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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) which is in the industry Regional – Southeast Banks, gaining 2.68% today. In the last week its performance is -0.38%, and 9.63% for the past quarter. Currently, BB&T Corporation, BBT has a target price of 38.69, so today’s gain of 2.68% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.27%.

BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT), has a market cap of 30308.01, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 62.20%.

At the current price of 37.96, it has a dividend yield of 3.25%, and its target price is 38.69. This is with a profit margin of 30.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.92. BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) has a P/E of 14.25, as well as a forward P/E of 12.05.

With a current EPS of 2.59, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.20%,BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 17.00%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 6.32%.

Performance for the year is -6.74%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is -0.57%.

Volume today for BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT), is 1698741, while its average volume is 4325.2. Whilst the total gain today was 2.68%, it did have a day high of 1.61%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.27%, and 1.26% for the month. The 52-week low for BB&T Corporation, BBT has been 27.79%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.44%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 9.00%, and its return on assets is 1.00%. BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) has an operating margin of 81.30%. With a sales growth of 21.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that BB&T Corporation, BBT is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.92, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of BB&T Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.25, and the P/S is 4.41, along with a P/B of 1.13. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.6.

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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