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BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

BancorpSouth, Inc. ( BXS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.01 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BXS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that BXS has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of BXS was $15.69, representing a -2.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.04 and a 30.64% increase over the 52 week low of $12.01.

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 $.9. Zacks Investment Research reports BXS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.78%, compared to an industry average of 5.4%.

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 Dynamic Banking Sector Portfolio (PJB)
  • 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 16.12% over the last 100 days. PJB has the highest percent weighting of BXS at 2.95%.

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


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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