BB&T Corp (NYSE:BBT) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Improved in 2016 Q4


02 June, 2017

Longview Partners Guernsey LTD now owns 16,914,498 shares of the insurance provider's stock valued at $638,015,000 after buying an additional 188,000 shares in the last quarter. The insurance provider reported $0.74 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.01. This change led market cap to move at $34.47B, putting the price -14.96% below the 52-week high and 29.13% above the 52-week low. The stock appeared $46.81 above its 52-week highs and is up 1.91% for the last five trades. BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) has risen 20.68% since June 2, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.98% the S&P500. Annex Advisory Services Llc bought 3,931 shares as the company's stock declined 12.57% while stock markets rallied. Nonetheless, from here on out, earnings per share forecasts for the current quarter are $0.77. Bb&T Corp now has $35.05 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.30% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $77.92. About shares traded. Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. For now, BB&T Corporation is the toast of Wall Street as its ABR stands at 2.60 with 5 out of 31 analysts rating the stock a buy. It has underperformed by 2.89% the S&P500.

On 06/01/2017 close, Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) rose 1.16% to $36.73.

Having a peek at growth estimates of the company, BB&T Corp (NYSE:BBT) has current quarter growth estimates of 16.7% however it has 6.8% estimations over growth for the next quarter.

Shares of BB&T Co. The firm has "Buy" rating by Hilliard Lyons given on Monday, January 23. $481,508 worth of stock was sold by PATTON CHARLES A on Wednesday, March 8.

Ipswich Inv Mngmt Company holds 1.04% of its portfolio in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) for 48,915 shares. Monetary Management Group Inc. purchased a new stake in BB&T Co. during the fourth quarter valued at $514,000. Also, the number of hedge funds holding BB&T Corp in their top 10 holdings increased from 9 to 21 for an increase of 12. Therefore 40% are positive. BB&T Corp had 45 analyst reports since July 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reissued a "buy" rating and set a $50.00 price objective on shares of BB&T a research report on Tuesday, April 4th. The rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray to "Neutral" on Monday, January 9. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, April 6 with "Equalweight". The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, May 26 with "Hold". UBS initiated it with "Neutral" rating and $49.0 target in Wednesday, January 11 report. On Thursday, April 7 the stock rating was downgraded by Raymond James to "Outperform".

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in 2016 Q4.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 24 sales for $111.72 million activity. Sold All: 47 Reduced: 271 Increased: 262 New Position: 109. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of BB&T Co. from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, February 10th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 12th were issued a dividend of $0.30 per share. Rhumbline Advisers reported 559,666 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Advisors Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of BB&T 11.9% in the first quarter. Central Retail Bank & Tru Com stated it has 0.17% of its portfolio in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). Davenport & Communication Ltd Co holds 178,506 shares. World Invsts, a California-based fund reported 4.80 million shares. Allianz Asset Management Ag holds 0.01% of its portfolio in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) for 160,640 shares. Flippin Bruce & Porter invested in 164,800 shares or 1.89% of the stock. (NYSE:BBT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 20th. Cambridge holds 0.03% or 3,749 shares in its portfolio. The stock of Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. It also reduced Teva Pharmaceutical (NYSE:TEVA) stake by 413,805 shares and now owns 7,980 shares. 425.02 million shares or 0.12% less from 425.53 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Natl Insur Tx reported 0.42% stake. Company insiders own 0.88% of the company's stock. Vigilant Lc stated it has 0% in Capital One Financial Corp. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has 23,311 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Marshwinds Advisory has invested 0.5% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) was reduced too. More interesting news about Capital One Financial Corp. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company's stock. The rating was downgraded by Oppenheimer to "Underperform" on Tuesday, April 5. The rating was upgraded by Credit Agricole on Monday, July 27 to "Buy". Wood maintained BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) on Wednesday, October 19 with "Market Perform" rating. The stock has "Outperform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, May 24. Rnc Capital Management Llc acquired 7,126 shares as Bb&T Corp (BBT)'s stock declined 11.91%.

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