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BB&T Corporation Reveals Rise In Q2 Bottom Line

BB&T Corporation (BBT) revealed a profit for its second quarter that increased from last year.

The company's bottom line came in at $842 million, or $1.09 per share. This compares with $775 million, or $0.99 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.07 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 5.6% to $3.04 billion from $2.88 billion last year.

BB&T Corporation earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $842 Mln. vs. $775 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $1.09 vs. $0.99 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $1.07
-Revenue (Q2): $3.04 Bln vs. $2.88 Bln last year.

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