NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

BB&T

(NYSE:

BBT

) hit a new 52-week low Tuesday as it is currently trading at $19.10, below its previous 52-week low of $19.14 with 369,299 shares traded as of 9:42 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 6.3 million shares over the past 30 days.

BB&T has a market cap of $13.8 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

banking

industry. Shares are down 26.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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BB&T Corporation operates as the financial holding company for Branch Banking and Trust Company that provides banking and trust services to small and mid-size businesses, public agencies, local governments, and individuals in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6, below the average banking industry P/E ratio of 14.7 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates BB&T as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. You can view the full

BB&T Ratings Report

.

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