Hancock Whitney Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.22 (+0.45 %)
(As of 05/11/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume706,253 shs
Average Volume462,949 shs
Market Capitalization$4.28 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.20%
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About Hancock Whitney

Hancock Whitney Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Hancock Whitney Bank that provides a range of banking products and services to commercial, small business, and retail customers. The company accepts various deposit products, such as noninterest-bearing demand deposits, interest-bearing transaction accounts, savings accounts, money market deposit accounts, and time deposit accounts. Its loan products include commercial and industrial; commercial real estate; construction and land development; residential mortgages, including fixed and adjustable rate loans; consumer loans comprising second lien mortgage home loans, home equity lines of credit, and nonresidential consumer purpose loans; revolving credit facilities; and letters of credit and financial guarantees. The company also offers investment brokerage and treasury management services, and annuity and life insurance products; and trust and investment management services to retirement plans, corporations, and individuals, as well as holds foreclosed assets. It operates 208 full service banking and financial services offices, and 275 automated teller machines in Gulf south corridor, including south Mississippi; southern and central Alabama; southern, central, and northwest Louisiana; the northern, central, and Panhandle regions of Florida; and east Texas, including Houston, Beaumont, and Dallas, as well as operates a loan production office in Nashville, Tennessee. The company was formerly known as Hancock Holding Company and changed its name to Hancock Whitney Corporation in May 2018. Hancock Whitney Corporation was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Gulfport, Mississippi.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:HWC
Year FoundedN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.44 billion
Cash Flow$6.21 per share
Book Value$39.76 per share


Net Income$327.38 million




Market Cap$4.28 billion
Next Earnings Date7/20/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.04 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

173rd out of 1,953 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

33rd out of 310 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Hancock Whitney (NASDAQ:HWC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Hancock Whitney a buy right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hancock Whitney in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating, 4 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Hancock Whitney stock.
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When is Hancock Whitney's next earnings date?

Hancock Whitney is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 20th 2021.
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How were Hancock Whitney's earnings last quarter?

Hancock Whitney Co. (NASDAQ:HWC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April, 19th. The company reported $1.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.24. The business had revenue of $321.68 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $314.28 million. Hancock Whitney had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.58% and a negative net margin of 4.01%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($1.28) earnings per share.
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How has Hancock Whitney's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Hancock Whitney's stock was trading at $21.32 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HWC shares have increased by 131.1% and is now trading at $49.27.
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How often does Hancock Whitney pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hancock Whitney?

Hancock Whitney declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Monday, March 15th. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 5th.
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Is Hancock Whitney a good dividend stock?

Hancock Whitney pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.20%. Hancock Whitney does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Hancock Whitney is 26.93%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Hancock Whitney will have a dividend payout ratio of 33.23% next year. This indicates that Hancock Whitney will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for HWC?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Hancock Whitney's stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $52.00. On average, they anticipate Hancock Whitney's share price to reach $33.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 32.0%.
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Who are Hancock Whitney's key executives?

Hancock Whitney's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John M. Hairston, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57, Pay $2.16M)
  • Mr. Michael M. Achary, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 61, Pay $922.47k)
  • Mr. D. Shane Loper, Sr. EVP & COO (Age 55, Pay $1.25M)
  • Mr. Joseph S. Exnicios, Sr. Exec. VP (Age 65, Pay $1.13M)
  • Mr. Cecil W. Knight Jr., Exec. VP & Chief Banking Officer (Age 57, Pay $765.31k)
  • Mr. David J. Lundgren Jr., C.F.A., CFA, Chief Investment Officer
  • Mr. Stephen E. Barker, Exec. VP, Sr. Accounting & Fin. Exec. and Chief Accounting Officer (Age 65)
  • Ms. Trisha Voltz Carlson, Exec. VP & Investor Relations Mang.
  • Ms. Joy Lambert Phillips Esq., Sr. EVP, Corp. Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 66)
  • Ms. Cindy S. Collins, Chief Compliance Officer

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What is Hancock Whitney's stock symbol?

Hancock Whitney trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "HWC."

Who are Hancock Whitney's major shareholders?

Hancock Whitney's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.59%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.61%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (1.10%), LSV Asset Management (1.02%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.50%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.47%). Company insiders that own Hancock Whitney stock include Carleton Richard Wilkins, Cecil W Knight Jr, Cecil W Knight, Jr, Joan Cahill Teofilo and Joseph S Exnicios.
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Which major investors are selling Hancock Whitney stock?

HWC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Victory Capital Management Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, LSV Asset Management, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Peregrine Capital Management LLC, and Hennessy Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Hancock Whitney company stock in the last year include Cecil W Knight Jr, Cecil W Knight, Jr, and Joseph S Exnicios.
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Which major investors are buying Hancock Whitney stock?

HWC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Principal Financial Group Inc., Rafferty Asset Management LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Acadian Asset Management LLC, and GSA Capital Partners LLP. Company insiders that have bought Hancock Whitney stock in the last two years include Carleton Richard Wilkins, and Joan Cahill Teofilo.
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How do I buy shares of Hancock Whitney?

Shares of HWC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Hancock Whitney's stock price today?

One share of HWC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $49.27.

How much money does Hancock Whitney make?

Hancock Whitney has a market capitalization of $4.28 billion and generates $1.44 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $327.38 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.01 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Hancock Whitney have?

Hancock Whitney employs 3,926 workers across the globe.

What is Hancock Whitney's official website?

The official website for Hancock Whitney is

Where are Hancock Whitney's headquarters?

Hancock Whitney is headquartered at Hancock Whitney Plaza 2510 14th Street, GULFPORT MS, 39501.

How can I contact Hancock Whitney?

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

This page was last updated on 5/12/2021 by Staff
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