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BB&T Corporation (BBT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2014

BB&T Corporation ( BBT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BBT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.35% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $38.19, the dividend yield is 2.51%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BBT was $38.19, representing a -6.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.04 and a 21.7% increase over the 52 week low of $31.38.

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 $2.58. Zacks Investment Research reports BBT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.44%, compared to an industry average of 2.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BBT Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to BBT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have BBT as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares U.S. Regional Banks ETF ( IAT )
  • PowerShares Financial Preferred ( PGF )
  • SPDR Bank ETF ( KBE )
  • SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF ( KRE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PGF with an increase of 6.79% over the last 100 days. IAT has the highest percent weighting of BBT at 7.2%.

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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