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BB&T Corporation (BBT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 02, 2013

BB&T Corporation ( BBT ) 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 ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). 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 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 Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks Index Fund ( IAT )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Banking ( PJB )
  • PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF ( KBWB )
  • SPDR Bank ETF ( KBE )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Financial ( PFI ).

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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