BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Analysts See $0.40 EPS

July 18, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

 BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Analysts See $0.40 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.57, from 1.46 in 2016Q3. It worsened, 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.
Kennedy Cap Management Incorporated, Missouri-based fund reported 331,051 shares. 30,000 are held by First Republic Mngmt. 1,950 are owned by Solaris Asset Ltd. Nuveen Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 37,934 shares. Keeley Asset Mngmt invested 2.25% of its portfolio in BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS). Pinebridge Invests L P accumulated 44,107 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Creative Planning reported 4,181 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage owns 26,617 shares. Schwab Charles Inv Management Inc owns 430,201 shares. Commonwealth Bank Of Australia has invested 0% in BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS). Geode Mngmt Ltd owns 627,418 shares. Bancshares Of The Ozarks holds 0.17% or 17,058 shares. Cap Guardian accumulated 33,995 shares. National Bank Of Montreal Can invested in 119,559 shares or 0% of the stock. Strs Ohio owns 40,500 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Since February 13, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 3 insider sales for $555,708 activity. THREADGILL WILLIAM JAMES JR had sold 4,246 shares worth $133,218. On Thursday, May 18 Campbell James Elbert III bought $202,510 worth of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) or 7,000 shares. Prater William L. sold $307,500 worth of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) on Monday, February 13.

Investors wait BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) to report on July, 19. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.40 EPS, up $0.01 or 2.56 % from last year’s $0.39 same quarter earnings. This translates into $37.23 million profit for BXS giving the stock a 18.94 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.40 EPS is accurate. BancorpSouth, Inc.’s Wall Street analysts see 2.56 % EPS growth, taking into account the $0.39 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.15 on July 17, reaching $30.3. About shares traded. BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) has risen 27.80% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.10% the S&P500.

BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering BancorpSouth Inc (NYSE:BXS), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. BancorpSouth Inc has $3300 highest and $21 lowest target. $28’s average target is -7.59% below currents $30.3 stock price. BancorpSouth Inc had 18 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 21 to “Sector Perform”. The company was initiated on Thursday, February 2 by JMP Securities. The company was maintained on Friday, June 9 by Jefferies. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) on Monday, June 5 with “Hold” rating. The stock of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Monday, October 5 by Raymond James. The rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to “Outperform” on Thursday, June 30. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of BXS in report on Friday, July 7 with “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, November 29 to “Mkt Perform”. The rating was initiated by Brean Capital with “Hold” on Tuesday, January 10. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, January 27 by RBC Capital Markets.

BancorpSouth, Inc. is a financial holding company. The company has market cap of $2.82 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 19.26 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Community Banking, Insurance Agencies, and General Corporate and Other.

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