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  • bluesman522002 bluesman522002 Aug 6, 2012 12:29 PM Flag

    When will BB&T be allowed to raise their dividend

    They can't afford to raise dividend with all the stock being awarded to management. Just look at insider sales on yahoo.

    • While I respect BB&T management as being amongst the more honorable of corp. execs, it might be noted that having more stock would grant them more dividends, including a raised dividend. And for the time being, dividends hava a better tax treatment than salaries. Also, I don't see how stock grants decrease dividend payout capabilities. So perhaps the stock grants might be a hint of dividend increases in the future.

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