SunTrust Banks Company Profile (NYSE:STI)

About SunTrust Banks

SunTrust Banks logoSunTrust Banks, Inc. is a bank holding company and a financial holding company. Through its principal subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, the Company offers a line of financial services for consumers and businesses, including deposit, credit, mortgage banking, and trust and investment services. The Company's other subsidiaries provide asset and wealth management, securities brokerage, and capital market services. The Company operates through three segments: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking and Mortgage Banking. It also operates a Corporate Other segment, which includes the management of the Company's investment securities portfolio, long-term debt, end user derivative instruments, short-term liquidity and funding activities, balance sheet risk management, and real estate assets. The Company operates primarily within Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Money Center Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Regional Banks
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: STI
  • CUSIP: 86791410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $59.78
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $57.11
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $49.91
  • 52-Week Range: $33.18 - $60.31
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.54
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.69
  • P/E Growth: 3.44
  • Market Cap: $29.26B
  • Outstanding Shares: 491,497,000
  • Beta: 1.33
  • Net Margins: 20.50%
  • Return on Equity: 8.08%
  • Return on Assets: 0.92%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.52%
  • Current Ratio: 0.95%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.93%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for SunTrust Banks (NYSE:STI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 12 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $50.44 (14.92% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for SunTrust Banks (NYSE:STI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/9/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingSell$50.00View Rating Details
1/31/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight -> UnderweightView Rating Details
1/23/2017Sandler O'NeillUpgradeHold -> Buy$62.00View Rating Details
1/23/2017FBR & CoBoost Price TargetOutperform$65.00View Rating Details
1/22/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/20/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/4/2017RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$60.00View Rating Details
1/3/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$49.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details
11/30/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$50.00 -> $58.00View Rating Details
11/30/2016WedbushBoost Price TargetNeutral$51.00 -> $53.00View Rating Details
11/23/2016Compass PointDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$48.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
11/19/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details
11/18/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
11/15/2016Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
8/16/2016Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$43.00View Rating Details
7/25/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeConviction-Buy -> Buy$44.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
7/15/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$45.00View Rating Details
7/9/2016NomuraReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/28/2016Portales PartnersUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
6/7/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncDowngradePositive -> Neutral$45.00View Rating Details
4/25/2016Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$42.00 -> $44.00View Rating Details
4/25/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$35.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details
4/22/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
4/7/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetOverweight$43.50 -> $43.00View Rating Details
1/25/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$51.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
1/25/2016Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$41.00View Rating Details
1/12/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$46.00View Rating Details
10/20/2015MacquarieBoost Price TargetNeutral$42.00 -> $44.00View Rating Details
10/8/2015GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
10/6/2015Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetHold$46.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details
9/10/2015Sterne Agee CRTLower Price Target$46.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
6/18/2015StephensInitiated CoverageEqual WeightView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for SunTrust Banks (NYSE:STI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/20/2017Q416$0.88$0.90$2.19 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2016Q316$0.88$0.91$2.15 billion$2.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2016Q216$0.88$0.94$2.14 billion$2.19 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2016Q116$0.75$0.84$2.03 billion$2.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/22/2016Q415$0.87$0.91$2.04 billion$2.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2015Q315$0.84$1.00$2.04 billion$2.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2015Q215$0.81$0.89$2.02 billion$2.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2015Q115$0.72$0.78$2.01 billion$2.03 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/16/2015Q414$0.81$0.88$2.06 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2014Q314$0.79$0.81$1.92 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2014Q214$0.73$0.81$2.07 billion$2.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2014Q1$0.66$0.73$2.01 billion$2.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/17/2014Q413$0.69$0.77$2.03 billion$2.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/18/2013Q313$0.69$0.66$2.13 billion$3.84 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/19/2013Q2 2013$0.67$0.68$2.16 billion$2.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/19/2013Q1 2013$0.62$0.63$2.25 billion$2.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/18/2013Q4 2012$0.62$0.65$2.31 million$2.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2012$2.01$1.98ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2012$0.45$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2012$0.34$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/20/2012$0.28$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2011$0.36$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2011$0.31$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011$0.14$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2011$0.07$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for SunTrust Banks (NYSE:STI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.84 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.33 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20166$0.70$0.87$0.80
Q2 20164$0.84$0.89$0.87
Q3 20165$0.84$0.90$0.87
Q4 20165$0.86$0.93$0.89
Q1 20175$0.80$0.91$0.85
Q2 20175$0.95$1.00$0.97
Q3 20175$0.96$1.05$1.01
Q4 20175$0.95$1.07$1.01
Q1 20183$0.94$1.04$0.99
Q2 20183$1.05$1.16$1.10
Q3 20183$1.12$1.22$1.16
Q4 20183$1.16$1.22$1.18
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for SunTrust Banks (NYSE:STI)
Annual Dividend:$1.04
Dividend Yield:1.75%
Dividend Growth:41.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:28.97% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
27.08% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
24.02% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for SunTrust Banks (NYSE:STI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for SunTrust Banks (NYSE:STI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.67%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.17%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/22/2017Susan S JohnsonInsiderSell757$59.83$45,291.31View SEC Filing  
1/31/2017Frank P Scruggs JrDirectorBuy200$56.63$11,326.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Anil T CheriyanInsiderSell8,000$52.15$417,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Thomas E PantherSVPSell1,200$51.69$62,028.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2016Thomas E PantherSVPSell959$44.75$42,915.25View SEC Filing  
10/27/2016Aleem GillaniInsiderSell8,583$45.90$393,959.70View SEC Filing  
10/24/2016Susan S JohnsonInsiderSell794$45.58$36,190.52View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016Susan S JohnsonInsiderSell1,118$42.40$47,403.20View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Anil T CheriyanInsiderSell10,000$42.00$420,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2016Aleem GillaniCFOSell23,664$42.49$1,005,483.36View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Jerome T LienhardCEOSell10,000$34.54$345,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Paul R GarciaDirectorBuy3,000$33.20$99,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Aleem GillaniCFOBuy200$31.80$6,360.00View SEC Filing  
1/28/2016Mark A ChancyEVPSell14,605$35.46$517,893.30View SEC Filing  
1/25/2016Aleem GillaniCFOBuy2,770$34.69$96,091.30View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Raymond D. FortinEVPSell22,182$43.39$962,476.98View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015Aleem GillaniCFOBuy2,500$38.90$97,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Mark A ChancyEVPSell5,000$44.16$220,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2015Raymond D FortinEVPSell20,000$42.71$854,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015Bradford R DinsmoreEVPSell7,500$41.11$308,325.00View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015Mark A ChancyEVPSell5,388$41.19$221,931.72View SEC Filing  
1/27/2015Jerome T LienhardCEOSell3,547$39.16$138,900.52View SEC Filing  
1/22/2015Aleem GillaniCFOSell9,600$39.85$382,560.00View SEC Filing  
1/21/2015Mark A ChancyEVPSell12,000$38.42$461,040.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Rilla S DelorierCMOSell2,600$39.63$103,038.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Thomas FreemanEVPSell13,157$37.90$498,650.30View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Bradford DinsmoreEVPSell6,833$37.29$254,802.57View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Thomas PantherCAOSell1,351$36.12$48,798.12View SEC Filing  
10/24/2013David M RatcliffeDirectorBuy20,000$33.30$666,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Jerome T LienhardCEOSell32,000$30.75$984,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/14/2013Bradford R DinsmoreEVPSell5,834$28.78$167,902.52View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for SunTrust Banks (NYSE:STI)
DateHeadline logoCommit To Buy SunTrust Banks At $30, Earn 2.3% Using Options (NYSE:STI) - February 22 at 8:14 PM
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What is SunTrust Banks' stock symbol?

SunTrust Banks trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "STI."

How often does SunTrust Banks pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for SunTrust Banks?

SunTrust Banks announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 14th. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share on Wednesday, March 15th. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 24th.

Where is SunTrust Banks' stock going? Where will SunTrust Banks' stock price be in 2017?

24 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for SunTrust Banks' stock. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect SunTrust Banks' stock price to reach $50.44 in the next twelve months.

When will SunTrust Banks announce their earnings?

SunTrust Banks is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April, 20th 2017.

Who owns SunTrust Banks stock?

SunTrust Banks' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (5.63%), State Street Corp (5.39%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.25%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.64%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.65%) and Investec Asset Management LTD (0.53%). Company insiders that own SunTrust Banks stock include Aleem Gillani, Anil T Cheriyan, Bradford R Dinsmore, Frank P Scruggs Jr, Jerome T Lienhard, Mark A Chancy, Paul R Garcia, Raymond D Fortin, Susan S Johnson and Thomas E Panther.

Who sold SunTrust Banks stock? Who is selling SunTrust Banks stock?

SunTrust Banks' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Putnam Investments LLC, Brown Advisory Inc., Martingale Asset Management L P, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Terril Brothers Inc. and New York State Teachers Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold SunTrust Banks stock in the last year include Aleem Gillani, Anil T Cheriyan, Jerome T Lienhard, Susan S Johnson and Thomas E Panther.

Who bought SunTrust Banks stock? Who is buying SunTrust Banks stock?

SunTrust Banks' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Equity Investment Corp Acquisition Inc, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Marshall Wace LLP and Numeric Investors LLC. Company insiders that have bought SunTrust Banks stock in the last two years include Aleem Gillani, Frank P Scruggs Jr and Paul R Garcia.

How do I buy SunTrust Banks stock?

Shares of SunTrust Banks can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of SunTrust Banks stock cost?

One share of SunTrust Banks stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.29.

SunTrust Banks (NYSE:STI) Chart for Friday, February, 24, 2017

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for SunTrust Banks (NYSE:STI)

Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by Staff