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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 30917.1. Since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990, BB&T Corporation, BBT performance year to date is 2.72%. Today BB&T Corporation, BBT has gained 0.05%, with a current price of 37.89.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 64.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 41.50%. 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 0.92. While Total debt/equity is 0.92. With a profit margin of 30.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 81.30%. 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 6.10%. The 52-week high is -3.88%, and the 52-week low is 28.56%. The average volume for BB&T Corporation, BBT is 7965854.

With a target price of 39.18, 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 14.61 and a forward P/E of 12.31. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.34. BB&T Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.5 and 1.16 respectively. For P/cash, BB&T Corporation has a value of 11.59, while it is 9.61 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 37.89, BB&T Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.17%. We see a return on equity of 8.20%.

Looking more long-term BB&T Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 6.24%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 11.69% 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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