BB&T Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 07, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BBT stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that BBT has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $36.4, the dividend yield is 2.53%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BBT was $36.4,
representing a -0.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.59 and
a 35.52% increase over the 52 week low of $26.86.
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 $2.43. Zacks Investment Research reports BBT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.29%, compared to an
industry average of 6.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IAT with an increase of
16.77% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of BBT at 6.94%.