Regions Financial Stock Hits New 52-Week High (RF)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $7.74, above its previous 52-week high of $7.73 with 24.7 million shares traded as of 12 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 18.6 million shares over the past 30 days.

Regions Financial has a market cap of $10.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 4.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Regions Financial Corporation operates as the holding company for Regions Bank that provides a range of commercial, retail, and mortgage banking services in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Regions Financial as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall. You can view the full Regions Financial Ratings Report.

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