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

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$51.65 -0.10 (-0.19 %)
(As of 09/20/2018 09:02 AM ET)
Previous Close$51.75
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 logoHancock 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 given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.86%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 4th. View Hancock's Dividend History.

How were Hancock's earnings last quarter?

Hancock Holding (NASDAQ:HBHC) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 17th. The financial services provider reported $0.90 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.02. The financial services provider earned $271.92 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations 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 business posted $0.57 EPS. View Hancock's Earnings History.

When is Hancock's next earnings date?

Hancock is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 15th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Hancock.

What price target have analysts set for HBHC?

6 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Hancock's stock. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $61.00. On average, they expect Hancock's stock price to reach $56.1667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hancock.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hancock?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hancock in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 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)

Has Hancock been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about HBHC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hancock earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Hancock.

Who are Hancock's major shareholders?

Hancock's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.33%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.03%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.18%), Northern Trust Corp (2.18%), Millennium Management LLC (1.74%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.57%). 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 Millennium Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Employees Retirement System of Texas, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Maltese Capital Management LLC, Maltese Capital Management LLC, State of Wisconsin Investment Board, United Services Automobile Association and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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.

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:  244 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  437 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  681
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 9/20/2018 by Staff

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