Regions Financial (NYSE:RF) is set to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, April 18th. Analysts expect Regions Financial to post earnings of $0.37 per share for the quarter.

Regions Financial (NYSE:RF) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 18th. The bank reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.38 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $1.44 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.49 billion. Regions Financial had a return on equity of 10.84% and a net margin of 27.23%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.36 EPS. On average, analysts expect Regions Financial to post $2 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2 EPS for the next fiscal year.

RF stock opened at $15.26 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $15.48 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.22, a P/E/G ratio of 1.05 and a beta of 1.48. Regions Financial has a 52 week low of $12.39 and a 52 week high of $19.99. The company has a current ratio of 0.90, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, April 1st. Investors of record on Friday, March 8th were issued a dividend of $0.14 per share. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.67%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 7th. Regions Financial’s dividend payout ratio is currently 41.18%.

A number of analysts recently commented on RF shares. BMO Capital Markets started coverage on shares of Regions Financial in a report on Tuesday, March 12th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $17.00 price objective on the stock. Sandler O’Neill downgraded shares of Regions Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $16.41 price objective on the stock. in a report on Thursday, February 28th. UBS Group set a $17.00 price objective on shares of Regions Financial and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 2nd. Wedbush boosted their price objective on shares of Regions Financial from $17.00 to $18.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, February 28th. Finally, FIG Partners reissued a “market-perform” rating on shares of Regions Financial in a report on Thursday, February 21st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $17.28.

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About Regions Financial

Regions Financial Corporation, a financial holding company, provides banking and bank-related services to individual and corporate customers in the United States. It operates through three segments: Corporate Bank, Consumer Bank, and Wealth Management. The Corporate Bank segment offers commercial banking services, such as commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, and investor real estate lending; equipment lease financing services; corresponding deposit products; and securities underwriting and placement, loan syndication and placement, foreign exchange, derivatives, merger and acquisition, and other advisory services.

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