BB&T Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 02, 2013 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for February 01, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased BBT stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that BBT has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of BBT was $29.06,
representing a -15.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.37 and
a 16.61% increase over the 52 week low of $24.92.
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 $2.54. Zacks Investment Research reports BBT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 47.7%, compared to an
industry average of 11.1%.
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 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
14.32% over the last 100 days. IAT has the highest percent
weighting of BBT at 7.96%.