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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.70
RF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. RF: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
RF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.37 Max: 2.17
Current: 0.7
0.09
2.17
Equity to Asset 0.14
RF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. RF: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.15
Current: 0.14
0.07
0.15
Interest Coverage 5.17
RF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
81% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. RF: 5.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.55 Max: 5.17
Current: 5.17
0.19
5.17
F-Score: 6
WACC vs ROIC
9.82%
6.46%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 28.20
RF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.25 vs. RF: 28.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -85.78  Med: 31.28 Max: 40.96
Current: 28.2
-85.78
40.96
Net-margin (%) 20.05
RF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 22.01 vs. RF: 20.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -80.91  Med: 22.18 Max: 27.56
Current: 20.05
-80.91
27.56
ROE (%) 6.10
RF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.44 vs. RF: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -30.55  Med: 9.37 Max: 17.32
Current: 6.1
-30.55
17.32
ROA (%) 0.88
RF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1436 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. RF: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.9  Med: 1.18 Max: 1.41
Current: 0.88
-3.9
1.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.90
RF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. RF: -5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.8  Med: 0.00 Max: 20.7
Current: -5.9
-23.8
20.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 31.70
RF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. RF: 31.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.1  Med: 5.70 Max: 31.7
Current: 31.7
-8.1
31.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 74.00
RF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. RF: 74.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.7  Med: 5.70 Max: 74
Current: 74
-8.7
74
» RF's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

RF Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 1,266,200 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 87,561 sh (+108.98%)
Jeremy Grantham 416,300 sh (+46.53%)
Arnold Schneider 630,070 sh (+12.67%)
Richard Pzena 7,006,620 sh (+11.80%)
Joel Greenblatt 19,813 sh (+10.18%)
Charles Brandes 738,228 sh (+9.19%)
Brian Rogers 10,510,600 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 14,101,080 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Ken Fisher 901,793 sh (-0.22%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 13,536,627 sh (-6.09%)
Jim Simons 2,069,521 sh (-7.67%)
David Dreman 29,919 sh (-26.40%)
Caxton Associates 679,800 sh (-30.00%)
Louis Moore Bacon 500,000 sh (-79.17%)
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Q4 2014

RF Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ray Dalio 13,096 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 11,406,580 sh (+62.80%)
Jim Simons 3,008,424 sh (+45.37%)
Charles Brandes 798,763 sh (+8.20%)
David Dreman 30,985 sh (+3.56%)
Brian Rogers 10,510,600 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ken Fisher 876,343 sh (-2.82%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 12,707,227 sh (-6.13%)
Joel Greenblatt 17,421 sh (-12.07%)
Arnold Schneider 542,870 sh (-13.84%)
Jeremy Grantham 352,500 sh (-15.33%)
Caxton Associates 462,900 sh (-31.91%)
Pioneer Investments 7,322,671 sh (-48.07%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,675 sh (-78.67%)
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Q1 2015

RF Guru Trades in Q1 2015

David Tepper 5,141,898 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 152,417 sh (+716.16%)
Arnold Schneider 2,360,561 sh (+334.83%)
Ray Dalio 29,596 sh (+125.99%)
Joel Greenblatt 34,398 sh (+97.45%)
David Dreman 45,226 sh (+45.96%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 14,764,727 sh (+16.19%)
Ken Fisher 959,043 sh (+9.44%)
Jeremy Grantham 381,900 sh (+8.34%)
Richard Pzena 12,204,991 sh (+7.00%)
Brian Rogers 10,510,600 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Charles Brandes 774,048 sh (-3.09%)
Pioneer Investments 3,253,280 sh (-55.57%)
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Q2 2015

RF Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Arnold Schneider 3,320,858 sh (+40.68%)
Richard Pzena 17,063,917 sh (+39.81%)
Pioneer Investments 3,511,436 sh (+7.94%)
David Dreman 48,467 sh (+7.17%)
Ken Fisher 1,013,938 sh (+5.72%)
Charles Brandes 774,661 sh (+0.08%)
Brian Rogers 10,510,600 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 14,131,127 sh (-4.29%)
Jeremy Grantham 303,300 sh (-20.58%)
David Tepper 3,035,477 sh (-40.97%)
Paul Tudor Jones 68,866 sh (-54.82%)
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Preferred stocks of Regions Financial Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
RFPRA25.216.26Deposit Shs Repr 1/40th Non Cum Perp Pfd Ser -A-
RFPRB25.816.13Deposit Shs Repr 1/40th Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series -B-

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 12.14
RF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.10 vs. RF: 12.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
RF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.88  Med: 13.56 Max: 87.56
Current: 12.14
5.88
87.56
Forward P/E 10.76
RF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.85 vs. RF: 10.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 12.70
RF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1291 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. RF: 12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
RF' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.89  Med: 13.14 Max: 37.5
Current: 12.7
5.89
37.5
P/B 0.76
RF's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. RF: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.80 Max: 1.6
Current: 0.76
0.15
1.6
P/S 2.41
RF's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 1409 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. RF: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 2.42 Max: 3.86
Current: 2.41
0.29
3.86
PFCF 6.72
RF's PFCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 10.51 vs. RF: 6.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
RF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 4.23 Max: 128.85
Current: 6.72
0.78
128.85
POCF 5.96
RF's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. RF: 5.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
RF' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 4.00 Max: 198
Current: 5.96
0.71
198
EV-to-EBIT 9.89
RF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.41 vs. RF: 9.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -291.4  Med: 10.80 Max: 79.3
Current: 9.89
-291.4
79.3
Shiller P/E 62.81
RF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
96% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.81 vs. RF: 62.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
RF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.21  Med: 13.45 Max: 267
Current: 62.81
3.21
267
Days Sales Outstanding 21.16
RF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 34.20 vs. RF: 21.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RF' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 21.63  Med: 56.70 Max: 117.29
Current: 21.16
21.63
117.29

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.27
RF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 2258 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. RF: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
RF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.99 Max: 33.8
Current: 2.27
0.44
33.8
Dividend Payout 0.27
RF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
62% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. RF: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
RF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.46 Max: 3.76
Current: 0.27
0.04
3.76
Dividend growth (3y) 65.10
RF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
95% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. RF: 65.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
RF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 65.1
Current: 65.1
0
65.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.24
RF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. RF: 4.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
RF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.82  Med: 3.72 Max: 63.11
Current: 4.24
0.82
63.11
Share Buyback Rate -3.30
RF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. RF: -3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
RF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.3  Med: -11.90 Max: -31.1
Current: -3.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.15
RF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 1347 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. RF: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
RF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.50 Max: 4.29
Current: 1.15
0.4
4.29
Price/Projected FCF 0.31
RF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. RF: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
RF' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.73 Max: 2.3
Current: 0.31
0.1
2.3
Price/Median PS Value 0.99
RF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 1310 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. RF: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.19 Max: 3.19
Current: 0.99
0.17
3.19
Price/Graham Number 0.74
RF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. RF: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
RF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.1
Current: 0.74
0.37
2.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.06
RF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. RF: 10.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
RF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.3  Med: 7.40 Max: 15.9
Current: 10.06
1.3
15.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 27.41
RF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.82 vs. RF: 27.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
RF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 4.8  Med: 28.10 Max: 117
Current: 27.41
4.8
117

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 5,325 5,580 5,954
EPS($) 0.80 0.89 1.08
EPS without NRI($) 0.80 0.89 1.08

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
Compare:MTB, USB, PNC, PB, CFR » details
Traded in other countries:RN7.Germany,
Regions Financial Corp was formed in 1971 as First Alabama Bancshares Inc., Alabama's first multibank holding Company. The Company provides traditional commercial, retail and mortgage banking services, as well as other financial services in the fields of asset management, wealth management, securities brokerage, insurance, trust services, and other specialty financing. It operates in the South, Midwest and Texas. It conducts its banking operations through Regions Bank, an Alabama state-chartered commercial bank that is a member of the Federal Reserve System. At December 31, 2014, the Company operated 1,997 ATMs and 1,666 banking offices in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The Company operates from three reportable segments: Corporate Bank, Consumer Bank, and Wealth Management. The Corporate Bank segment represents the Company's commercial banking functions including commercial and industrial, commercial real estate and investor real estate lending. This segment also includes equipment lease financing. Corporate Bank customers include corporate, middle market, and commercial real estate developers and investors. Corresponding deposit products related to these types of customers are also included in this segment. The Consumer Bank segment represents the Company's branch network, including consumer banking products and services related to residential first mortgages, home equity lines and loans, small business loans, indirect loans, consumer credit cards and other consumer loans, as well as the corresponding deposit relationships. These services are also provided through alternative channels such as the internet and telephone banking. The Wealth Management segment offers individuals, businesses, governmental institutions and non-profit entities solutions to help protect, grow and transfer wealth. Offerings include credit related products, trust and investment management, asset management, retirement and savings solutions, estate planning and personal and commercial insurance products.
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