BB&T Corp.'s Series G Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock About To Put More Money In Your Pocket

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On 8/6/14, BB&T Corp.'s Series G Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock (Symbol: BBT.PRG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.325, payable on 9/2/14. As a percentage of BBT.PRG's recent share price of $21.91, this dividend works out to approximately 1.48%, so look for shares of BBT.PRG to trade 1.48% lower - all else being equal - when BBT.PRG shares open for trading on 8/6/14. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 5.91%, which compares to an average yield of 5.74% in the "Financial" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . The chart below shows the one year performance of BBT.PRG shares, versus BBT:

Performance Comparison Chart


Below is a dividend history chart for BBT.PRG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.325 on BB&T Corp.'s Series G Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock :

BBT.PRG+Dividend+History+Chart

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, BB&T Corp. (Symbol: BBT) makes up 7.03% of the iShares U.S. Regional Banks ETF ( IAT ) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, BB&T Corp.'s Series G Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock (Symbol: BBT.PRG) is currently down about 0.4% on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: BBT) are trading flat.

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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: Investing , Investing Ideas

Referenced Stocks: IAT , BBT.PRG , BBT

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