BB&T Corporation (BBT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 07, 2013

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BB&T Corporation ( BBT ) 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 ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). 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 dates, visit the BBT Dividend History page.

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 )
  • Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares ( KNOW ).

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%.



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.



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Referenced Stocks: BBT , IAT , JPM , KNOW , WFC

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