NASDAQ:HBHC - Hancock Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$51.65 -0.10 (-0.19 %)
(As of 10/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$51.65
Today's Range$50.40 - $51.80
52-Week Range$41.05 - $56.40
Volume565,502 shs
Average Volume503,513 shs
Market Capitalization$4.41 billion
P/E Ratio17.69
Dividend Yield1.86%
Hancock Holding Company operates as the bank holding company for Whitney Bank that provides a range of community banking services to commercial, small business, and retail customers. The company offers various deposit products, including noninterest-bearing demand deposits, interest-bearing transaction accounts, savings accounts, money market deposit accounts, and time deposit accounts. It also provides commercial and industrial; commercial real estate; construction and land development; and residential mortgages, including fixed and adjustable rate loans; and consumer loans comprising second lien mortgage home loans, home equity lines of credit, and nonresidential consumer purpose loans. In addition, the company offers treasury management services, investment brokerage services, letters of credit and financial guarantees, and revolving credit facilities. Further, it provides trust and investment management services to retirement plans, corporations, and individuals. Additionally, the company provides insurance agency services, discount investment brokerage services, life insurance, and consumer financing services, as well as operates and sells foreclosed assets. It operates approximately 237 full service banking and financial services offices and 277 automated teller machines in Gulf south corridor, south Mississippi; southern and central Alabama; southern Louisiana; the northern, central, and Panhandle regions of Florida; and Houston, Texas under the Hancock and Whitney Bank brand names, as well as operates a loan production office in Nashville, Tennessee. Hancock Holding Company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Gulfport, Mississippi.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.10
Current Ratio0.81
Quick Ratio0.80


Trailing P/E Ratio17.69
Forward P/E Ratio13.45
P/E Growth1.68

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.17 billion
Price / Sales3.77
Cash Flow$3.9915 per share
Price / Cash12.94
Book Value$33.96 per share
Price / Book1.52


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.92
Net Income$215.63 million
Net Margins19.76%
Return on Equity9.70%
Return on Assets1.03%


Outstanding Shares85,290,000
Market Cap$4.41 billion

Hancock (NASDAQ:HBHC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hancock's stock symbol?

Hancock trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "HBHC."

How often does Hancock pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hancock?

Hancock declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 1st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 4th. View Hancock's Dividend History.

How were Hancock's earnings last quarter?

Hancock Holding (NASDAQ:HBHC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 17th. The financial services provider reported $0.90 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.88 by $0.02. The financial services provider earned $271.92 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $281.70 million. Hancock had a return on equity of 9.70% and a net margin of 19.76%. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.57 EPS. View Hancock's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for HBHC?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Hancock's shares. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $61.00. On average, they expect Hancock's share price to reach $58.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hancock.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hancock?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hancock in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Hancock.

Who are some of Hancock's key competitors?

Who are Hancock's key executives?

Hancock's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John M. Hairston, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Michael M. Achary, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. D. Shane Loper, Sr. EVP & Chief Operating Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Joseph S. Exnicios, Sr. Exec. VP (Age 62)
  • Mr. Cecil W. Knight Jr., Exec. VP & Chief Banking Officer (Age 54)

Who are Hancock's major shareholders?

Hancock's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.54%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.52%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.46%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.12%), Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (0.07%) and Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.05%). Company insiders that own Hancock stock include Cecil W Knight, Jr, Frank E Bertucci, George A Schloegel, James H Horne, Joan Cahill Teofilo, John M Hairston, Joseph S Exnicios, Joy L Phillips, Michael K Dickerson, Miles S Milton, Randall W Hanna, Robert W Roseberry, Samuel B Kendricks, Sonya C Little and Stephen E Barker. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hancock.

Which institutional investors are selling Hancock stock?

HBHC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan and Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold Hancock company stock in the last year include Frank E Bertucci, James H Horne, Joseph S Exnicios, Joy L Phillips, Robert W Roseberry, Samuel B Kendricks, Sonya C Little and Stephen E Barker. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hancock.

Which institutional investors are buying Hancock stock?

HBHC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Foundry Partners LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Bank of Montreal Can, Chickasaw Capital Management LLC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Cahaba Wealth Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Hancock stock in the last two years include Cecil W Knight, Jr and Joan Cahill Teofilo. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hancock.

How do I buy shares of Hancock?

Shares of HBHC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Hancock's stock price today?

One share of HBHC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.65.

How big of a company is Hancock?

Hancock has a market capitalization of $4.41 billion and generates $1.17 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $215.63 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.92 on an earnings per share basis. Hancock employs 3,887 workers across the globe.

What is Hancock's official website?

The official website for Hancock is

How can I contact Hancock?

Hancock's mailing address is One Hancock Plaza 2510 14th Street, GULFPORT MS, 39501. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 228-868-4727 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Hancock (NASDAQ HBHC)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  252 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  442 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  694
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hancock and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HBHC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HBHC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/21/2018 by Staff

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