BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012


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BancorpSouth, Inc. ( BXS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.01 per share scheduled for January 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BXS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that BXS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $13.53, the dividend yield is .3%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BXS was $13.53, representing a -13.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.69 and a 35.88% increase over the 52 week low of $9.96.

BXS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). BXS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.88. Zacks Investment Research reports BXS's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 113.33%, compared to an industry average of 18.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BXS Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to BXS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BXS as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW Regional Banking Portfolio ETF ( KBWR )
  • SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF ( KRE )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Value Portfolio ( PXSV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSV with an increase of 6.14% over the last 100 days. KBWR has the highest percent weighting of BXS at 2.53%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: BXS , JPM , KBWR , KRE , PXSV , WFC

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