BB&T declares fourth-quarter dividends

                    BB&T declares fourth-quarter dividends

PR Newswire

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct.22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The board of directors of
BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today declared the following regular quarterly
dividends payable Dec. 2, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of
business Nov. 8, 2013:

  oA dividend of $0.23 per common share
  oA dividend of $365.625 per share (equivalent to $0.365625 per depositary
    share or 1/1,000^th interest per share) on BB&T's Series D Non-Cumulative
    Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: BBT PrD)
  oA dividend of $351.5625 per share (equivalent to $0.3515625 per depositary
    share or 1/1,000^th interest per share) on BB&T's Series E Non-Cumulative
    Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: BBT PrE)
  oA dividend of $325.000 per share (equivalent to $0.325000 per depositary
    share or 1/1,000^th interest per share) on BB&T's Series F Non-Cumulative
    Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: BBT PrF)
  oA dividend of $325.000 per share (equivalent to $0.325000 per depositary
    share or 1/1,000^th interest per share) on BB&T's Series G Non-Cumulative
    Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: BBT PrG)

BB&T has approximately 705 million shares of common stock, 23 million
depositary shares related to its Series D Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred
Stock, 46 million depositary shares related to its Series E Non-Cumulative
Perpetual Preferred Stock, 18 million depositary shares related to its Series
F Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock and 20 million depositary shares
related to its Series G Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock. BB&T has
paid a cash dividend to shareholders of its common stock every year since
1903.

About BB&T
BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S.
with $181.1 billion in assets and market capitalization of $23.8 billion, as
of Sept. 30, 2013. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates 1,824
financial centers in 12 states and Washington, D.C., and offers a full range
of consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management,
mortgage and insurance products and services. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T is
consistently recognized for outstanding client satisfaction by J.D. Power and
Associates, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Greenwich Associates and
others. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services
is available at www.BBT.com.

SOURCE BB&T Corporation

Website: http://www.BBT.com
Contact: ANALYSTS: Alan Greer, Executive Vice President, Investor Relations,
(336) 733-3021, AGreer@BBandT.com; MEDIA: Cynthia Williams, Senior Executive
Vice President, Corporate Communications, (336) 733-1478,
Cynthia.Williams@BBandT.com