Regional lender BB&T (NYSE:BBT) reports fourth-quarter earnings on Jan. 17. In the video below, Motley Fool contributing writer John Maxfield identifies the four most important metrics that investors should watch for when it does.
John Maxfield has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Wells Fargo. The Motley Fool owns shares of Citigroup and Wells Fargo. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.
More from The Motley Fool
5 Highest-Yielding Big Bank Stocks
Here's a list of banks that income investors should see.
3 High-Yield Stocks You Haven't Thought Of
When looking for a great dividend stock, these may not be the first names that spring to mind. That's a shame.
A Conversation With John Allison, the CEO Who Led BB&T Through the Financial Crisis
The 68-year-old former bank executive navigated BB&T through the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression without recording a single quarterly loss.