BB&T Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 06, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BBT stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the
current stock price of $31.12, the dividend yield is 8.87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BBT was $31.12,
representing a -9.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.37 and
a 15.86% 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 $2.7. Zacks Investment Research reports BBT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.1%, compared to an industry
average of 3%.
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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 Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks Index Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Banking (
- PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF (
- SPDR Bank ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Financial (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWB with an increase of
13.04% over the last 100 days. IAT has the highest percent
weighting of BBT at 7.19%.