$0.43 EPS Expected for BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS)

September 17, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

 $0.43 EPS Expected for BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2016 Q4. 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.
Financial Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.03% or 115,788 shares. Comerica Fincl Bank reported 62,893 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Schwab Charles Inv Management holds 0.01% or 430,201 shares. Federated Pa reported 47,860 shares. Goldman Sachs Group holds 1.81 million shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Capital Guardian has 0.01% invested in BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS). Creative Planning, a Kansas-based fund reported 4,181 shares. Bankshares Of America Corp De holds 195,881 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Keeley Asset Management Corporation accumulated 2.25% or 1.70 million shares. Great Lakes Advisors Ltd Llc invested in 0.03% or 41,045 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems has invested 0.01% in BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS). Wells Fargo Mn reported 75,313 shares stake. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 0% of its portfolio in BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS). Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada owns 12,359 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Geode Capital Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0.01% or 627,418 shares.

Since May 18, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 sales for $202,510 activity.

Wall Street await BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) to release earnings on October, 18. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $0.43, up exactly $0.04 or 10.26 % from 2014’s $0.39 EPS. The expected BXS’s profit could reach $39.09M giving the stock 17.27 P/E in the case that $0.43 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.42 EPS for the previous quarter, BancorpSouth, Inc.’s analysts now forecast 2.38 % EPS growth. 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. As per Thursday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by Brean Capital. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating by Raymond James given on Monday, October 5. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $25 target in Wednesday, January 27 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 7 with “Hold”. As per Monday, June 5, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, November 29. The stock of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by Brean Capital. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, August 11 report. Stephens maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 20 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) rating on Thursday, September 7. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $31.0 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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