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BB&T [NYSE:BBT] share price, stock quote Analysis

What has the stock performance of BB&T been like?
stock quote price chart

BB&T's (NYSE:BBT) share price is 6.9% lower in the past 12 months and has underperformed the overall US TECH market which is 3.9% higher in the same timeframe. This is equivalent to a -10.8% lower return over the period which puts the share price as an underperformer vs other US TECH companies.


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Analyst RatingS

What are analyst ratings for BB&T?
Analyst Ratings
Analyst Ratings Change
analyst ratings

From 29 analysts that cover BB&T's stock, the average rating is 3.4. This is a weighted average of 4 strong buys, 5 buys, 19 holds, 1 sells. This is 0.2 lower than a month ago which gives this factor a tea-score of 2/5.


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Insider Trades

What has BB&T's insider trading been over the past year?
insider trading chart

BB&T insider's have net been buying stock over the past 12 months, in the previous month insiders have been net buying. In fact the buy to sell ratio in the past month has been 50.0% which is 49.0% higher than the last 12 months buy to sell ratio. This put's BB&T's Insiders in the top quintile vs their peers giving this factor a tea-score of 3/5.


What is the ownership of BB&T stock?
ownership chart

For BB&T, currently 66.2% of stock (1 billion shares) is owned by Institutions, 33.1% (802 million shares) is owned by Individuals, and 0.8% (2 million shares) is owned by company insiders. The CEO has a holding of 0.02% which is equivalent to 40 thousand shares with a market value of $129 million. This factor has a tea-score of 5/5.

Short Interest

What is the short interest for BB&T stock?
short interest chart

As of 31 July 2019, the short interest for BB&T has been 5.21% of the shares outstanding which is 405 billion shares. This is less than 1 month ago which had 5.22% of the shares outstanding which is 405 billion short interest in shares. This equals a tea-score of 2/5.


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Revenue & Earnings

What has BB&T's revenue history been by year?
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BB&T's revenue in the last 12 months ending 30 June 2019 is $11Bn. BB&T's average revenue growth for the last 4 years has been 5.1% which is currently lower than their comps of 6.2%.

Free Cash Flow Yield Growth

What is BB&T's free cash flow yield?
free cash flow yield chart

BB&T's free cash flow yield is 13.1% and has grown from 4 years ago. The free cash flow yield for BB&T 1 year ago was nan% and 3 years ago it was nan%.

Dividend History & yield

What has BB&T's dividend payments been historically?
Dividend ($)
Dividend Yield (%)
dividend chart

BB&T pays dividends every 3 months and has done so since 02 April 2013. Dividends have been steadily increasing over the past 4 years from $0.33 (dividend yield of 0.67%) to $0.45 today (yield of 0.96%).


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PE Ratio

What is BB&T's PE ratio?
pe ratio

BB&T's PE ratio is 11.5x. This is calculated from their EPS of $2.02 and price per share of $46.55. BB&T's PE ratio values the company cheaper than 60% of it's competitors giving this factor a tea-score of 3/5.

PEG Ratio

What is BB&T's PEG ratio?
peg ratio

BB&T's PEG ratio is 1.4x. This is calculated from their PE ratio of 11.5x and their last 12 months growth rate of 0.082%. This is more attractive than their competitors so the tea-score for this factor is 3/5.

Share Price / Book (PB Ratio)

What is BB&T's PB ratio?
PB ratio

The PB ratio for BB&T is 1.2x. This is more expensive than their competitors who have an average PB ratio of 1.2x. The tea-score is 4/5.

Free Cash Flow Yield

What is BB&T's free cash flow yield?
free cash flow yield

BB&T's free cash flow yield is 13.1% which is ranked nan/5 when compared to its competitors. This is calculated from a free cash flow of - (as reported for the 12 months ending 30 June 2019) divided by its current market capitalisation of $35Bn. The average free cash flow yield across BB&T's comps is 8.1%.

Return On Investment (ROI)

What is BB&T's return on investment (ROI)?
return on investment

BB&T's return on investment is 10.8%. This is more profitable than its competitors.


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Assets vs Liabilities

What is BB&T's current ratio (assets vs liabilities)?
assets vs liabilities

BB&T's current ratio is calculated by (current assets) / (current liabilities) which equals nanx. This less attractive than their competitors and also worse than recommended for a healthy company.

Debt vs Equity

What is BB&T's debt vs shareholder equity?
debt vs equity

BB&T's debt to shareholder equity is nan%. This is worse than their competitors and also worse than advised for a well-managed balance sheet.

Dividend Payout Ratio

What is BB&T's dividend payout ratio?
dividend payout ratio

BB&T's dividend payout ratio calculated against their free cash flow is low at nan%. This is in quintile nan when measured against their comps.


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What is the overall ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) rating for BB&T?

BB&T's has a poor overall ESG rating of 50/100. Their competitors have a score between 42 and 87 with the average at 61.

ESG Environmental

What the latest (ESG) environmental responsibility score for BB&T vs their competitors?
ESG environmental
We can see here what the environmental consciousness of BB&T is relative to other similar companies.

ESG Social

What the present (ESG) social responsibility score for BB&T vs their peers?
ESG social
We can get a sense of what the social responsbility of BB&T is when compared to other rival companies.

ESG Corporate Governance

What the current (ESG) corporate governance score for BB&T vs their challengers?
ESG corporate governance
With this number we can understand what the corporate governance of BB&T is when compared to it's peers.



What is the company description of BB&T?
BB&T Corporation, a holding company, provides banking and trust services for small and mid-size businesses, public agencies, local governments, corporations, and individuals in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States. The company operates through four segments: Community Banking Retail and Consumer Finance, Community Banking Commercial, Insurance Holdings, and Financial Services and Commercial Finance.


Industry Peers & Competitors

Who are BB&T's peers and competitors?
Here is a list of BB&T's peers in the Financial Services sector:

BB&T [NYSE:BBT] Additional Q&A

Questions & Answers

What is the 52 week high for BB&T stock quote?

BB&T (NYSE:BBT) hit a new 52-week high on 21 August 2018 at a price of $51.43 with 2,681,700 shares traded that day. This is 10.5% higher than than its current price of $46.55 and 26.7% higher than the 52-week low of $40.6 on 24 December 2018. Average daily volume traded has been 4 million shares over the past 3 months.

What is the highest price BB&T stock has ever been?

The all-time highs for BB&T stock were reached on 21 August 2018, 363 days ago at a price of $51.43. This equates to a market capitalisation of $39Bn. The highest price reached is 10.5% higher than the current price of $46.55 with a current market cap of $35Bn.

What is the beta of BB&T stock?

BB&T stock moves 1.2x the US TECH market average which makes its beta higher than the overall market.

What is the volatility of BB&T (BBT) stock?

BB&T's stock has an annual volatility of 21.4% which is more volatile than the average US TECH market volatility of 16.3% which has made it a less safe stock to own in the past vs just owning the index for investors aiming for lower portfolio volatility.

What have BB&T's share buybacks been over the past year?

BB&T is currently running a share-buyback program and in the past year alone the company has repurchased 104 million of shares outstanding at a total expense of $23Trn. In the same time frame the share price has moved 6.9% lower which is an underperformance of -10.8% vs the overall market. BB&T still has $420Trn of cash remaining on their balance sheet.

Who owns the most BB&T stock?

Barry White is the largest individual shareholder in BB&T with 1 billion shares. He is an independent director of BB&T. The largest institutional holder is T-Rowe and they own 12.9% of the issue size with 100 million shares. T-Rowe have been net buying shares over the last 12 months as they own 1 million more shares than a year ago.

When did BB&T beat earnings expectations in the last 4 years?

In the past 4 quarters BB&T has had 3 earnings beat's and 1 earnings miss's. The average earnings beat has been 12.1% and the average earnings miss has been 8.2%.

When is BB&T's next earnings date and what are the expectations?

BB&T is set to report earnings on 30 July 2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending June 2019. Based on 14 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $2.12. Recent analyst revisions have been positive implying a potential EPS of $2.24.

What is BB&T's upcoming earnings report expectations?

The earnings expectations for BB&T's upcoming report on 30 July 2019 are from 14 analysts with an average EPS of $2.12. The lowest analyst rating is $2.01, the highest is $2.84. The most recent earnings revisions have been positive with a most recent estimate of $2.24.

What is BB&T's earnings per share (EPS)?

BB&T's latest earnings per share (EPS) was reported as $2.02 on 30 April 2019 for fiscal quarter ending March 2019. This is 11.0% higher than 12 months ago when they reported EPS of $1.82

What is BB&T's dividend growth rate?

BB&T's dividends have grown at 11.11% in the past year and an average growth of 9.09% over the past 4 years. This is higher then it's competitors 4-year average dividend growth of 4.1

What is BB&T's dividend yield?

BB&T's current dividend yield is 0.96%. This is calculated by taking the dividend's per share of $0.45 (the last payment which was on 13 August 2019) and dividing by the current share price of $46.55.

What is BB&T's previous and next dividend date?

BB&T's most recent dividend date was 13 August 2019 when the company paid $0.45 and the next dividend date is 12 November 2019 with an expected payment of $0.45.

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