Hancock Holding Company ( HBHC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 03, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 16, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HBHC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 32nd quarter that HBHC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.78, the dividend yield is 2.84%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HBHC was $33.78, representing a -12.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.50 and a 23.74% increase over the 52 week low of $27.30.
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 $1.94. Zacks Investment Research reports HBHC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.26%, compared to an industry average of 11.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HBHC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HBHC as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is VTWV with an increase of 1.17% over the last 100 days. QABA has the highest percent weighting of HBHC at 1.94%.
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