Regions Financial Corp

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RF : NYSE : Financial
$14.23 | %
Today's Range: 14.005 - 14.375
Avg. Daily Volume: 1.55976E7
03/24/17 - 4:03 PM ET

Financial Analysis


REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 1.06% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1479.01446.0
EBITDA ($mil)686.0632.0
EBIT ($mil)2651.02499.0
Net Income ($mil)295.0285.0


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)5451.05314.0
Total Assets ($mil)125968.0126050.0
Total Debt ($mil)7763.08359.0
Equity ($mil)16664.016844.0


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin89.7288.52
EBITDA Margin46.3843.7
Operating Margin179.24172.82
Sales Turnover0.050.04
Return on Assets0.920.84
Return on Equity6.566.0
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.320.33
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)1214.581297.33
Div / share0.070.06
EPS0.230.21
Book value / share13.7212.98
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1.5484365E72.2756114E7

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 23.73 for the Commercial Banks industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.33. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.04 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.93 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.26. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RF 16.36 Peers 23.73   RF 8.85 Peers 183.61

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

RF is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

RF is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RF 12.71 Peers 85.79   RF 1.29 Peers 1.60

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

RF is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. 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.

RF trades at a discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
RF 1.04 Peers 1.26   RF 14.47 Peers 4.16

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 discount to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

RF is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RF 2.93 Peers 2.73   RF 5.80 Peers 3.69

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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