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NASDAQ:HWC

Hancock Whitney (HWC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$43.09
-0.22 (-0.51%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$42.70
$43.70
50-Day Range
$42.06
$49.36
52-Week Range
$31.02
$49.79
Volume
297,882 shs
Average Volume
506,655 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.71 billion
P/E Ratio
9.58
Dividend Yield
2.78%
Price Target
$48.39

Hancock Whitney MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
12.3% Upside
$48.39 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.74% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.47
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.46mentions of Hancock Whitney in the last 14 days
Based on 19 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.63 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
5.86%
From $4.78 to $5.06 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.89 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

44th out of 854 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

10th out of 179 stocks


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About Hancock Whitney Stock (NASDAQ:HWC)

Hancock Whitney Corporation operates as the financial holding company for Hancock Whitney Bank that provides traditional and online banking services to commercial, small business, and retail customers. It offers checking and saving accounts including currency exchange and overdraft services; and range of loan products, which includes credit personal and home equity, construction, and term loans, mortgage facilities, credit cards, equipment finance, line of credit, leasing, commercial loan programs, asset based lending services, derivatives, and equipment and litigation finance, as well as new markets tax credit investment including bridge finance. The company provides investment services, which includes stocks, bonds, mutual funds, fee-based managed accounts, exchange treaded funds, and units investment trusts; annuities including fixed, indexed, and variable annuities; and insurances, such as term, life, disability, and single-premier wealth transfer insurance. In addition, it offers online and mobile banking, healthcare banking, government finance, and international banking including foreign exchange, and import and export services; and treasury management services, which includes ACH, wire transfer, and bill pay manager, as well as electronic and cash check deposits. Further, the company provides retirement and custodian accounts, merchant services, payment and virtual card solutions, corporate underwriting services, and private and institutional asset management services including retirement plan and institutional services, and corporate trust. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Gulfport, Mississippi.

HWC Stock Price History

HWC Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
12/04/2023
Dividend Payable
12/15/2023
Last Earnings
1/16/2024
Today
2/24/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
3/04/2024
Dividend Payable
3/15/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/16/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:HWC
Employees
3,627
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$48.39
High Stock Price Target
$55.00
Low Stock Price Target
$38.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+12.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$392.60 million
Pretax Margin
25.67%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.39 billion
Cash Flow
$5.30 per share
Book Value
$44.15 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
85,289,000
Market Cap
$3.71 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.35
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HWC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Hancock Whitney stock right now?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hancock Whitney in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" HWC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in HWC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Hancock Whitney's stock price target for 2024?

9 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Hancock Whitney's shares. Their HWC share price targets range from $38.00 to $55.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $48.39 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have HWC shares performed in 2024?

Hancock Whitney's stock was trading at $48.59 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, HWC stock has decreased by 11.3% and is now trading at $43.09.
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When is Hancock Whitney's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 16th 2024.
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How were Hancock Whitney's earnings last quarter?

Hancock Whitney Co. (NASDAQ:HWC) released its earnings results on Tuesday, January, 16th. The company reported $1.26 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $308.41 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $355.51 million. Hancock Whitney had a net margin of 20.57% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.54%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.65 EPS.

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

Hancock Whitney announced a quarterly dividend on Saturday, February 24th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.78%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 4th.
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Is Hancock Whitney a good dividend stock?

Hancock Whitney (NASDAQ:HWC) pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.78%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 26.67%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, HWC will have a dividend payout ratio of 23.72% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are Hancock Whitney's major shareholders?

Hancock Whitney's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.67%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.51%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (2.31%), Northern Trust Corp (1.52%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.48%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.26%). Insiders that own company stock include Carleton Richard Wilkins, Cecil W Knight Jr, Christine L Pickering, Christopher S Ziluca, D Shane Loper, Harry Merritt Lane III, Joan Cahill Teofilo, John M Hairston, Joseph S Exnicios, Michael M Achary and Sonia Perez.
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How do I buy shares of Hancock Whitney?

Shares of HWC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:HWC) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff