Hancock Whitney Corporation ( HWC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased HWC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 48th quarter that HWC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $50.25, the dividend yield is 1.91%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HWC was $50.25, representing a -10.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.40 and a 22.41% increase over the 52 week low of $41.05.
HWC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ). HWC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.75. Zacks Investment Research reports HWC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 31.6%, compared to an industry average of 30.9%.