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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 0.07
BBT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. BBT: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BBT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.22
Current: 0.07
0.07
0.22
Equity to Asset 0.13
BBT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 1319 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. BBT: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BBT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.10 Max: 0.13
Current: 0.13
0.07
0.13
Interest Coverage 3.89
BBT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
75% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. BBT: 3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BBT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.64 Max: 3.89
Current: 3.89
0.36
3.89
F-Score: 4
WACC vs ROIC
6.16%
4.53%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 32.35
BBT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1381 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 29.90 vs. BBT: 32.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BBT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -36.04  Med: 32.66 Max: 42.47
Current: 32.35
-36.04
42.47
Net-margin (%) 23.22
BBT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1381 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. BBT: 23.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BBT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 8.8  Med: 23.02 Max: 55.34
Current: 23.22
8.8
55.34
ROE (%) 8.87
BBT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.41 vs. BBT: 8.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BBT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5  Med: 14.23 Max: 23.23
Current: 8.87
5
23.23
ROA (%) 1.14
BBT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1392 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. BBT: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BBT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.33 Max: 1.84
Current: 1.14
0.51
1.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 89.99
BBT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1374 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 77.18 vs. BBT: 89.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BBT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -24.65  Med: 33.34 Max: 191.99
Current: 89.99
-24.65
191.99
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.90
BBT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. BBT: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.3  Med: 7.10 Max: 39.6
Current: 0.9
-19.3
39.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 18.40
BBT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. BBT: 18.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28  Med: 10.40 Max: 37
Current: 18.4
-28
37
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 14.50
BBT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. BBT: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.2  Med: 9.70 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

Q2 2014

BBT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Charles Brandes 198,508 sh (+5.99%)
First Eagle Investment 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%)
» More
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 (+4.10%)
First Eagle Investment 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%)
» More
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 (+1.90%)
Charles Brandes 219,686 sh (+1.70%)
Tom Russo 41,860 sh (+0.63%)
First Eagle Investment 14,700,463 sh (+0.20%)
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
Q1 2015

BBT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 6,100 sh (New)
David Dreman 51,572 sh (+12.46%)
Jeremy Grantham 198,800 sh (+7.17%)
Robert Olstein 216,000 sh (+2.37%)
First Eagle Investment 14,851,112 sh (+1.02%)
Tom Russo 42,122 sh (+0.63%)
Pioneer Investments 1,902,843 sh (+0.25%)
John Buckingham 128,463 sh (+0.23%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 11,700 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 26,890,303 sh (-0.51%)
Charles Brandes 203,411 sh (-7.41%)
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Preferred stocks of BB&T Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BBTPRE24.305.79Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Non Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series -E-
BBTPRD25.005.85Shs Depositary Receipt Repr 1/1000 Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series D
BBTPRG23.075.64
BBTPRF23.084.22Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th NonCum Perp Pfd Shs Ser -F-

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.80
BBT's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1245 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. BBT: 14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BBT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.48  Med: 14.15 Max: 35.49
Current: 14.8
5.48
35.49
Forward P/E 12.33
BBT's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
52% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.17 vs. BBT: 12.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.80
BBT's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1242 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.90 vs. BBT: 14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BBT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.48  Med: 14.16 Max: 35.34
Current: 14.8
5.48
35.34
P/B 1.32
BBT's P/B is ranked lower than
67% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BBT: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BBT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.2
Current: 1.32
0.59
2.2
P/S 3.20
BBT's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 1367 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. BBT: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BBT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.98  Med: 2.58 Max: 8.64
Current: 3.2
0.98
8.64
POCF 14.42
BBT's POCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.73 vs. BBT: 14.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BBT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.55  Med: 7.34 Max: 263.31
Current: 14.42
1.55
263.31
EV-to-EBIT 19.03
BBT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.11 vs. BBT: 19.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BBT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -45.7  Med: 16.70 Max: 51.5
Current: 19.03
-45.7
51.5
PEG 0.65
BBT's PEG is ranked higher than
72% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. BBT: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BBT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.28 Max: 22.67
Current: 0.65
0.43
22.67
Shiller P/E 19.63
BBT's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
61% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.18 vs. BBT: 19.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BBT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.72  Med: 14.05 Max: 20.04
Current: 19.63
4.72
20.04

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.45
BBT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
55% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. BBT: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BBT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.75  Med: 3.22 Max: 17.04
Current: 2.45
1.75
17.04
Dividend Payout 0.35
BBT's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
53% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. BBT: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BBT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.47 Max: 1.84
Current: 0.35
0.28
1.84
Dividend growth (3y) 14.10
BBT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
67% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. BBT: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
BBT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -35  Med: 12.40 Max: 16.9
Current: 14.1
-35
16.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.11
BBT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
51% of the 2173 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. BBT: 3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BBT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.22  Med: 4.09 Max: 21.64
Current: 3.11
2.22
21.64
Share Buyback Rate -1.10
BBT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. BBT: -1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
BBT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.3  Med: -4.70 Max: -15.8
Current: -1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.00
BBT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
83% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. BBT: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BBT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.42  Med: 2.66 Max: 3.98
Current: 2
1.42
3.98
Price/Projected FCF 0.52
BBT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. BBT: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BBT' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.76
Current: 0.52
0.44
1.76
Price/Median PS Value 1.24
BBT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BBT: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BBT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.42 Max: 3.33
Current: 1.24
0.47
3.33
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.59
BBT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. BBT: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
BBT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.92
Current: 0.59
0.55
2.92
Price/Graham Number 1.00
BBT's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
62% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. BBT: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BBT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.38 Max: 1.91
Current: 1
0.54
1.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.30
BBT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. BBT: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BBT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.9  Med: 5.90 Max: 8.2
Current: 5.3
1.9
8.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 33.99
BBT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. BBT: 33.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BBT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -15.3  Med: 16.00 Max: 39.6
Current: 33.99
-15.3
39.6

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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