A look at Hancock Whitney Corp.’s (HWC) recent performance gives investors their first glimpse of hope.

On Tuesday, Hancock Whitney Corp. (NASDAQ: HWC) opened lower -0.31% from the last session, before settling in for the closing price of $44.81. Price fluctuations for HWC have ranged from $32.16 to $49.65 over the past 52 weeks.

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Financial Sector giant saw their annual sales surged by 8.18% over the last five years. Company’s average yearly earnings per share was noted -5.26% at the time writing. With a float of $85.61 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $86.34 million.

The firm has a total of 3591 workers. Let’s measure their productivity.

Hancock Whitney Corp. (HWC) Insider Activity

A key investor’s attitude towards the stock of the Banks – Regional industry is another important factor to consider. The insider ownership of Hancock Whitney Corp. is 1.18%, while institutional ownership is 80.72%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on May 01 ’24, was worth 39,516. In this transaction Chief Banking Officer of this company sold 844 shares at a rate of $46.82, taking the stock ownership to the 58,843 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Apr 30 ’24, when Company’s Director sold 1,300 for $45.62, making the entire transaction worth $59,306. This insider now owns 23,982 shares in total.

Hancock Whitney Corp. (HWC) Earnings and Forecasts

If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 3/31/2024, the company posted 1.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at 1.34) by 0.01. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.21 per share during the current fiscal year.

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around -5.26% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 8.00% during the next five years compared to 3.88% growth over the previous five years of trading.

Hancock Whitney Corp. (NASDAQ: HWC) Trading Performance Indicators

Check out the current performance indicators for Hancock Whitney Corp. (HWC). In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 1.95. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 6.76.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 4.29, a number that is poised to hit 1.19 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 5.05 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of Hancock Whitney Corp. (HWC)

Analysing the last 5-days average volume posted by the [Hancock Whitney Corp., HWC], we can find that recorded value of 0.42 million was lower than the volume posted last year of 0.48 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 25.54%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 1.11.

During the past 100 days, Hancock Whitney Corp.’s (HWC) raw stochastic average was set at 43.97%, which indicates a significant increase from 28.23% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 28.79% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 29.45% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $45.85, while its 200-day Moving Average is $42.75. Now, the first resistance to watch is $45.10. This is followed by the second major resistance level at $45.52. The third major resistance level sits at $45.76. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $44.44, it is likely to go to the next support level at $44.20. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $43.78.

Hancock Whitney Corp. (NASDAQ: HWC) Key Stats

There are currently 86,630K shares outstanding in the company with a market cap of 3.87 billion. Presently, the company’s annual sales total 1,909 M according to its annual income of 392,600 K. Last quarter, the company’s sales amounted to 509,540 K and its income totaled 108,610 K.