Stocks to Keep Your Eyes on: Regions Financial Corporation (RF), The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

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Regions Financial Corporation (RF)

Regions Financial Corporation is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation’s largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, mortgage, and insurance products and services. Regions Financial Corporation was formed as First Alabama Bancshares Inc., Alabama’s first multibank holding company. The company was renamed Regions Financial Corp. to better reflect its growing presence throughout the South. Regions serves customers across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates more than 1,500 banking offices and 1,900 ATMs.

Regions Financial Corporation (RF)‘s Financial Overview

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) declined -0.05% yesterday to close its trading session at $18.28. The company has 1 year Price Target of $20.05. Regions Financial Corporation has 52-Week high of $20.21 and 52-Week Low of $13. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 15.87 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $21.92 Billion.

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.36/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.26/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.1 a share with a surprise factor of 38.5%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -5.72 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of 12.65 percent. Regions Financial Corporation has P/S value of 5.5 while its P/B value stands at 1.37. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 1 percent, Return on Equity of 7.6 percent and Return on Investment of 14.6 Percent.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.8 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 27 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Regions Financial Corp have a median target of 20.00, with a high estimate of 22.00 and a low estimate of 15.00. The median estimate represents a +9.41% increase from the last price of 18.28.

The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

The Coca-Cola Company is the world’s largest total beverage company. In addition to their namesake Coca-Cola drinks, some of their household names around the world include: AdeS soy-based beverages, Ayataka green tea, Dasani waters, Del Valle juices and nectars, Fanta, Georgia coffee, Gold Peak teas and coffees, Honest Tea, Minute Maid juices, Powerade sports drinks, Simply juices, smartwater, Sprite, vitaminwater, and Zico coconut water. At Coca-Cola, they are serious about making positive contributions to world. That starts with reducing sugar in drinks and bringing new and different drinks to people everywhere. It also means continuously working to reduce environmental impact, creating rewarding careers for associates, and bringing economic opportunity wherever they operate.

The Coca-Cola Company (KO)‘s Financial Outlook

The 25 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Coca-Cola Co have a median target of 50.00, with a high estimate of 56.00 and a low estimate of 44.00. The median estimate represents a +15.42% increase from the last price of 43.32.

According to Zacks Investment Research, The Coca-Cola Company has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.2. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged1% and closed its last trading session at $43.32. The company has the market capitalization of $186.61 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $48.62 and 52-Week low of $42.19. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 15.76 Million shares. The company has a total of 4.31 Billion shares outstanding.

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.39/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.39/share.

The company has YTD performance of -5.58 percent. Beta for The Coca-Cola Company stands at 0.75 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.66. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.68%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.39%.

The Coca-Cola Company has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -0.57%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -4.72%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 1.4 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 5.9 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 12.5% with Gross margin of 62.6 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 28.2% and 3.5% respectively.

 

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