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Morning Stock Stories: BB&T Corporation, (BBT)

Friday February 24th 2017: 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 36.97 B. Since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990, BB&T Corporation, BBT performance year to date is -4.70%. Today BB&T Corporation, BBT has gained 0.00%, with a current price of 44.81.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 65.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 45.40%. Return of assets are at 1.00%, with return on investment at 10.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, BB&T Corporation, BBT is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.8. While Total debt/equity is 0.8. With a profit margin of 29.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 82.40%. 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 8.50%. A performance for the year of 22.20%. The 52-week high is -10.16%, and the 52-week low is 23.82%. The average volume for BB&T Corporation, BBT is 0.

With a target price of 47.84, 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 17.48 and a forward P/E of 12.85. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.8. BB&T Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.19 and 1.35 respectively. For P/cash, BB&T Corporation has a value of 9.06, while it is 18.46 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 44.81, BB&T Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.68%. We see a return on equity of 7.90%.

Looking more long-term BB&T Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 6.25%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 22.86% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 8.50% for this year and for the last five years a 8.70% 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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