Regions Financial (RF) Competitors

$19.75
+0.40 (+2.07%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)

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

Should you be buying Regions Financial stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Regions Financial include Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), KeyCorp (KEY), First Horizon (FHN), Webster Financial (WBS), 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.

Regions Financial vs.

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

Regions Financial received 366 more outperform votes than Huntington Bancshares when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.49% of users gave Regions Financial an outperform vote while only 51.30% of users gave Huntington Bancshares an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Huntington BancsharesOutperform Votes
552
51.30%
Underperform Votes
524
48.70%
Regions FinancialOutperform Votes
918
63.49%
Underperform Votes
528
36.51%

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$10.84B1.84$1.95B$1.1112.40
Regions Financial$9.15B1.98$2.07B$1.8410.73

Huntington Bancshares has a beta of 1.11, meaning that its share price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Regions Financial has a beta of 1.21, meaning that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Regions Financial had 18 more articles in the media than Huntington Bancshares. MarketBeat recorded 53 mentions for Regions Financial and 35 mentions for Huntington Bancshares. Regions Financial's average media sentiment score of 0.79 beat Huntington Bancshares' score of 0.31 indicating that Huntington Bancshares is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Huntington Bancshares
12 Very Positive mention(s)
5 Positive mention(s)
11 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Regions Financial
16 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
19 Neutral mention(s)
6 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Huntington Bancshares currently has a consensus price target of $15.17, suggesting a potential upside of 10.22%. Regions Financial has a consensus price target of $20.17, suggesting a potential upside of 2.14%. Given Regions Financial's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Huntington Bancshares is more favorable than Regions Financial.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Huntington Bancshares
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.69
Regions Financial
1 Sell rating(s)
11 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.28

80.7% of Huntington Bancshares shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.4% of Regions Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of Huntington Bancshares shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Regions Financial shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Huntington Bancshares pays an annual dividend of $0.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. Regions Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.9%. Huntington Bancshares pays out 55.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Regions Financial pays out 52.2% 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 has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Regions Financial is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Regions Financial has a net margin of 19.75% compared to Regions Financial's net margin of 15.86%. Huntington Bancshares' return on equity of 13.28% beat Regions Financial's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Huntington Bancshares15.86% 11.99% 1.05%
Regions Financial 19.75%13.28%1.31%

Summary

Regions Financial beats Huntington Bancshares on 13 of the 22 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding RF and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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RF vs. The Competition

MetricRegions FinancialNational commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$18.15B$18.54B$8.68B$17.42B
Dividend Yield5.01%4.01%10.41%3.56%
P/E Ratio10.7310.0853.2725.15
Price / Sales1.981.983,474.5111.60
Price / Cash7.348.7227.4717.62
Price / Book1.181.042.384.91
Net Income$2.07B$2.30B$994.46M$964.49M
7 Day Performance4.72%4.77%2.41%2.27%
1 Month Performance-0.55%0.10%-1.08%-2.05%
1 Year Performance7.92%9.95%13.08%89.06%

Regions Financial Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HBAN
Huntington Bancshares
4.9942 of 5 stars
$13.63
+0.7%
$15.17
+11.3%
+22.9%$19.76B$10.84B12.2819,955Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
KEY
KeyCorp
4.6298 of 5 stars
$14.73
+0.5%
$15.71
+6.7%
+34.1%$13.66B$10.40B18.6417,333Earnings Report
Analyst Revision
FHN
First Horizon
4.9164 of 5 stars
$14.88
-0.2%
$16.15
+8.6%
-18.5%$8.26B$5.03B10.417,378Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
WBS
Webster Financial
4.9959 of 5 stars
$44.87
-4.9%
$57.85
+28.9%
+19.5%$7.71B$3.94B9.184,261Earnings Report
Analyst Report
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
CFR
Cullen/Frost Bankers
4.0768 of 5 stars
$114.44
+1.0%
$117.92
+3.0%
+13.3%$7.35B$2.65B12.585,495Upcoming Earnings
PNFP
Pinnacle Financial Partners
4.9089 of 5 stars
$81.34
-0.1%
$92.71
+14.0%
+52.5%$6.27B$2.79B11.333,357Analyst Report
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
ZION
Zions Bancorporation, National Association
4.5363 of 5 stars
$41.75
+1.0%
$43.00
+3.0%
+49.2%$6.16B$4.62B9.609,679Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
BOKF
BOK Financial
4.6028 of 5 stars
$91.11
+2.1%
$96.22
+5.6%
+13.4%$5.89B$1.97B11.394,877News Coverage
SNV
Synovus Financial
4.7202 of 5 stars
$36.63
+2.7%
$41.18
+12.4%
+19.7%$5.36B$3.45B12.544,879Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
FNB
F.N.B.
3.1309 of 5 stars
$13.64
+2.2%
$15.00
+10.0%
+18.7%$4.90B$2.23B11.004,228Earnings Report
Analyst Revision

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This page (NYSE:RF) was last updated on 4/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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