BB&T Corp. (BBT)

50.28
0.37 0.73
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 50.65
Open 50.50
Day Low/High 50.25 / 50.77
52 Wk Low/High 40.68 / 53.08
Volume 814.02K
Avg Volume 4.28M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 765.98M
Market Cap 39.08B
EPS 4.00
P/E Ratio 12.95
Div & Yield 1.62 (3.26%)
Cramer: Let's Look Beyond the Ballot Box

Cramer: Let's Look Beyond the Ballot Box

After the election passes we are going to talk about companies again -- and these have done well.

Go Long BB&T on a New High Close

Go Long BB&T on a New High Close

Despite some chart resistance, it looks like BBT can rally to around $50.

Banks Continue to Show Their Strength

Banks Continue to Show Their Strength

Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and others maintain trend of positive earnings.

How Big Banks Are Like Utilities

How Big Banks Are Like Utilities

BB&T is one of the names from this group that should appeal to income investors.

Jim Cramer: Stocks Are Saying Fed Hike Is Coming

Jim Cramer: Stocks Are Saying Fed Hike Is Coming

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer said stocks are telegraphing a rate hike.

Cramer: Watch Bank of America; It Will Tell You What Will Happen

Cramer: Watch Bank of America; It Will Tell You What Will Happen

Banks and insurers have surged on hopes of rate rises. What now?

Cramer: The Answer to This Market: Part 2

Cramer: The Answer to This Market: Part 2

I learned a long time ago, don’t outthink it.

Big U.S. Banks in Best Shape in 20 Years

Big U.S. Banks in Best Shape in 20 Years

Strong capital ratios, solid loan portfolios and attractive valuations argue for higher prices for financials.

Lenore Hawkins and Chris Versace Reporting for Duty

Alright, alright, alright! Let's get rocking and rolling this Monday morning! Doug Kass is out for the day, and that has us sitting. We're Lenore Elle Hawkins and Chris Versace, co-managers of TheStreet's Growth Seeker portfolio and co-authors of th...

BB&T upgraded at Deutsche

BB&T Is Still Looking to Bottom Out

Expect to see prices bounded by $36 on the upside and maybe $31 or $30 again on the downside in the months ahead.

BB&T: Emerging Value With Solid Income

BB&T: Emerging Value With Solid Income

A dividend yield of 3.3% is rare for large banks in the S&P 500.

Cramer: If Only the Banks Were More Like Utilities

Then we might see the performance and growth that bank stocks used to give.

From The Street of Dreams

Piper Jaffray is downgrading BB&T (BBT) to "Underweight" from "Neutral." BBT was a former long position and "Best Long Ideas" list member, but I recently sold my stake and took it off of my "Best Ideas" list.

BB&T downgraded at Piper

Selling Some BofA, Citi and Other Banks

I'm calling an audible and paring back the following long positions in bank stocks: Bank of America (BAC), BB&T Corp. (BBT), Citigroup (C), JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Regions Financial (RF) and Wells Fargo (WFC). This moves me to a small exposure in the ...

Taking All Bank Stocks Off of My 'Best Long Ideas' List

I'm pulling all nine bank stocks off of my "Best Long Ideas" list, although I'm actually maintaining my long positions in them. Here are the prices that I'm removing these stocks at: Bank of America (BAC): $14.00 BB&T Corp. (BBT): $34.90 Citigroup (...

Today's Trades

I've done of a lot of trading today. To recap, I've: Reduced my bank longs across the board. Sold off my biotech basket. Added small to my shorts of Amazon (AMZN) at $574, Apple (AAPL) at $100, "B" shares of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B) at $136...

Selling Some Bank Stocks

The banking sector has enjoyed a terrific rebound from last week's panic lows, which saw levels where I aggressively bought. Optimism about the sector is now mounting, and several analysts this morning highlighted a potential upside breakout. Here's...

I'm Bullish on Banks

Bond yields are spiking higher today and the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) is down $2, and financials are conspicuous to the upside. Here's my current take on the sector: Banks. I'm long on Citigroup (C), Bank of America (BAC), JPMorgan C...

That Damn Flat Yield Curve!

The yield curve has collapsed to its flattest level since November 2007. Were it not for this damn flattening yield curve, I think bank stocks would have rallied by 20% to 25% off of their recent lows instead of the 10% or so that we've seen. From m...

My Outlook for the Market's Major Sectors (Part 1)

"Yellen is wrong -- and she has a lot of company. It is an amazing reality that, among economists, the faith in the possibility of endless expansions has survived the 2008-2009 financial crisis and the Great Recession. What history teaches is disqui...

Focusing Longs on 3 Sectors

While my short book consists of bottoms-up individual equities ideas, my long exposure is concentrated into three market sectors -- banks, retail and biotech. Banks continue the strong rally that began on Friday morning. I believe there is more to c...

Today's Trades

Here's a rundown of my trades so far today: Among individual stocks, I added to my longs of Bank of America (BAC), BB&T Corp. (BBT), the Blackstone/GSO Strategic Credit closed-end fund (BGB), Citigroup (C), Oaktree Capital (OAK), Regions Financial (...

Today's Takeaways and Observations

My thoughts as we approach the closing bell: The day started much weaker, testing some key support levels -- and back to my buy levels. I moved from market-neutral at day's end on Monday to above small net long in exposure today. For the first time ...

Today's Takeaways and Observations

At 2:15 p.m. things appeared quite panicky. Just look at iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond (TLT), which was up $2.75 with the yield on the 10- and 30-year bonds down by another 12 basis points; the drop in crude oil, which was down $1 to under $30 a ba...

Adding Back Some Regional Banks

I profitably traded out of most of my regional-bank longs late last year and took them off of my "Best Long Ideas" list, based on their prices at the time. But the stocks have gotten hit badly since then, so I'm again buying BB&T Corp. (BBT), Region...

Top 2016 Retail Stocks: Dollar General, Restoration Hardware, Best Buy

Top 2016 Retail Stocks: Dollar General, Restoration Hardware, Best Buy

2015 was a rough year for specialty retailers as online giants like Amazon (AMZN) continued to threaten their very existence.

Higher Rates Could Help Bank Stocks; Here's One That Could Climb 5%

BB&T is a regional bank stock with a great chart.

Today's Takeaways and Observations

My thoughts on the day to this point: To the moon, Alice. China treads where the European Central Bank and the Fed already have in its rate cut this morning. Bulls emboldened and shorts on suicide watch. (Hat tip to Art Cashin) Panic short covering ...