Hancock Whitney Corporation (HWC): Price and Financial Metrics

Hancock Whitney Corporation (HWC): $43.58

0.22 (+0.51%)

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  • HWC scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 76.35% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for HWC is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • HWC ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 30th percentile.

HWC Stock Summary

  • HWC's went public 30.16 years ago, making it older than 83.35% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • HWC's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 90.86% of US stocks.
  • Hancock Whitney Corp's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 25.11%, greater than the shareholder yield of 90.26% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Hancock Whitney Corp are WBS, HOPE, PROV, CHCO, and GSBC.
  • 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 141.11% higher, now standing at 21.7.
  • Over the past 243 months, HWC's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 16.6.
  • HWC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 16.6 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 2018-10-04 3.9 1.4 16.1 17.9
HWC 2017-06-30 4.8 1.5 21.3 25.9
HWC 2014-11-13 3.3 1.1 16.8 15.6
HWC 2010-11-10 3.4 1.4 18.0 13.3
HWC 2005-09-15 4.2 2.2 16.6 12.2
HWC 2003-08-27 3.4 1.9 14.7 10.3

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 $51.95 Average Broker Recommendation 1.45 (Moderate Buy)

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HWC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $43.58 52-week high $50.69
Prev. close $43.36 52-week low $17.42
Day low $43.47 Volume 104,540
Day high $44.38 Avg. volume 433,910
50-day MA $46.22 Dividend yield 2.49%
200-day MA $38.43 Market Cap 3.78B

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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Why Hancock Whitney (HWC) is a Top Growth Stock for the Long-Term

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Yahoo | July 22, 2021

Hancock Whitney Corporation (HWC) CEO John Hairston on Q2 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Hancock Whitney Corporation (HWC) Q2 2021 Earnings Conference Call June 20, 2021 05:00 PM ET Company Participants Trisha Carlson - Investor Relations Manager John Hairston - President and CEO Mike Achary - CFO Chris Ziluca - Chief Credit Officer Conference Call Participants Michael Rose - Raymond James Brett Rabatin -...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 21, 2021

Hancock Whitney Corporation 2021 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by Hancock Whitney Corporation in conjunction with their 2021 Q2 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 21, 2021

Hancock Whitney (HWC) Q2 Earnings & Revenue Beat, Expenses Up

Rise in non-interest income and provision benefit supports Hancock Whitney's (HWC) Q2 earnings amid subdued loan demand and lower rates.

Yahoo | July 21, 2021

Hancock Whitney Corporation (HWC) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

During today's call, we may make forward-looking statements. You should keep in mind that any forward-looking statements made by Hancock Whitney speak only as of the date on which they were made. Hancock Whitney's ability to accurately project results or predict the effects of future plans or strategies or predict market or economic developments is inherently limited.

Yahoo | July 21, 2021

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HWC Price Returns

1-mo -6.32%
3-mo -5.26%
6-mo 28.15%
1-year 134.25%
3-year -5.43%
5-year 68.21%
YTD 29.69%
2020 -19.11%
2019 30.21%
2018 -28.49%
2017 17.20%
2016 76.83%

HWC Dividends

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