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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.26
STI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. STI: 0.26 )
STI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 2.09
Current: 0.26

0.16
2.09
Equity to Asset 0.12
STI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. STI: 0.12 )
STI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.13
Current: 0.12

0.08
0.13
Interest Coverage 4.19
STI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
88% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. STI: 4.19 )
STI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 4.19
Current: 4.19

0.01
4.19
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.26
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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 27.90
STI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1983 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 29.82 vs. STI: 27.90 )
STI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -29.97   Max: 39.32
Current: 27.9

-29.97
39.32
Net-margin (%) 21.73
STI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1983 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 21.87 vs. STI: 21.73 )
STI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.13   Max: 27.8
Current: 21.73

-19.13
27.8
ROE (%) 8.02
STI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1993 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.74 vs. STI: 8.02 )
STI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.95   Max: 18.78
Current: 8.02

-6.95
18.78
ROA (%) 0.97
STI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. STI: 0.97 )
STI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.86   Max: 1.74
Current: 0.97

-0.86
1.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 126.21
STI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1957 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 77.19 vs. STI: 126.21 )
STI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -158.07   Max: 329.56
Current: 126.21

-158.07
329.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.80
STI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1650 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. STI: -1.80 )
STI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.8   Max: 11.1
Current: -1.8

-14.8
11.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.80
STI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. STI: 14.80 )
STI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42.7   Max: 38
Current: 14.8

-42.7
38
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
STI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. STI: -100.00 )
STI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -100   Max: 15.6
Current: -100

-100
15.6
» STI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

» Details

Guru Trades

Q1 2014

STI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 10,820 sh (New)
John Burbank 7,109 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 44,671 sh (+115.67%)
David Dreman 71,130 sh (+45.77%)
Diamond Hill Capital 9,536 sh (+12.15%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 9,741,300 sh (+8.38%)
Dodge & Cox 16,907,446 sh (+0.13%)
Ruane Cunniff 31,203 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 7,615,700 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Charles Brandes 55,335 sh (-0.46%)
Joel Greenblatt 6,604 sh (-1.06%)
Jeremy Grantham 115,500 sh (-10.92%)
John Keeley 55,930 sh (-13.47%)
Arnold Schneider 1,459,393 sh (-20.22%)
Jim Simons 354,817 sh (-53.46%)
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Q2 2014

STI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Pioneer Investments 7,461 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 863,017 sh (+143.23%)
Diamond Hill Capital 9,852 sh (+3.31%)
Ruane Cunniff 31,203 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 10,820 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 7,615,700 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 55,930 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Arnold Schneider 1,446,308 sh (-0.9%)
Dodge & Cox 16,729,196 sh (-1.05%)
Charles Brandes 53,760 sh (-2.85%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 9,359,067 sh (-3.92%)
Jeremy Grantham 104,400 sh (-9.61%)
David Dreman 51,286 sh (-27.9%)
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Q3 2014

STI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Diamond Hill Capital 17,707 sh (+79.73%)
Jeremy Grantham 159,800 sh (+53.07%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,900 sh (+18.67%)
David Dreman 57,365 sh (+11.85%)
Brian Rogers 7,615,700 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 55,930 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 31,203 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 16,593,996 sh (-0.81%)
Charles Brandes 52,144 sh (-3.01%)
Arnold Schneider 1,399,403 sh (-3.24%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,901,656 sh (-15.57%)
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Q4 2014

STI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Brian Rogers 7,615,700 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with STI

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-09-30 Reduce -15.57%0.2%$36.55 - $40.76 $ 39.452%7901656
Arnold Schneider 2014-09-30 Reduce -3.24%0.2%$36.55 - $40.76 $ 39.452%1399403
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Reduce -27.9%0.06%$37.21 - $40.49 $ 39.451%51286
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$37.21 - $40.49 $ 39.451%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out $37.21 - $40.49 $ 39.451%0
Arnold Schneider 2014-03-31 Reduce -20.22%1.25%$36.4 - $40.38 $ 39.453%1459393
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-03-31 Add 8.38%0.11%$36.4 - $40.38 $ 39.453%9741300
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 45.77%0.07%$36.4 - $40.38 $ 39.453%71130
John Burbank 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$36.4 - $40.38 $ 39.453%7109
Arnold Schneider 2013-12-31 Reduce -9.07%0.54%$32.16 - $36.77 $ 39.4513%1829311
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Add 57.23%0.08%$32.16 - $36.77 $ 39.4513%48795
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -46.59%0.01%$32.16 - $36.77 $ 39.4513%6675
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out $32.16 - $36.77 $ 39.4513%0
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.72%$31.9 - $35.75 $ 39.4516%0
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -83.64%0.15%$31.9 - $35.75 $ 39.4516%31034
Arnold Schneider 2013-09-30 Reduce -2.26%0.14%$31.9 - $35.75 $ 39.4516%2011781
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Add 31.13%$31.9 - $35.75 $ 39.4516%16428
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-06-30 Add 23.46%0.27%$27.32 - $32.6 $ 39.4530%8712584
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 New Buy$27.32 - $32.6 $ 39.4530%12528
John Hussman 2013-03-31 New Buy0.53%$27.12 - $29.73 $ 39.4538%500000
George Soros 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.51%$27.12 - $29.73 $ 39.4538%0
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-03-31 Add 21.76%0.18%$27.12 - $29.73 $ 39.4538%7057208
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.02%$27.12 - $29.73 $ 39.4538%12555
Charles Brandes 2013-03-31 Reduce -41.33%0.01%$27.12 - $29.73 $ 39.4538%39321
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.0024%$27.12 - $29.73 $ 39.4538%0
George Soros 2012-12-31 Reduce -62.45%1.12%$25.44 - $30.31 $ 39.4542%1517500
David Dreman 2012-12-31 Reduce -55.38%0.2%$25.44 - $30.31 $ 39.4542%236546
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 Reduce -87.35%0.02%$25.44 - $30.31 $ 39.4542%8228
George Soros 2012-09-30 Add 70.87%0.75%$22.75 - $29.91 $ 39.4556%4041000
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2012-09-30 Reduce -27.03%0.32%$22.75 - $29.91 $ 39.4556%5636792
David Dreman 2012-09-30 Reduce -28.22%0.12%$22.75 - $29.91 $ 39.4556%530126
Ray Dalio 2012-09-30 New Buy0.03%$22.75 - $29.91 $ 39.4556%65028
John Paulson 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.91%$21.3 - $24.44 $ 39.4572%0
George Soros 2012-06-30 Reduce -25.82%0.28%$21.3 - $24.44 $ 39.4572%2365000
David Dreman 2012-06-30 Reduce -24.6%0.12%$21.3 - $24.44 $ 39.4572%738556
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Add 76.1%0.02%$21.3 - $24.44 $ 39.4572%70440
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$21.3 - $24.44 $ 39.4572%0
George Soros 2012-03-31 New Buy1.1%$18.52 - $24.65 $ 39.4590%3188000
John Paulson 2012-03-31 Reduce -52.3%0.78%$18.52 - $24.65 $ 39.4590%5651894
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 Reduce -86.49%0.07%$18.52 - $24.65 $ 39.4590%36528
John Keeley 2012-03-31 New Buy0.02%$18.52 - $24.65 $ 39.4590%40000
John Paulson 2011-12-31 Reduce -61.02%1.61%$15.8 - $20.71 $ 39.45116%11850000
Arnold Schneider 2011-12-31 Add 19.75%0.71%$15.8 - $20.71 $ 39.45116%2789905
David Dreman 2011-12-31 Add 142.64%0.24%$15.8 - $20.71 $ 39.45116%999392
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2011-12-31 Add 23.15%0.19%$15.8 - $20.71 $ 39.45116%8796421
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 New Buy0.08%$15.8 - $20.71 $ 39.45116%270428
Charles Brandes 2011-12-31 Reduce -23.92%$15.8 - $20.71 $ 39.45116%74013
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Preferred stocks of SunTrust Banks Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
STIPRE0.005.86Deposit Shs Repr 1/4000th 5 7/8 % Perp Pfd Shs Series -E
STIPRA0.004.65ADR

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 12.20
STI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. STI: 12.20 )
STI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.45   Max: 80.57
Current: 12.2

3.45
80.57
Forward P/E 10.85
STI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. STI: 10.85 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 12.20
STI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. STI: 12.20 )
STI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.45   Max: 80.14
Current: 12.2

3.45
80.14
P/B 1.02
STI's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. STI: 1.02 )
STI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 2.68
Current: 1.02

0.15
2.68
P/S 2.58
STI's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. STI: 2.58 )
STI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 3.98
Current: 2.58

0.29
3.98
POCF 37.93
STI's POCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 128.00 vs. STI: 37.93 )
STI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 830.5
Current: 37.93

0.71
830.5
EV-to-EBIT 14.66
STI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 19.77 vs. STI: 14.66 )
STI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -53.6   Max: 1660.3
Current: 14.66

-53.6
1660.3
PEG 0.46
STI's PEG is ranked higher than
97% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. STI: 0.46 )
STI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 8.95
Current: 0.46

1.09
8.95
Shiller P/E 44.13
STI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. STI: 44.13 )
STI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 72.79
Current: 44.13

1.48
72.79

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.77
STI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
62% of the 1894 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. STI: 1.77 )
STI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 38.78
Current: 1.77

0.12
38.78
Dividend Payout 0.18
STI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. STI: 0.18 )
STI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.34
Current: 0.18

0.06
1.34
Dividend growth (3y) -100.00
STI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. STI: -100.00 )
STI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -100   Max: 106.1
Current: -100

-100
106.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 53.82
STI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1907 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. STI: 53.82 )
STI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.59   Max: 1159.43
Current: 53.82

3.59
1159.43
Share Buyback Rate 100.00
STI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 1443 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. STI: 100.00 )
STI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 100   Max: -14.6
Current: 100

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.80
STI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1969 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. STI: 6.80 )
STI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 13.2
Current: 6.8

0.1
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -7.90
STI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.86 vs. STI: -7.90 )
STI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.8   Max: 49.1
Current: -7.9

-0.8
49.1

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
Compare:MTB, USB, PNC, PB, CFR » details
Traded in other countries:SUU.Germany, CZNB.USA,
SunTrust Banks Inc was incorporated in 1984 under the laws of the State of Georgia. The Company is a bank holding company and a financial holding company with commercial banking organizations whose businesses provide financial services to consumer, business, and corporate clients. Through its principal subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, the Company offers a full line of financial services for consumers and businesses including deposit, credit, mortgage banking, and trust and investment services. Additional subsidiaries provide asset management, securities brokerage, and capital market services. The Company operates primarily within Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. It provides clients with a selection of branch-based and technology-based banking channels, including the internet, mobile, ATMs, and telebanking. Its operating segments include Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking, and Mortgage Banking. The Company is subject to the regulation and supervision of the Federal Reserve, and as a Georgia-chartered bank holding company, by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance. The Company faces competition from domestic and foreign lending institutions and numerous other providers of financial services.
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