by Associated Press Published: January 27,2014
Tags: bank banking, Carl Chaney, earnings, FactSet, finance, financial institution, Hancock Bank, Hancock Holding Co., loan, loan provision, profit, publicly traded company
GULFPORT — Hancock Holding Co. said profit in 2013′s fourth quarter fell 26 percent as it spent $17.1 million to improve efficiency. Hancock, which operates Hancock Bank in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, and Whitney Bank in Louisiana and Texas, posted quarterly profit yesterday of $34.7 million, or 41 cents per share. That’s down from $47 […] [...]
by MBJ Staff Published: November 1,2013
Tags: acquisition, bank banking, dividend, finance, financial institution, M. Ray "Happy" Cole, merger, net income, publicly traded company, share, stock, The First Bancshares Inc.
HATTIESBURG — The First Bancshares Inc., holding company for The First, A National Banking Association, reports net income available to common stockholders for the three months ended Sept. 30 was $998,000, or $0.19 per diluted share, compared to $766,000, or $0.24 per diluted share, for the same quarter in 2012, an increase of $232,000, or […] [...]