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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 37.43 (-1.21% today). The market cap for BB&T Corporation is 30470.64, and is in the sector Financial, and Regional – Southeast Banks industry. The target price for BB&T Corporation is 39.53. Currently BB&T Corporation is trading with a P/E of 14.43, and a forward P/E of 12.16. Average volume for BB&T Corporation is 4154.62 and so far today it is 4640500.

Performance in the last year for BB&T Corporation has been 5.88%. For EPS growth, BB&T Corporation has seen a growth of -6.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.60%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 17.00% over the last five years and could be 6.24% 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 -1.41%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 7.01%.

Since the IPO date for BB&T Corporation on the 3/26/1990, BB&T Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 1.47%. With BB&T Corporation trading at 37.43, the dividend yield is 3.21%, and the EPS is 2.59.

So could BB&T Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 14.43. The PEG is 2.31, P/S is 4.43 and the P/B is at 1.14. The P/cash is 11.43, with P/free cash flow at 9.47.

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 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 64.10%. Outstanding shares are at 814.07. While shares float is 810.51. The float short is currently 1.89%, and short ratio is 3.68.

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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