BB&T Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 06, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BBT stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 4.35% increase over the same period a year ago.
At the current stock price of $36.84, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of BBT was $36.84,
representing a -10.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.04 and
a 12.83% increase over the 52 week low of $32.65.
BBT is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Wells Fargo & Company (
) and J P Morgan Chase & Co (
). BBT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.39. Zacks Investment Research reports BBT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -3.17%, compared to an
industry average of %.
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Interested in gaining exposure to BBT through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BBT as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Regional Banks ETF (
- PowerShares Financial Preferred (
- SPDR Bank ETF (
- SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (
- iShares iBonds Mar 2016 Corporate ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PGF with an increase of
1.47% over the last 100 days. IAT has the highest percent weighting
of BBT at 7.21%.