Shares of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) recorded -0.44% loss during trading session on February 8th, 2019. The script traded as low as $49.68 and last traded at $50.24. 12.18 million shares changed exchanged hands during trading, a drop of -122.23% from the 30-day average session volume of 5.48M shares. The firm had previously closed at $50.46. The company has $773.99M outstanding shares, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.85, price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.79and a beta of 1.12. The company has a RSI of 66.14, ATR of 0.99 and a volatility of 2.18% this week. BBT has a 52 week low price of $40.68 and a 52 week high price of $56.31.
Investors have identified the tech company BB&T Corporation as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around 38.89B, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
BB&T Corporation (BBT) Fundamentals that are to be considered.
When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. For BBT, the company has in raw cash 135 million on their books with 0 currently as liabilities. How the trend is over time is what investors should be concerned about. The company has a healthy balance sheet as their debt profile has been on an incline. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 2.15 billion total, with 0 as their total liabilities. This figure have given the company a good sense of viability under numerous contexts.
BBT were able to record 2.98 billion as free cash flow during the recently reported quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 3.15 billion. In cash movements, the company had a total of 0 as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for BB&T Corporation (BBT)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the third quarter of the year, BB&T Corporation recorded a total of 2.07 billion in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with 0.09% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the third quarter increasing by 0.04%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 382 million trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 1.69 billion. This allows shareholders to hold on to 773.99M with the revenue now reading 1020 cents per share. This is a figure that is close to analyst’s prediction for their fourth quarter (1.10 cents a share).
Is the stock of BBT attractive?
Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 4.69 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on BBT sounds very interesting.
In related news, Director Graney Patrick C III bought 4,200 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on December 6th, 2019. The purchase was performed at an average price of 47.56, for a total value of 199,747. As the purchase deal closes, the Director Graney Patrick C III now sold 2,825 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 141,790. Also, Director HENRY I. PATRICIA sold 611 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on October 31st, 2019. The shares were sold at an average cost of 49.50 per share, with a total market value of 8,295. Following this completion of disposal, the Sr. Exec. Vice President now holds 3,018 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 155,581. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.10%.
5 out of 23 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 14 have maintained a Hold recommendation on BB&T Corporation stock. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the BBT stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $53.51.