BB&T Corp. Given “Outperform” Rating at Raymond James (BBT)
BB&T Corp. (NYSE:BBT)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by research analysts at Raymond James in a report released on Monday, American Banking and Market News reports. They currently have a $42.00 target price on the stock. Raymond James’ target price indicates a potential upside of 10.21% from the stock’s previous close.
A number of other firms have also recently commented on BBT. Analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of BB&T Corp. in a research note on Monday. They now have a $42.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Oppenheimer initiated coverage on shares of BB&T Corp. in a research note on Monday. They set a “market perform” rating and a $42.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Oppenheimer downgraded shares of BB&T Corp. from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Monday. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Thirteen research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $39.68.
Shares of BB&T Corp. (NYSE:BBT) traded up 0.82% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $38.11. 3,804,992 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. BB&T Corp. has a 52-week low of $29.77 and a 52-week high of $41.04. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $39.3 and its 200-day moving average is $36.77. The company has a market cap of $27.166 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.60.
BB&T Corp. (NYSE:BBT) last released its earnings data on Thursday, April 17th. The company reported $0.69 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $2.29 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.31 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.69 earnings per share. BB&T Corp.’s revenue was down 6.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that BB&T Corp. will post $2.99 EPS for the current fiscal year.
BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) is a financial holding company.
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