BB&T reports record quarterly earnings of $0.94 per diluted share; Up $0.17, or 22%, compared to fourth quarter 2017

First Quarter 2018 Performance Highlights (1) Excludes certain items as detailed in the non-GAAP reconciliations in the Quarterly Performance Summary. First Quarter 2018 compared to Fourth Quarter 2017 Total taxable ... rate on long-term debt was 2.54 ...