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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: BB&T Corporation, BBT

BB&T Corporation, BBT is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Regional – Southeast Banks in the sector of Financial. Based in USA, BB&T Corporation, BBT  has a market cap of 28882.16. Since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990, BB&T Corporation, BBT performance year to date is -5.28%. Today BB&T Corporation, BBT has gained 1.29%, with a current price of 35.22.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 61.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 41.70%. Return of assets are at 1.00%, with return on investment at 9.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, BB&T Corporation, BBT is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.91. While Total debt/equity is 0.91. With a profit margin of 30.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 80.80%. BB&T Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year BB&T Corporation, BBT has seen a EPS growth of -6.20%. A performance for the year of -9.63%. The 52-week high is -13.34%, and the 52-week low is 18.56%. The average volume for BB&T Corporation, BBT is 3648613.

With a target price of 38.53, can BB&T Corporation, BBT reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of BB&T Corporation, BBT. BB&T Corporation has a P/E of 13.78 and a forward P/E of 11.11. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.01. BB&T Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.41 and 1.09 respectively. For P/cash, BB&T Corporation has a value of 10.19, while it is 11.32 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 35.22, BB&T Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.18%. We see a return on equity of 8.10%.

Looking more long-term BB&T Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 6.86%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 14.19% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -6.20% for this year and for the last five years a 17.00% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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