BB&T Corporation Q3 Earnings Advance

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BB&T Corporation Q3 Earnings Advance

(RTTNews.com) - BB&T Corporation ( BBT ) revealed earnings for its third quarter that increased from last year.

The company's bottom line came in at $789 million, or $1.01 per share. This compares with $597 million, or $0.74 per share, in last year's third quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.00 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 4.3% to $2.93 billion from $2.81 billion last year.

BB&T Corporation earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q3): $789 Mln. vs. $597 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q3): $1.01 vs. $0.74 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $1.00
-Revenue (Q3): $2.93 Bln vs. $2.81 Bln last year.

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Referenced Symbols: BBT

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