BancorpSouth Company Profile (NYSE:BXS)

About BancorpSouth

BancorpSouth logoBancorpSouth, Inc. is a financial holding company. The Company, through its principal bank subsidiary, BancorpSouth Bank (the Bank), conducts commercial banking and financial services operations in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas and Illinois. The Company's segments include Community Banking, Insurance Agencies, and General Corporate and Other. Its Community Banking segment provides a range of deposit products, commercial loans and consumer loans. Its Insurance Agencies segment serves as agents in the sale of commercial lines of insurance and full lines of property and casualty, life, health and employee benefits products and services. Its General Corporate and Other segment includes mortgage lending, trust services, credit card activities, investment services and other activities not allocated to the Community Banking or Insurance Agencies segments.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Regional - Southeast Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Regional Banks
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BXS
  • CUSIP: 05969210
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $31.40
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $30.51
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $26.94
  • 52-Week Range: $19.20 - $32.08
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.43
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.63
  • P/E Growth: 3.90
  • Market Cap: $2.96B
  • Outstanding Shares: 93,696,000
  • Beta: 1.33
  • Net Margins: 17.41%
  • Return on Equity: 8.70%
  • Return on Assets: 1.04%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.34%
  • Current Ratio: 0.92%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.90%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $25.80 (18.35% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/2/2017JMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
1/26/2017Brean CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
12/22/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
12/21/2016StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightView Rating Details
11/29/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$25.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
10/21/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$26.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
10/21/2016RBC Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$26.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingHold$24.00View Rating Details
7/9/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/22/2016Hovde GroupBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$21.50 -> $25.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetHold$26.00 -> $23.00View Rating Details
10/29/2015Morgan StanleyBoost Price Target$23.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
10/23/2015SunTrust Banks, Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$26.00View Rating Details
6/30/2015WunderlichBoost Price TargetBuy$28.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/25/2017Q416$0.37$0.40$185.02 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2016Q316$0.40$0.39$193.14 million$185.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2016Q216$0.39$0.39$186.59 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$0.37$0.34$184.64 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2016Q415$0.37$0.33$181.02 million$178.62 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2015Q315$0.37$0.36$184.09 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/20/2015Q215$0.35$0.41$182.93 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2015Q115$0.33$0.33$179.64 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2015Q414$0.32$0.30$176.19 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2014Q314$0.33$0.30$176.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2014Q214$0.33$0.33$177.24 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2014Q114$0.30$0.30$172.94 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q413$0.28$0.29$165.67 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2013Q313$0.26$0.26$173.33 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2013Q2 2013$0.22$0.22$170.53 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2013Q1 2013$0.21$0.22$173.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q4 2012$0.24$0.18$175.13 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2012$0.23$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2012$0.20$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2012$0.16$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/17/2012$0.14$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2011$0.15$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2011$0.04$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.09$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$0.01$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.62 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.90 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.34$0.41$0.37
Q2 20164$0.39$0.42$0.40
Q3 20164$0.39$0.42$0.41
Q4 20164$0.36$0.43$0.39
Q1 20173$0.34$0.40$0.38
Q2 20173$0.40$0.42$0.41
Q3 20173$0.43$0.44$0.43
Q4 20173$0.41$0.43$0.42
Q1 20181$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q2 20181$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q3 20181$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q4 20181$0.50$0.50$0.50
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
Annual Dividend:$0.50
Dividend Yield:1.58%
Dividend Growth:74.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:35.46% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
30.86% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
26.32% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.93%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 63.13%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/13/2017William L PraterInsiderSell10,000$30.75$307,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016William James Threadgill JrInsiderSell4,333$28.72$124,443.76View SEC Filing  
8/24/2016James Ronald HodgesInsiderSell103$24.09$2,481.27View SEC Filing  
8/22/2016James Ronald HodgesInsiderSell4,543$24.01$109,077.43View SEC Filing  
7/23/2015Deborah M CannonDirectorBuy2,000$26.28$52,560.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Deborah M CannonDirectorBuy2,000$25.20$50,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Gordon Ray LewisVPSell5,839$24.98$145,858.22View SEC Filing  
5/6/2015Keith J JacksonDirectorSell1,180$24.21$28,567.80View SEC Filing  
4/29/2015William L PraterCFOSell5,869$24.60$144,377.40View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015William James Threadgill JrVPSell4,473$22.46$100,463.58View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Cathy Smith FreemanVPSell1,263$22.50$28,417.50View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015James Ronald HodgesVPSell1,382$22.08$30,514.56View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Chris A BagleyCOOBuy25,000$21.15$528,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014James Virgil KelleyCOOSell2,535$25.00$63,375.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Gordon Ray LewisEVPSell6,240$24.70$154,128.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014James Virgil KelleyCOOSell4,680$23.77$111,243.60View SEC Filing  
2/27/2014James Ronald HodgesVPSell1,047$23.77$24,887.19View SEC Filing  
2/14/2014Gordon Ray LewisEVPSell7,775$23.76$184,734.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014James Ronald HodgesVPSell5,720$23.12$132,246.40View SEC Filing  
1/27/2014Cathy Smith FreemanEVPSell6,844$24.65$168,704.60View SEC Filing  
1/27/2014James Virgil KelleyCOOSell17,863$24.56$438,715.28View SEC Filing  
1/27/2014Thomas Holmes TurnerDirectorBuy15,592$24.43$380,912.56View SEC Filing  
2/26/2013James D Rollins IIICEOBuy57,100$14.61$834,231.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
News IconAnalysts Peer Into Their Crystal Balls For BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS): Where Is It headed? - Winfield Review (NYSE:BXS) - February 21 at 1:10 PM
News IconStock Tracker: Earnings & Estimates for BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:BXS) - February 14 at 4:44 PM logoInsider Trading Activity BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) – Insider Sold 10000 shares of Stock - Market Exclusive (NYSE:BXS) - February 14 at 4:44 PM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BXS-US : February 14, 2017 (NYSE:BXS) - February 14 at 4:44 PM
News IconBancorpSouth (BXS) is Initiated by JMP Securities to "Mkt Perform" - Highland Mirror (NYSE:BXS) - February 2 at 9:19 PM logoCoverage initiated on BancorpSouth by JMP Securities (NYSE:BXS) - February 2 at 4:18 PM logoForm 4 BANCORPSOUTH INC For: Jan 31 Filed by: Prater William L. (NYSE:BXS) - January 31 at 9:33 PM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. : BXS-US: Dividend Analysis : December 15th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 31, 2017 (NYSE:BXS) - January 31 at 4:30 PM
News IconStock Dragged Lower Ahead of Market Open: BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:BXS) - January 30 at 9:06 PM logoBancorpSouth (BXS) Beats Q4 Earnings on Higher Revenues - Nasdaq (NYSE:BXS) - January 29 at 2:13 AM logoBancorpSouth : California Man Sentenced to 37 Years for Attempted Bank Robbery, Discharging Firearm (NYSE:BXS) - January 27 at 10:14 PM
News IconBancorpSouth earns $132.7 million in 2016 (NYSE:BXS) - January 27 at 10:14 PM logoBancorpSouth Inc 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides (NYSE:BXS) - January 27 at 10:14 PM
News IconChart Inspection on Shares of BancorpSouth Inc. (BXS) - Springdale Times (NYSE:BXS) - January 27 at 5:12 PM logoBancorpSouth (BXS) Beats Q4 Earnings on Higher Revenues (NYSE:BXS) - January 27 at 5:12 PM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. :BXS-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : January 27, 2017 (NYSE:BXS) - January 27 at 5:12 PM logoEdited Transcript of BXS earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jan-17 4:00pm GMT (NYSE:BXS) - January 27 at 3:10 AM logoBancorpSouth's (BXS) CEO Dan Rollins on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:BXS) - January 26 at 10:09 PM logoBANCORPSOUTH INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financi (NYSE:BXS) - January 26 at 4:54 PM
News IconAre Analysts Predicting a Near-Term Upswing For BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS)? - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BXS) - January 26 at 3:14 AM
News IconBancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) to Post $0.37 Earnings Per Share: Analysts - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BXS) - January 26 at 3:14 AM
News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BXS) - January 26 at 3:14 AM logoForm 4 BANCORPSOUTH INC For: Jan 24 Filed by: Pignuolo Charles J. (NYSE:BXS) - January 25 at 10:12 PM logoBancorpSouth : beats Street 4Q forecasts (NYSE:BXS) - January 25 at 5:10 PM logoQ4 2016 BancorpSouth Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:BXS) - January 25 at 5:10 PM logoBancorpSouth Announces Fourth Quarter and Annual 2016 Financial Results; Declares Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:BXS) - January 25 at 5:10 PM logoBancorpSouth beats Street 4Q forecasts (NYSE:BXS) - January 25 at 5:10 PM
News IconGreen Square Capital LLC Trimmed Holding in Chevron Corp New Com (CVX) as Share Value Declined (NYSE:BXS) - January 24 at 9:39 PM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BXS-US : January 20, 2017 (NYSE:BXS) - January 20 at 5:10 PM
News IconWilliam Yates elected MEC chair (NYSE:BXS) - January 18 at 8:33 PM logoHancock (HBHC) Beats Q4 Earnings Estimates, Revenues Up (NYSE:BXS) - January 18 at 3:33 PM
News IconGearing Up For a Bull Run? Analysts Weigh in on BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BXS) - January 17 at 4:51 PM
News IconWhat are the Technical Charts Saying About BancorpSouth Inc. (BXS) - Springdale Times (NYSE:BXS) - January 16 at 4:06 PM
News IconWill The Needle Move For BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) Shares This Earnings Season? - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BXS) - January 12 at 2:34 AM logoBanking Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Bank of the Ozarks, EverBank Financial, BancorpSouth, and Hancock (NYSE:BXS) - January 11 at 4:31 PM logoBrean Capital Starts BancorpSouth (BXS) at Hold - (NYSE:BXS) - January 10 at 9:42 PM logoCoverage initiated on BancorpSouth by Brean Capital (NYSE:BXS) - January 10 at 4:41 PM logoForm 3 BANCORPSOUTH INC For: Jan 02 Filed by: Jaggers Jeffrey William (NYSE:BXS) - January 5 at 4:29 PM logoBancorpSouth Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Webcast Schedule (NYSE:BXS) - January 3 at 5:40 PM logoWhy BancorpSouth (BXS) Is an Impressive Stock to Buy Now - Nasdaq (NYSE:BXS) - December 30 at 2:30 AM logoWhy BancorpSouth (BXS) Is an Impressive Stock to Buy Now (NYSE:BXS) - December 29 at 9:28 PM logo5th Circ. Affirms $1M Attys' Fees In Trade Secret Row (NYSE:BXS) - December 22 at 9:10 PM
News IconLiberty Financial Services gets $8.5M investment from BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS) - December 21 at 9:01 PM logoBancorpSouth (BXS) Acquires Certain Assets of Waguespack - Nasdaq (NYSE:BXS) - December 21 at 3:59 PM
News IconBancorpSouth Insurance Services acquires assets of Waguespack & Associates Insurance in Gonzales (NYSE:BXS) - December 21 at 2:41 AM
News IconNew Orleans-based Liberty Financial Services receives $8.5 million investment from BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS) - December 20 at 9:39 PM logoBancorpSouth Invests $8.5 Million In Liberty Financial Services, Inc.; Liberty Redeems Series A Preferred Stock Issued Pursuant to U.S. Department of Treasury's Community Development Capital Initiative (NYSE:BXS) - December 20 at 9:39 PM
News IconBancorpSouth Insurance Services acquires certain assets of Waguespack & Associates Insurance in Gonzales (NYSE:BXS) - December 20 at 5:58 AM logoBancorpSouth Insurance Services Acquires Assets of Gonzales, Louisiana's Waguespack & Associates Insurance, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) - December 20 at 5:58 AM


What is BancorpSouth's stock symbol?

BancorpSouth trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BXS."

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

BancorpSouth announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 26th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share on Monday, April 3rd. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 13th.

Where is BancorpSouth's stock going? Where will BancorpSouth's stock price be in 2017?

10 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for BancorpSouth's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate BancorpSouth's stock price to reach $25.80 in the next year.

When will BancorpSouth announce their earnings?

BancorpSouth is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 18th 2017.

Who owns BancorpSouth stock?

BancorpSouth's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (5.40%), State Street Corp (4.72%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.31%), Skyline Asset Management LP (1.24%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.11%) and Cortina Asset Management LLC (1.08%). Company insiders that own BancorpSouth stock include Cathy Smith Freeman, Deborah M Cannon, Gordon Ray Lewis, James Ronald Hodges, Keith J Jackson, William James Threadgill Jr and William L Prater.

Who sold BancorpSouth stock? Who is selling BancorpSouth stock?

BancorpSouth's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Cipher Capital LP, Skyline Asset Management LP, Century Capital Management LLC, Netols Asset Management Inc., Baird Financial Group Inc. and United Capital Financial Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold BancorpSouth stock in the last year include James Ronald Hodges, William James Threadgill Jr and William L Prater.

Who bought BancorpSouth stock? Who is buying BancorpSouth stock?

BancorpSouth's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC, Maltese Capital Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Royce & Associates LP and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

How do I buy BancorpSouth stock?

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

How much does a share of BancorpSouth stock cost?

One share of BancorpSouth stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.60.

BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS) Chart for Wednesday, February, 22, 2017

Institutional Ownership Chart

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)

Earnings History Chart

Earnings by Quarter for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)

Dividend History Chart

Dividend Payments by Quarter for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)

Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by Staff