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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 0.46
STI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. STI: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
STI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.28 Max: 1.96
Current: 0.46
0.12
1.96
Equity to Asset 0.12
STI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 1578 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. STI: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
STI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.10 Max: 0.14
Current: 0.12
0.07
0.14
Interest Coverage 5.40
STI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
82% of the 1429 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. STI: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
STI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.66 Max: 4.19
Current: 5.4
0.01
4.19
F-Score: 4
WACC vs ROIC
7.25%
6.29%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 33.71
STI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.86 vs. STI: 33.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
STI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.97  Med: 23.78 Max: 37.06
Current: 33.71
-29.97
37.06
Net-margin (%) 24.07
STI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1593 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 22.37 vs. STI: 24.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
STI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.13  Med: 17.68 Max: 26.05
Current: 24.07
-19.13
26.05
ROE (%) 7.99
STI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.01 vs. STI: 7.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
STI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.7  Med: 7.17 Max: 12.16
Current: 7.99
-7.7
12.16
ROA (%) 1.02
STI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1598 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. STI: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
STI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.86  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.17
Current: 1.02
-0.86
1.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.60
STI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. STI: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.8  Med: 3.80 Max: 9
Current: -1.6
-14.8
9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 25.20
STI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. STI: 25.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.7  Med: 7.95 Max: 39.1
Current: 25.2
-42.7
39.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 52.50
STI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. STI: 52.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.1  Med: 6.30 Max: 52.5
Current: 52.5
-27.1
52.5
» STI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

STI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 16,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 9,828 sh (+95.47%)
David Dreman 64,862 sh (+11.04%)
Jeremy Grantham 143,600 sh (+7.00%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,449,197 sh (+0.32%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 7,615,700 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 31,203 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 71,000 sh (-0.48%)
Dodge & Cox 16,319,769 sh (-1.46%)
Arnold Schneider 1,348,532 sh (-1.61%)
Diamond Hill Capital 18,816 sh (-3.10%)
Charles Brandes 48,601 sh (-4.19%)
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Q2 2015

STI Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Stanley Druckenmiller 457,100 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 1,070,985 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,308 sh (+45.68%)
John Keeley 80,520 sh (+13.41%)
Diamond Hill Capital 18,956 sh (+0.74%)
David Dreman 65,045 sh (+0.28%)
Ruane Cunniff 31,203 sh (unchged)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 7,615,700 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Charles Brandes 48,034 sh (-1.17%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,307,197 sh (-1.91%)
Arnold Schneider 1,307,147 sh (-3.07%)
Dodge & Cox 14,710,224 sh (-9.86%)
Jeremy Grantham 118,400 sh (-17.55%)
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Q3 2015

STI Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 20,128 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 307,700 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 6,239 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 46,333 sh (+98.79%)
Pioneer Investments 1,336,821 sh (+24.82%)
David Dreman 66,712 sh (+2.56%)
Diamond Hill Capital 19,204 sh (+1.31%)
Ruane Cunniff 31,203 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
Charles Brandes 47,200 sh (-1.74%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 6,913,097 sh (-5.39%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 4,680,000 sh (-38.55%)
Arnold Schneider 749,290 sh (-42.68%)
Jeremy Grantham 40,595 sh (-65.71%)
Dodge & Cox 2,737,734 sh (-81.39%)
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Q4 2015

STI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund Sold Out
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Preferred stocks of SunTrust Banks Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
STIPRE25.355.79Deposit Shs Repr 1/4000th 5 7/8 % Perp Pfd Shs Series -E
STIPRA23.584.29ADR

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 9.48
STI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2140 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.49 vs. STI: 9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
STI' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.45  Med: 13.58 Max: 80.57
Current: 9.48
3.45
80.57
Forward P/E 8.80
STI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 1307 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.35 vs. STI: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 9.48
STI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. STI: 9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
STI' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.45  Med: 13.57 Max: 80.14
Current: 9.48
3.45
80.14
P/B 0.76
STI's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 2196 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. STI: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
STI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.87
Current: 0.76
0.15
1.87
P/S 2.16
STI's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 2510 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. STI: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
STI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 2.30 Max: 3.98
Current: 2.16
0.29
3.98
PFCF 473.73
STI's PFCF is ranked lower than
100% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.28 vs. STI: 473.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
STI' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 5.78 Max: 633.43
Current: 473.73
0.87
633.43
POCF 60.29
STI's POCF is ranked lower than
97% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.29 vs. STI: 60.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
STI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 5.51 Max: 830.5
Current: 60.29
0.71
830.5
EV-to-EBIT 9.29
STI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 2085 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.39 vs. STI: 9.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
STI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.6  Med: 15.70 Max: 1660.3
Current: 9.29
-53.6
1660.3
EV-to-EBITDA 7.11
STI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
78% of the 2093 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.12 vs. STI: 7.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
STI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.5  Med: 12.60 Max: 296.6
Current: 7.11
-49.5
296.6
Shiller P/E 13.61
STI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
63% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.43 vs. STI: 13.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
STI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 10.01 Max: 18.32
Current: 13.61
1.44
18.32

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.77
STI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
57% of the 2412 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. STI: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
STI' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.91 Max: 38.78
Current: 2.77
0.12
38.78
Dividend Payout 0.25
STI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
79% of the 1441 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. STI: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
STI' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.34 Max: 81.11
Current: 0.25
0.03
81.11
Dividend Growth (3y) 80.00
STI's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
97% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. STI: 80.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
STI' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76.1  Med: 8.80 Max: 106.1
Current: 80
-76.1
106.1
Forward Dividend Yield 2.94
STI's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 2191 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. STI: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 17.27
STI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2446 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. STI: 17.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
STI' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 11.91 Max: 241.79
Current: 17.27
0.75
241.79
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.40
STI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. STI: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
STI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.6  Med: -1.95 Max: 3.8
Current: -0.4
-14.6
3.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.17
STI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
54% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. STI: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
STI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 2.23 Max: 3.53
Current: 1.17
0.46
3.53
Price/Projected FCF 0.39
STI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. STI: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
STI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.88 Max: 2.92
Current: 0.39
0.13
2.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.94
STI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 2093 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. STI: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
STI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.40 Max: 2.55
Current: 0.94
0.2
2.55
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.38
STI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. STI: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
STI' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.30 Max: 2.76
Current: 0.38
0.44
2.76
Price/Graham Number 0.80
STI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
51% of the 2050 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. STI: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
STI' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.2
Current: 0.8
0.64
2.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.76
STI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1519 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. STI: 10.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
STI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 5.85 Max: 13.2
Current: 10.76
0.1
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 50.79
STI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.65 vs. STI: 50.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
STI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.4  Med: 13.00 Max: 80.2
Current: 50.79
-3.4
80.2

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $8031
EPS $ 3.49
Beta1.32
Short Percentage of Float1.88%
52-Week Range $32.13 - 45.84
Shares Outstanding(Mil)509.61

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 8,214 8,653 8,832
EPS($) 3.41 3.51 3.70
EPS without NRI($) 3.41 3.51 3.70

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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
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Traded in other countries:SUU.Germany,
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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