Regions Story

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RF -- USA Stock  

USD 21.32  0.69  3.34%

As many millenniums are trying to avoid financial services space, it makes sense to digest Regions Financial a little further and try to understand its current market patterns. As we have suggested previously, Regions Financial is beginning its dip as shareholders shift to be more bearish due to the increased sector volatility. The returns on investing in Regions Financial and the market returns of the last few months appear uncorrelated. Sound basic indicators of the firm may also indicate signals of longer-term gains for Regions shareholders. Regions Financial is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next earnings report is expected on the 16th of April 2021.
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Will Regions Financial (NYSE:RF) continue to dip in February?
The company's average rating is Buy from 18 analysts. Do analysts base this consensus on technical analyses? We know that typical technical analysis utilizes price momentum, patterns, and trends looking at historical prices. It aims to identify signals based on Regions Financial market sentiment investors' perception of the future value of Regions. Let us look at a few aspects of Regions technical analysis. Earning per share calculations of Regions Financial is based on official Zacks consensus of 17 analysts regarding Regions Financial's future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 93.75%, the future earnings per share of the company is estimated to be 0.8315 with the lowest and highest values of 0.8 and 0.87, respectively. Please note that this consensus of annual earnings estimates for the firm is an estimate of EPS before non-recurring items and including employee stock options expenses.
Using predictive technical analysis, we will analyze different prices and returns patterns and diagnose historical swings to determine the real value of Regions Financial Corp. In general, we focus on analyzing Regions Financial stock price patterns and their correlations with different microeconomic environment and drivers. We also apply predictive analytics to build Regions Financial's daily price indicators and compare them against related drivers such as momentum indicators and various other types of predictive indicators. Using this methodology combined with a more conventional technical analysis and fundamental analysis, we attempt to find the most accurate representation of Regions Financial's intrinsic value. In addition to deriving basic predictive indicators for Regions Financial, we also check how macroeconomic factors affect Regions Financial price patterns. Please read more on our technical analysis page or use our predictive modules below to complement your research.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Regions Financial's stock price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Regions Financial in the context of predictive analytics.
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Regions Financial. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Regions Financial's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Regions Financial's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Regions Financial Corp.

How does Regions Stands against Peers?

Analyzing Regions Financial competition or peers my help you to expand the diversification possibilities of your existing portfolios and to get a better perspective on locking in new positions. Try to analyze the advantages of investing in traded instruments related to Regions Financial across multiple sectors and thematic ideas. A good competitive analysis can cover a lot of different areas. But what areas to choose depends on who you are. The more exhaustive you are in your analysis, the more effective your competitive analysis will be.
Check out Regions Financial Competition Details

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions.
It is good to see analyst projects for Regions Financial, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Closer look at Regions Financial Semi Variance

Regions Financial has current Semi Variance of 3.46. Semi-variance provides a good measure of downside volatility for equity or a portfolio. It is similar to variance, but it only looks at periods where the returns are less than the target or average level.

Semi-variance is the square of semi-deviation. Semi-variance is calculated by averaging the deviations of returns that have a result that is less than the mean.

Semi Variance 
 = 
SUM(RET DEV)2 
N(ZERO) 
 = 
3.46
SUM = Summation notation
RET DEV = Actual return deviation over selected period
N(ZERO) = Number of points with returns less than zero
Let's now compare Regions Financial Semi Variance to its closest peers:
RF
FRC
USB
WFC
RF3.46
FRC1.8
USB3.25
WFC3.35

Regions Financial is projected to stay under $18.09 in February

Potential upside is down to 4.86. It may indicate a possible volatility dip. Regions Financial currently demonstrates below-verage downside deviation. It has Information Ratio of 0.12 and Jensen Alpha of 0.57. However, we do advice investors to further question Regions Financial expected returns to ensure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.

Our Bottom Line On Regions Financial

Although many other companies within the banks?regional industry are still a little expensive, even after the recent corrections, Regions Financial may offer a potential longer-term growth to shareholders. The inconsistency in the assessment between current Regions valuation and our trade advice on Regions Financial is due to the recent market swings and your selection of investing horizon. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to Regions Financial.

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