Posts Tagged ‘profits’

State’s personal income growth lags rest of nation

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Personal income growth in Mississippi accelerated in the second three months of 2014, but growth still trailed the nation. The measure expanded 1.4 percent on an annual basis, the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis said yesterday, ranking Mississippi 40th among states from April to June. That rose from 0.3 percent in the […] [...]

Trustmark gets earnings boost from BancTrust takeover

JACKSON — Regional bank Trustmark Corp. says profit in 2013′s second quarter rose 6 percent from the same three months of 2012, fueled by gains from its takeover of the former BancTrust Financial Group. Trustmark posted quarterly profit of $31.1 million or 46 cents per share yesterday. That’s up from $29.3 million or 45 cents […] [...]

Bank sees modest rise in earnings after retirement buy-out

TUPELO — Regional bank BancorpSouth Corp. says profit in 2013′s second quarter rose less than 1 percent from the same three months of 2012, as an early-retirement buyout drove up costs. BancorpSouth posted quarterly profit of $20.8 million, or 22 cents per share Tuesday. That’s up from $20.6 million or 22 cents per share in […] [...]

EastGroup Properties sees quaterly earnings decrease

JACKSON — EastGroup Properties reported strong results for the second quarter, but profit fell from a year earlier, when the company recorded a large gain selling real estate. The industrial landlord said yesterday that quarterly profit fell 4 percent to $7.6 million, or 25 cents per share, in the three months that ended June 30. […] [...]

Cal-Maine’s profits soar; Baker replacing Adams as chairman

JACKSON — Egg producer Cal-Maine Foods says its net income grew more than five-fold in its fiscal fourth quarter as it produced and sold more eggs in the period on stronger consumer demand and got a lift from a one-time gain related to a joint venture. Cal-Maine said its average selling price rose 9.7 percent […] [...]

EastGroup’s earnings up 44% on property sale gains

JACKSON — EastGroup Properties’ profit jumped in the second quarter on property sale gains. The real estate investment trust said quarterly profit rose to $8.1 million, or 28 cents per share. That’s up 44 percent from $5.6 million, or 20 cents per share, in the year-ago quarter. Analysts polled by FactSet had on-average predicted 23 […] [...]

Entergy Corp. amends as-reported earnings guidance

NEW ORLEANS — Entergy Corporation expects second quarter 2012 as-reported earnings of approximately $2.05 per share and operational earnings of approximately $2.10 per share. Results for second quarter 2011 were $1.76 per share on both an as-reported basis and an operational basis. Entergy also affirmed previously issued operational earnings guidance for 2012. As-reported results are […] [...]

Hancock Fabrics’ sales up, but still records net loss

BALDWYN — Hancock Fabrics Inc., for its first quarter ended April 28, reports an operating loss of $1.2 million, compared to a $1.0 million loss in the first quarter of last year. The net loss was $2.4 million, or $0.12 per basic share, compared to a net loss of $2.2 million, or $0.11 per basic […] [...]

Peoples Financial reports increased earnings, decreased loan losses

BILOXI — Peoples Financial Corporation, parent of The Peoples Bank, reported net income of $505,000 for the first quarter of 2012, a 15.3 percent increase over the first quarter of 2011. Loan volume increased 5.3 percent over the first quarter of 2011 to $428 million, compared to $407 million in the same period last year. […] [...]

Hancock Holding: ‘Digesting’ Whitney acquisition

GULFPORT — Hancock Holding Co., which operates Hancock and Whitney banks along the Gulf Coast, said yesterday that it is making progress in digesting last year’s Whitney acquisition. Hancock merged with Whitney in June, making it hard to compare year-earlier results. The bank posted profit of $18.5 million, or 21 cents per share, in the […] [...]

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