Dodge & Cox Position in Bb&T Corp (NYSE:BBT) Trimmed as Price Rose

May 17, 2018 - By Alice Fox

BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) Corporate LogoDuring 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment increased to 1.15. That’s change of 0.22, from 2017Q3’s 0.93. 41 investors sold all, 269 reduced holdings as BBT ratio increased. 261 grew positions while 96 funds acquired positions. Funds hold 479.66 million shares thus 4.23% less from 2017Q3’s 500.82 million shares. Brookstone Capital Management reported 0.02% stake. Bainco Interest Investors owns 176,920 shs or 1.16% of their US capital. Putnam Fl Inv Mgmt Communications owns 32,952 shs. Huntington National Bank accumulated 204,607 shs. Vigilant Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0% or 260 shs. Trust Of Virginia Va reported 24,535 shs. Foyston Gordon And Payne holds 177,763 shs. Colony Grp Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 8,149 shs. Ww Asset Incorporated reported 65,382 shs. Everence Cap Mgmt holds 0.27% or 25,054 shs in its capital. Quantum Management owns 0.36% invested in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) for 29,985 shs. Fiduciary Trust Communication holds 0.1% of its capital in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) for 66,804 shs. Kdi Cap Prtn Limited Liability Company holds 3.94% or 199,106 shs. Pineno Levin And Ford Asset Mgmt Inc has 2.29% invested in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). Kistler holds 2,356 shs.

BBT had 15 sales and 0 buys since January 19, 2018. This’s net activity of $24.95 million. KING KELLY S had sold 60,000 shs worth $3.28M on Friday, January 19. QUBEIN NIDO R also sold $1.15M worth of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) shs. On Tuesday, February 20 $137,587 worth of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) was sold by Boyer K. David Jr.. On Wednesday, April 25 $2.41 million worth of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) was sold by Goodrich Donna C. The insider DUCK BARBARA F sold $3.66 million. On Wednesday, April 25 $151,504 worth of stock was sold by Powell Cynthia B.

In Bb&T Corp (NYSE:BBT) was reduced the holdings owned by Dodge & Cox. The reduction is 4.66% according to 2018Q1 SEC filling. By selling 924,140 shares Dodge & Cox made the stock Popped Up with 2.32%. The institutional investor is holding 18.92 million shares, compared to the 19.84M from the previous quarter. And the reported value of the major banks company is $984.48 million for the 2018Q1. $43.13B is the market cap of Bb&T Corp. Ticker’s shares touched $55.31 during the last trading session after 0.32% change.Currently BB&T Corporation is uptrending after 16.87% change in last May 17, 2017. BBT has also 3.21 million shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 5.32%.

Dodge & Cox increased its stake in Johnson Controls International () by 19.39M shares to 95.36M shares, valued at $3.36B in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It manages about $123.87B US Long portfolio. For a total of 77.38 million shares it increased its holding in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) by 6.69M shares in the quarter, and has risen its stake in Zayo Group Holdings Inc (NYSE:ZAYO).

Dodge & Cox is a California-based institutional investor with more than $224.00 billion AUM in October, 2014. This fund invests only a small percentage of its assets in equities and options. Dodge & Cox is the 15th largest institutional investor in our database. Taken from Dodge & latest Adv, the fund reported to have 205 full and part-time employees. Among which 85 performing investment advisory and research functions. The institutional investor had more than 500 clients.

BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 19 have positions in BB&T Corp (NYSE:BBT) as follows: 11 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 8 with “Hold”. The positive are 58%. Since November 28, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc BB&T Corp has 37 analyst reports. On Thursday, January 4 the stock has “Hold” rating by Susquehanna. On Tuesday, March 27 Wells Fargo upgraded the shares of BBT in report to “Outperform” rating. On Thursday, April 19 the stock of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray. In Tuesday, November 28 report SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, December 21 the rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. In Tuesday, December 12 report Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $50.0 target. On Thursday, January 18 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Susquehanna. On Monday, December 18 BMO Capital Markets maintained BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) rating. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $55.0 target. On Thursday, January 18 the stock of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) earned “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird. On Monday, April 23 Hilliard Lyons upgraded the shares of BBT in report to “Buy” rating.

BB&T Corporation operates as a financial holding firm that provides various banking and trust services for small and mid-size businesses, public agencies, local governments, and individuals.The firm is valued at $43.13 billion. It operates in six divisions: Community Banking, Residential Mortgage Banking, Dealer Financial Services, Specialized Lending, Insurance Services, and Financial Services.20.19 is the P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s deposit products include noninterest-bearing checking, interest-bearing checking, savings, and money market deposit accounts, as well as certificates of deposit and individual retirement accounts.

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