BB&T Corp (BBT)

BBT (NYSE:Banking) EQUITY
$39.47
pos +0.00
+0.00%
Today's Range: 39.29 - 39.89 | BBT Avg Daily Volume: 3,496,500
Last Update: 05/29/15 - 4:01 PM EDT
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: 1.49%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $39.89
52 Week Range: $34.50 - $40.21
Oustanding Shares: 723,159,499
Market Cap: 28,846,832,415
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for BBT
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A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 8 8 9 8
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 14 14 11 11
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.25 2.25 2.09 2.14
Latest Dividend: 0.27
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.71%
Dividend Ex-Date: 05/13/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 14.56
Price Earnings Comparisons:
BBT Sector Avg. S&P 500
14.56 14.60 26.87
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
3.73% 4.17% 28.82%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue -5.00 -0.01 0.00
Net Income 28.70 0.67 0.18
EPS 25.80 0.51 0.15
Earnings for BBT:
EBITDA 3.92B
Revenue 9.93B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (06/15) Qtr (09/15) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $0.69 $0.70 $2.82 $3.30
Number of Analysts 15 13 19 17
High Estimate $0.78 $0.78 $2.98 $3.50
Low Estimate $0.61 $0.60 $2.65 $2.96
Prior Year $0.70 $0.71 $2.87 $2.82
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -1.43% -1.63% -1.63% 16.72%
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BB&T is A-OK in My Book Real Money Pro($)

BBT provides bank exposure to a relatively strong geography that's growing in excess of the overall U.S. growth rate. Second-quarter profits should rebound from a disappointing first-quarter report, with fee income rising, credit improving, good expense control and an improving loan picture. The bank's projected 2015 return on assets (1.18%) and return on tangible capital (14.6%) exceed most large regional banks' figures. BBT is among the more asset-sensitive banks, profiting from an imbalance of rate-sensitive assets over rate-sensitive liabilities. (The bank's most recent 10Q quantifies the benefit of higher interest rates.) BBT trades at 13x compared to its mid-2000s 15x to 16x multiple.  The shares have flatlined over the last year. BBT pays a $1.08-a-share dividend, which I see rising to close to $1.20 next year. Secular EPS growth is estimated at 10%. My 12-month price target is $45/share or +11% return.

Maverick's Re-Re-Engaging Real Money Pro($)

I have just added to the following bank longs: BAC, JPM, C, MBFI, EFSC, STL, MSL, SONA, FITB, FMER, RF, WFC and BBT.
They keep giving out low-cost commercial and industrial loans.
This is in spite of income problems reflected in reports.
Bearish
Apr 24, 2015 | 7:27 AM EDT
BBT was downgraded from Buy to Neutral, Compass Point said. $39 price target. Company is lacking growth and facing net interest margin ...

Today's Trades Real Money Pro($)

I have added to my BB&T (BBT), Radian (RDN), General Motors (GM) and Ford (F) longs.

A Few Random Observations Real Money Pro($)

I am constantly surprised, at least over the last four quarters, how investors and the media initially respond euphorically to Caterpillar's earnings. I am staying short as the second-half outlook has deteriorated further based on recent dealer statistics. GM's $0.10 shortfall was from a higher effective tax rate and weak South America region results. I am a $36 buyer. BB&T's (BBT) results were about 2 cents lower than expected, but all from higher loan loss reserves. I am a buyer at $38.10 on today's weakness. Staying short small position in Facebook (FB). Shorted last night after hours at $85.05 and covered some down $2.50 from there.

Regional Banks Gain Real Money Pro($)

Gains of 1.5% to 2.0%+ for several regional bank stocks today, as the bulliish bank thesis continues to play out.

Bank Stocks on Fire Real Money Pro($)

Bank stocks are "on fire" today.
Bearish
Apr 01, 2015 | 7:50 AM EDT
BB&T was downgraded from Overweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. Valuation call, based on a $39 price target. 

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