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Today's research shifts the focus of Stock.Callers.com on the following Regional Southeast Banks equities: Bank of the Ozarks Inc. (NASDAQ: OZRK), EverBank Financial Corp. (NYSE: EVER), Hancock Holding Co. (NASDAQ: HBHC), and BancorpSouth Inc. (NYSE: BXS). These small- to mid-sized companies are all located in Southeastern US, and, on average, tend to pay dividends that are in-line with the wider market. You can access our complimentary research reports on these stocks now at:
Bank of the Ozarks
On Thursday, shares in Arkansas headquartered Bank of the Ozarks Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.55 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 1.28 million shares. The stock ended at $55.54, climbing 1.02% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have gained 1.70% in the last one month, 17.78% over the previous three months, and 5.96% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.49% and 30.52%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Bank of the Ozarks, which operates as a bank holding company for Bank of the Ozarks that provides various banking products and services, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 54.66.
On January 17th, 2017, Bank of the Ozarks announced that net income for Q4 2016 was a record $87.8 million, up 70.6% from $51.5 million for Q4 2015. The Company's annualized returns on average assets and average common stockholders' equity for Q4 2016 were 1.92% and 12.62%, respectively, compared to 2.12% and 15.02%, respectively, for Q4 2015. Visit us today and download your complete report on OZRK for free at:
Florida headquartered EverBank Financial Corp.'s stock finished yesterday's session 0.05% lower at $19.47, with a total trading volume of 397,129 shares. The Company's shares have gained 0.52% in the last one month, 1.09% over the previous three months, and 0.41% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 0.49% and 8.20%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of EverBank Financial, which provides various financial products and services to individuals and small and mid-size businesses in the US, have an RSI of 63.66.
On January 27th, 2017, EverBank announced that GAAP net income available to common shareholders was $55.8 million for Q4 2016, compared to $42.6 million for Q4 2015 GAAP diluted earnings per share were $0.43 for Q4 2016, compared to $0.34 in Q4 2015. The Company's total assets were $27.8 billion at December 31st, 2016, up 5% on a y-o-y basis. The complimentary research report on EVER can be accessed at:
At the closing bell on Thursday, shares in Mississippi headquartered Hancock Holding Co. rose 0.32%, ending the day at $47.60. The stock recorded a trading volume of 622,731 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.39% in the last one month, 16.63% over the previous three months, and 10.44% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 6.52% above its 50-day moving average and 38.73% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Hancock Holding, which operates as the bank holding company for Whitney Bank that provides a range of community banking services to commercial, small business, and retail customers, have an RSI of 65.60.
On February 02nd, 2017, research firm JMP Securities initiated a 'Market Outperform' rating on the Company's stock.
On February 20th, 2017, Hancock Holding announced that Whitney Bank has received regulatory approval to acquire approximately $1.3 billion in loans, 9 branch locations with approximately $500 million in transaction and savings deposits, and to assume approximately $600 million in FHLB borrowings from First NBC Bank Holding Company's banking subsidiary First NBC Bank. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the PDF research report on HBHC at:
Mississippi headquartered BancorpSouth Inc.'s stock ended the day flat at $31.75, with a total trading volume of 414,942 shares. The Company's shares have gained 3.59% in the last month, 10.33% over the previous three months, and 2.25% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 4.03% above its 50-day moving average and 24.16% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of BancorpSouth, which operates as a financial holding company for BancorpSouth Bank that provides commercial banking and financial services to individuals and small-to-medium size businesses, have an RSI of 63.28.
On January 25th, 2017, BancorpSouth reported net income of $37.7 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, for Q4 2016 compared to net income of $21.2 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, for Q4 2015. The Company reported net operating income - excluding MSR - of $30.7 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, for Q4 2016 compared to $29.6 million, or $0.31 per diluted share, for Q4 2015.
On February 02nd, 2017, research firm JMP Securities initiated a 'Market Outperform' rating on the Company's stock. Get free access to your research report on BXS at:
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