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Dec 21, 2016

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced that Chris Henson has been named president, BB&T Corporation, and president, Branch Banking and Trust Company. The announcement is effective...

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Dec 14, 2016

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced it is increasing its prime lending rate to 3.75 percent from 3.50 percent, effective immediately. About BB&T BB&T is one of the largest financial...

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Dec 1, 2016
Awards $120,000 grant to Building a Better Boyertown

BB&T today announced it has donated three office buildings with a combined approximate market value of more than $750,000 to the Borough of Boyertown in Berks County, Pa. The former National Penn...

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Nov 30, 2016

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kelly S. King will present at the Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference 2016 in New York on Tuesday,...

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Nov 29, 2016

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) will report its fourth-quarter 2016 earnings on Jan. 19, 2017, prior to market opening. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kelly S. King and Chief Financial Officer...

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Nov 17, 2016
Client satisfaction scores stand out in 2016 PLANSPONSOR Defined Contribution Survey

BB&T Retirement and Institutional Services received top rankings and 36 Best-in-Class awards in the national 2016 Defined Contribution (DC) Survey conducted by PLANSPONSOR magazine. The annual...

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Nov 9, 2016

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced Chief Operating Officer Chris Henson will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Future of Financials Conference in New York on Wednesday,...

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Oct 27, 2016

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced Chief Financial Officer Daryl Bible will present at the BancAnalysts Association of Boston Inc. Conference in Boston on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 9:40 a.m....

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Oct 25, 2016

The board of directors of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today declared the following regular quarterly dividends payable Dec. 1, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business Nov. 10,...

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Oct 19, 2016

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today released the results of its company-run mid-cycle stress test conducted in accordance with the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The...

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Oct 19, 2016

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today reported quarterly earnings for the third quarter of 2016. Net income available to common shareholders was $599 million, up 21.7% from the third quarter of 2015....

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Oct 12, 2016

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced it is contributing $1 million to the relief effort related to destruction and damage caused by Hurricane Matthew. BB&T is also delivering several...

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Sep 29, 2016

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced it has reached an agreement with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) that settles certain legacy mortgage matters involving the origination...

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Sep 15, 2016

BB&T Corporation (BB&T) announced today that its subsidiary, Branch Banking and Trust Company (Branch Bank) has entered into an agreement with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) that...

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Sep 6, 2016

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kelly S. King will present at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 13,...

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Aug 30, 2016
More than 326,000 students have already benefited from Financial Foundations

As students begin the 2016-17 school-year, BB&T today announced the expansion of its Financial Foundations program, powered by EverFi, from 10 to 15 states. The web-based program successfully...

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Aug 12, 2016

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) will report its third-quarter 2016 earnings on Oct. 19, 2016, prior to market opening. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kelly S. King and Chief Financial Officer...

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Aug 1, 2016

Sheffield Financial, a division of Branch Banking and Trust Company, today announced Jeff Ellison has been named president effective Aug 1. This position was held previously by Jack Snow who will...

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Jul 26, 2016
Board authorizes stock repurchase plan of up to $640 million

The board of directors of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today declared a quarterly common stock dividend increase of $0.02 to $0.30 per share payable Sept. 1, 2016, to shareholders of record at the...

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Jul 21, 2016

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today reported quarterly earnings for the second quarter of 2016. Net income available to common shareholders was $541 million, up 19.2% from the second quarter of...

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Jul 18, 2016
National Penn clients now have access to new and expanded services and products

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced the successful completion of its National Penn conversion including core systems, products and most signage changes. After a weekend of conversion...

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Jul 14, 2016
Standridge named to BB&T's Executive Management team

BB&T today announced Rob Bowlby has been named president of its North Texas Region. Bowlby, who currently serves as market president in Miami, Fla., will assume the role held by Brant Standridge,...

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Jul 12, 2016
Wilson named to BB&T's Executive Management team

BB&T today announced Heath Campbell has been named president of its Atlanta-based Northern Georgia Region. Campbell, who currently serves as president of the Kentucky Region, will assume the role...

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Jul 12, 2016
Campbell to lead North Atlanta Region

BB&T today announced Tom Eller has been named regional president of its Louisville-based Kentucky Region. Eller, who currently serves as BB&T's South Carolina regional corporate banking officer in...

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Jul 5, 2016

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today named Jim D. Godwin, Brant J. Standridge, and Dontá L. Wilson to its Executive Management team, which sets policy and direction for the corporation. The...

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