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Dec 22, 2017

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced additional investments in its associates and communities made possible through the tax reform package recently signed into law. In light of the new...

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Dec 19, 2017

Sheffield Financial, a division of Branch Banking and Trust Company, and Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC), recently agreed to a multi-year financing services agreement, effective immediately....

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Dec 13, 2017

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced it is increasing its prime lending rate to 4.50 percent from 4.25 percent effective immediately. About BB&T BB&T is one of the largest financial...

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Nov 30, 2017

BB&T Scott & Stringfellow announced today it is opening its first office in Houston on the 16th floor at Two Allen Center, 1200 Smith St., on Dec. 1. The office, which is being opened by industry...

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Nov 28, 2017

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kelly S. King will speak at the Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference 2017 in New York on Tuesday,...

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Nov 8, 2017

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced its Chief Operating Officer Chris L. Henson will speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Future of Financials Conference in New York on...

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Nov 6, 2017

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) will report its fourth-quarter 2017 earnings on Jan. 18, 2018. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kelly S. King and Chief Financial Officer Daryl N. Bible will host...

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Oct 24, 2017

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced its Chief Financial Officer Daryl N. Bible will present at the BancAnalysts Association of Boston Inc. Conference in Boston on Thursday, Nov. 2, at...

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Oct 23, 2017

The board of directors of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today declared the following regular quarterly dividends payable Dec. 1, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business Nov. 10,...

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Oct 19, 2017

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, 2017

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today reported earnings for the third quarter of 2017. Net income available to common shareholders was $597 million. Earnings per diluted common share were $0.74 for...

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Sep 15, 2017
New advertising emphasizes company's singular focus on clients

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today unveiled a new brand campaign highlighting its complete focus on the client. The campaign features the tagline "All we see is you" and includes TV commercials...

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Sep 14, 2017

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced it has reopened the majority of its financial centers in the greater Tampa Bay and Southwest Florida area in the wake of damages left behind by...

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Sep 13, 2017

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced it has reopened the majority of its financial centers in the South Florida region in the wake of the damages left behind by Hurricane Irma. "As our...

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Sep 11, 2017

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced it is contributing $500,000 to help support disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Half of the donation will be a cash...

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Aug 29, 2017

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

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Aug 28, 2017

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced it is contributing $100,000 to the American Red Cross of Greater Houston in Texas to help support disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane...

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Aug 23, 2017

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. 12,...

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Jul 25, 2017

The board of directors of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today declared a quarterly common stock cash dividend increase of $.03 to $.33 per share payable Sept. 1, 2017, to shareholders of record at...

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Jul 25, 2017
Waetjen to retire after 44-year banking career

BB&T today announced Jodie Hughes has been named president of its Greater Washington Region, which includes BB&T Community Banking markets in Washington, D.C., South Central Maryland and Northern...

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Jul 20, 2017

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today reported earnings for the second quarter of 2017. Net income available to common shareholders was a record $631 million, up 16.6 percent from the second quarter...

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Jun 29, 2017
Donations will support manufacturing, create job pipelines and reduce blight

BB&T (NYSE: BBT) today announced $1.45 million in grants to several Lehigh Valley organizations from the BB&T Economic Growth Fund at the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation. The donations will...

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Jun 28, 2017

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System accepted its capital plan and did not object to its proposed capital actions. The capital actions...

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Jun 22, 2017

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today released the results of its annual company-run stress test conducted in accordance with regulations of the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System and...

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Jun 20, 2017
Subsidiary becomes BB&T Commercial Equipment Capital

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced it has officially renamed the former Susquehanna Commercial Finance (SCFi) unit as BB&T Commercial Equipment Capital (CEC). The bank completed its...

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