BB&T Raises Quarterly Common Stock Cash Divided By 3 Cents To 33 Cents a Share

By Ciara Linnane Markets MarketWatch Pulse

BB&T Corp. said Tuesday it is raising its quarterly common stock cash dividend by 3 cents to 33 cents a share. The new dividend will be paid Sept. 1 to shareholders of record as of Aug. 11. Shares have gained 0.6% in 2017, while the S&P 500 has gained 10%.

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