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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 0.36
STI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
63% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. STI: 0.36 )
STI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 2.09
Current: 0.36

0.12
2.09
Equity to Asset 0.12
STI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 2022 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: 0.07   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.12

0.07
0.14
Interest Coverage 3.05
STI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
88% of the 1874 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. STI: 3.05 )
STI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 3.6
Current: 3.05

0.01
3.6
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.26
WACC vs ROIC
7.69%
5.23%
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 (%) 27.90
STI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2058 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 29.81 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 2058 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 21.95 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 2060 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 2064 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 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
83% of the 2021 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 78.79 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)(%) -4.60
STI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1734 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. STI: -4.60 )
STI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.8   Max: 11.1
Current: -4.6

-14.8
11.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 38.00
STI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. STI: 38.00 )
STI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42.7   Max: 38
Current: 38

-42.7
38
» STI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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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%)
John Keeley 55,930 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 31,203 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 10,820 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 7,615,700 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%)
John Keeley 55,930 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 7,615,700 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 31,203 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 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

Ray Dalio 5,028 sh (New)
John Keeley 71,340 sh (+27.55%)
Diamond Hill Capital 19,417 sh (+9.66%)
David Dreman 58,413 sh (+1.83%)
Ruane Cunniff 31,203 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 7,615,700 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 16,560,969 sh (-0.2%)
Arnold Schneider 1,370,573 sh (-2.06%)
Charles Brandes 50,725 sh (-2.72%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,425,497 sh (-6.03%)
Jeremy Grantham 134,200 sh (-16.02%)
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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
Arnold Schneider 2014-12-31 Reduce -2.06%0.13%$34.73 - $42.69 $ 41.275%1370573
John Keeley 2014-12-31 Add 27.55%0.01%$34.73 - $42.69 $ 41.275%71340
Ray Dalio 2014-12-31 New Buy$34.73 - $42.69 $ 41.275%5028
Arnold Schneider 2014-09-30 Reduce -3.24%0.2%$36.55 - $40.76 $ 41.277%1399403
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-09-30 Reduce -15.57%0.2%$36.55 - $40.76 $ 41.277%7901656
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Reduce -27.9%0.06%$37.21 - $40.49 $ 41.276%51286
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$37.21 - $40.49 $ 41.276%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out $37.21 - $40.49 $ 41.276%0
Arnold Schneider 2014-03-31 Reduce -20.22%1.25%$36.4 - $40.38 $ 41.278%1459393
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-03-31 Add 8.38%0.11%$36.4 - $40.38 $ 41.278%9741300
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 45.77%0.07%$36.4 - $40.38 $ 41.278%71130
John Burbank 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$36.4 - $40.38 $ 41.278%7109
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Preferred stocks of SunTrust Banks Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
STIPRE0.005.87Deposit Shs Repr 1/4000th 5 7/8 % Perp Pfd Shs Series -E
STIPRA0.004.36ADR

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 12.60
STI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. STI: 12.60 )
STI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.45   Max: 80.57
Current: 12.6

3.45
80.57
Forward P/E 11.38
STI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. STI: 11.38 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 12.60
STI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. STI: 12.60 )
STI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.45   Max: 80.14
Current: 12.6

3.45
80.14
P/B 0.99
STI's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. STI: 0.99 )
STI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 2.68
Current: 0.99

0.15
2.68
P/S 2.70
STI's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. STI: 2.70 )
STI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 3.98
Current: 2.7

0.29
3.98
PFCF 21.27
STI's PFCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. STI: 21.27 )
STI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 162.84
Current: 21.27

0.87
162.84
POCF 10.17
STI's POCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 77.89 vs. STI: 10.17 )
STI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 830.5
Current: 10.17

0.71
830.5
EV-to-EBIT 14.93
STI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 19.45 vs. STI: 14.93 )
STI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -53.6   Max: 1660.3
Current: 14.93

-53.6
1660.3
Shiller P/E 71.00
STI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. STI: 71.00 )
STI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 73.22
Current: 71

1.48
73.22

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.94
STI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 1919 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. STI: 1.94 )
STI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 38.78
Current: 1.94

0.12
38.78
Dividend Payout 0.21
STI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. STI: 0.21 )
STI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 81.11
Current: 0.21

0.03
81.11
Dividend growth (3y) 106.10
STI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. STI: 106.10 )
STI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -76.1   Max: 106.1
Current: 106.1

-76.1
106.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.48
STI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1931 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. STI: 0.48 )
STI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 9.7
Current: 0.48

0.03
9.7
Share Buyback Rate -2.60
STI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. STI: -2.60 )
STI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.8   Max: -14.6
Current: -2.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.51
STI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
72% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. STI: 1.51 )
STI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 6.72
Current: 1.51

0.46
6.72
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.56
STI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.55 vs. STI: 0.56 )
STI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 2.94
Current: 0.56

0.13
2.94
Price/Median PS Value 1.16
STI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. STI: 1.16 )
STI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 2.52
Current: 1.16

0.19
2.52
Price/Graham Number 0.89
STI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. STI: 0.89 )
STI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 3.76
Current: 0.89

0.61
3.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.70
STI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. STI: 6.70 )
STI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 13.2
Current: 6.7

0.1
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -8.25
STI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.44 vs. STI: -8.25 )
STI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.8   Max: 49.1
Current: -8.25

-0.8
49.1

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
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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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