BB&T Corp (BBT) Stake Increased by Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp

Marco Green
November 15, 2017

Bank of America Corp DE now owns 12,766,336 shares of the insurance provider's stock worth $570,655,000 after buying an additional 43,867 shares during the last quarter. Heron Therapeutics Inc now has $861.17 million valuation. About 883,089 shares traded or 2.10% up from the average. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months negative chart setup for the $578.98 million company.

Horan Capital Advisors Llc decreased Bb&T Corp (BBT) stake by 87.83% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The Avalon Advisors Llc holds 434,592 shares with $19.74 million value, up from 410,093 last quarter. BB&T Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. The stock increased 0.78% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $46.49. About 1.02M shares traded. It has outperformed by 3.98% the S&P500. A 9 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while1 believe that investors should either steer clear of BBT or, if they already own its stock, sell it. W.W. Grainger had 85 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Hold" rating by FBR Capital given on Monday, April 24. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy" on Thursday, August 3. The firm has "Buy" rating by Hilliard Lyons given on Monday, January 25. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $4800 target in Wednesday, June 28 report. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by Credit Suisse. Community Bank N.A. now owns 2,474 shares of the insurance provider's stock valued at $112,000 after acquiring an additional 144 shares in the last quarter. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) was raised too.

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BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) gross margin percentage stands at 0% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 82 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 30.4 Percent.

What Does Wall Street Say about Company? Its up 0.05, from 1.11 in 2017Q1. In order to assess value we need to compare the current price to where it's likely to trade in the future.RF is now priced at a -3.5% to its one-year price target of 16.00. Hexavest holds 0.18% or 311,691 shares. Diversified Tru reported 0.02% of its portfolio in W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW). Finally, Thomaspartners Inc. boosted its stake in shares of BB&T 4.7% in the first quarter. South State invested in 26,024 shares. Coho Limited accumulated 693,866 shares. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 66.94% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 139,032 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Inv House Limited Liability Corp invested in 27,816 shares. According to today's trading volume BB&T Corporation is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. Dynamic Advsrs Solutions Limited Liability Company stated it has 10,035 shares or 0.18% of all its holdings. Reliance Of Delaware invested in 16,164 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Retirement System Of Alabama owns 393,398 shares. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. was reduced too. Macquarie Group Ltd. increased its position in BB&T Corporation by 1.7% during the second quarter. Its up 0.05, from 1.11 in 2017Q1.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding BBT? 73 funds opened positions while 295 raised stakes. The High end of the forecast is $0.83 per share, while the Low end is $0.75 per share. The stock declined 0.76% or $0.35 reaching $46.14 per share. White Pine Cap Llc reported 6,550 shares. First Western Capital Mngmt Commerce invested 0.36% of its portfolio in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). Natixis Asset Management holds 21,139 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca accumulated 10,323 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Kanawha Ltd Llc has 199,522 shares for 1.41% of their portfolio.

Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. The company has market cap of $578.98 million.

BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.74/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.78/Share by a difference of $-0.04.

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Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) shares are up more than 7.52% this year and recently increased 1.78% or $0.27 to settle at $15.44. Moreover, Guyasuta has 0.03% invested in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) for 6,389 shares. Raymond James Tru Na reported 154,204 shares or 0.52% of all its holdings. Therefore 31% are positive. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an "equal weight" rating and set a $40.00 price objective on shares of BB&T a research note on Sunday, July 10th.

BB&T Corporation's average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 198.7 percent during the past 12 months.

When considering a stock buy, many investors seek to know what Wall Street analysts are saying about the company - by looking at the average analyst rating, for example. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board reported 75,466 shares. Goelzer Mgmt Inc reported 0.37% in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). October 22 investment analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies kept the company rating at "Hold" targeting a price of $48.00. The company was maintained on Friday, October 20 by Morgan Stanley. Jefferies maintained it with "Hold" rating and $4900 target in Friday, August 11 report.

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