Hancock Holding Company Company Profile (NASDAQ:HBHC)

About Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC)

Hancock Holding Company logoHancock Holding Company is a financial services company that provides a network of service financial choices to the Gulf South region, through its bank subsidiary, Whitney Bank (the Bank), a Mississippi state bank. The Company operates through overall banking operations segment. The Bank operates under brands, such as Hancock Bank in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, and Whitney Bank in Louisiana and Texas. The Bank operates across the Gulf South region, which consists of southern Mississippi; southern and central Alabama; southern Louisiana; the northern, central, and panhandle regions of Florida; Houston, Texas, and Nashville, Tennessee. The Bank offers a range of traditional and online community banking services to commercial, small business and retail customers, providing a range of transaction and savings deposit products, treasury management services and investment brokerage services, among others.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Commercial Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Regional Banks
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:HBHC
  • CUSIP: 41012010
  • Web: www.hancockwhitney.com
  • Market Cap: $4.37 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 86,620,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $46.60
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $46.73
  • 52 Week Range: $32.00 - $52.94
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.20
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.06
  • P/E Growth: 2.35
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $953.35 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.58
  • Book Value: $33.06 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.53
  • Annual Dividend: $0.96
  • Dividend Yield: 1.9%
  • Net Margins: 19.08%
  • Return on Equity: 8.27%
  • Return on Assets: 0.90%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.12%
  • Current Ratio: 0.80%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.81%
  • Average Volume: 495,902 shs.
  • Beta: 0.88
  • Short Ratio: 3.31

Frequently Asked Questions for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC)

What is Hancock Holding Company's stock symbol?

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

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

Hancock Holding Company announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.90%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 31st. View Hancock Holding Company's Dividend History.

How were Hancock Holding Company's earnings last quarter?

Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 17th. The company reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $269.97 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $279.80 million. Hancock Holding Company had a return on equity of 8.27% and a net margin of 19.08%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.59 EPS. View Hancock Holding Company's Earnings History.

When will Hancock Holding Company make its next earnings announcement?

Hancock Holding Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January, 16th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Hancock Holding Company.

Where is Hancock Holding Company's stock going? Where will Hancock Holding Company's stock price be in 2017?

9 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Hancock Holding Company's stock. Their predictions range from $46.25 to $55.00. On average, they expect Hancock Holding Company's share price to reach $51.41 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Hancock Holding Company.

Who are some of Hancock Holding Company's key competitors?

Who are Hancock Holding Company's key executives?

Hancock Holding Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • James B. Estabrook Jr., Independent Chairman of the Board
  • John M. Hairston, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Michael M. Achary, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President
  • D. Shane Loper, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Executive Vice President
  • Stephen E. Barker, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Joseph S. Schwertz Jr., Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer
  • Joy Lambert Phillips, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Michael K. Dickerson, Executive Vice President
  • Joseph S. Exnicios, Senior Executive Vice President
  • Samuel B. Kendricks, Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer

Who owns Hancock Holding Company stock?

Hancock Holding Company's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.28%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.26%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.08%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (0.04%) and Sabal Trust CO (0.01%). Company insiders that own Hancock Holding Company stock include Cecil W Knight, Jr, George A Schloegel, Joan Cahill Teofilo, John M Hairston, Joseh S Exnicios, Joseph S Exnicios, Michael K Dickerson, Michael M Achary, Miles S Milton, Randall W Hanna, Robert W Roseberry, Samuel B Kendricks and Stephen E Barker. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hancock Holding Company.

Who sold Hancock Holding Company stock? Who is selling Hancock Holding Company stock?

Hancock Holding Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Treasurer State of Michigan. Company insiders that have sold Hancock Holding Company stock in the last year include George A Schloegel, John M Hairston, Joseph S Exnicios, Michael K Dickerson, Miles S Milton, Randall W Hanna, Robert W Roseberry and Stephen E Barker. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hancock Holding Company.

Who bought Hancock Holding Company stock? Who is buying Hancock Holding Company stock?

Hancock Holding Company's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Sabal Trust CO, Fisher Asset Management LLC and Mutual of America Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Hancock Holding Company stock in the last two years include Cecil W Knight, Jr, George A Schloegel, Joan Cahill Teofilo, John M Hairston, Joseh S Exnicios and Michael M Achary. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hancock Holding Company.

How do I buy Hancock Holding Company stock?

Shares of Hancock Holding Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Hancock Holding Company's stock price today?

One share of Hancock Holding Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.45.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ HBHC)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  165 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  333 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  498
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hancock Holding Company and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $51.41 (1.90% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC)
Price Target History for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC)
Analysts' Ratings History for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/12/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$52.00N/AView Rating Details
10/5/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight -> Overweight$52.00N/AView Rating Details
10/4/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingHold$50.00N/AView Rating Details
8/21/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$50.00MediumView Rating Details
4/28/2017StephensReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
3/16/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeOutperform -> Strong-Buy$48.00 -> $54.00HighView Rating Details
2/2/2017JMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOutperform$55.00N/AView Rating Details
1/30/2017Bank of America CorporationUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$52.00N/AView Rating Details
1/18/2017FIG PartnersReiterated RatingFair Value -> Market Perform$46.25N/AView Rating Details
7/26/2016Hovde GroupBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$27.00 -> $32.00N/AView Rating Details
12/18/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$28.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC)
Earnings by Quarter for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ HBHC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/15/2018$0.81N/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2017Q3 2017$0.74$0.76$279.80 million$269.97 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2017Q2 2017$0.68$0.68$265.03 million$267.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2017Q1 2017$0.57$0.57$245.23 million$245.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/17/2017Q416$0.61$0.64$234.78 million$233.69 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/18/2016Q3$0.58$0.59$237.80 million$226.52 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2016Q216$0.45$0.59$229.18 million$229.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/19/2016Q1$0.05$0.09$222.83 million$226.37 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/21/2016Q4$0.16$0.19$223.88 million$218.05 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q3$0.52$0.52$219.85 million$217.04 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.50$0.51$213.20 million$212.67 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.55$0.55$217.42 million$214.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2015Q414$0.58$0.56$224.01 million$220.54 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.58$0.59$222.75 million$221.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.59$0.59$224.32 million$223.73 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/16/2014Q114$0.57$0.58$225.73 million$222.26 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2014Q413$0.56$0.55$230.91 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2013Q313$0.55$0.56$231.63 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.55$0.55$234.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.60$0.56$244.46 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2013Q4 2012$0.63$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.58$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.58$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.54$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2011$0.55$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$0.39$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2011$0.43$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/18/2011$0.40$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.80
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.20
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.56$0.59$0.57
Q2 20173$0.66$0.68$0.67
Q3 20173$0.71$0.75$0.73
Q4 20173$0.80$0.86$0.83
Q1 20183$0.71$0.77$0.75
Q2 20183$0.77$0.82$0.80
Q3 20183$0.77$0.85$0.82
Q4 20183$0.78$0.87$0.83
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC)
Most Recent Dividend:9/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.96
Dividend Yield:1.90%
Payout Ratio:38.55% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.69% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
28.66% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ HBHC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.15%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 76.98%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/7/2017Cecil W. Knight, Jr.InsiderBuy2,000$41.40$82,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2017Randall W. HannaDirectorSell2,300$43.93$101,039.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2017Joseph S. ExniciosInsiderSell3,369$46.27$155,883.63View SEC Filing  
7/27/2017John M. HairstonCEOSell12,240$46.60$570,384.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2017Miles S MiltonInsiderSell265$49.97$13,242.05View SEC Filing  
6/9/2017George A. SchloegelInsiderSell4,953$50.78$251,513.34View SEC Filing  
6/9/2017Stephen E. BarkerEVPSell9,966$50.28$501,090.48View SEC Filing  
6/8/2017Joseph S ExniciosInsiderSell3,762$48.80$183,585.60View SEC Filing  
5/23/2017Robert W RoseberryDirectorSell1,407$48.00$67,536.00View SEC Filing  
5/3/2017John M HairstonCEOSell41,903$47.81$2,003,382.43View SEC Filing  
5/3/2017Michael K DickersonInsiderSell8,413$47.99$403,739.87View SEC Filing  
3/1/2017Stephen E BarkerEVPSell5,566$49.28$274,292.48View SEC Filing  
2/21/2017Robert W RoseberryDirectorSell6,000$47.50$285,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Joan Cahill TeofiloDirectorBuy25$46.95$1,173.75View SEC Filing  
9/2/2016Samuel B KendricksInsiderSell500$32.50$16,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016Robert W RoseberryDirectorSell600$31.63$18,978.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Samuel B. KendricksInsiderSell755$30.21$22,808.55View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016George A SchloegelInsiderBuy4,633$28.64$132,689.12View SEC Filing  
7/28/2016Stephen E BarkerEVPSell2,550$29.45$75,097.50View SEC Filing  
5/5/2016Joseh S ExniciosInsiderBuy1,075$24.41$26,240.75View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016John M. HairstonCEOBuy4,153$23.11$95,975.83View SEC Filing  
1/28/2016Joseh S. ExniciosinsiderBuy9,220$23.62$217,776.40View SEC Filing  
1/28/2016Michael M. AcharyCFOBuy1,345$23.62$31,768.90View SEC Filing  
1/27/2016George A. SchloegelDirectorBuy6,720$22.16$148,915.20View SEC Filing  
10/28/2015George A. SchloegelDirectorBuy4,000$27.48$109,920.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2015Edward G FrancisEVPSell3,000$30.30$90,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Joseh S ExniciosInsiderSell4,000$29.77$119,080.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2015D Shane LoperCOOBuy2,787$28.70$79,986.90View SEC Filing  
2/4/2015Samuel B KendricksInsiderBuy3,287$28.82$94,731.34View SEC Filing  
1/30/2015John M HairstonCEOBuy2,100$26.30$55,230.00View SEC Filing  
1/28/2015George A SchloegelDirectorBuy4,000$26.31$105,240.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Richard T HillEVPSell8,274$31.82$263,278.68View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Carl J ChaneyCEOSell18,000$34.94$628,920.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014Joseh S ExniciosInsiderSell3,075$34.26$105,349.50View SEC Filing  
9/12/2014Carl J ChaneyCEOSell2,000$33.48$66,960.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2014Robert W RoseberryDirectorSell2,266$33.50$75,911.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Joseh ExniciosInsiderSell1,000$33.85$33,850.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Carl ChaneyCEOSell15,926$34.82$554,543.32View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Clifton SaikEVPSell9,000$34.82$313,380.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Joy PhillipsInsiderSell2,625$35.35$92,793.75View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013D Shane LoperEVPSell4,386$35.01$153,553.86View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Joseh S ExniciosInsiderSell2,000$33.42$66,840.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2013James H HorneDirectorSell3,000$28.44$85,320.00View SEC Filing  
2/15/2013Terence E HallDirectorBuy21,000$31.43$660,030.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2013Terence E HallDirectorBuy11,000$30.56$336,160.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2012Robert W RoseberryDirectorSell10,000$31.75$317,500.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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