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Hancock Whitney Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.43 (-3.47 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $39.77
50-Day Range
MA: $34.61
52-Week Range
Now: $39.77
Volume474,035 shs
Average Volume507,686 shs
Market Capitalization$3.44 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.72%
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 services, and annuity and life insurance products; trust and investment management services to retirement plans, corporations, and individuals; and treasury management services, as well as operates and sells foreclosed assets. It operates approximately 217 full service banking and financial services offices and 288 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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Overall MarketRank

2.23 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:HWC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.44 billion
Cash Flow$5.01 per share
Book Value$39.76 per share


Net Income$327.38 million


Market Cap$3.44 billion
Next Earnings Date1/20/2021 (Confirmed)
-1.43 (-3.47 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Hancock Whitney (NASDAQ:HWC) Frequently Asked Questions

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. Since then, HWC shares have increased by 86.5% and is now trading at $39.77.
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Is Hancock Whitney a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hancock Whitney in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Hancock Whitney stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Hancock Whitney?

Wall Street analysts have given Hancock Whitney a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Hancock Whitney wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Hancock Whitney's next earnings date?

Hancock Whitney is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 20th 2021.
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How can I listen to Hancock Whitney's earnings call?

Hancock Whitney will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, January 20th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Hancock Whitney's earnings last quarter?

Hancock Whitney Co. (NASDAQ:HWC) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 20th. The company reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.68 by $0.22. The firm earned $318.93 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $316.75 million. Hancock Whitney had a negative net margin of 4.01% and a negative return on equity of 1.58%.
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How often does Hancock Whitney pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hancock Whitney?

Hancock Whitney announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Tuesday, December 15th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.72%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 3rd.
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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 2.72%. 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?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Hancock Whitney's stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect Hancock Whitney's share price to reach $29.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 25.8%.
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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 56, Pay $2.34M)
  • Mr. Michael M. Achary, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $1.13M)
  • Mr. D. Shane Loper, Sr. EVP & COO (Age 54, Pay $1.13M)
  • Mr. Joseph S. Exnicios, Sr. Exec. VP (Age 64, Pay $1.16M)
  • Mr. Cecil W. Knight Jr., Exec. VP & Chief Banking Officer (Age 56, Pay $824.01k)
  • 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 64)
  • Ms. Trisha Voltz Carlson, Exec. VP & Investor Relations Mang.
  • Ms. Joy Lambert Phillips Esq., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 65)
  • Ms. Cindy S. Collins, Chief Compliance Officer

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.30%), Summit Financial Wealth Advisors LLC (0.15%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.13%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%). 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., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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Which major investors are buying Hancock Whitney stock?

HWC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and Summit Financial Wealth Advisors LLC. 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.

What is Hancock Whitney's stock price today?

One share of HWC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.77.

How big of a company is Hancock Whitney?

Hancock Whitney has a market capitalization of $3.44 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. Hancock Whitney employs 4,136 workers across the globe.

What is Hancock Whitney's official website?

The official website for Hancock Whitney is www.hancockwhitney.com.

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 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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