Analysts See $0.43 EPS for BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS)

September 17, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

 Analysts See $0.43 EPS for BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.57, from 1.46 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 13 investors sold BancorpSouth, Inc. shares while 67 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 60.74 million shares or 4.35% more from 58.21 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Sterling Cap Mngmt holds 56,305 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Pnc Financial Services Grp invested in 916 shares. Blackrock Grp Ltd owns 76,158 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Legal And General Grp Pcl reported 41,843 shares. Century Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.86% or 213,367 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P reported 0.06% in BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS). Massachusetts-based Geode Capital Mgmt has invested 0.01% in BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS). Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership stated it has 143,749 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Us Bancorporation De invested 0% in BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS). Financial Bank Of The Ozarks accumulated 17,058 shares. Moreover, Ameriprise has 0.01% invested in BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS). Financial Bank Of America Corporation De reported 195,881 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ny State Teachers Retirement stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS). 1.16 million are owned by Skyline Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership. Cap Guardian Tru has invested 0.01% in BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS).

Since May 18, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 0 selling transactions for $202,510 activity.

Investors wait BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) to report on October, 18. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.43 EPS, up $0.04 or 10.26 % from last year’s $0.39 same quarter earnings. This translates into $39.09M profit for BXS giving the stock a 17.27 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.43 EPS is accurate. BancorpSouth, Inc.’s Wall Street analysts see 2.38 % EPS growth, taking into account the $0.42 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, It closed at $29.7 lastly. It is up 27.80% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.10% the S&P500.

BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering BancorpSouth Inc (NYSE:BXS), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 9% are positive. BancorpSouth Inc had 25 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by Raymond James on Monday, October 5. Stephens maintained the shares of BXS in report on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy” rating. The stock of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, October 21 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Thursday, June 30, the company rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Brean Capital initiated BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) on Tuesday, January 10 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Thursday, October 6 by Raymond James. On Wednesday, August 2 the stock rating was maintained by Brean Capital with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, September 7. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, September 7 by Piper Jaffray. RBC Capital Markets maintained BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) rating on Friday, July 7. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $3100 target.

BancorpSouth, Inc. is a financial holding company. The company has market cap of $2.70 billion. The Company, through its principal bank subsidiary, BancorpSouth Bank , conducts commercial banking and financial services activities in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas and Illinois. It has a 18.33 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Community Banking, Insurance Agencies, and General Corporate and Other.

Another recent and important BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 14, 2017” on September 13, 2017.

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