BB&T stock: buy or sell?
December 13th, 2019
BB&T Corporation operates as a financial holding company that provides various banking and trust services for small and mid-size businesses, public agencies, local governments, and individuals.
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Currently, 2 buy setups are elegible for BB&T stock now:
|New all-time high||Yes|
|New 52 week high||Yes|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is BB&T stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for BBT stock for the last 30 days.
BB&T stock analysis
BB&T remained stable -0.11% to $56.02 after reaching all time highs on December.
After topping to all time highs on December, BB&T remained steady -0.11% on December to $56.02. Since last September when BBT stock price broke up the SMA200d line, it gained $9.10 (19.39%). BBT broke out again over $55.26 after a 2.88% correction started on December. Since SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up on September, BBT price climbed $4.31 per share (8.33%).
BB&T shares topped new all time highs back again this week, setting highs to $56.66. Shares closed at $56.02 and escalated 3.28% during the week.
Price pattern shows an uptrend with two rising tops and bottoms, and now finally trading above the $55.53 resistance. Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up early September, BBT climbed $8.76 (18.54%). Since mid May 2019 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, BBT price gained $7.45 per share (15.34%).
BB&T stock price history
BB&T stock went public on March 18th, 1980 with a price of $0.001. Since then, BBT stock surged a inf%, with an average of inf% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in BB&T stock in 1980, it would worth $inf today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
BB&T stock historical price chart
BBT stock reached all-time highs on December with a price of $56.66.
BB&T stock price targetPredicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last month we have not detected any price prediction for BB&T stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report on April, BB&T . As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a tiny growth of 2.13% to $11,558.00 M dollars. Similarly, its earnings margin (compared to sales) soared to 28.01%, that is $3,237.00 million. To have an up to date picture of the financial situation of BB&T, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual BB&T TTM sales up to March 2019 were $11,643.00 and income was $3,241.00 million dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem BB&T business evolution since December 2018: Annual sales up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, remained steady a slightly fine 0.74%. Regarding profit margin, BB&T remained constant -0.17% to 28.01%
|2014||$9,501 M||-||$2,151 M22.6%||-|
|2015||$9,864 M||3.82%||$2,084 M21.1%||-3.11%|
|2016||$10,935 M||10.86%||$2,426 M22.2%||16.41%|
|2017||$11,317 M||3.49%||$2,394 M21.2%||-1.32%|
|2018||$11,558 M||2.13%||$3,237 M28.0%||35.21%|
|TTM||$11,643 M||0.74%||$3,241 M27.8%||0.12%|
Quarterly financial resultsBB&T reported $2,898.00 million in revenues for 2019-Q1, a -1.43% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $792.00 M with a profit margin of 27.33%. Profit margin remained constant a 0.19% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 27.14%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, BB&T sales marked a fine gain and stepped up a 3.02%.
|2017-Q4||$2,869 M||-||$658 M22.9%||-|
|2018-Q1||$2,813 M||-1.95%||$788 M28.0%||19.76%|
|2018-Q2||$2,879 M||2.35%||$819 M28.4%||3.93%|
|2018-Q3||$2,926 M||1.63%||$832 M28.4%||1.59%|
|2018-Q4||$2,940 M||0.48%||$798 M27.1%||-4.09%|
|2019-Q1||$2,898 M||-1.43%||$792 M27.3%||-0.75%|
BB&T ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a company, it's worth to check its ownership structure.
BB&T shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a of all shares.
For a better context understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:
|Market cap||$0.0 M|
|Total shares||0.0 M|
|Float shares||0.0 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||0.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.0%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, December 13th, 2019|
|Day range||$55.64 - $56.66|
|Average true range||$1.00|
|50d mov avg||$53.62|
|100d mov avg||$51.29|
|200d mov avg||$49.65|
BB&T performancePerformance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We picked as the bechmarking frame for BB&T stock.
BB&T competitorsUnfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as BB&T competitor. This doesn't mean BB&T does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.
Latest BB&T stock news
- InvestorPlace3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: BB&T, Mondelez International and Host Hotels and ResortsAugust 1, 2019
- Seeking AlphaFee Income And Loan Growth Helping BB&T, But Asset Sensitivity Is A Growing RiskJuly 22, 2019
- Seeking AlphaBB&T Basically On Track Ahead Of Its Game-Changing MergerApril 24, 2019
- InvestorPlaceSTI, BBT: SunTrust Stock Shines on BB&T Merger NewsFebruary 7, 2019
- Seeking AlphaBB&T's Outlook And Discipline Seem To Be What The Street WantsOctober 19, 2018