NYSE:BBT - BB&T Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$47.34 +0.39 (+0.83 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 11:02 AM ET)
Previous Close$46.95
Today's Range$47.13 - $47.66
52-Week Range$45.93 - $56.31
Volume109,140 shs
Average Volume4.33 million shs
Market Capitalization$36.73 billion
P/E Ratio15.04
Dividend Yield3.40%
BB&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 October 16, 2018, it operated through approximately 1,900 financial centers. 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
Current SymbolNYSE:BBT
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.86
Current Ratio0.88
Quick Ratio0.87


Trailing P/E Ratio15.04
Forward P/E Ratio11.69
P/E Growth1.12

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.16 billion
Price / Sales3.00
Cash Flow$3.9319 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.04
Book Value$34.07 per share
Price / Book1.39


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.14
Net Income$2.39 billion
Net Margins23.52%
Return on Equity11.66%
Return on Assets1.40%


Outstanding Shares770,620,000
Market Cap$36.73 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 Monday, October 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 9th will be given a dividend of $0.405 per share on Monday, December 3rd. This represents a $1.62 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 8th. View BB&T's Dividend History.

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

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

How were BB&T's earnings last quarter?

BB&T Co. (NYSE:BBT) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 18th. The insurance provider reported $1.01 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.00 by $0.01. The insurance provider earned $2.93 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.93 billion. BB&T had a net margin of 23.52% and a return on equity of 11.66%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.74 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, January 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for BB&T.

How can I listen to BB&T's earnings call?

BB&T will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 17th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for BBT?

20 brokers have issued 1 year 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 $55.5333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BB&T.

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

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BB&T in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for BB&T.

Has BB&T been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about BBT stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. BB&T earned a news sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting BB&T?

BB&T saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 11,313,494 shares, an increase of 43.8% from the October 15th total of 7,868,383 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,213,329 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's shares are short sold. View BB&T's Current Options Chain.

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)

Who are BB&T's major shareholders?

BB&T's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.69%), BlackRock Inc. (6.42%), Dodge & Cox (2.30%), Dodge & Cox (2.30%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (2.18%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.87%). 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, Jennifer S Banner, K David Jr Boyer, Kelly S King, Louis B Lynn, Nido R Qubein, Patrick C Graney III, Robert Jerome Johnson, Jr, Stephen T Williams, W Bennett Bradley and William Rufus Yates. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BB&T.

Which major investors are selling BB&T stock?

BBT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bahl & Gaynor Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Panagora Asset Management Inc., Jennison Associates LLC and Capital Research Global Investors. 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, Donna C Goodrich, Donta L Wilson, I Patricia Henry, K David Jr Boyer, Kelly S King, Louis B Lynn, Nido R Qubein, W Bennett Bradley and William Rufus Yates. View Insider Buying and Selling for BB&T.

Which major investors are buying BB&T stock?

BBT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., American Century Companies Inc., Morgan Stanley, Todd Asset Management LLC, Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky, Victory Capital Management Inc. and BlackRock 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 $47.4450.

How big of a company is BB&T?

BB&T has a market capitalization of $36.73 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.

What is BB&T's official website?

The official website for BB&T is http://www.bbt.com.

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:  580 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  748 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,328
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 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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