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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 36.65 (0.15% today). The market cap for BB&T Corporation is 29638.63, and is in the sector Financial, and Regional – Southeast Banks industry. The target price for BB&T Corporation is 38.53. Currently BB&T Corporation is trading with a P/E of 14.32, and a forward P/E of 11.78. Average volume for BB&T Corporation is 4515.3 and so far today it is 2178962.

Performance in the last year for BB&T Corporation has been -9.32%. For EPS growth, BB&T Corporation has seen a growth of -6.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 12.58%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 17.00% over the last five years and could be 6.10% for the next five years. BB&T Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 15.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 0.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.15%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 4.89%.

Since the IPO date for BB&T Corporation on the 3/26/1990, BB&T Corporation has seen performance year to date to be -1.59%. With BB&T Corporation trading at 36.65, the dividend yield is 3.06%, and the EPS is 2.56.

So could BB&T Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 14.32. The PEG is 2.35, P/S is 4.52 and the P/B is at 1.14. The P/cash is 10.46, with P/free cash flow at 11.62.

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 0.91, and total debt/equity at 0.91.

In terms of margins, BB&T Corporation has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 80.80% and a profit margin of 30.10%.Payout ratio for BB&T Corporation is 41.70%. 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 61.80%. Outstanding shares are at 810.02. While shares float is 804.4. The float short is currently 1.82%, and short ratio is 3.25.

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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