Hancock Whitney Corporation (HWC): Price and Financial Metrics

Hancock Whitney Corporation (HWC): $48.20

2.07 (+4.49%)

POWR Rating

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  • HWC scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 89.62% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for HWC is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • HWC ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 42nd percentile.

HWC Stock Summary

  • HWC's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 91.35% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Hancock Whitney Corp is reporting a growth rate of -555.37%; that's higher than merely 3.69% of US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Hancock Whitney Corp comes in at 107.07%, a number that bests 92.44% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Hancock Whitney Corp are HOPE, UMBF, VLY, FFBC, and BCML.
  • Visit HWC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.hancockwhitney.com.

HWC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, HWC's EV/EBIT ratio is 19.77% lower, now standing at 6.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, HWC's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.3.
  • HWC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 0.3 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HWC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HWC 2019-10-21 3.0 1.0 9.8 12.0
HWC 2018-01-31 4.8 1.6 21.6 22.4
HWC 2017-03-23 4.6 1.3 24.4 26.0
HWC 2013-01-15 3.0 1.1 22.6 19.4
HWC 2009-06-10 3.7 1.8 18.7 18.7
HWC 2008-05-29 4.4 2.4 18.7 13.9

HWC Growth Metrics

    Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 110.46%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -4.02%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -24.74%.
HWC's revenue has moved up $265,150,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows HWC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 1,375.063 585.69 463.215
2021-09-30 1,324.178 658.596 429.047
2021-06-30 1,263.085 655.874 378.821
2021-03-31 921.852 598.706 173.031
2020-12-31 664.047 355.191 -45.174
2020-09-30 674.549 413.126 -56.617

HWC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • HWC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 35% of graded US stocks.
  • HWC's asset turnover comes in at 0.037 -- ranking 237th of 430 Banking stocks.
  • CFG, WSBC, and PNFP are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with HWC.

The table below shows HWC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.037 1 0.013
2021-03-31 0.027 1 0.004
2020-12-31 0.020 1 -0.004
2020-09-30 0.021 1 -0.004
2020-06-30 0.021 1 -0.004
2020-03-31 0.032 1 0.005

HWC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of HWC, see our HWC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $51.39 Average Broker Recommendation 1.44 (Moderate Buy)

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HWC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $48.20 52-week high $59.82
Prev. close $46.13 52-week low $39.07
Day low $46.82 Volume 370,792
Day high $48.43 Avg. volume 465,508
50-day MA $50.25 Dividend yield 2.34%
200-day MA $49.84 Market Cap 4.16B

Hancock Whitney Corporation (HWC) Company Bio

Hancock Whitney Corporation (formerly Hancock Holding Company) provides a range of community banking services to commercial, small business, and retail customers in the states of Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Florida, and Alabama. The company was founded in 1883 and is based in Gulfport, Mississippi.

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Those who invested in Hancock Whitney (NASDAQ:HWC) a year ago are up 49%

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Yahoo | February 21, 2022

Hancock Whitney (HWC) Up 1.7% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

Hancock Whitney (HWC) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

Hancock Whitney (HWC) Enters Into Relationship With Cetera

Hancock Whitney (HWC) announces a relationship with Cetera Financial in a bid to offer its clients enhanced broker-dealer and investment advisory services.

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

Hancock Whitney Announces Strategic Relationship with Cetera Financial Group

GULFPORT, Miss., February 16, 2022--Hancock Whitney Announces Strategic Relationship with Cetera Financial Group

Yahoo | February 16, 2022

Self-Help And Improving End-Markets Driving Hancock Whitney To Market-Beating Performance

I liked Hancock Whitney (HWC) back in July due to its combination of valuation, leverage to loan growth recovery in 2022, and self-help potential on expenses. While the COVID-19 pandemic has still had some negative impacts on the company’s core markets, the business has nevertheless been executing well and the...

Stephen Simpson on Seeking Alpha | February 2, 2022

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HWC Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -13.65%
6-mo -5.91%
1-year -2.02%
3-year 31.10%
5-year 18.58%
YTD -3.17%
2021 50.58%
2020 -19.11%
2019 30.21%
2018 -28.49%
2017 17.20%

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