Regions Financial Corporation ($RF) Cautious Buy or Hold to $9 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Regions Financial Corporation
Stock ticker RF
Live stock price [stckqut]RF[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $11.52
Target stock price (averages with growth) $-6.26
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $-21.83
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $8.58

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=rf

Regions Financial Corporation (Regions) is a financial holding company. Regions operate throughout the South, Midwest and Texas. The Company provides traditional commercial, retail and mortgage banking services, as well as other financial services in the fields of investment banking, asset management, trust, mutual funds, securities brokerage, insurance and other specialty financing. Regions conduct its banking operations through Regions Bank, a commercial bank. As of December 31, 2011, Regions operated approximately 2,100 automated teller machines (ATMs) and 1,726 banking offices in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. It provides additional financial services through its subsidiaries, which includes Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. and Regions Insurance Group, Inc. In April 2012, it sold Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. and related affiliates to Raymond James

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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