BB&T declares first-quarter dividends

26 Jan, 2016, 15:23 ET from BB&T Corporation

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today declared the following regular quarterly dividends payable March 1, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business Feb. 12, 2016:

  • A dividend of $0.27 per common share.
  • A dividend of $365.625 per share (equivalent to $0.365625 per depositary share or 1/1,000th interest per share) on BB&T's Series D Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: BBT PrD) 
  • A dividend of $351.5625 per share (equivalent to $0.3515625 per depositary share or 1/1,000th interest per share) on BB&T's Series E Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: BBT PrE)
  • A dividend of $325.000 per share (equivalent to $0.325000 per depositary share or 1/1,000th interest per share) on BB&T's Series F Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: BBT PrF)
  • A dividend of $325.000 per share (equivalent to $0.325000 per depositary share or 1/1,000th interest per share) on BB&T's Series G Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: BBT PrG)

BB&T has approximately 780 million shares of common stock, 23 million depositary shares related to its Series D Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, 46 million depositary shares related to its Series E Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, 18 million depositary shares related to its Series F Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock and 20 million depositary shares related to its Series G Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock.

BB&T has paid a cash dividend to shareholders of its common stock every year since 1903.

About BB&T BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with approximately $209.9 billion in assets and market capitalization of approximately $29.5 billion as of Dec. 31, 2015. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates 2,139 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C., and offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management, mortgage and insurance products and services. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T is consistently recognized for outstanding client satisfaction by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Greenwich Associates and others. BB&T has also been named one of the World's Strongest Banks by Bloomberg Markets Magazine, one of the top three in the U.S. and in the top 15 globally. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at BBT.com.

                 

SOURCE BB&T Corporation



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