In the past week, RF stock has gone up by 7.06%, with a monthly decline of -2.78% and a quarterly plunge of -17.71%. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.55%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 3.13% for Regions Financial Corp. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 7.35% for RF’s stock, with a -13.14% simple moving average for the past 200 days.
Is It Worth Investing in Regions Financial Corp. (NYSE: RF) Right Now?
The price-to-earnings ratio for Regions Financial Corp. (NYSE: RF) is above average at 6.67x. The 36-month beta value for RF is also noteworthy at 1.25. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 8 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 rating it as “overweight,” 18 rating it as “hold,” and 0 rating it as “sell.”
The average price estimated by analysts for RF is $17.71, which is $1.63 above than the current price. The public float for RF is 927.47M, and at present, short sellers hold a 3.52% of that float. The average trading volume of RF on November 17, 2023 was 9.30M shares.
RF) stock’s latest price update
Regions Financial Corp. (NYSE: RF) has seen a decline in its stock price by -0.74 in relation to its previous close of 16.20. However, the company has experienced a 7.06% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Market Watch reported 2023-10-27 that Regions Financial Corp.’s stock RF, +2.63% was down by 0.9% in premarket trading on Friday after JPMorgan Chase analyst Vivek Juneja downgraded the bank to neutral from overweight on the heels of third-quarter earnings and cut its target price to $16.50 from $19. JPMorgan also removed Regions Financial from its analyst focus list.
Analysts’ Opinion of RF
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for RF stocks, with Odeon repeating the rating for RF by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for RF in the upcoming period, according to Odeon is $17.10 based on the research report published on November 13, 2023 of the current year 2023.
RF Trading at -1.07% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought RF to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -33.91% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.13%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.55%, as shares sank -2.43% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -9.61% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, RF rose by +7.06%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -32.38% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $14.96. In addition, Regions Financial Corp. saw -25.42% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at RF starting from Smith Ronald G., who sale 10,000 shares at the price of $20.93 back on Aug 07. After this action, Smith Ronald G. now owns 281,151 shares of Regions Financial Corp., valued at $209,300 using the latest closing price.
Hill J Thomas, the Director of Regions Financial Corp., purchase 11,926 shares at $16.78 during a trade that took place back on May 17, which means that Hill J Thomas is holding 23,107 shares at $200,134 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for RF
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +37.58 for the present operating margin
The net margin for Regions Financial Corp. stands at +29.83. The total capital return value is set at 14.13, while invested capital returns managed to touch 11.27. Equity return is now at value 15.14, with 1.52 for asset returns.
Based on Regions Financial Corp. (RF), the company’s capital structure generated 17.79 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 15.10. Total debt to assets is 1.83, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 19.19. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 14.60.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.75, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.21. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.10.
In summary, Regions Financial Corp. (RF) has had a bad performance as of late. Analysts have bullish opinions on the stock, with some viewing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.