BancorpSouth, Inc. Announces Increase in Quarterly Dividend to $0.10 per Common Share

Jul 22, 2015, 17:31 ET from BancorpSouth, Inc.

TUPELO, Miss., July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At its regular quarterly meeting today, the Board of Directors of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE: BXS) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per common share, which represents an increase of $0.025 per common share, or 33 percent, compared to its most recent dividend of $0.075 per common share paid on July 1, 2015.  The dividend is payable October 1, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2015.

BancorpSouth earlier reported net income of $39.7 million or $0.41 per share for the second quarter of 2015.

BancorpSouth, Inc. is a financial holding company headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi, with $13.6 billion in assets.  BancorpSouth Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of BancorpSouth, Inc., operates 284 commercial banking, mortgage, and insurance locations in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas, including an insurance location in Illinois. "Like" us on Facebook; follow us on Twitter@MyBXS; or connect with us through LinkedIn.

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