Target: $23.0000 Upgrade
04/04/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $20.0000 Maintain
26/02/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $20.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 2.05% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $17.16. About 15.27M shares traded or 38.64% up from the average. Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) has risen 33.12% since July 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.55% the S&P500.

Regions Financial Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides banking and bank-related services to individual and corporate clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $19.27 billion. The Company’s Corporate Bank segment offers commercial banking services, such as commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, and investor real estate lending, as well as equipment lease financing services and corresponding deposits. It has a 17.07 P/E ratio. This segment serves corporate, middle market, and commercial real estate developers and investors.

Another recent and important Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Banks lead group of expected dividend hikers next week” on July 13, 2018.

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) Institutional Positions Chart

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