Traders sold shares of BB&T Corp. (NYSE:BBT) on strength during trading hours on Friday. $21.82 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $29.58 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $7.76 million out of the stock. Of all equities tracked, BB&T Corp. had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. BB&T Corp. traded up $0.10 for the day and closed at $36.77

Several analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of BB&T Corp. in a report on Sunday, April 17th. Wells Fargo & Co. reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of BB&T Corp. in a report on Saturday, July 9th. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of BB&T Corp. in a report on Saturday, April 23rd. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of BB&T Corp. in a report on Sunday, June 26th. Finally, Raymond James Financial Inc. cut BB&T Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, April 7th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $39.94.

The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $35.71 and a 200 day moving average price of $34.29. The company has a market capitalization of $28.77 billion and a PE ratio of 14.35.

BB&T Corp. (NYSE:BBT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 21st. The company reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $2.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.59 billion. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 10.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.68 EPS. On average, equities analysts anticipate that BB&T Corp. will post $2.76 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other BB&T Corp. news, Director K. David Jr. Boyer sold 2,500 shares of BB&T Corp. stock in a transaction on Thursday, April 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.73, for a total value of $89,325.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 11,810 shares in the company, valued at $421,971.30. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Jennifer S. Banner sold 1,545 shares of BB&T Corp. stock in a transaction on Friday, May 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.26, for a total value of $56,021.70. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 31,061 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,126,271.86. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of large investors have bought and sold shares of the stock. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC increased its stake in BB&T Corp. by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 87,026 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,290,000 after buying an additional 437 shares in the last quarter. Tredje AP fonden increased its stake in BB&T Corp. by 2.5% in the fourth quarter. Tredje AP fonden now owns 48,037 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,816,000 after buying an additional 1,178 shares in the last quarter. Pinnacle Associates Ltd. increased its stake in BB&T Corp. by 1.3% in the fourth quarter. Pinnacle Associates Ltd. now owns 130,685 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,941,000 after buying an additional 1,653 shares in the last quarter. GAM Holding AG increased its stake in BB&T Corp. by 3.7% in the fourth quarter. GAM Holding AG now owns 76,544 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,894,000 after buying an additional 2,735 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc. increased its stake in BB&T Corp. by 11.5% in the fourth quarter. Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 30,934 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,170,000 after buying an additional 3,200 shares in the last quarter.

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