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Last $29.55 USD
Change Today +0.28 / 0.96%
Volume 475.9K
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Hancock Holding Company operates as the bank holding company for Whitney Bank that provides a range of community banking services to commercial, small business, and retail customers. The company offers various deposit products, including noninterest-bearing demand deposits, interest-bearing transaction accounts, savings accounts, money market deposit accounts, and time deposit accounts. It also provides commercial loans, such as commercial and industrial, construction and land development, and commercial real estate loans; residential mortgage consisting of fixed-rate and adjustable-rate home loans; and consumer loans comprising second mortgage home loans, home equity lines of credit, and non-residential consumer purpose loans, which include direct and indirect loans made to finance automobiles, recreation vehicles, boats, and other personal and deposit account secured loans. In addition, the company offers treasury management services, investment brokerage services, letters of credit and financial guarantees, and revolving credit facilities, as well as online banking services. Further, it provides trust and investment management services to retirement plans, corporations, and individuals, as well as personal and business lines of insurance and annuity products. Additionally, the company offers investment services, insurance agency services, discount investment brokerage services, annuity products, life insurance, consumer financing, and various other services to third parties, as well as operates and sells foreclosed assets. As of December 31, 2014, it operated approximately 235 banking and financial services offices in the states of Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Florida, and Alabama under Hancock Bank and Whitney Bank brand names. Hancock Holding Company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Gulfport, Mississippi.

3,785 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/8/15
Founded in 1883

hancock holding co (HBHC) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Exe...
Total Annual Compensation: $707.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
President of Whitney Bank
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

hancock holding co (HBHC) Key Developments

Hancock Holding Company Announces Management Changes

Hancock Holding Company announced the retirement of Clifton J. Saik later the year 2015. Miles S. Milton assumes the role of Chief Wealth Management Officer effective immediately. Milton joined the company in 2014 as the Director of Private Banking. His new responsibilities will include private banking, trust and Hancock Investment Services. In addition to the changes in wealth banking, the company is also announced the appointment of Joseph S. Schwertz, Jr. as Chief Risk Officer. Schwertz joined Hancock in early 2015 having previously served as Whitney Holding Corporation's General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for approximately 20 years. Schwertz is assuming the role from Michael K. Dickerson who has been named Subsidiary Business Lines Executive. In this newly created role, Dickerson will have responsibility for credit services, wholesale products & services, consumer lending, wealth management and analytics.

Hancock Holding Company Declares Second Quarterly Dividend, Payable on June 15, 2015

Hancock Holding Company announced that the company's board of directors approved a regular second quarter 2015 common stock cash dividend of $0.24 per share. Approved during the April meeting of the company's board of directors, the regular quarterly common stock cash dividend is payable June 15, 2015 to shareholders of record as of June 5, 2015.

Hancock Holding Company Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Records Net Charge-Offs; Provides Tax Rate Guidance for Fiscal 2015

Hancock Holding Company reported unaudited earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Operating income for the first quarter of 2015 was $44.7 million, or $0.55 per diluted common share, compared to $46.4 million, or $0.56, in the fourth quarter of 2014. Net income for the first quarter of 2015 was $40.2 million, or $0.49 per diluted common share, compared to $40.1 million, or $0.48 and $49.1 million, or $0.58, in the fourth and first quarters of 2014 respectively. Core income for the first quarter of 2015 was $39.6 million or $0.49 per diluted common share, compared to $41.5 million or $0.50 in the fourth quarter of 2014 and $37.7 million, or $0.45, in the first quarter of 2014. Net interest income (TE) for the first quarter of 2015 was $161.1 million, down $2.5 million from the fourth quarter of 2014. There were 2 less calendar days in the first quarter which accounted for most of the decline. The impact of purchase accounting adjustments (PAAs) on net interest income was $15.3 million, down approximately $0.7 million linked-quarter. Tangible book value per share was $21.55 against $20.47 a year ago. Return on assets was 0.80% against 1.05% a year ago. Return on average common equity was 6.65% against 8.18% a year ago. Net charge-offs from the non-FDIC acquired loan portfolio were $3.7 million, or 0.11% of average total loans on an annualized basis in the first quarter of 2015, up from $2.6 million, or 0.08% of average total loans in the fourth quarter of 2014. The company expects the effective income tax rate to approximate 27-29% in 2015.


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