Investor’s Watch List: Regions Financial Corporation (RF), Macy’s, Inc. (M)

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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 -2.48% yesterday to close its trading session at $18.51. The company has 1 year Price Target of $20.14. 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 10.46 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $22.19 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 -1.25 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of 12.42 percent. Regions Financial Corporation has P/S value of 5.56 while its P/B value stands at 1.39. 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 +8.05% increase from the last price of 18.51.

Macy’s, Inc. (M)

Macy’s is one of the nation’s premier retailers, operating about 885 stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, under the names of Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Bloomingdale’s Outlet and Bluemercury, as well as the macys.com, bloomingdales.com and bluemercury.com websites. Prior to June 1, 2007, Macy’s was known as Federated Department Stores.

Macy’s, Inc. (M)‘s Financial Outlook

The 17 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Macy’s Inc have a median target of 31.00, with a high estimate of 36.00 and a low estimate of 21.00. The median estimate represents a +9.70% increase from the last price of 28.26.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Macy’s, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 3. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined-2.21% and closed its last trading session at $28.26. The company has the market capitalization of $8.93 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $31.04 and 52-Week low of $17.41. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 10.42 Million shares. The company has a total of 316.11 Million shares outstanding.

Macy’s, Inc. (M) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $2.82/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $2.71/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.11. This shows a surprise factor of 4.1 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 12.19 percent. Beta for Macy’s, Inc. stands at 0.75 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.01. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.96%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.54%.

Macy’s, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -2.55%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 18.41%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 8 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 33.3 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 11% with Gross margin of 39 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 7.3% and 6.2% respectively.

 

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