Banking Stocks Technical Reports -- Citizens Financial, BankUnited, Synovus Financial, and United Community Banks

Aug 29, 2016, 07:40 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, August 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- is covering these four Regional Mid-Atlantic Banks: Citizens Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: CFG), BankUnited Inc. (NYSE: BKU), Synovus Financial Corp. (NYSE: SNV), and United Community Banks Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI). These financial institutions provide financial services and products to individuals and businesses in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Download the free research reports on these stocks today:

Citizens Financial Group  

Providence, Rhode Island headquartered Citizens Financial Group Inc.'s stock rose 2.03%, finishing Friday's trading session at $24.12 and with a total volume of 6.16 million shares traded. The Company's shares have gained 8.02% in the last month and 2.80% over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 11.52% and 7.80%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Citizens Financial Group, which operates as the bank holding company for Citizens Bank, N.A. and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania, which provide consumer and commercial banking services in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 77.11.

On August 25th, 2016, the company announced that its board of directors declared a semi-annual dividend on CFG's 5.500% Fixed-to-Floating Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A. A dividend of $27.50 per share is payable on October 6th, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 21st, 2016. See our free and comprehensive research report on CFG at:


Shares in Miami Lakes, Florida headquartered BankUnited Inc. ended the session at $31.33, climbing 1.56%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 878,005 shares. The Company's shares have gained 3.64% in the past month and are trading 2.80% above their 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of BankUnited, which operates as the bank holding company for BankUnited, National Association that provides a range of banking services to small and medium sized businesses, and individual customers in the US, have an RSI of 65.69. BKU free research report PDF is just a click away at:

Synovus Financial  

On Friday, shares in Columbus, Georgia headquartered Synovus Financial Corp. recorded a trading volume of 896,570 shares. The stock rose 1.11%, closing the day at $32.65. The Company's shares have advanced 6.39% in the last one month, 1.80% in the previous three months, and 1.65% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 7.82% above its 50-day moving average and 8.32% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Synovus Financial, which operates as the bank holding company for Synovus Bank that provides various financial products and services, have an RSI of 70.54.

On August 18th, 2016, Synovus Financial announced a definitive agreement to acquire Entaire Global Companies, Inc., an Atlanta-based specialty financial services company. Entaire is a private life insurance premium finance lender providing fully collateralized, non-mortality-based loans to commercial borrowers through its principal subsidiary, Global One. Under the terms of the agreement, Synovus will acquire Entaire for an up-front payment of $30 million in common stock and cash, with additional payments to Entaire's stockholders over the next three to five years based on Entaire's earnings. The transaction is expected to close in the beginning of Q4 2016, subject to customary closing conditions, including approval of Entaire stockholders. Synovus Financial is forecasting for immediate accretion to EPS, ROE, and ROA, with minimal dilution to tangible book value per share.

On August 23rd, 2016, research firm Wells Fargo downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Market Perform' to 'Underperform'. Sign up for your complimentary report on SNV at:

United Community Banks  

Shares in Blairsville, Georgia-based United Community Banks Inc. recorded a trading volume of 719,035 shares, which was above their three months average volume of 578,050 shares. The stock ended the session at $20.48, climbing 1.29%. The Company's shares have gained 5.30% in the past month, 1.55% in the previous three months, and 5.87% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 7.29% and 8.45%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of United Community Banks, which operates as the bank holding company for United Community Bank that provides retail and corporate banking services to individuals and businesses, have an RSI of 73.02.

On August 10th, 2016, United Community Banks announced that its Board of Directors has appointed David C. Shaver, founder and CEO of Cost Segregation Advisors, LLC, and David H. Wilkins, a partner with the law firm Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, to serve as Board members, effective immediately. Register for free on and download the latest research report on UCBI at:


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