REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1466.0||1356.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||273.0||234.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||4390.0||6026.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||125539.0||122447.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||7851.0||5293.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||85.4||91.15|
|Return on Assets||0.87||0.87|
|Return on Equity||6.08||5.9|
|Debt||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Share Data||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||1275.0||1342.59|
|Div / share||0.06||0.05|
|Book value / share||13.5||12.7|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2.1296196E7||1.9167594E7|
HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 14.21 for the Commercial Banks industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 23.99. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.70 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.09. The current price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|RF 11.78||Peers 14.21||RF NA||Peers 6.92|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
RF is trading at a discount to its peers.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|RF 10.24||Peers 11.75||RF NA||Peers 1.37|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
RF is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
Ratio not available.
|RF 0.70||Peers 1.09||RF 11.11||Peers 13.24|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
RF is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, RF is expected to trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|RF 2.11||Peers 2.31||RF 3.64||Peers -1.71|
Average. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
RF is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
RF has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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