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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
54% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 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 0.12
BBT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. BBT: 0.12 )
BBT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.12
Current: 0.12

0.07
0.12
Interest Coverage 3.51
BBT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
87% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BBT: 3.51 )
BBT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 3.51
Current: 3.51

0.36
3.51
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.28
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 (%) 32.70
BBT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.05 vs. BBT: 32.70 )
BBT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 10.45   Max: 42.47
Current: 32.7

10.45
42.47
Net-margin (%) 17.58
BBT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 20.57 vs. BBT: 17.58 )
BBT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 8.8   Max: 29.35
Current: 17.58

8.8
29.35
ROE (%) 7.38
BBT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1554 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. BBT: 7.38 )
BBT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.96   Max: 20.55
Current: 7.38

4.96
20.55
ROA (%) 0.92
BBT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. BBT: 0.92 )
BBT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.65
Current: 0.92

0.51
1.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 78.30
BBT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1437 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 78.30 vs. BBT: 78.30 )
BBT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 10.83   Max: 191.76
Current: 78.3

10.83
191.76
Revenue Growth (%) 0.40
BBT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BBT: 0.40 )
BBT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -3.2   Max: 13.2
Current: 0.4

-3.2
13.2
EBITDA Growth (%) 37.00
BBT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. BBT: 37.00 )
BBT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -46.6   Max: 58.7
Current: 37

-46.6
58.7
EPS Growth (%) 23.60
BBT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. BBT: 23.60 )
BBT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -28.2   Max: 32.9
Current: 23.6

-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 2013

BBT Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Joel Greenblatt 10,149 sh (+35.85%)
John Buckingham 143,355 sh (+1.67%)
Robert Olstein 192,100 sh (+1.64%)
Tom Russo 40,996 sh (+1.41%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 13,535,231 sh (+0.71%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 18,200 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Charles Brandes 178,865 sh (-0.17%)
Dodge & Cox 19,504,315 sh (-3.77%)
Jim Simons 330,258 sh (-8.48%)
Jeremy Grantham 407,000 sh (-12.19%)
Ray Dalio 62,600 sh (-17.63%)
Steven Cohen 264,709 sh (-55.57%)
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Q2 2013

BBT Guru Trades in Q2 2013

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,183,802 sh (+6404.41%)
Jim Simons 1,018,858 sh (+208.5%)
Robert Olstein 211,000 sh (+9.84%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 13,846,131 sh (+2.3%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,320 sh (+1.68%)
Tom Russo 41,281 sh (+0.7%)
John Buckingham 143,358 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes 176,400 sh (-1.38%)
Dodge & Cox 18,663,965 sh (-4.31%)
Jeremy Grantham 181,800 sh (-55.33%)
Ray Dalio 8,900 sh (-85.78%)
Steven Cohen 14,409 sh (-94.56%)
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Q3 2013

BBT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Pioneer Investments 3,131,046 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 10,911 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 22,100 sh (+148.31%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,553 sh (+2.26%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 14,036,984 sh (+1.38%)
Charles Brandes 178,257 sh (+1.05%)
Tom Russo 41,556 sh (+0.67%)
John Buckingham 143,670 sh (+0.22%)
Robert Olstein 211,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,161,102 sh (-1.92%)
Dodge & Cox 18,022,348 sh (-3.44%)
Jeremy Grantham 167,100 sh (-8.09%)
Steven Cohen 8,133 sh (-43.56%)
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Q4 2013

BBT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Pioneer Investments 3,721,730 sh (+18.87%)
Joel Greenblatt 11,287 sh (+6.96%)
Charles Brandes 188,004 sh (+5.47%)
Jeremy Grantham 168,500 sh (+0.84%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 14,118,383 sh (+0.58%)
Robert Olstein 211,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 10,903 sh (-0.07%)
John Buckingham 143,193 sh (-0.33%)
Dodge & Cox 17,817,598 sh (-1.14%)
Tom Russo 40,829 sh (-1.75%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,106,168 sh (-4.73%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BBT

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$32.66 - $37.24 $ 37.9310%0
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Add 148.31%$33.52 - $36.43 $ 37.938%22100
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Reduce -85.78%0.02%$29.27 - $34.12 $ 37.9319%8900
George Soros 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.16%$29.11 - $31.78 $ 37.9324%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 35.85%$29.11 - $31.78 $ 37.9324%10149
George Soros 2012-12-31 New Buy0.16%$27.09 - $33.64 $ 37.9329%451000
Charles Brandes 2012-12-31 New Buy0.06%$27.09 - $33.64 $ 37.9329%179174
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 Add 248.62%0.02%$27.09 - $33.64 $ 37.9329%76000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.01%$27.09 - $33.64 $ 37.9329%7471
Charles Brandes 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.06%$30.69 - $33.99 $ 37.9319%0
Ray Dalio 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$30.69 - $33.99 $ 37.9319%21800
Charles Brandes 2012-06-30 Reduce -94.44%0.93%$27.81 - $32.49 $ 37.9324%198458
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$27.81 - $32.49 $ 37.9324%0
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 New Buy0.01%$25.79 - $31.62 $ 37.9342%25600
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$20.58 - $25.475 $ 37.9364%0
Dodge & Cox 2011-09-30 Add 34.46%0.24%$19.27 - $27.13 $ 37.9365%30367864
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-09-30 Add 21.28%0.23%$19.27 - $27.13 $ 37.9365%12419371
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Add 282.22%0.01%$19.17 - $27.13 $ 37.9366%34400
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-06-30 Add 68.88%0.52%$25.45 - $27.62 $ 37.9343%10240151
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-03-31 New Buy0.84%$26.29 - $29.17 $ 37.9338%6063500
Charles Brandes 2011-03-31 Add 13.42%0.09%$26.29 - $29.17 $ 37.9338%4191239
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Preferred stocks of BB&T Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BBTPRE0.005.17Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Non Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series -E-
BBTPRD0.005.11
BBTPRG0.005.12

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.40
BBT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.60 vs. BBT: 17.40 )
BBT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.48   Max: 35.49
Current: 17.4

5.48
35.49
P/B 1.30
BBT's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BBT: 1.30 )
BBT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.6
Current: 1.3

0.59
2.6
P/S 2.80
BBT's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 1638 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. BBT: 2.80 )
BBT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 4.39
Current: 2.8

0.98
4.39
PFCF 5.10
BBT's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. BBT: 5.10 )
BBT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.63   Max: 46.48
Current: 5.1

1.63
46.48
EV-to-EBIT 16.90
BBT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.51 vs. BBT: 16.90 )
BBT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.2   Max: 51.5
Current: 16.9

12.2
51.5
PEG 0.60
BBT's PEG is ranked higher than
79% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BBT: 0.60 )
BBT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 7.5
Current: 0.6

0.6
7.5
Shiller P/E 18.60
BBT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
58% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. BBT: 18.60 )
BBT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.73   Max: 19.42
Current: 18.6

4.73
19.42

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.40
BBT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 1312 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. BBT: 2.40 )
BBT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 17.04
Current: 2.4

1.75
17.04
Dividend Payout 0.42
BBT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
53% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. BBT: 0.42 )
BBT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.42

0.3
0.86
Dividend growth (3y) 15.30
BBT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. BBT: 15.30 )
BBT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -35   Max: 16.9
Current: 15.3

-35
16.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.77
BBT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. BBT: 2.77 )
BBT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.02   Max: 19.66
Current: 2.77

2.02
19.66
Share Buyback Rate -0.60
BBT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. BBT: -0.60 )
BBT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.3   Max: -53.1
Current: -0.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.20
BBT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BBT: 2.20 )
BBT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 5.08
Current: 2.2

1.42
5.08
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.60
BBT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BBT: 0.60 )
BBT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.65
Current: 0.6

0.4
1.65
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
BBT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BBT: 1.10 )
BBT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 2.58
Current: 1.1

0.71
2.58
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.00
BBT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. BBT: 1.00 )
BBT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 2.13
Current: 1

0.64
2.13
Price/Graham Number 1.10
BBT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
54% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. BBT: 1.10 )
BBT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 2.36
Current: 1.1

0.71
2.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.90
BBT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1411 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. BBT: 5.90 )
BBT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 8.2
Current: 5.9

1.9
8.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 27.89
BBT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.77 vs. BBT: 27.89 )
BBT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13.2   Max: 31
Current: 27.89

-13.2
31

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. As a bank holding company and a financial holding company under federal law, BB&T is subject to regulation under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956.

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