Hancock Holding Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 01, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased HBHC stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 27th quarter that HBHC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of HBHC was $30.15,
representing a -17.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.73 and
a 7.85% 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 $1.76. Zacks Investment Research reports HBHC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 21.73%, compared to an
industry average of 8.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- Vanguard Scottsdale Funds Vanguard Russell 2000 Value ETF (
- iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IWN with an increase of
8.14% over the last 100 days. QABA has the highest percent
weighting of HBHC at 2.7%.