BB&T Corp.’s (NYSE:BBT) fourth-quarter 2011 earnings of 55 cents per share were marginally ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 52 cents. This also compares favorably with the prior quarter earnings of 52 cents and the prior-year earnings of 30 cents.
For the full year 2011, earnings came in at $1.83 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.80. The company reported earnings of $1.16 in the previous year.
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