Know before you buy this stock: SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI)

(NYSE:STI) showed a growth of 3.49 Percent per annum. Edge Advisors LLC's holdings in SunTrust Banks were worth $2,822,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Technical traders may be staring at recent indicator levels on shares of The TJX Companies, Inc. Cadence Capital Management LLC raised its position in SunTrust Banks by 314.3% in the 3rd quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 74,500 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $4,453,000 after acquiring an additional 2,154 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Krilogy Financial LLC raised its position in shares of SunTrust Banks by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter. Can now owns 537,936 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $23,558,000 after buying an additional 7,745 shares during the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its position in shares of SunTrust Banks by 18.8% during the 3rd quarter.

Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management Llc, which manages about $2.31B and $1.14 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Russell Midcap Index (IWR) by 3,672 shares to 174,467 shares, valued at $33.52M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. Finally, Commerce Bank boosted its position in SunTrust Banks by 293.8% in the third quarter. The fund owned 383,905 shares of the financial services provider's stock after buying an additional 29,265 shares during the period. We will analyze the growth, profitability, risk, valuation, and insider trends of both companies and see which one investors prefer.

In other news, Director Kyle P. Legg sold 3,300 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.06, for a total value of $240,240.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. $56.91's average target is -11.12% below currents $64.03 stock price. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Comparatively, STI posted earnings of $0.97 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier.

Among 27 analysts covering The TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Sandler O'Neill downgraded shares of SunTrust Banks from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $62.00 target price for the a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Barclays lifted their price objective on shares of SunTrust Banks from $65.00 to $68.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. (NYSE:STI), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 20 Hold. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $63.97. Sells 174,898 Shares of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) traded up $0.41 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $64.44. Currently Goldcorp Inc. (GG) has beta value of -0.08. SunTrust Banks, Inc. has a 1 year low of $51.96 and a 1 year high of $65.36. The stock has a market cap of $26.30 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.75 and a beta of 1.33.

SunTrust Banks (NYSE:STI) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 20th. SunTrust Banks had a net margin of 20.88% and a return on equity of 8.83%. The firm had revenue of $2.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.21 billion. The firm's revenue was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts forecast that SunTrust Banks, Inc. will post 4.06 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be issued a $0.40 dividend. The first value is calculated by adding the dividend yield to the percentage of repurchased shares. (STI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2017" with publication date: "November 28, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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SunTrust Banks, Inc is a provider of financial services. "(NYSE:STI)" was first reported by TrueBlueTribune and is the property of of TrueBlueTribune. If you are viewing this news story on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States & worldwide trademark and copyright law. BLACKROCK INC. owned 1.24% of SunTrust Banks, Inc. Wells Fargo & Company assumed coverage on SunTrust Banks in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. The Company's principal subsidiary is SunTrust Bank (the Bank). It operates through three divisions: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking, and Mortgage Banking. The Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management segment provides deposits and payments; home equity and personal credit lines; auto, student, and other lending products; credit cards; discount/online and full-service brokerage products; and professional investment management and trust services, as well as family office solutions.