Hancock Whitney Corporation (HWC): Price and Financial Metrics

Hancock Whitney Corporation (HWC): $48.29

-0.84 (-1.71%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where HWC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 92.95% of US stocks.
  • HWC's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • HWC ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 55th percentile.

HWC Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 10.13 for HANCOCK WHITNEY CORP; that's greater than it is for 91.66% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -47.62%, HANCOCK WHITNEY CORP's debt growth rate surpasses only 6.56% of about US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for HWC comes in at 26.91% -- higher than that of 93.11% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to HANCOCK WHITNEY CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be BHLB, IROQ, HFWA, DCOM, and HAFC.
  • HWC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit HANCOCK WHITNEY CORP's official web site, go to www.hancockwhitney.com.

HWC Valuation Summary

  • HWC's EV/EBIT ratio is 5.4; this is 44.33% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • HWC's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.8 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 2022-09-23 2.9 1.2 7.8 5.4
HWC 2022-09-22 3.0 1.2 8.1 5.6
HWC 2022-09-21 3.1 1.3 8.4 5.8
HWC 2022-09-20 3.2 1.3 8.5 6.0
HWC 2022-09-19 3.2 1.3 8.6 6.0
HWC 2022-09-16 3.1 1.3 8.3 5.8

HWC Growth Metrics

    Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 50.01%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 70.67%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 14.73%.
Over the past 52 months, HWC's revenue has gone up $346,303,000.

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
2022-06-30 1,377.9 704.958 512.238
2022-03-31 1,382.898 611.184 479.521
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

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 $48.29 52-week high $59.82
Prev. close $49.13 52-week low $41.62
Day low $48.09 Volume 94,811
Day high $48.74 Avg. volume 431,609
50-day MA $49.08 Dividend yield 2.2%
200-day MA $49.78 Market Cap 4.14B

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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Below are the latest news stories about HANCOCK WHITNEY CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate HWC as an investment opportunity.

Higher Rates, Expansion Efforts Aid Hancock Whitney (HWC)

Growth in loan balances is expected to keep aiding Hancock Whitney's (HWC) top line. Higher rates will aid margins.

Yahoo | October 3, 2022

We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Hancock Whitney (NASDAQ:HWC) Passed With Ease

The excitement of investing in a company that can reverse its fortunes is a big draw for some speculators, so even...

Yahoo | October 1, 2022

Hancock Whitney Corporation to announce third quarter 2022 financial results and host conference call October 18

GULFPORT, Miss., September 27, 2022--Hancock Whitney Corporation to announce third quarter 2022 financial results and host conference call October 18

Yahoo | September 27, 2022

Rising Interest Rates Are Good News for These 2 ‘Strong Buy’ Stocks

Since Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell spoke at the Jackson Hole symposium last month, markets have been slipping – and largely in response to his comments. The central bank head made it clear in his comments that he’ll continue pushing interest rates up in an effort to combat inflation, which is currently running at 8.5% annually. It appears that investors are in the process of pricing in that stance, and expectations are that the Fed will institute another 0.75% rate hike later this month.

Michael Marcus on TipRanks | September 6, 2022

Hancock Whitney (HWC) Upgraded to Buy: Here's What You Should Know

Hancock Whitney (HWC) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company's earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.

Yahoo | August 31, 2022

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HWC Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 7.58%
6-mo 0.04%
1-year 0.86%
3-year 42.59%
5-year 13.70%
YTD -1.92%
2021 50.58%
2020 -19.11%
2019 30.21%
2018 -28.49%
2017 17.20%

HWC Dividends

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