Hancock Holding Company (HBHC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 03, 2013


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Hancock Holding Company ( HBHC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HBHC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 30th quarter that HBHC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $35.2, the dividend yield is 2.73%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HBHC was $35.2, representing a -1.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.58 and a 40.8% increase over the 52 week low of $25.

HBHC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). HBHC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.05. Zacks Investment Research reports HBHC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.75%, compared to an industry average of 2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HBHC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund ( QABA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is QABA with an increase of 13.04% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HBHC at 1.94%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: HBHC , JPM , QABA , WFC

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