BB&T Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $38.19, the dividend yield is 2.51%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BBT was $38.19,
representing a -6.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.04 and
a 21.7% increase over the 52 week low of $31.38.
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 $2.58. Zacks Investment Research reports BBT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.44%, compared to an
industry average of 2.5%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PGF with an increase of
6.79% over the last 100 days. IAT has the highest percent weighting
of BBT at 7.2%.