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South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
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Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Former Bank of Beijing chairman under investigation, part of China's crackdown on corruption
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Former Bank of Beijing chairman under investigation, part of China's crackdown on corruption
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Former Bank of Beijing chairman under investigation, part of China's crackdown on corruption
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet

Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) Competitors

$12.95
-0.09 (-0.69%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

HBAN vs. RF, KEY, WBS, FHN, CFR, PNFP, ZION, BOKF, SNV, and FNB

Should you be buying Huntington Bancshares stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Huntington Bancshares include Regions Financial (RF), KeyCorp (KEY), Webster Financial (WBS), First Horizon (FHN), Cullen/Frost Bankers (CFR), Pinnacle Financial Partners (PNFP), Zions Bancorporation, National Association (ZION), BOK Financial (BOKF), Synovus Financial (SNV), and F.N.B. (FNB). These companies are all part of the "regional banks" industry.

Huntington Bancshares vs.

Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN) and Regions Financial (NYSE:RF) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, community ranking, analyst recommendations, risk and media sentiment.

Huntington Bancshares pays an annual dividend of $0.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.8%. Regions Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.2%. Huntington Bancshares pays out 50.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Regions Financial pays out 45.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Regions Financial is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Huntington Bancshares currently has a consensus price target of $13.66, indicating a potential upside of 5.45%. Regions Financial has a consensus price target of $20.12, indicating a potential upside of 8.21%. Given Regions Financial's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Regions Financial is more favorable than Huntington Bancshares.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Huntington Bancshares
0 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.60
Regions Financial
1 Sell rating(s)
11 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.24

Regions Financial has a net margin of 22.66% compared to Huntington Bancshares' net margin of 18.00%. Regions Financial's return on equity of 14.50% beat Huntington Bancshares' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Huntington Bancshares18.00% 12.96% 1.13%
Regions Financial 22.66%14.50%1.43%

Regions Financial has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Huntington Bancshares. Regions Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Huntington Bancshares, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Huntington Bancshares$10.84B1.73$1.95B$1.2410.44
Regions Financial$9.15B1.87$2.07B$2.098.89

Huntington Bancshares has a beta of 1.1, meaning that its share price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Regions Financial has a beta of 1.19, meaning that its share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Huntington Bancshares had 6 more articles in the media than Regions Financial. MarketBeat recorded 22 mentions for Huntington Bancshares and 16 mentions for Regions Financial. Regions Financial's average media sentiment score of 1.01 beat Huntington Bancshares' score of 0.67 indicating that Regions Financial is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Huntington Bancshares
6 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Regions Financial
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

78.7% of Huntington Bancshares shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.8% of Regions Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Huntington Bancshares shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Regions Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Regions Financial received 369 more outperform votes than Huntington Bancshares when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.61% of users gave Regions Financial an outperform vote while only 51.27% of users gave Huntington Bancshares an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Huntington BancsharesOutperform Votes
547
51.27%
Underperform Votes
520
48.73%
Regions FinancialOutperform Votes
916
63.61%
Underperform Votes
524
36.39%

Summary

Regions Financial beats Huntington Bancshares on 13 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


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HBAN vs. The Competition

MetricHuntington BancsharesNational commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$18.76B$17.40B$8.66B$7.64B
Dividend Yield4.79%3.92%10.15%3.87%
P/E Ratio10.449.7354.2814.93
Price / Sales1.731.9965.8577.06
Price / Cash6.407.7917.4255.48
Price / Book1.101.082.484.53
Net Income$1.95B$2.27B$804.45M$211.55M
7 Day Performance0.70%-0.37%0.29%3.36%
1 Month Performance2.86%-1.32%0.84%6.70%
1 Year Performance-14.91%-8.46%10.43%7.44%

Huntington Bancshares Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
RF
Regions Financial
4.6901 of 5 stars
$18.58
+1.9%
$20.12
+8.3%
-18.8%$17.28B$9.15B8.8920,073Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
KEY
KeyCorp
4.9346 of 5 stars
$14.14
+3.4%
$15.00
+6.1%
-20.9%$13.20B$10.40B15.8917,333Short Interest ↓
WBS
Webster Financial
4.9907 of 5 stars
$47.79
+2.4%
$56.23
+17.7%
-9.1%$8.22B$3.94B9.774,193Short Interest ↑
Positive News
FHN
First Horizon
4.4544 of 5 stars
$14.13
+1.8%
$14.35
+1.6%
-35.7%$7.90B$5.03B9.247,542Short Interest ↑
CFR
Cullen/Frost Bankers
4.3217 of 5 stars
$109.24
+1.6%
$113.77
+4.1%
-18.2%$7.01B$2.65B12.005,495Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
PNFP
Pinnacle Financial Partners
4.7266 of 5 stars
$83.28
+0.2%
$87.50
+5.1%
+11.8%$6.39B$2.79B11.603,242Positive News
ZION
Zions Bancorporation, National Association
4.351 of 5 stars
$38.68
+0.7%
$40.79
+5.5%
-19.7%$5.73B$4.62B8.899,989Insider Buying
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
BOKF
BOK Financial
4.2059 of 5 stars
$84.51
+1.8%
$88.25
+4.4%
-16.9%$5.50B$3.13B10.564,877Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
SNV
Synovus Financial
4.4205 of 5 stars
$37.57
+0.8%
$38.80
+3.3%
-6.3%$5.49B$3.45B10.865,114News Coverage
Positive News
FNB
F.N.B.
3.3375 of 5 stars
$13.66
+1.5%
$14.67
+7.4%
-4.3%$4.90B$2.23B10.354,190Analyst Revision
Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:HBAN) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff