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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.08
BBT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 1609 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. BBT: 0.08 )
BBT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.22
Current: 0.08

0.08
0.22
Equity to Asset 0.13
BBT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
87% of the 2017 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. BBT: 0.13 )
BBT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.13
Current: 0.13

0.08
0.13
Interest Coverage 3.89
BBT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
86% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. BBT: 3.89 )
BBT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 3.89
Current: 3.89

0.36
3.89
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.31
WACC vs ROIC
6.07%
4.65%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 32.61
BBT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2053 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.14 vs. BBT: 32.61 )
BBT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -36.04   Max: 42.47
Current: 32.61

-36.04
42.47
Net-margin (%) 23.49
BBT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2053 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 21.86 vs. BBT: 23.49 )
BBT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 8.8   Max: 55.34
Current: 23.49

8.8
55.34
ROE (%) 9.06
BBT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.65 vs. BBT: 9.06 )
BBT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5   Max: 23.23
Current: 9.06

5
23.23
ROA (%) 1.16
BBT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2059 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. BBT: 1.16 )
BBT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.84
Current: 1.16

0.51
1.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 86.26
BBT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2025 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 78.88 vs. BBT: 86.26 )
BBT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -24.65   Max: 191.99
Current: 86.26

-24.65
191.99
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.90
BBT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BBT: 0.90 )
BBT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.3   Max: 39.6
Current: 0.9

-19.3
39.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 18.40
BBT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. BBT: 18.40 )
BBT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28   Max: 37
Current: 18.4

-28
37
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 14.50
BBT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. BBT: 14.50 )
BBT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.2   Max: 32.9
Current: 14.5

-28.2
32.9
» BBT's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

BBT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

David Dreman 59,393 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 38,258 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 4,148,521 sh (+11.47%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 14,219,126 sh (+0.71%)
Tom Russo 41,077 sh (+0.61%)
Robert Olstein 211,000 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital Sold Out
Charles Brandes 187,296 sh (-0.38%)
Dodge & Cox 17,712,405 sh (-0.59%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,098,468 sh (-0.7%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,934 sh (-3.13%)
Jeremy Grantham 152,600 sh (-9.44%)
John Buckingham 129,354 sh (-9.66%)
» More
Q2 2014

BBT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Charles Brandes 198,508 sh (+5.99%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 14,349,337 sh (+0.92%)
Tom Russo 41,336 sh (+0.63%)
Robert Olstein 211,000 sh (unchged)
John Buckingham 129,152 sh (-0.16%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,082,568 sh (-1.45%)
Dodge & Cox 17,113,595 sh (-3.38%)
Jeremy Grantham 140,600 sh (-7.86%)
Pioneer Investments 3,204,569 sh (-22.75%)
David Dreman 38,851 sh (-34.59%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,483 sh (-49.85%)
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Q3 2014

BBT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jeremy Grantham 215,300 sh (+53.13%)
David Dreman 45,000 sh (+15.83%)
Charles Brandes 216,019 sh (+8.82%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,708 sh (+4.1%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 14,671,439 sh (+2.24%)
Dodge & Cox 17,255,676 sh (+0.83%)
Tom Russo 41,599 sh (+0.64%)
John Buckingham 129,602 sh (+0.35%)
Robert Olstein 211,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 1,935,561 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 11,700 sh (-98.92%)
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Q4 2014

BBT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ray Dalio 7,200 sh (New)
Dodge & Cox 27,029,453 sh (+56.64%)
David Dreman 45,857 sh (+1.9%)
Charles Brandes 219,686 sh (+1.7%)
Tom Russo 41,860 sh (+0.63%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 14,700,463 sh (+0.2%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 11,700 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 211,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Buckingham 128,163 sh (-1.11%)
Pioneer Investments 1,898,134 sh (-1.93%)
Jeremy Grantham 185,500 sh (-13.84%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BBT

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Dodge & Cox 2014-12-31 Add 56.64%0.35%$35.2 - $39.37 $ 38.051%27029453
Ray Dalio 2014-12-31 New Buy$35.2 - $39.37 $ 38.051%7200
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Sold Out $35.2 - $39.37 $ 38.051%0
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-09-30 Reduce -98.92%0.15%$35.96 - $40.08 $ 38.051%11700
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Reduce -34.59%0.06%$36.81 - $40.71 $ 38.05-1%38851
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -49.85%$36.81 - $40.71 $ 38.05-1%5483
David Dreman 2014-03-31 New Buy0.18%$36.41 - $40.77 $ 38.050%59393
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$32.66 - $37.24 $ 38.0510%0
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Add 148.31%$33.52 - $36.43 $ 38.059%22100
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-06-30 Add 6404.41%0.2%$29.27 - $34.12 $ 38.0519%1183802
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Reduce -85.78%0.02%$29.27 - $34.12 $ 38.0519%8900
George Soros 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.16%$29.11 - $31.78 $ 38.0524%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 35.85%$29.11 - $31.78 $ 38.0524%10149
Robert Olstein 2012-12-31 Add 56.2%0.4%$27.09 - $33.64 $ 38.0529%189000
George Soros 2012-12-31 New Buy0.16%$27.09 - $33.64 $ 38.0529%451000
Charles Brandes 2012-12-31 New Buy0.06%$27.09 - $33.64 $ 38.0529%179174
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 Add 248.62%0.02%$27.09 - $33.64 $ 38.0529%76000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.01%$27.09 - $33.64 $ 38.0529%7471
Robert Olstein 2012-09-30 Add 31.52%0.18%$30.69 - $33.99 $ 38.0519%121000
Ken Fisher 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.1%$30.69 - $33.99 $ 38.0519%0
Charles Brandes 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.06%$30.69 - $33.99 $ 38.0519%0
Ray Dalio 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$30.69 - $33.99 $ 38.0519%21800
Charles Brandes 2012-06-30 Reduce -94.44%0.93%$27.81 - $32.49 $ 38.0524%198458
Robert Olstein 2012-06-30 New Buy0.55%$27.81 - $32.49 $ 38.0524%92000
Ken Fisher 2012-06-30 Add 43.12%0.03%$27.81 - $32.49 $ 38.0524%1065028
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$27.81 - $32.49 $ 38.0524%0
Ken Fisher 2012-03-31 Add 312.2%0.05%$25.79 - $31.62 $ 38.0542%744128
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 New Buy0.01%$25.79 - $31.62 $ 38.0542%25600
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2011-12-31 Reduce -91.13%0.03%$20.58 - $25.475 $ 38.0565%18200
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$20.58 - $25.475 $ 38.0565%0
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Preferred stocks of BB&T Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BBTPRE0.005.58Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Non Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series -E-
BBTPRD0.005.75Shs Depositary Receipt Repr 1/1000 Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series D
BBTPRG0.005.40
BBTPRF0.004.05Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th NonCum Perp Pfd Shs Ser -F-

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.90
BBT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. BBT: 13.90 )
BBT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.48   Max: 35.49
Current: 13.9

5.48
35.49
Forward P/E 11.48
BBT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.48 vs. BBT: 11.48 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.90
BBT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. BBT: 13.90 )
BBT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.48   Max: 35.34
Current: 13.9

5.48
35.34
P/B 1.26
BBT's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. BBT: 1.26 )
BBT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.2
Current: 1.26

0.59
2.2
P/S 3.03
BBT's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. BBT: 3.03 )
BBT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 8.64
Current: 3.03

0.98
8.64
POCF 8.51
BBT's POCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 80.77 vs. BBT: 8.51 )
BBT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.55   Max: 263.31
Current: 8.51

1.55
263.31
EV-to-EBIT 18.41
BBT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. BBT: 18.41 )
BBT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -45.7   Max: 51.5
Current: 18.41

-45.7
51.5
PEG 0.61
BBT's PEG is ranked higher than
96% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBT: 0.61 )
BBT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 22.67
Current: 0.61

0.43
22.67
Shiller P/E 18.92
BBT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBT: 18.92 )
BBT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.73   Max: 19.79
Current: 18.92

4.73
19.79

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.52
BBT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
53% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. BBT: 2.52 )
BBT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 17.04
Current: 2.52

1.75
17.04
Dividend Payout 0.35
BBT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
75% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BBT: 0.35 )
BBT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.35

0.3
0.86
Dividend growth (3y) 14.10
BBT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. BBT: 14.10 )
BBT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -35   Max: 16.9
Current: 14.1

-35
16.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.75
BBT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1924 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. BBT: 4.75 )
BBT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.33   Max: 32.38
Current: 4.75

3.33
32.38
Share Buyback Rate -1.10
BBT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. BBT: -1.10 )
BBT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.3   Max: -15.8
Current: -1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.91
BBT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. BBT: 1.91 )
BBT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 8.16
Current: 1.91

1.36
8.16
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.77
BBT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBT: 0.77 )
BBT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.76
Current: 0.77

0.44
1.76
Price/Median PS Value 1.17
BBT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. BBT: 1.17 )
BBT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 3.33
Current: 1.17

0.71
3.33
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.56
BBT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBT: 0.56 )
BBT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 2.13
Current: 0.56

0.57
2.13
Price/Graham Number 0.94
BBT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. BBT: 0.94 )
BBT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 2.36
Current: 0.94

0.82
2.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.40
BBT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
69% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. BBT: 5.40 )
BBT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 8.2
Current: 5.4

1.9
8.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 36.76
BBT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1309 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.46 vs. BBT: 36.76 )
BBT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -15.3   Max: 39.5
Current: 36.76

-15.3
39.5

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
Compare:RF, STI, WB, SBKC, SUSQ, BAC, BPOP » details
Traded in other countries:BBK.Germany,
BB&T Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company conducts its business operations mainly through its commercial bank subsidiary, Branch Banking and Trust Company 'Branch Bank'. The Company's operations consist of a federally chartered thrift institution, BB&T Financial, FSB and several nonbank subsidiaries, which provide financial services products. Substantially all of the loans by the Company's subsidiaries are to businesses and individuals in these market areas. Branch Bank provides a range of banking services to individuals and businesses and provides a variety of loans to businesses and consumers. Such loans are made mainly to individuals residing in the market areas described above or to businesses located within the Company's geographic footprint. Branch Bank also markets a range of deposit services to individuals and businesses. Branch Bank offers, either directly, or through its subsidiaries, lease financing to businesses and municipal governments; factoring; discount brokerage services, annuities and mutual funds; life insurance, property and casualty insurance, health insurance and commercial general liability insurance on an agency basis and through a wholesale insurance brokerage operation; insurance premium financing; permanent financing arrangements for commercial real estate; loan servicing for third-party investors; direct consumer finance loans to individuals; and trust services. The direct nonbank subsidiaries of the Company provide a variety of financial services including automobile lending, equipment financing, full-service securities brokerage, payroll processing, asset management and capital markets services. The Company's banking operations are locally oriented and community-based. The subsidiaries of the Company compete actively with national, regional and local financial services providers, including banks, thrifts, securities dealers, mortgage bankers, finance companies and insurance companies. The Company is subject to numerous examinations by federal and state banking regulators, as well as the SEC, the FINRA, the NYSE, various taxing authorities and various state insurance and securities regulators.

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