NYSE:BXS - Bancorpsouth Bank Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$27.42 -1.22 (-4.26 %)
(As of 03/25/2019 03:51 AM ET)
Previous Close$27.42
Today's Range$27.05 - $28.33
52-Week Range$24.31 - $35.45
Volume860,052 shs
Average Volume643,214 shs
Market Capitalization$2.48 billion
P/E Ratio12.30
Dividend Yield2.48%
BancorpSouth Bank provides commercial banking and financial services to individuals and small-to-medium size businesses. It offers various deposit products, including interest and noninterest bearing demand deposits, and saving and other time deposits. The company also provides commercial loans, including term loans, lines of credit, equipment and receivable financing, and agricultural loans; a range of short-to-medium term secured and unsecured commercial loans to businesses for working capital, business expansion, and the purchase of equipment and machinery; and construction loans to real estate developers for the acquisition, development, and construction of residential subdivisions. In addition, it offers fixed and adjustable rate residential mortgage loans secured by owner-occupied property; residential construction loans; second mortgage loans; and home equity lines of credit, as well as non-residential consumer loans that consist of automobile, recreation vehicle, boat, personal, and deposit account secured loans, as well as issues credit cards. Further, the company operates as an agent for the sale of commercial lines of insurance; and a line of property and casualty, life, health, and employee benefits products and services. Additionally, it provides investment brokerage, and personal trust and estate services. As of April 25, 2018, the company operated through 279 full service branch locations, as well mortgage, insurance, and loan production offices in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas, and Illinois. The company was formerly known as BancorpSouth, Inc. and changed its name to BancorpSouth Bank in October 2017. BancorpSouth Bank was founded in 1876 and is headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$935.53 million
Cash Flow$1.9269 per share
Book Value$24.42 per share


Net Income$221.31 million


Market Cap$2.48 billion
Next Earnings Date4/17/2019 (Estimated)

Bancorpsouth Bank (NYSE:BXS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bancorpsouth Bank's stock symbol?

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

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

Bancorpsouth Bank declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 24th. Investors of record on Friday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Monday, April 1st. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.48%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 14th. View Bancorpsouth Bank's Dividend History.

How were Bancorpsouth Bank's earnings last quarter?

Bancorpsouth Bank (NYSE:BXS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 23rd. The bank reported $0.57 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.03. The bank had revenue of $211.91 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $221.38 million. Bancorpsouth Bank had a return on equity of 10.43% and a net margin of 23.66%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.41 earnings per share. View Bancorpsouth Bank's Earnings History.

When is Bancorpsouth Bank's next earnings date?

Bancorpsouth Bank is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Bancorpsouth Bank.

What price target have analysts set for BXS?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Bancorpsouth Bank's stock. Their forecasts range from $31.00 to $36.00. On average, they expect Bancorpsouth Bank's share price to reach $33.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Bancorpsouth Bank.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Bancorpsouth Bank?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bancorpsouth Bank in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Bancorpsouth Bank.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Bancorpsouth Bank stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Bancorpsouth Bank stock:
  • 1. Stephens analysts commented, "We’re updating our forecast to match the Bank’s expectations of closing dates on April 1, 2019, which compares to our previous forecast of June 1, 2019. The net impact is $0.01 increase to our 2019 EPS forecast and no change to our 2020 EPS forecast. We maintain our Equal-Weight rating. KEY POINTS: A lot has Changed. We are pleased that BXS will only need 139 days to close these acquisitions since its announcement date. This compares to an average of 148 days for the similar M&A deals (where acquirer is +$10 billion in assets) in the bank industry over the last 24 months. The regulatory climate has clearly improved for BXS as its previous M&A announcements required 166 days (Icon Capital) and 1400+ days (Central to closing after multiple regulatory delays." (3/21/2019)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of BancorpSouth have outperformed the industry over the past year. The company boasts an impressive earnings surprise history, having surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for earnings in three of the trailing four quarters. Given a strong balance-sheet position, the company has been steadily enhancing shareholders’ value through strategic acquisitions, dividend hikes, share buybacks and excellent expense-management initiatives. Recently, to expand its presence geographically, BancorpSouth has entered agreements to acquire Van Alstyne Financial Corporation and Summit Financial Enterprises. Although exposure towards risky loan portfolios and mounting expenses remain major concern for the company, rising interest rates shall continue to support the company's top line." (3/12/2019)

Has Bancorpsouth Bank been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about BXS stock has trended neutral this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Bancorpsouth Bank earned a news sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the bank a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Bancorpsouth Bank's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Bancorpsouth Bank own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Bancorpsouth Bank investors own include Hawkins (HWKN), Endologix (ELGX), CA (CA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), BlackRock (BLK), Micron Technology (MU), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Bank Of The Ozarks (OZRK) and AutoZone (AZO).

Who are Bancorpsouth Bank's key executives?

Bancorpsouth Bank's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James D. Rollins III, Chairman & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Chris A. Bagley, Pres & COO (Age 58)
  • Mr. John Gary Copeland, Sr. EVP, Treasurer & CFO (Age 66)
  • Ms. Cathy S. Freeman, Sr. EVP, Chief Admin. Officer & Sec. (Age 53)
  • Mr. Charles J. Pignuolo, Sr. EVP & Gen. Counsel (Age 63)

Who are Bancorpsouth Bank's major shareholders?

Bancorpsouth Bank's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.59%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.45%), Northern Trust Corp (2.93%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.38%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.35%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.26%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Bancorpsouth Bank.

Which major investors are selling Bancorpsouth Bank stock?

BXS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Barclays PLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Skyline Asset Management LP, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bancorpsouth Bank.

Which major investors are buying Bancorpsouth Bank stock?

BXS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Geode Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP and Rhumbline Advisers. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bancorpsouth Bank.

How do I buy shares of Bancorpsouth Bank?

Shares of BXS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Bancorpsouth Bank's stock price today?

One share of BXS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.42.

How big of a company is Bancorpsouth Bank?

Bancorpsouth Bank has a market capitalization of $2.48 billion and generates $935.53 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $221.31 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.23 on an earnings per share basis. Bancorpsouth Bank employs 4,445 workers across the globe.

What is Bancorpsouth Bank's official website?

The official website for Bancorpsouth Bank is http://www.bancorpsouth.com.

How can I contact Bancorpsouth Bank?

Bancorpsouth Bank's mailing address is ONE MISSISSIPPI PLAZA 201 SOUTH SPRING STREET, TUPELO MS, 38802-0789. The bank can be reached via phone at 662-680-2000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Bancorpsouth Bank (NYSE BXS)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  274 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  511 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  785
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Bancorpsouth Bank and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BXS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BXS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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