Published On: Wed, Oct 19th, 2016

Analyst Review: Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC)


A number of investment brokers have recently updated their price targets on shares of Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC).

Most recent broker ratings

10/10/2016 – Hancock Holding Company had its “market perform” rating reiterated by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.

09/19/2016 – Hancock Holding Company was downgraded to “neutral” by analysts at SunTrust. They now have a USD 34 price target on the stock.

07/26/2016 – Hancock Holding Company had its “market perform” rating reiterated by analysts at Hovde Group. They now have a USD 32 price target on the stock.

07/22/2016 – Hancock Holding Company was upgraded to “neutral” by analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

07/21/2016 – Hancock Holding Company had its “neutral” rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray. They now have a USD 29 price target on the stock.

05/09/2016 – Hancock Holding Company was upgraded to “outperform” by analysts at Raymond James.

01/27/2016 – Hancock Holding Company had its “hold” rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. They now have a USD 25 price target on the stock.

12/18/2015 – Hancock Holding Company had its “sector perform” rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. They now have a USD 25 price target on the stock.

12/09/2015 – Hancock Holding Company was downgraded to “equal-weight” by analysts at Stephens.

08/31/2015 – Hancock Holding Company was upgraded to “outperform” by analysts at FIG Partners.

06/30/2015 – Hancock Holding Company had its “hold” rating reiterated by analysts at Wunderlich. They now have a USD 31 price target on the stock.

04/27/2015 – Hancock Holding Company was downgraded to “hold” by analysts at Drexel Hamilton.

04/10/2015 – Hancock Holding Company was downgraded to “sell” by analysts at Evercore ISI.

03/17/2015 – Hancock Holding Company had its “neutral” rating reiterated by analysts at Zacks. They now have a USD 31 price target on the stock.

03/27/2014 – Hancock Holding Company had its “” rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They now have a USD 33 price target on the stock.

The share price of Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC) was up +0.62% during the last day of trading, with a day high of 32.57. 682063 shares were traded during the last session.

The stock’s 50 day moving average is 32.24 and its 200 day moving average is 28.28. The stock’s market capitalization is 2.50B. Hancock Holding Company has a 52-week low of 20.01 and a 52-week high of 33.39.

Hancock Holding Company (Hancock) is a financial services company that provides a network of service financial choices to the Gulf South region through its bank subsidiary, Whitney Bank, a Mississippi state bank. The Company operates through overall banking operations segment. Whitney Bank operates under brands, such as Hancock Bank in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida and Whitney Bank in Louisiana and Texas. The Bank operates across the Gulf South region comprising southern Mississippi; southern and central Alabama; southern Louisiana; the northern, central, and panhandle regions of Florida; Houston, Texas, and Nashville, Tennessee. The Bank offers a range of traditional and online community banking services to commercial, small business and retail customers, providing a variety of transaction and savings deposit products, treasury management services, investment brokerage services, secured and unsecured loan products, and letters of credit and similar financial guarantees.