How Regions Financial Corporation (RF) Is Trading Compared to Moving Averages? – Post Analyst

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) is at least 52.33% than its current record low price of $10.32. There was a -0.57% decline on 10/27/2017 that led the price to move at $15.72. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $15.69 and $15.85. This company shares are 1.4% off its target price of $15.94 and the current market capitalization stands at $18.89B. The recent change has given its price a 8.24% lead over SMA 50 and -1.93% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 4.52% gains, 7.67% gains and 13.34% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found RF’s volatility during a week at 2.15% and during a month it has been found around 1.76%.

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $14.55 billion or 78.7% in RF stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Vanguard Group Inc owns $2.11 billion in Regions Financial Corporation, which represents roughly 11.19% of the company’s market cap and approximately 14.53% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 90,161,167 shares of the stock are valued at $1.42 billion. The third largest holder is State Street Corp, which currently holds $1.03 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 5.48% of its market capitalization.

Regions Financial Corporation 13F Filings

At the end of 06/30/2017 reporting period, 292 institutional holders increased their position in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) by some 125,852,807 shares, 297 decreased positions by 98,039,688 and 111 held positions by 701,634,931. That puts total institutional holdings at 925,527,426 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 62 new institutional investments totaling 13,448,397 shares while 59 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 26,887,022 shares.

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Regions Financial Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that SEVP Peters Scott M. has sold 25,000 shares of Regions Financial Corporation (RF) in trading session dated Oct. 26, 2017. These shares are worth $396,000 and were traded at $15.84 each. The SEC filing shows that Turner David J Jr performed a sale of 65,000 shares. The CFO disposed these shares by way of transaction on Aug. 07, 2017. The company’s shares were given away at $14.95 per share worth to an income of some $971,750 on account of Turner David J Jr.

Director, Matlock Susan W, sold 10,000 common shares of Regions Financial Corporation (RF) in the open market. In a transaction dated Aug. 04, 2017, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $15.23, raking in a sum of $152,300. After this sale, 140,167 common shares of RF are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $2,203,425.

In the transaction dated Jul. 26, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the SEVP; Peters Scott M. disposed a total of 13,689 shares at an average price of $14.61, amounting to approximately $199,996. The insider now directly owns 197,805 shares worth $3,109,495.

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with 2 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 16 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 1 buy, 0 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.85 average brokerage recommendation.

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