Hancock Whitney Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Hancock Whitney Bank that provides a range of banking products and services to commercial, small business, and retail customers. More Details
Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Hancock Whitney's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HWC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HWC's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: HWC underperformed the US Banks industry which returned -16.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HWC underperformed the US Market which returned 22.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Hancock Whitney's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Hancock Whitney undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HWC ($29.45) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($12.22)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HWC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HWC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Banks industry average.
PE vs Market: HWC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HWC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HWC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the US Banks industry average (0.9x).
How is Hancock Whitney forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HWC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: HWC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: HWC's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HWC's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HWC's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HWC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.6%).
How has Hancock Whitney performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HWC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: HWC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HWC is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 3.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare HWC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: HWC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Banks industry (-4.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HWC has a negative Return on Equity (-1.68%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Hancock Whitney's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: HWC's Assets to Equity ratio (9.8x) is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: HWC has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (248%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 91% of HWC's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: HWC has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (66%).
Low Risk Deposits: HWC's Loans to Deposits ratio (81%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: HWC has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.8%).
What is Hancock Whitney current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HWC's dividend (3.67%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.48%).
High Dividend: HWC's dividend (3.67%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.14%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: HWC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: HWC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: HWC is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: HWC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (34.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Hairston (56 yo)
Mr. John M. Hairston has been the Chief Executive Officer of Hancock Whitney Corporation (formerly, Hancock Holding Company) since 2008 and has been its President since November 13, 2014. Mr. Hairston serv...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD3.98M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.21M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Senior EVP & CFO||13.75yrs||US$1.77m||0.087% |
|Senior EVP & COO||6.08yrs||US$1.89m||0.098% |
|Senior Executive Vice President||9.92yrs||US$2.22m||0.072% |
|Executive VP & Chief Banking Officer||4.42yrs||US$1.25m||0.035% |
|Chief Investment Officer||4.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||9.33yrs||no data||0.061% |
|Executive VP & Investor Relations Manager||9.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||21.92yrs||no data||0.055% |
|Chief Compliance Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|VP & Senior Communications Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||3.58yrs||no data||0.0096% |
Experienced Management: HWC's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.4 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||19.92yrs||US$131.23k||0.091% |
|Independent Director||20.92yrs||US$146.23k||0.020% |
|Independent Director||20.92yrs||US$144.98k||0.11% |
|Independent Director||4.17yrs||US$133.73k||0.016% |
|Independent Director||20.92yrs||US$154.98k||0.0089% |
|Independent Director||4.17yrs||US$131.23k||0.011% |
|Independent Director||11.25yrs||US$134.36k||0.015% |
|Independent Director||11.25yrs||US$129.98k||0.017% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||1.92yrs||US$187.48k||0.014% |
|Independent Director||9.5yrs||US$149.98k||0.024% |
|Independent Director||4.67yrs||US$129.98k||0.0084% |
Experienced Board: HWC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Hancock Whitney Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hancock Whitney Corporation
- Ticker: HWC
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1883
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$2.545b
- Shares outstanding: 86.41m
- Website: https://www.hancockwhitney.com
Number of Employees
- Hancock Whitney Corporation
- Hancock Whitney Plaza
- 2510 14th Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HWC||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jun 1991|
|HH1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 1991|
Hancock Whitney Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Hancock Whitney Bank that provides a range of banking products and services to commercial, small business, and retail customers. The com...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/12/02 23:37|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/12/02 00:00|
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