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Stock Analysis BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT)


BB&T Corporation (BBT) trades as part of the Financial Services sector and is in the Banks industry. The company CEO is Kelly S. KingBB&T Corporation is a financial holding company. It is a regional banking company with a presence primarily in the Southeastern United States. The company provides a range of banking services, and loans to businesses and consumers.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The Banks company showed a previous change of 0.91% with an open at 53.73 and a close of 54.22. It reached an intraday high of 54.92 and a low of 53.63.


The stock has a market cap of $42.3b with 779.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 774.4mshares. Trading volume reached 2,807,361 shares compared to its average volume of 4,370,283shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, BB&T Corporation shares returned 2.57% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 5.12%. Over three months, it changed 6.26%. In one year it has changed 27.44% and within that year its 52-week high was 56.31 and its 52-week low was 41.17BBT stock is 31.70% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 49.65 and a 50 day moving average of 53.27. Currently BBT stock is trading 9.20above its 200 day moving average.


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.74 that ended on December 31, 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 19.79. Based on 12 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.92. The TTM EPS is 3.37, which comes to a TTM PE of 16.09.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
Mar 31, 2018:  0.97
Dec 31, 2017:  0.84
Sep 30, 2017:  0.78
Jun 30, 2017:  0.78

The dividend per share is currently 1.50, which is a dividend yield of 2.77%.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 65.70% of institutional ownership.

Short-interest is 8,694,264, which is 1.12% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 2.03This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.03.

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 8.96%, return on assets is 1.09%, profit margin is 22.24%, price-to-sales is 3.40 and price-to-book is 1.58.

More News:

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SeekingAlpha:  22 Upcoming Dividend Increases
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