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Current Technicals: BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT)

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BB&T Corporation is in the banking industry and financial services sector. The company CEO is Kelly S. King. BB&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 BBT stock showed a previous change of 1.69% with an open at 49.17 and a close of 49.26. It reached an intraday high of 49.68 and a low of 48.59.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $37.6b with 763.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 758.4m shares. Trading volume reached 5,335,825 shares compared to its average volume of 6,025,735 shares. 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 1.48% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -4.96%. Over three months, it changed 7.16%. In one year it has changed -2.30% and within that year its 52-week high was 56.03 and its 52-week low was 40.68. BBT stock is 21.09% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 48.84 and a 50 day moving average of 49.26. Currently BBT stock is trading 0.86% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.91 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 12.60. Based on 10 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.03. The TTM EPS is 4.06, which comes to a TTM PE of 12.13. Historically, the PE high was 20.60 and the PE low was 11.70. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 47.51, which is a decrease of -3.54%.

The dividend per share is currently 1.62, which is a dividend yield of 3.29%. Also, the payout ratio is 39.90%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 63.69, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 22.66%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.70% of insider ownership and 98.80% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 32,119,248, which is 4.21% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 4.91. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.14

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 11.42%, return on assets is 1.37%, profit margin is 24.92%, price-to-sales is 3.74 and price-to-book is 1.39.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 4  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 5  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 4  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.