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Recent Fundamentals: Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ: HBHC)


Hancock Holding Company is in the banking industry and is in the financial services sector. The company CEO is John M. Hairston. Hancock Holding Co is a financial services company that provide a network of service financial choices to the Gulf South region.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The HBHC stock showed a previous change of 0.00% with an open at 51.80 and a close of 51.65. It reached an intraday high of 51.80 and a low of 50.40.

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The stock has a market cap of $4.4b with 85.3m shares outstanding, of which the float is 80.3m shares. Trading volume reached 0 shares compared to its average volume of 631,088 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Hancock Holding Company shares returned -0.29% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -1.15%. Over three months, it changed -2.64%. In one year it has changed 9.66% and within that year its 52-week high was 56.40 and its 52-week low was 41.05. HBHC stock is 25.82% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 49.71 and a 50 day moving average of 51.39. Currently HBHC stock is trading 3.91% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.48 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 20.83. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.90. The TTM EPS is 3.20, which comes to a TTM PE of 16.14.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

Feb19 (Reported on 03/26/2019): 2.19
Nov18 (Reported on 12/18/2018): 2.17
Aug18 (Reported on 09/25/2018): 1.77
May18 (Reported on 06/26/2018): 1.91
Feb18 (Reported on 03/27/2018): 1.33

The dividend per share is currently 0.96, which is a dividend yield of 1.86%. Also, the payout ratio is 30.00%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 80.80% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 1,285,693, which was 1.51% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 1.85. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.04.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 0.82%, profit margin is 19.42%, price-to-sales is 3.65 and price-to-book is 1.52.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 4  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.