Morningstar Rating

Stock Research and Analysis

by Gaston F. Ceron

Bulls Say

SunTrust's efforts to lower costs demonstrate management's concern about controlling expenses and should help increase earnings.
A gradually expanding economy will offer opportunities for SunTrust to increase its loan book and earnings. Read more 

Bears Say

SunTrust has a recent history of underwhelming results, which may continue and keep returns below the estimated cost of equity.
The possibility of additional mortgage putbacks could limit SunTrust's earnings growth. Read more 

Management

We regard SunTrust's stewardship of shareholder capital as standard, though that is not to say the record is blemish-free. The company is led by chairman and CEO William Rogers. He has been CEO since 2011 after serving as chief operating officer. We   Read more 

Profile

Based in Atlanta, SunTrust Banks is a regional banking company with a focus on the Southern U.S. SunTrust has a large presence in Florida and also operates through branches   Read more 

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