Bancorpsouth Bank (NYSE:BXS) is set to issue its Q3 2019 quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Monday, October 21st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.61 per share for the quarter. Parties interested in participating in the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

Bancorpsouth Bank (NYSE:BXS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 17th. The bank reported $0.61 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.61. The business had revenue of $226.35 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $234.95 million. Bancorpsouth Bank had a net margin of 22.39% and a return on equity of 10.30%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.55 EPS. On average, analysts expect Bancorpsouth Bank to post $2 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of BXS stock opened at $29.46 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.95 billion, a PE ratio of 13.21 and a beta of 1.45. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $28.96 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $28.81. Bancorpsouth Bank has a 12 month low of $24.31 and a 12 month high of $33.45.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 13th were paid a dividend of $0.185 per share. This represents a $0.74 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.51%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 12th. This is a positive change from Bancorpsouth Bank’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. Bancorpsouth Bank’s payout ratio is 33.18%.

BXS has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Royal Bank of Canada set a $31.00 target price on shares of Bancorpsouth Bank and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, July 19th. DA Davidson initiated coverage on shares of Bancorpsouth Bank in a research note on Tuesday, August 20th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $30.50 target price for the company. SunTrust Banks upgraded shares of Bancorpsouth Bank from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their target price for the stock from $32.00 to $33.00 in a research note on Wednesday, September 25th. Piper Jaffray Companies initiated coverage on shares of Bancorpsouth Bank in a research note on Wednesday, September 18th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $32.50 target price for the company. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Bancorpsouth Bank from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 2nd. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. Bancorpsouth Bank has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $32.33.

Bancorpsouth Bank Company Profile

BancorpSouth Bank provides commercial banking and financial services to individuals and small-to-medium size businesses. It offers various deposit products, including interest and noninterest bearing demand deposits, and saving and other time deposits. The company also provides commercial loans, including term loans, lines of credit, equipment and receivable financing, and agricultural loans; a range of short-to-medium term secured and unsecured commercial loans to businesses for working capital, business expansion, and the purchase of equipment and machinery; and construction loans to real estate developers for the acquisition, development, and construction of residential subdivisions.

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Earnings History for Bancorpsouth Bank (NYSE:BXS)

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