|Bid||43.55 x 900|
|Ask||43.63 x 900|
|Day's Range||41.85 - 43.76|
|52 Week Range||14.88 - 47.37|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.71|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.08 (2.56%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Mar 05, 2021|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Hancock Whitney (HWC) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.
HWC vs. SNV: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?
On February 25, 2021, Hancock Whitney (NASDAQ:HWC) announced shareholders can expect to receive a dividend payable on March 15, 2021. The stock will then go ex-dividend 1 business day(s) before the record date. Hancock Whitney, which has a current dividend per share of $0.27, has an ex-dividend date scheduled for March 5, 2021. That equates to a dividend yield of 2.67% at current price levels. The Significance Of An Ex-Dividend Date Ex-dividend dates are when company shares stop trading with their current dividend payouts in preparation for those companies to announce new ones. Usually, a company's ex-dividend date falls one business day before its record date. Investors should keep this in mind when purchasing stocks because buying them on or after ex-dividend dates does not qualify them to receive the declared payment. Newly declared dividends go to shareholders who have owned that stock before the ex-dividend date. Typically, companies will announce and implement new dividend yields on a quarterly basis. Hancock Whitney's Dividend Payouts And Yields Over the past year, Hancock Whitney has seen its dividend payouts remain the same and its yields climb upward overall. Last year on March 4, 2020 the company's payout sat at $0.27, which has returned to its value today. Hancock Whitney's dividend yield last year was 2.6%, which has since grown by 0.07%. Companies use dividend yields in different strategic ways. Some companies may opt to not give yields altogether to reinvest in themselves. Other companies may opt to increase or decrease their yield amounts to control how their shares circulate throughout the stock market. To read more about Hancock Whitney click here. See more from BenzingaClick here for options trades from BenzingaAnalyzing Tronox Holdings's Ex-Dividend DateUnderstanding Ultrapar Participacoes's Ex-Dividend Date© 2021 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.