Stocks / NYSE / BB&T Corporation

BB&T Corporation

Company Description

BB&T Corp. operates as a holding company for Branch Banking & Trust Co. It conducts its business operations primarily through its commercial bank subsidiary, Branch Bank, and other non-bank subsidiaries. The company operates through the following segments: Community Banking, Residential Mortgage Banking, Dealer Financial Services, Specialized Lending, Insurance Services and Financial Services. The company was founded by Alpheus Branch in 1872 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, NC. [Source: MarketWatch]