Wedbush Equities Analysts Increase Earnings Estimates for Regions Financial Co. (NYSE:RF)

Regions Financial Co. (NYSE:RFFree Report) – Analysts at Wedbush upped their Q1 2025 earnings estimates for Regions Financial in a research report issued on Wednesday, March 27th. Wedbush analyst D. Chiaverini now anticipates that the bank will post earnings of $0.52 per share for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.51. The consensus estimate for Regions Financial’s current full-year earnings is $1.98 per share. Wedbush also issued estimates for Regions Financial’s Q2 2025 earnings at $0.55 EPS, Q3 2025 earnings at $0.58 EPS and Q4 2025 earnings at $0.59 EPS.

Regions Financial (NYSE:RFGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January 19th. The bank reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.48 by ($0.09). The company had revenue of $1.81 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.80 billion. Regions Financial had a net margin of 22.66% and a return on equity of 14.50%. The company’s revenue was down 9.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.67 earnings per share.

RF has been the topic of a number of other reports. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on shares of Regions Financial from $21.00 to $27.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. Evercore ISI increased their target price on shares of Regions Financial from $20.00 to $22.00 and gave the stock an “in-line” rating in a report on Thursday. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods increased their target price on shares of Regions Financial from $20.00 to $21.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a report on Monday, January 22nd. Piper Sandler increased their target price on shares of Regions Financial from $15.00 to $18.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, December 8th. Finally, Argus cut shares of Regions Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $20.28.

Read Our Latest Stock Analysis on Regions Financial

Regions Financial Trading Up 1.7 %

RF opened at $21.04 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $19.33 billion, a PE ratio of 10.07, a P/E/G ratio of 1.44 and a beta of 1.19. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is $18.94 and its 200 day moving average price is $17.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15, a current ratio of 0.82 and a quick ratio of 0.82. Regions Financial has a 12-month low of $13.72 and a 12-month high of $21.08.

Institutional Trading of Regions Financial

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Advisor Resource Council acquired a new position in Regions Financial in the fourth quarter worth approximately $1,944,000. Vestmark Advisory Solutions Inc. increased its holdings in Regions Financial by 126.3% in the third quarter. Vestmark Advisory Solutions Inc. now owns 26,436 shares of the bank’s stock worth $455,000 after buying an additional 14,756 shares during the last quarter. LPL Financial LLC increased its holdings in Regions Financial by 19.6% in the third quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 582,491 shares of the bank’s stock worth $10,019,000 after buying an additional 95,271 shares during the last quarter. Toroso Investments LLC increased its holdings in Regions Financial by 236.9% in the third quarter. Toroso Investments LLC now owns 80,152 shares of the bank’s stock worth $1,379,000 after buying an additional 56,364 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Vest Financial LLC increased its holdings in Regions Financial by 27.5% in the fourth quarter. Vest Financial LLC now owns 653,048 shares of the bank’s stock worth $12,656,000 after buying an additional 141,008 shares during the last quarter. 79.39% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Regions Financial Announces Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be given a $0.24 dividend. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 29th. Regions Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 45.93%.

About Regions Financial

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Regions Financial Corporation, a financial holding company, provides banking and bank-related services to individual and corporate customers. It operates through three segments: Corporate Bank, Consumer Bank, and Wealth Management. The Corporate Bank segment offers commercial banking services, such as commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, and investor real estate lending; equipment lease financing; deposit products; and securities underwriting and placement, loan syndication and placement, foreign exchange, derivatives, merger and acquisition, and other advisory services.

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