A Professional Trader’s Guide to BB&T Corporation (BBT) Stock

Weaver David Hudson, Sr. Executive Vice President, subtracted 21,705 shares of BB&T Corporation (BBT) from its portfolio at the rate of $51.44 per share valuing $1,116,540 on Jul 25. The insider left behind 22,641 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of BB&T Corporation (BBT) was $46.73. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $47.45, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $48.18. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $45.95 and a 2nd Support Level at $45.18. BB&T Corporation (BBT) stock has lost -$1.04, or -2.18%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$3.72, or -7.37%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$1.50, or -3.11%. This year-to-date, BB&T Corporation (BBT) shares have gained $3.41, or 7.87%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For BB&T Corporation (BBT) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .”

With 766,010 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $35,742,028K. BB&T Corporation (BBT) generates $12,996 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $3,237 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -7.48%, a 3-Year Total Return of 23.62%, and a 5-year Total Return of 26.16%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 39.29%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.450 per share on 08/13/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 3.47%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 1.62.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Jun-19, BB&T Corporation (BBT) reported earnings of $1.09 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $1.07 per share, representing a 0.02 difference and 1.67% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Mar-19, the reported earnings of $0.97 represented a -0.06 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $1.03 per share, which was a 5.59% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $1.01 per share. This estimate came from a total of 10 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $1.05 and the low estimate was $0.94. In the year-ago quarter, BB&T Corporation (BBT) generated per-share earnings of $1.03. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -1.94% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 4 purchases (31,971 shares in total) and 7 sale (36,575 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 60 insider buys amounting to 228,250 shares and 37 insider sales amounting to 142,363 shares. In the past full year, 69 insider purchases were made (involving 244,696 shares) and 41 insider sell-offs equivalent to 148,454 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, BB&T Corporation (BBT) has a Current Ratio of 0.02. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 95.90, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 48.95, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 12.72. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 69.72 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 31.98.