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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

Cash to Debt 0.08
BBTPRD's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 1254 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. BBTPRD: 0.08 )
BBTPRD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.26
Current: 0.08

Equity to Asset 0.12
BBTPRD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 1643 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. BBTPRD: 0.12 )
BBTPRD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.13
Current: 0.12

Interest Coverage 3.51
BBTPRD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
86% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. BBTPRD: 3.51 )
BBTPRD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 3.51
Current: 3.51

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

Operating margin (%) 32.70
BBTPRD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1599 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 29.41 vs. BBTPRD: 32.70 )
BBTPRD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 10.45   Max: 42.47
Current: 32.7

Net-margin (%) 17.58
BBTPRD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 21.45 vs. BBTPRD: 17.58 )
BBTPRD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 8.8   Max: 29.35
Current: 17.58

ROE (%) 7.38
BBTPRD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1620 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. BBTPRD: 7.38 )
BBTPRD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.96   Max: 20.55
Current: 7.38

ROA (%) 0.92
BBTPRD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

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

ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 78.30
BBTPRD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1574 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 73.99 vs. BBTPRD: 78.30 )
BBTPRD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 15.68   Max: 191.76
Current: 78.3

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Preferred stocks of BB&T Corp

BBTPRE0.005.92Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Non Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series -E-
BBTPRD0.005.87Shs Depositary Receipt Repr 1/1000 Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series D



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Dividend Yield 5.87
BBTPRD's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. BBTPRD: 5.87 )
BBTPRD' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 5.87

Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.87
BBTPRD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1356 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. BBTPRD: 5.87 )
BBTPRD' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 5.87

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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
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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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