BB&T stock: buy or sell?

BBT stock price: $56.02 -0.11% At close on December 13th, 2019

Updated on:
December 13th, 2019


BB&T closed on December at $56.02 after marking a new all time high ($56.66) even it couldn't close with gains and remained constant a neutral -0.11%.

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.

Should I buy BB&T stock?

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Currently, 2 buy setups are elegible for BB&T stock now:

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highYes
New 52 week highYes
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo

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

Daily outlook

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%).

BBT stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

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%).

BBT stock chart (weekly)

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 target

Predicting 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 Share

After 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.
BBT earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared 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%

BBT annual Sales and Income evolution
2014$9,501 M-$2,151 M22.6%-
2015$9,864 M3.82%$2,084 M21.1%-3.11%
2016$10,935 M10.86%$2,426 M22.2%16.41%
2017$11,317 M3.49%$2,394 M21.2%-1.32%
2018$11,558 M2.13%$3,237 M28.0%35.21%
TTM $11,643 M0.74%$3,241 M27.8%0.12%

Quarterly financial results

BB&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%.
BBT quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q4$2,869 M-$658 M22.9%-
2018-Q1$2,813 M-1.95%$788 M28.0%19.76%
2018-Q2$2,879 M2.35%$819 M28.4%3.93%
2018-Q3$2,926 M1.63%$832 M28.4%1.59%
2018-Q4$2,940 M0.48%$798 M27.1%-4.09%
2019-Q1$2,898 M-1.43%$792 M27.3%-0.75%

BB&T ownership

When 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 shares0.0 M
Float shares0.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%

BB&T summary

Friday, December 13th, 2019
Day range$55.64 - $56.66
Previous close$56.08
Session gain-0.11%
Average true range$1.00
50d mov avg$53.62
100d mov avg$51.29
200d mov avg$49.65
Daily patternlb01c
Weekly pattern lb02c

BB&T performance

Performance 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 competitors

Unfortunately, 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.

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