Hancock Holding Company (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 03, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.24 per share scheduled for December 14,
2012. Shareholders who purchased HBHC stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 26th quarter that HBHC has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $31.66, the dividend yield is 3.03%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HBHC was $31.66,
representing a -13.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.73 and
a 13.25% increase over the 52 week low of $27.96.
HBHC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Wells Fargo & Company (
) and J P Morgan Chase & Co (
). HBHC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.44. Zacks Investment Research reports HBHC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 12.28%, compared to an
industry average of 18%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to HBHC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HBHC as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IWN with an increase of
0.68% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of HBHC at 0.4%.