CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5

A financial holding company that conducts its business operations through its subsidiary, Branch Banking & Trust Company. Its subsidiary provides a range of banking services to individuals & businesses, & offers loans to businesses & consumers.


Player Avatar yooperking (45.53) Submitted: 9/8/2011 10:48:45 AM : Outperform Start Price: $21.64 BBT Score: +17.98

New recommendation of The Oxford Club, which asks, "If John Galt was a banker", implying he would work for BBT. BBT's former CEO (retired 2008), John Allison, was a devotee of Ayn Rand and made Atlas Shrugged be required reading for the bank's management executives. The philosophy and management principles that Allison instituted still guide BBT today.

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