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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT)?

The company in question is, BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) currently with a stock price of 37.66 (-0.03% today). The market cap for BB&T Corporation is 30831.39, and is in the sector Financial, and Regional – Southeast Banks industry. The target price for BB&T Corporation is 38.47. Currently BB&T Corporation is trading with a P/E of 14.52, and a forward P/E of 12.31. Average volume for BB&T Corporation is 4246.2 and so far today it is 1079812.

Performance in the last year for BB&T Corporation has been -3.01%. For EPS growth, BB&T Corporation has seen a growth of -6.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.12%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 17.00% over the last five years and could be 6.32% for the next five years. BB&T Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 21.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 6.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.69%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 8.26%.

Since the IPO date for BB&T Corporation on the 3/26/1990, BB&T Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 2.12%. With BB&T Corporation trading at 37.66, the dividend yield is 3.19%, and the EPS is 2.59.

So could BB&T Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 14.52. The PEG is 2.3, P/S is 4.49 and the P/B is at 1.15. The P/cash is 11.56, with P/free cash flow at 9.59.

BB&T Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.92, and total debt/equity at 0.92.

In terms of margins, BB&T Corporation has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 81.30% and a profit margin of 30.00%.Payout ratio for BB&T Corporation is 41.50%. Return on assets come to 1.00% with return on investment coming to 9.00%.

Insider ownership for BB&T Corporation, is at 0.30% and institutional ownership comes to 63.20%. Outstanding shares are at 818.46. While shares float is 811.83. The float short is currently 2.06%, and short ratio is 3.94.

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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