Zacks Rating on BB&T Corporation (BBT)

BB&T Corporation (BBT) : The consensus on BB&T Corporation (BBT) based on 19 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 2.11, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 9 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 analyst believes that the stock is a Buy, which can produce decent returns in the future. 8 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating. 1 analyst sees the stock overvalued at current levels and advises a Strong Sell on the stock.

BB&T Corporation (BBT) has been rated by 15 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $47 and the lowest price target forecast is $34. The average forecast of all the analysts is $39.58 and the expected standard deviation is $3.65.


Shares of BB&T Corporation rose by 0.96% in the last five trading days and 3.73% for the last 4 weeks. BB&T Corporation is up 7.38% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 2.63%. BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $37.98, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $38.04 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $37.85 and closed the trading day at $37.86, in the green by 0.19%. The total traded volume for the day was 2,164,475. The stock had closed at $37.79 in the previous days trading.

BB&T Corporation (BB&T) is a financial holding company. The Company conducts its business operations primarily through its bank subsidiary, Branch Bank, and other nonbank subsidiaries. BB&Ts operations are divided into six reportable business segments: Community Banking, Residential Mortgage Banking, Dealer Financial Services, Specialized Lending, Insurance Services and Financial Services, and Other, Treasury and Corporate. Branch Bank provides a range of banking and trust services for retail and commercial clients in its geographic markets, including small and mid-size businesses, public agencies, local governments and individuals, through 1,839 offices as of December 31, 2014. BB&Ts subsidiaries offer a range of retail and commercial services to retail and commercial clients.

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