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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 6.90
ZION's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. ZION: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ZION' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.92 Max: 7.34
Current: 6.9
0.28
7.34
Equity to Asset 0.13
ZION's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 1319 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. ZION: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ZION' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.14
Current: 0.13
0.06
0.14
Interest Coverage 3.59
ZION's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. ZION: 3.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ZION' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.79 Max: 3.59
Current: 3.59
0.04
3.59
F-Score: 6
WACC vs ROIC
9.96%
99.13%
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 (%) 27.95
ZION's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1381 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 29.90 vs. ZION: 27.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ZION' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -36.53  Med: 30.34 Max: 41.21
Current: 27.95
-36.53
41.21
Net-margin (%) 17.91
ZION's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1381 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. ZION: 17.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ZION' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -45.01  Med: 18.78 Max: 26.67
Current: 17.91
-45.01
26.67
ROE (%) 5.49
ZION's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.41 vs. ZION: 5.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ZION' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -19.95  Med: 11.01 Max: 24.49
Current: 5.49
-19.95
24.49
ROA (%) 0.69
ZION's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1392 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. ZION: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ZION' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.29  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.89
Current: 0.69
-2.29
1.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 74.52
ZION's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1374 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 77.18 vs. ZION: 74.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ZION' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -141.21  Med: 93.52 Max: 350.73
Current: 74.52
-141.21
350.73
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.80
ZION's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ZION: -2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ZION' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.5  Med: 7.00 Max: 21.3
Current: -2.8
-18.5
21.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -4.70
ZION's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. ZION: -4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ZION' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -43.3  Med: 11.10 Max: 39.7
Current: -4.7
-43.3
39.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 26.20
ZION's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. ZION: 26.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ZION' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -0.4  Med: 12.70 Max: 26.2
Current: 26.2
-0.4
26.2
» ZION's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

ZION Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 1,307,639 sh (+265.95%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 3,100,400 sh (+24.92%)
Steven Cohen 98,600 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 35,400 sh (-7.81%)
RS Investment Management 602,010 sh (-11.24%)
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Q3 2014

ZION Guru Trades in Q3 2014

NWQ Managers 4,305,438 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management 2,185,403 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 41,718 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 300,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 690,400 sh (+600.20%)
Caxton Associates 325,000 sh (+225.00%)
RS Investment Management 1,427,035 sh (+137.05%)
Jeremy Grantham 60,800 sh (+71.75%)
Pioneer Investments 3,327,935 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,896,010 sh (-38.85%)
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Q4 2014

ZION Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 593,095 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management 2,863,921 sh (+31.05%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 51,900 sh (-14.64%)
RS Investment Management 970,550 sh (-31.99%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,245,628 sh (-34.30%)
Caxton Associates 175,000 sh (-46.15%)
NWQ Managers 2,111,434 sh (-50.96%)
Pioneer Investments 726,896 sh (-78.16%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,200 sh (-80.34%)
Steven Cohen 79,100 sh (-88.54%)
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Q1 2015

ZION Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 833,100 sh (+953.22%)
RS Investment Management 1,710,665 sh (+76.26%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,463,828 sh (+17.52%)
Jeremy Grantham 55,200 sh (+6.36%)
Third Avenue Management 2,888,958 sh (+0.87%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
» More
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Preferred stocks of Zions Bancorp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
ZIONP950.006.60
ZIONO1053.004.00
ZBPRF27.677.14
ZBPRG26.186.02
ZBPRCCL0.004.86Zions Bancorporation,9.50% Series C Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock
ZBPRH23.956.00
ZBPRA21.934.64ADR

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.00
ZION's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1245 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. ZION: 19.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ZION' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.83  Med: 15.51 Max: 28.66
Current: 19
7.83
28.66
Forward P/E 15.90
ZION's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
81% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.17 vs. ZION: 15.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.00
ZION's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1242 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.90 vs. ZION: 19.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ZION' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.81  Med: 15.51 Max: 28.58
Current: 19
7.81
28.58
P/B 0.99
ZION's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ZION: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ZION' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.31
Current: 0.99
0.19
2.31
P/S 2.86
ZION's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 1367 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. ZION: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ZION' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 2.29 Max: 4.32
Current: 2.86
0.38
4.32
PFCF 22.50
ZION's PFCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.49 vs. ZION: 22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ZION' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 7.14 Max: 23.21
Current: 22.5
0.7
23.21
POCF 15.14
ZION's POCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.73 vs. ZION: 15.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ZION' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 6.40 Max: 15.62
Current: 15.14
0.63
15.62
EV-to-EBIT 1.62
ZION's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
98% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.11 vs. ZION: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ZION' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -13.8  Med: 1.55 Max: 150.9
Current: 1.62
-13.8
150.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 0.57
ZION's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
95% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. ZION: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ZION' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.62 Max: 18.83
Current: 0.57
0.14
18.83
Dividend Payout 0.10
ZION's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. ZION: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ZION' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.26 Max: 1.39
Current: 0.1
0.02
1.39
Dividend growth (3y) 58.70
ZION's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
94% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. ZION: 58.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
ZION' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -71.2  Med: 13.00 Max: 58.7
Current: 58.7
-71.2
58.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.32
ZION's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 2173 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. ZION: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ZION' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.44 Max: 43.63
Current: 1.32
0.32
43.63
Share Buyback Rate -1.80
ZION's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. ZION: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
ZION' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.5  Med: -5.40 Max: -18.8
Current: -1.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.18
ZION's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. ZION: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ZION' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.70 Max: 6.58
Current: 1.18
0.4
6.58
Price/Projected FCF 0.47
ZION's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. ZION: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ZION' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.74 Max: 4.95
Current: 0.47
0.1
4.95
Price/Median PS Value 1.25
ZION's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
68% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. ZION: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ZION' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.41 Max: 3.2
Current: 1.25
0.23
3.2
Price/Graham Number 0.85
ZION's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
53% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. ZION: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ZION' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.40 Max: 5.13
Current: 0.85
0.46
5.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 61.70
ZION's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. ZION: 61.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ZION' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 8.70 Max: 1477.2
Current: 61.7
0.7
1477.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.98
ZION's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. ZION: 12.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ZION' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 11.4  Med: 24.20 Max: 117
Current: 12.98
11.4
117

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
Compare:MTB, USB, PNC, PB, CFR » details
Traded in other countries:ZIONP.USA, ZIONO.USA, ZBPRF.USA, ZBPRG.USA, ZBPRH.USA, ZBPRA.USA, ZB1.Germany,
Zions Bancorporation is a financial holding company organized under the laws of the State of Utah in 1955 and registered under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended. The Parent and its subsidiaries own and operate eight commercial banks with a total of 469 domestic branches at year-end 2013. The Company provides various banking and related services through its banking and other subsidiaries, mainly in Utah, California, Texas, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Idaho, Washington and Oregon. The Company focuses on providing community banking services by continuously strengthening its core business lines of small, medium-sized business and corporate banking; commercial and residential development, construction and term lending; retail banking; treasury cash management and related products and services; residential mortgage services and lending; trust and wealth management and limited capital markets activities, including municipal finance advisory and underwriting, and investment activities. It operates eight different banks in ten Western and Southwestern states with each bank operating under a different name. The banks provide a variety of commercial and retail banking and mortgage lending products and services. They also provide various personal banking services to individuals, including home mortgages, bankcard, other installment loans, home equity lines of credit, checking accounts, savings accounts, time certificates of various types and maturities, trust services, safe deposit facilities, direct deposit Internet and mobile banking. In addition, certain banking subsidiaries provide services to key market segments through its Women's Financial, Private Client Services and Executive Banking Groups. It also offers wealth management services through a subsidiary, Contango Capital Advisors, Inc. and online brokerage services through Zions Direct. In addition to these core businesses, the Company has built specialized lines of business in capital markets, public finance, and certain financial technologies and is also a leader in Small Business Administration lending. Through its subsidiary banks, the Company is one of the nation's largest providers of SBA 7(a) and SBA 504 financing to small businesses. The Company owns an equity interest in the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation and is one of the nation's top originators of secondary market agricultural real estate mortgage loans through Farmer Mac. The Company operates in a competitive environment. The Company's direct competition for loans and deposits comes from other commercial banks, thrifts and credit unions, including institutions. In addition, the Company competes with finance companies, mutual funds, brokerage firms, securities dealers, investment banking companies, financial technology firms and a variety of other types of companies. The Company is subject to various requirements and restrictions contained in both the laws of the United States and the states in w
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