NYSE:HWC - Hancock Whitney Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $42.55 +0.10 (+0.24 %) (As of 03/18/2019 09:27 AM ET)Previous Close$42.45Today's Range$42.35 - $43.0552-Week Range$32.59 - $56.40Volume1.00 million shsAverage Volume461,911 shsMarket Capitalization$3.65 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield2.54%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Hancock Whitney Corp. is a bank holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services. It also offers trust and investment management services to retirement plans, corporations, and individuals; and brokerage services, annuity products, and life insurance, general insurance agency services, including life and title insurance, consumer financing service. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Gulfport, MS. Receive HWC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HWC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Regional Banks Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:HWC Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A WebN/A Phone(228) 868-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/APrice-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual SalesN/A Price / SalesN/A Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash FlowN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/AProfitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares85,696,000Market Cap$3.65 billion Next Earnings Date4/16/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Hancock Whitney (NYSE:HWC) Frequently Asked Questions What is Hancock Whitney's stock symbol? Hancock Whitney trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HWC." How often does Hancock Whitney pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hancock Whitney? Hancock Whitney announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 29th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 5th will be given a dividend of $0.27 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.54%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 4th. View Hancock Whitney's Dividend History. How were Hancock Whitney's earnings last quarter? Hancock Whitney Corp (NYSE:HWC) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 16th. The company reported $1.12 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.12. The company earned $291.97 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $294.80 million. View Hancock Whitney's Earnings History. When is Hancock Whitney's next earnings date? Hancock Whitney is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 16th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Hancock Whitney. What price target have analysts set for HWC? 5 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Hancock Whitney's shares. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $59.00. On average, they expect Hancock Whitney's stock price to reach $53.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hancock Whitney. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hancock Whitney? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hancock Whitney in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Hancock Whitney. Has Hancock Whitney been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about HWC stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Hancock Whitney earned a coverage optimism score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Hancock Whitney's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Hancock Whitney include ALERUS FINL COR/SH (ALRS), Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena (BMDPF), Century Financial Corp PA (CYFL), CMNTY BK BAY OA/SH SH (CBYAA), DAVIS JEFF BANC/SH (JDVB), DELHI BK CORP/SH (DWNX), ELMER BANCORP I/SH (ELMA), First Bankers Trustshares (FBTT), Grupo Financiero Banorte SAB de CV (GBOOF), Heritage NOLA Bancorp (HRGG), JOHN MARSHALL B/SH SH (JMSB), JONESTOWN BK &/SH (JNES), KBC Groep (KBCSF), PIRAEUS Bk S A/ADR (BPIRD) and Premier Commercial Bancorp (PRCB). What other stocks do shareholders of Hancock Whitney own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Hancock Whitney investors own include Hancock (HBHC), PolyOne (POL), Diplomat Pharmacy (DPLO), Ensco (ESV), Church & Dwight (CHD), Platform Specialty Products (PAH), Hersha Hospitality Trust (HT), UniFirst (UNF), Delta Air Lines (DAL) and Metropolitan Bank (MCB). Who are Hancock Whitney's key executives? Hancock Whitney's management team includes the folowing people: John M. Hairston, President, Chief Executive Officer & DirectorD. Shane Loper, Chief Operating Officer & Senior Executive VPMichael M. Achary, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Executive VPCindy S. Collins, Chief Compliance Officer & Senior Vice PresidentJoy Lambert Phillips, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel Who are Hancock Whitney's major shareholders? Hancock Whitney's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.73%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.18%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.42%), Northern Trust Corp (2.17%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.94%) and Prudential Financial Inc. (1.46%). Company insiders that own Hancock Whitney stock include Cecil W Knight Jr, Christine L Pickering, John M Hairston and Joseph S Exnicios. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hancock Whitney. Which institutional investors are buying Hancock Whitney stock? HWC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Macquarie Group Ltd., Northern Trust Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Prudential Financial Inc., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hancock Whitney. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Hancock Whitney's stock price today? One share of HWC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.55. How big of a company is Hancock Whitney? Hancock Whitney has a market capitalization of $3.65 billion. How can I contact Hancock Whitney? The company can be reached via phone at (228) 868-4000. MarketBeat Community Rating for Hancock Whitney (NYSE HWC)Community Ranking: 2.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 40 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 30 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 70MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hancock Whitney and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HWC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HWC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are trading strategies for the 52-week high/low?