BancorpSouth, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from BancorpSouth, Inc.

    TUPELO, Miss., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- At their regular quarterly meeting
 on April 25, 2001, the Board of Directors of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:   BXS)
 declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per common share.  The dividend is
 payable July 2, 2001 to shareholders of record at the close of business on
 June 15, 2001.
     BancorpSouth previously reported net earnings of $22.3 million or
 $0.27 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2001.
     BancorpSouth, Inc. is a $9.4 billion asset company which currently
 operates banking, insurance and financial service offices in Alabama,
 Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas and Louisiana.
 
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    TUPELO, Miss., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- At their regular quarterly meeting
 on April 25, 2001, the Board of Directors of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:   BXS)
 declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per common share.  The dividend is
 payable July 2, 2001 to shareholders of record at the close of business on
 June 15, 2001.
     BancorpSouth previously reported net earnings of $22.3 million or
 $0.27 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2001.
     BancorpSouth, Inc. is a $9.4 billion asset company which currently
 operates banking, insurance and financial service offices in Alabama,
 Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas and Louisiana.
 
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