BancorpSouth Company Profile (NYSE:BXS)

About BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)

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 banking, 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
  • Symbol: NYSE:BXS
  • CUSIP: 05969210
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.67 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 91,343,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $30.05
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $30.07
  • 52 Week Range: $20.50 - $32.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.52
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.37
  • P/E Growth: 3.58
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $738.08 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.61
  • Book Value: $18.43 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.58
  • Annual Dividend: $0.50
  • Dividend Yield: 1.7%
  • 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%
  • Average Volume: 591,733 shs.
  • Beta: 1.33
  • Short Ratio: 7.08

Frequently Asked Questions for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.125 per share on Monday, July 3rd. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.71%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 13th. View BancorpSouth's Dividend History.

How were BancorpSouth's earnings last quarter?

BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) released its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 19th. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.01. The company earned $185.48 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $186.40 million. BancorpSouth had a net margin of 17.41% and a return on equity of 8.70%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.34 EPS. View BancorpSouth's Earnings History.

When will BancorpSouth make its next earnings announcement?

BancorpSouth is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 18th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for BancorpSouth.

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

10 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for BancorpSouth's stock. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $33.00. On average, they expect BancorpSouth's share price to reach $28.80 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for BancorpSouth.

What are analysts saying about BancorpSouth stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about BancorpSouth stock:

  • 1. Stephens analysts commented, "We think shares will react favorably to the effective raise in the midpoint of EPS guidance for 2017." (4/19/2017)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "BancorpSouth’s shares outperformed the Zacks categorized Southeast Banks industry over the past six months. The company’s expense management initiatives keep us encouraged. Further, BancorpSouth’s efforts to enhance non-interest income will go a long way in supporting the bottom line. Moreover, given a strong balance sheet position, the company has been steadily enhancing shareholders’ value through strategic acquisitions, dividend hikes and share buybacks. However, continued pressure on margin and stringent regulatory landscape remain major concerns for the company." (4/6/2017)

Who are some of BancorpSouth's key competitors?

Who owns BancorpSouth stock?

BancorpSouth's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.87%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.54%), State Street Corp (5.01%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.49%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (3.03%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.05%). Company insiders that own BancorpSouth stock include Deborah M Cannon, James Elbert Campbell III, James Ronald Hodges, William James Threadgill Jr and William L Prater. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BancorpSouth.

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 Victory Capital Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., King Luther Capital Management Corp, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Fisher Asset Management LLC and Cortina Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold BancorpSouth stock in the last year include James Ronald Hodges, William James Threadgill Jr and William L Prater. View Insider Buying and Selling for BancorpSouth.

Who bought BancorpSouth stock? Who is buying BancorpSouth stock?

BancorpSouth's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vanguard Group Inc., State Street Corp, Mendon Capital Advisors Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Piermont Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought BancorpSouth stock in the last two years include Deborah M Cannon and James Elbert Campbell III. View Insider Buying and Selling for BancorpSouth.

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 $29.20.

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: $28.80 (1.37% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/15/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$33.00N/AView Rating Details
4/19/2017StephensReiterated RatingBuyHighView Rating Details
4/5/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$32.00MediumView Rating Details
3/9/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$30.00LowView Rating Details
2/2/2017JMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
1/26/2017Brean CapitalReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
12/22/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
10/21/2016Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$26.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
7/22/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHold$24.00N/AView Rating Details
7/9/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
4/22/2016Hovde GroupBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$21.50 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
10/29/2015Morgan StanleyBoost Price Target$23.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
10/23/2015SunTrust Banks, Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$26.00N/AView Rating Details
6/30/2015WunderlichBoost Price TargetBuy$28.00 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
Earnings by Quarter for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
Earnings History by Quarter for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/19/2017Q1 2017$0.38$0.39$186.40 million$185.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2017Q416$0.37$0.40$183.60 million$188.35 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$187.05 million$182.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$0.37$0.39$184.90 million$176.67 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$183.78 million$174.02 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/20/2015Q215$0.35$0.41$182.18 million$181.62 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2015Q115$0.33$0.33$178.80 million$179.39 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2015Q414$0.31$0.30$175.58 million$169.96 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2014Q314$0.33$0.32$178.76 million$174.89 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2014Q214$0.33$0.33$177.14 million$172.92 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2014Q114$0.30$0.30$172.47 million$168.04 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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.63
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.93
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.34$0.40$0.37
Q2 20173$0.40$0.41$0.40
Q3 20173$0.42$0.44$0.43
Q4 20173$0.42$0.43$0.43
Q1 20181$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q2 20181$0.49$0.49$0.49
Q3 20181$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q4 20181$0.49$0.49$0.49
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
Next Dividend:7/3/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.50
Dividend Yield:1.71%
Dividend Growth:74.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:35.46% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
30.30% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
26.32% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.93%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 63.13%
Insider Trades by Quarter for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/18/2017James Elbert Campbell IIIDirectorBuy7,000$28.93$202,510.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2017William L PraterInsiderSell10,000$31.75$317,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2017William James Threadgill JrInsiderSell4,246$31.38$133,239.48View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
Latest Headlines for BancorpSouth (NYSE:BXS)
DateHeadline logoBancorpSouth (BXS) Down 5.2% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - May 22 at 12:48 PM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - May 22 at 10:29 AM logoJames Elbert Campbell III Acquires 7,000 Shares of BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Stock - May 18 at 1:14 PM logoSkyline Asset Management Lp Buys Acadia Healthcare Co Inc, LCI Industries Inc, OceanFirst ... - May 16 at 4:10 PM logo$187.85 Million in Sales Expected for BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) This Quarter - May 14 at 10:50 AM logoZacks: Analysts Expect BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Will Post Earnings of $0.40 Per Share - May 12 at 7:40 AM logoCongressman Bennie Thompson Announces $180K in Grant Funds - May 11 at 2:20 AM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC - May 6 at 8:32 AM logoForm 8-K BANCORPSOUTH INC For: Apr 26 - May 3 at 9:09 AM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BXS-US : May 1, 2017 - May 1 at 4:03 PM logoJohn Copeland Joins BancorpSouth as Chief Financial Officer - May 1 at 8:58 AM logoBancorpSouth (BXS) Receives Daily Media Impact Score of 0.28 - April 29 at 5:27 PM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for BancorpSouth, Inc. Decreased by Jefferies Group (BXS) - April 28 at 10:46 AM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.13 (BXS) - April 27 at 7:14 PM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend - April 26 at 7:20 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect BancorpSouth (BXS) Share Price - April 25 at 3:54 PM logoFY2017 Earnings Estimate for BancorpSouth, Inc. Issued By Brean Capital (BXS) - April 25 at 11:49 AM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - April 25 at 10:07 AM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.42 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts (BXS) - April 24 at 8:44 AM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BXS-US : April 21, 2017 - April 21 at 4:13 PM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Will Announce Earnings of $0.40 Per Share - April 21 at 11:21 AM logoBancorpSouth Inc 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - April 21 at 6:48 AM logoEdited Transcript of BXS earnings conference call or presentation 20-Apr-17 3:00pm GMT - April 21 at 6:48 AM logoBancorpSouth's (BXS) CEO Dan Rollins on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - April 20 at 4:14 PM logoBancorpSouth (BXS) Q1 Earnings Beat on Higher Revenues - April 20 at 10:55 AM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS - April 19 at 9:48 PM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Receives "Buy" Rating from Stephens - April 19 at 9:24 PM logoBancorpSouth Announces First Quarter 2017 Financial Results - April 19 at 6:07 PM logoBancorpSouth tops 1Q profit forecasts - April 19 at 4:49 PM logoFavorable Press Coverage Very Likely to Impact BancorpSouth (BXS) Stock Price - April 18 at 1:34 PM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) to Release Earnings on Wednesday - April 17 at 7:30 AM logoBancorpSouth (BXS) Up 3.8% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? - Nasdaq - April 14 at 11:03 AM logoBancorpSouth (BXS) Up 3.8% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? - April 13 at 4:13 PM logoBancorpSouth (BXS) Up 3.8% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? - April 13 at 4:13 PM logoIs a Beat in Store for PNC Financial (PNC) in Q1 Earnings? - April 12 at 11:03 AM logoWhy is BancorpSouth (BXS) Stock a Potential Pick Right Now? - April 7 at 8:45 AM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. : BXS-US: Dividend Analysis : March 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 8:45 AM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold" - April 6 at 1:40 PM logoKeefe, Bruyette & Woods Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) - April 5 at 12:07 PM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research - April 4 at 4:03 PM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - March 31 at 1:55 PM logoBancorpSouth Announces First Quarter Earnings Webcast Schedule - March 30 at 9:32 PM logoBancorpSouth Reaches Analyst Target Price - March 24 at 4:26 PM logoBancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Cut to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research - March 21 at 10:01 PM logoBRIEF-BancorpSouth Inc says appointed Chris A. Bagley as interim CFO - March 8 at 4:49 PM logoBANCORPSOUTH INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers - March 8 at 9:55 AM logoBANCORPSOUTH INC Financials - March 3 at 3:28 PM logoBANCORPSOUTH INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - February 27 at 6:14 PM logoCoverage initiated on BancorpSouth by JMP Securities - February 2 at 4:18 PM logoForm 4 BANCORPSOUTH INC For: Jan 31 Filed by: Prater William L. - January 31 at 9:33 PM



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