A Director at Regions Financial (NYSE: RF) is Selling Shares

By Carrie Williams

Today, a Director at Regions Financial (NYSE: RF), John Maupin, sold shares of RF for $255.6K.

Following John Maupin’s last RF Sell transaction on March 12, 2015, the stock climbed by 7.6%. In addition to John Maupin, one other RF executive reported Sell trades in the last month.

Based on Regions Financial’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending September 30, the company posted quarterly revenue of $1.5 billion and quarterly net profit of $311 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $1.49 billion and had a net profit of $320 million. RF’s market cap is $19.65B and the company has a P/E ratio of 17.57. The company has a one-year high of $17.17 and a one-year low of $13.

Six different firms, including Barclays and Bernstein, currently also have a Sell rating on the stock. Based on 9 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Hold with an average price target of $16, reflecting a 5.0% upside.

The insider sentiment on Regions Financial has been negative according to 141 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Regions Financial Corp. operates as a bank holding company for Regions Bank. Through its subsidiary, it provides traditional commercial, retail and mortgage banking services, as well as other financial services in the fields of investment banking, asset management, trust, mutual funds, securities brokerage, insurance and other specialty financing.