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Truist Financial Corporation is a banks—regional business based in the US. Truist Financial shares (TFC.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $41.65 – a decrease of 3.61% over the previous week. Truist Financial employs 55,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $18.4 billion.

How to buy shares in Truist Financial

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: TFC in this case.
  5. Research Truist Financial shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Truist Financial shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has Coronavirus impacted Truist Financial's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Truist Financial's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $41.65, which is 24.07% down on its pre-crash value of $54.85 and 73.47% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $24.01.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Truist Financial shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $489.39 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $793.43.

Truist Financial share price

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Truist Financial shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close$41.65
52-week range$24.01 - $56.92
50-day moving average $39.4303
200-day moving average $37.4346
Wall St. target price$45.32
PE ratio 14.4118
Dividend yield $1.8 (4.33%)
Earnings per share (TTM) N/A
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0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
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£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
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£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
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Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
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No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
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Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
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Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
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£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
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Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Truist Financial stock?

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Truist Financial price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $42.1

1 month (2020-12-22) -8.54%
3 months (2020-10-22) -3.11%
6 months (2020-07-22) 13.26%

Is Truist Financial under- or over-valued?

Valuing Truist Financial stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Truist Financial's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Truist Financial's P/E ratio

Truist Financial's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Truist Financial shares trade at around 14x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Truist Financial's PEG ratio

Truist Financial's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.3981. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Truist Financial's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Truist Financial financials

Revenue TTM $18.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 35%
Gross profit TTM $12 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.06%
Return on equity TTM 7.6%
Profit margin 21.11%
Market capitalisation $57 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Truist Financial shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "TFC.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 13.8 million Truist Financial shares held short by investors – that's known as Truist Financial's "short interest". This figure is 12% up from 12.3 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Truist Financial shares can be evaluated.

Truist Financial's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Truist Financial's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Truist Financial shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Truist Financial shares traded daily (recently around 5.6 million). Truist Financial's SIR currently stands at 2.46. In other words for every 100,000 Truist Financial shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2460 shares are currently held short.

However Truist Financial's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Truist Financial shares, or, against the total number of tradable Truist Financial shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Truist Financial's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Truist Financial shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0102% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Truist Financial shares, roughly 10 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Truist Financial.

Find out more about how you can short Truist Financial stock.

Truist Financial's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Truist Financial.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Truist Financial's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 27.42

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Truist Financial's overall score of 27.42 (as at 03/01/2020) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 39th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Truist Financial is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Truist Financial's environmental score

Environmental score: 4.51/100

Truist Financial's environmental score of 4.51 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Truist Financial is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Truist Financial's social score

Social score: 15.02/100

Truist Financial's social score of 15.02 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Truist Financial is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Truist Financial's governance score

Governance score: 8.89/100

Truist Financial's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Truist Financial is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Truist Financial's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Truist Financial scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Truist Financial has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Truist Financial Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2020-03-01.

Total ESG score 27.42
Total ESG percentile 38.88
Environmental score 4.51
Environmental score percentile 3
Social score 15.02
Social score percentile 3
Governance score 8.89
Governance score percentile 3
Level of controversy 2

Truist Financial share dividends

49%

Dividend payout ratio: 49.45% of net profits

Recently Truist Financial has paid out, on average, around 49.45% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.33% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Truist Financial shareholders could enjoy a 4.33% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Truist Financial's case, that would currently equate to about $1.8 per share.

While Truist Financial's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Truist Financial may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Truist Financial's most recent dividend payout was on 1 September 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Truist Financial's shares ever split?

Truist Financial's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 4 August 1998. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Truist Financial shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Truist Financial shares which in turn could have impacted Truist Financial's share price.

Truist Financial share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Truist Financial's shares have ranged in value from as little as $24.01 up to $56.92. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TFC.US volatility(beta: 1.39)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Truist Financial's is 1.3944. This would suggest that Truist Financial's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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Truist Financial overview

Truist Financial Corporation, a holding company, provides banking and trust services for small and mid-size businesses, public agencies, local governments, corporations, and individuals in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States. The company operates through three segments: Consumer Banking and Wealth, Corporate and Commercial Banking, and Insurance Holdings. Its deposit products include noninterest-bearing checking, interest-bearing checking, savings, and money market deposit accounts, as well as certificates of deposit and individual retirement accounts. The company also provides funding; asset management; automobile lending; bankcard lending; consumer finance; home equity and mortgage lending; insurance, such as property and casualty, life, health, employee benefits, workers compensation and professional liability, surety coverage, title, and other insurance products; investment brokerage; mobile/online banking; and payment, lease financing, small business lending, and wealth management/private banking services. In addition, it offers association, capital market, institutional trust, insurance premium and commercial finance, international banking, leasing, merchant, commercial deposit and treasury, commercial middle market lending, floor plan lending, commercial mortgage lending, mortgage warehouse lending, private equity investment, real estate lending, and supply chain financing services. Further, the company provides retail and wholesale brokerage, equity and debt underwriting, and investment advice. As of December 31, 2019, the company operated through approximately 2,958 banking offices. The company was formerly known as BB&T Corporation and changed its name to Truist Financial Corporation in December 2019. Truist Financial Corporation was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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