BB&T Corporation (BBT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2014


BB&T Corporation ( BBT ) 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 ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BBT Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( IAT )
  • PowerShares Financial Preferred ( PGF )
  • SPDR Bank ETF ( KBE )
  • SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF ( KRE ).

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: BBT , WFC , JPM , IAT , PGF , KBE , KRE

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