Hancock Whitney Corp (HWC) to Issue Dividend of $0.27 on December 16th

Hancock Whitney Corp (NYSE:HWC) declared a dividend on Monday, October 28th, Fidelity reports. Investors of record on Thursday, December 5th will be paid a dividend of 0.27 per share on Monday, December 16th. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 4th.

Shares of NYSE:HWC opened at $40.61 on Monday. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $40.01 and its 200 day simple moving average is $38.87. Hancock Whitney has a 1 year low of $32.59 and a 1 year high of $44.74.

Hancock Whitney (NYSE:HWC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 15th. The company reported $1.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.01 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $306.17 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $307.96 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.01 earnings per share.

In other Hancock Whitney news, insider Joseph S. Exnicios sold 5,550 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.15, for a total transaction of $228,382.50. Also, insider Cecil W. Knight, Jr. sold 2,028 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $41.94, for a total transaction of $85,054.32. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 26,176 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,097,821.44. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

HWC has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. SunTrust Banks set a $42.00 price objective on shares of Hancock Whitney and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 13th. Stephens set a $41.00 target price on shares of Hancock Whitney and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 21st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $45.40.

Hancock Whitney Company Profile

Hancock Whitney Corp. is a bank holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services. It also offers trust and investment management services to retirement plans, corporations, and individuals; and brokerage services, annuity products, and life insurance, general insurance agency services, including life and title insurance, consumer financing service.

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