Zacks Rating on Hancock Holding Company (HBHC)

Hancock Holding Company (HBHC) : The consensus on Hancock Holding Company (HBHC) based on 9 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 2.67, which is interpreted as a Hold recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 1 which endorses a Strong Buy on the stock. However, 1 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 analyst believes that the stock is a Buy, which can produce decent returns in the future. 7 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating.

Hancock Holding Company (HBHC) : Currently there are 9 street experts covering Hancock Holding Company (HBHC) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $34 and $26 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $30.36. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $2.71.


Shares of Hancock Holding Company rose by 2.11% in the last five trading days and 6.43% for the last 4 weeks. Hancock Holding Company is up 17.82% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 27.35%. Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $31.57, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $31.69 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $31.37 and closed the trading day at $31.45, in the green by 0.29%. The total traded volume for the day was 446,287. The stock had closed at $31.36 in the previous days trading.

Hancock Holding Company (Hancock) is a financial services company that provides a network of service financial choices to the Gulf South region through its bank subsidiary, Whitney Bank, a Mississippi state bank. Whitney Bank operates under brands: Hancock Bank in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida and Whitney Bank in Louisiana and Texas. The Bank operates across the Gulf South region consisting of southern Mississippi; southern and central Alabama; southern Louisiana; the northern, central, and panhandle regions of Florida, and Houston, Texas. The Bank offers a range of traditional and online community banking services to commercial, small business and retail customers, providing a variety of transaction and savings deposit products, treasury management services, investment brokerage services, secured and unsecured loan products, and letters of credit and financial guarantees. It also provides trust and investment management services to retirement plans, corporations and individuals.

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