NYSE:BBT - BB&T Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$51.85 +1.34 (+2.65 %)
(As of 08/15/2018 02:57 AM ET)
Previous Close$50.51
Today's Range$50.55 - $52.01
52-Week Range$43.03 - $56.31
Volume3.96 million shs
Average Volume3.97 million shs
Market Capitalization$39.30 billion
P/E Ratio16.51
Dividend Yield3.19%
BB&T logoBB&T Corporation operates as a financial holding company that provides various banking and trust services for small and mid-size businesses, public agencies, local governments, and individuals. The company operates through four segments: CB-Retail, CB-Commercial, IH&PF, and FS&CF. 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 various funding services; and asset management, automobile lending; bankcard lending; consumer finance; home equity and mortgage lending; insurance, such as property and casualty, life, health, employee benefits, commercial general liability, surety, 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 markets, 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 investments, real estate lending, and supply chain management services. Further, the company provides retail brokerage, equity and debt underwriting, investment advice, corporate finance, and equity research services, as well as facilitates the origination, trading, and distribution of fixed-income securities and equity products. Additionally, BB&T Corporation offers non-deposit investment products, including discount brokerage services, equities, fixed-rate, variable-rate and index annuities, mutual funds, government and municipal bonds, and money market funds. As of December 31, 2017, it operated 2,049 offices. The company was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.90
Current Ratio0.88
Quick Ratio0.88


Trailing P/E Ratio16.51
Forward P/E Ratio12.99
P/E Growth1.08

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.16 billion
Price / Sales3.30
Cash Flow$4.0445 per share
Price / Cash12.82
Book Value$34.07 per share
Price / Book1.52


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.14
Net Income$2.39 billion
Net Margins22.53%
Return on Equity11.02%
Return on Assets1.33%


Outstanding Shares774,450,000
Market Cap$39.30 billion

BB&T (NYSE:BBT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is BB&T's stock symbol?

BB&T trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BBT."

How often does BB&T pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BB&T?

BB&T announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.405 per share on Tuesday, September 4th. This represents a $1.62 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 9th. This is an increase from BB&T's previous quarterly dividend of $0.38. View BB&T's Dividend History.

How will BB&T's stock buyback program work?

BB&T declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Thursday, June 29th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $1,880,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 5.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were BB&T's earnings last quarter?

BB&T Co. (NYSE:BBT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 19th. The insurance provider reported $0.99 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.02. The insurance provider earned $2.88 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.92 billion. BB&T had a return on equity of 11.02% and a net margin of 22.53%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.77 EPS. View BB&T's Earnings History.

When is BB&T's next earnings date?

BB&T is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for BB&T.

What price target have analysts set for BBT?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for BB&T's shares. Their predictions range from $44.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect BB&T's stock price to reach $54.3158 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BB&T.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BB&T?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BB&T in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for BB&T.

Who are some of BB&T's key competitors?

Who are BB&T's key executives?

BB&T's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kelly Stuart King, Chairman & CEO (Age 70)
  • Mr. Christopher Lee Henson, Pres & COO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Daryl N. Bible, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Ms. Barbara F. Duck, Sr. EVP & Chief Information Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Clarke R. Starnes III, Sr. EVP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 59)

Has BB&T been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about BBT stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BB&T earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 45.69 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for BB&T.

Who are BB&T's major shareholders?

BB&T's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.37%), Bank of America Corp DE (3.64%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.74%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.35%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (1.08%) and American Century Companies Inc. (1.06%). Company insiders that own BB&T stock include Barbara F Duck, Brantley J Standridge, Charles A Patton, Christopher L Henson, Clarke R Starnes III, Cynthia B Powell, Daryl N Bible, David Hudson Weaver, Donna C Goodrich, Donta L Wilson, I Patricia Henry, James A Faulkner, Jennifer S Banner, K David Jr Boyer, Kelly S King, Louis B Lynn, Nido R Qubein, Robert Jerome Johnson, Jr, Stephen T Williams, W Bennett Bradley and William Rufus Yates. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BB&T.

Which institutional investors are selling BB&T stock?

BBT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Morgan Stanley, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Cambiar Investors LLC, Morningstar Investment Services LLC, Legal & General Group Plc, River Road Asset Management LLC and Macquarie Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold BB&T company stock in the last year include Barbara F Duck, Christopher L Henson, Clarke R Starnes III, Cynthia B Powell, Daryl N Bible, David Hudson Weaver, Donna C Goodrich, Donta L Wilson, I Patricia Henry, Jennifer S Banner, K David Jr Boyer, Kelly S King, Louis B Lynn, Nido R Qubein, Robert Jerome Johnson, Jr, W Bennett Bradley and William Rufus Yates. View Insider Buying and Selling for BB&T.

Which institutional investors are buying BB&T stock?

BBT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Sei Investments Co., LSV Asset Management, Unigestion Holding SA and American Century Companies Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for BB&T.

How do I buy shares of BB&T?

Shares of BBT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is BB&T's stock price today?

One share of BBT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.85.

How big of a company is BB&T?

BB&T has a market capitalization of $39.30 billion and generates $12.16 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $2.39 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.14 on an earnings per share basis. BB&T employs 36,484 workers across the globe.

How can I contact BB&T?

BB&T's mailing address is 200 WEST SECOND STREET, WINSTON-SALEM NC, 27101. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 336-733-2000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for BB&T (NYSE BBT)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  554 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  700 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,254
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BB&T and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BBT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BBT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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