Regions Financial Dividend yield

 Price  21.31
 Dividend  0.68
 Earnings  1.03
 Cash-flow  2.42
 Book value  16.39
 Equity  16.09

Regions Financial is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. Regions Financial is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Regions Financial paid a total dividend of 653 million USD last year, for a market value of 20,479 millions (Market Cap 20,442 millions). Dividend per share of Regions Financial is 0.68 USD, and his stock market price 21.31 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Regions Financial has a dividend yield of 3.19%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. However, it is lower than the average of Financials industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

In addition, you should compare Regions Financial dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Regions Financial

Regions Financial Dividend Payout

About the ability of Regions Financial to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.68 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.19%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Regions Financial payout on ernings is currently 66.02%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.27% and 39.00% respectively. Both figures show that Regions Financial can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Regions Financial is USD 2.42 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.68, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Regions Financial, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

Regions Financial payout

Regions Financial Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Regions Financial Stock performance

Finally, last moth Regions Financial showed a return of 4.30% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.33% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 84.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Banks firms.

Regions Financial stock and market return