Zions Story

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ZION -- USA Stock  

USD 54.24  0.55  1.00%

It looks like Regions Financial will be up for a correction way faster as its share price whent up 1.04% today to Zions Bancorporation's 0.3867%. As many rational traders are trying to avoid financial services space, it makes sense to outline Zions Bancorporation N a little further and understand how it stands against Regions Financial and other similar entities. We are going to inspect some of the competitive aspects of both Zions and Regions.
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Are Zions (NASDAQ:ZION) institutional investors shifting to Regions (NYSE:RF)?
By analyzing existing basic indicators between Zions Bancorporation and Regions, you can compare the effects of market volatilities on both companies' prices and check if they can diversify away market risk if combined in one of your portfolios. You can also utilize pair trading strategies for matching a long position in Regions with a short position in Zions Bancorporation. Check out our pair correlation module for more information.

Let's begin by analyzing the assets. The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Zions Bancorporation has an asset utilization ratio of 3.91 percent. This suggests that the company is making $0.0391 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Zions Bancorporation N is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.
Out of tens of thousands of stocks, funds, and ETFs that trade on global exchanges each represent an individual company which you can analyze using comparative analysis. To determine which one of the two companies, such as Zions or Gamestop is a better fit for your portfolio, analyzing a few basic fundamental indicators is a good first step.

UNDERSTANDING Zions Bancorp dividends

A dividend is the distribution of a portion of Zions Bancorp earnings, decided and managed by the company's board of directors and paid to a class of its shareholders. Note, announcements of dividend payouts are generally accompanied by a proportional increase or decrease in a company's stock price. Zions Bancorp dividend payments follow a chronological order of events, and the associated dates are important to determine the shareholders who qualify for receiving the dividend payment. Zions one year expected dividend income is about $0.67 per share.
Zions Bancorp Preferred Dividends Income Statement Impact is quite stable at the moment as compared to the past year. The company's current value of Preferred Dividends Income Statement Impact is estimated at 53.54 Million. Dividend Yield is expected to rise to 0.008262 this year, although the value of Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions will most likely fall to (133.8 M).
Last ReportedProjected for 2021
Preferred Dividends Income Statement Impact52 M53.5 M
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions-124 M-133.8 M
Dividend Yield 0.00805  0.008262 
Dividends per Basic Common Share 0.32  0.33 
Investing in dividend-paying stocks, such as Zions Bancorp is one of the few strategies that are good for long-term investment. Ex-dividend dates are significant because investors in Zions Bancorp must own a stock before its ex-dividend date to receive its next dividend.
This type of analysis is very useful when you want to generate a past dividend schedule and payout information for Zions Bancorp. Then that information in the form of graph and calendar can be used to fully explain how Du Pont dividends can provide a real clue to its valuation.

How important is Zions Bancorp's Liquidity

Zions Bancorp financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Zions Bancorp ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Zions Bancorp financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Zions Bancorp's total debt and its cash.

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 Zions Bancorp, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Correlation Between Zions and Gamestop Corp

In general, stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make individual buying and selling decisions. Stock correlation analysis is also essential because it can help investors realize that they may not be as diversified as they think. Risk management strategies are usually required to make sure all portfolios are properly aligned against their risk tolerance level. You can consider holding Zions Bancorp together with similar or unrelated positions with a negative correlation. For example, you can also add Gamestop Corp to your portfolio. If Gamestop Corp is not perfectly correlated to Zions Bancorp it will diversify some of the market risks out of the positively correlated stocks in your portfolio. However, the disadvantage of this sort of hedging is that it can potentially affect your investment returns throughout market cycles. When Zions Bancorp for example, for example, performs excellent and delivers stable returns, the negatively correlated position you locked in as a hedge may drag your returns down.
Please check pair correlation details between ZION and GME for more information.

Note

Are you currently holding both Zions Bancorp and Gamestop Corp in your portfolio?
Please note if you are using this as a pair-trade strategy between Zions Bancorp and Gamestop Corp, watch out for correlation discrepancy over time. Relying on the historical price correlations and assuming that it will not change may lead to short-term losses.

Sale by Mark Young of 1099 shares of Zions Bancorp

Legal trades by Zions Bancorp insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
Zions insider trading alert for sale of common stock by Mark Young, Exec VP, on 1st of March 2021. This event was filed by Zions Bancorporation Nati with SEC on 2021-03-01. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Another Deeper Perspective

Revenue is income that a firm generates from business activities such us rendering services or selling goods to customers. It is a crucial part of a business and an essential item when evaluating a company's financial statements. Revenues from a firm's primary business operations can be reported on the income statement as sales revenue, net sales, or simply sales, depending on the industry in which a given company operates.
Revenue is typically recorded when cash or cash equivalents are exchanged for services or goods and can include product or services discounts, promotions, as well as early payments on invoices or services rendered in advance.

Revenue Breakdown

Let me take a closer look at Zions Bancorporation revenue. Based on the latest financial disclosure, Zions Bancorporation N reported 2.33 B of revenue. This is 79.21% lower than that of the Financial Services sector and significantly higher than that of the Banks?Regional industry. The revenue for all United States stocks is 75.3% higher than that of Zions Bancorporation. As for Regions Financial we see revenue of 4.66 B, which is much higher than that of the Banks?Regional

Zions2.33 Billion
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Regions4.66 Billion
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4.7 B
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Zions showing proof of lower volatility

Zions Bancorporation latest downside deviation surges over 2.82. Zions Bancorporation N currently demonstrates below-verage downside deviation. It has Information Ratio of 0.15 and Jensen Alpha of 0.76. However, we do advice investors to further question Zions Bancorporation N expected returns to ensure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.

The Current Takeaway on Zions Bancorporation Investment

Whereas some other entities under the banks?regional industry are still a bit expensive, Zions Bancorporation may offer a potential longer-term growth to institutional investors. On the whole, as of the 19th of January 2021, we believe that Zions Bancorporation is currently fairly valued with below average probability of distress in the next two years. Our up-to-date 30 days 'Buy-vs-Sell' recommendation on the company is Strong Buy.

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