Thomson Reuters, a distinguished brokerage company, has placed a 52-week price target of $38.64 on BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) shares after it surveyed top market analysts. Calculating estimated earnings after taking into consideration different elements, it is predicted to come at $2.76 for the next fiscal and $N/A for underway quarter.
Analysts take into account the price to earnings ratio to estimate the firm’s valuation. This ratio, which is also called as the P/E ratio evaluates the company on relative expense factor. The formula to calculate ratio is stock’s latest price/ per share earnings. The P/E ratio of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) stands at 14.75.
Analysts also work out Price/Earnings Growth ratio in an attempt to estimate the valuation of a firm. This ratio commonly known as the PEG ratio implies the stock’s valuation compared to earnings growth potential. Investors look to invest in the stocks with a lower PEG ratio. For BB&T Corporation Common Stock, the PEG ratio for coming 3-5 years is 2.18.
The technical analysis highlights that BB&T Corporation Common Stock current is trading $0.99 points away or +2.67% from its 50-day moving average of $37.22. Further it is trading $3.00 or +8.54% away its 200-day moving average of $35.21.
The 52-week high of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) was $39.47 while lowest point recorded in 52-week was $29.95. It implies if stock price makes a movement of over $-1.26, it will record a new 52-week high. In the case of +27.58% drop, it will touch a new 52-week low.
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