BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE:BXS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Sunday. The bank reported $0.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.07, Briefing.com reports. BancorpSouth Bank had a net margin of 19.81% and a return on equity of 9.37%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.65 EPS.
Shares of NYSE:BXS traded down $1.22 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $29.03. 18,630 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 444,073. BancorpSouth Bank has a 1 year low of $17.21 and a 1 year high of $30.76. The company has a market cap of $2.98 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.40 and a beta of 1.32. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12, a quick ratio of 0.77 and a current ratio of 0.79. The company has a fifty day simple moving average of $28.66 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $24.19.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, January 4th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 15th were given a dividend of $0.19 per share. This is a positive change from BancorpSouth Bank’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.19. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 14th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.62%. BancorpSouth Bank’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 30.28%.
About BancorpSouth Bank
BancorpSouth Bank provides commercial banking and financial services to individuals and small-to-medium size businesses. The company operates through Banking Services Group, Mortgage, Insurance Agencies, Wealth Management, and General Corporate and Other segments. It offers various deposit products, including interest and noninterest bearing demand deposits, and saving and other time deposits.
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