Hancock Whitney - HWC Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $51.43
  • Forecasted Upside: 12.02%
  • Number of Analysts: 7
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$45.91
▼ -0.95 (-2.03%)

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Analyst Price Target for HWC

Analyst Price Target is $51.43
▲ +12.02% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 7 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Hancock Whitney in the last 3 months. The average price target is $51.43, with a high forecast of $57.00 and a low forecast of $45.00. The average price target represents a 12.02% upside from the last price of $45.91.

This chart shows the closing price for HWC for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Moderate Buy

The current consensus among 7 polled investment analysts is to moderate buy stock in Hancock Whitney. This Moderate Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 3 hold ratings
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11/30/2022
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2/28/2023
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5/29/2023
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8/27/2023
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11/25/2023
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2/23/2024
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4/23/2024
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5/23/2024

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/6/2024CitigroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$50.00 ➝ $55.00Low
4/17/2024Truist FinancialLower TargetHold ➝ Hold$50.00 ➝ $46.00Low
4/17/2024Piper SandlerReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$55.00 ➝ $52.00Low
4/17/2024StephensReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$50.00Low
4/17/2024DA DavidsonBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$55.00 ➝ $57.00Low
4/17/2024CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$48.00 ➝ $50.00Low
4/8/2024Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetHold ➝ Hold$51.00 ➝ $45.00Low
4/1/2024Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$48.00 ➝ $50.00Low
2/13/2024DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$55.00Low
1/19/2024DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageBuy$55.00Low
1/17/2024Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$51.00 ➝ $55.00Low
1/17/2024StephensLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$55.00 ➝ $50.00Low
1/15/2024DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$55.00Low
1/5/2024Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$45.00 ➝ $55.00Low
1/5/2024Truist FinancialDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$54.00 ➝ $50.00Low
12/15/2023Truist FinancialBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$41.00 ➝ $54.00Low
12/1/2023CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$45.00Low
10/18/2023StephensReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$42.00Low
10/18/2023Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$46.00 ➝ $45.00Low
10/10/2023Jefferies Financial GroupLower Target$43.00 ➝ $38.00Low
9/27/2023Truist FinancialLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$47.00 ➝ $41.00Low
9/19/2023Truist FinancialReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$47.00Low
9/19/2023DA DavidsonLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$49.00 ➝ $47.00Low
9/18/2023Piper SandlerUpgradeNeutral ➝ OverweightLow
7/19/2023Truist FinancialBoost TargetBuy$43.00 ➝ $47.00Low
7/19/2023DA DavidsonBoost Target$44.50 ➝ $49.00Low
7/19/2023Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ Outperform$45.00 ➝ $46.00Low
7/19/2023StephensBoost Target$43.00 ➝ $47.00Low
7/19/2023Piper SandlerDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$50.00 ➝ $46.00Low
7/11/2023Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$45.00 ➝ $42.00Low
6/8/2023DA DavidsonBoost Target$42.50 ➝ $49.00Low
4/19/2023Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower TargetMarket Perform$45.00 ➝ $43.00Low
4/19/2023Piper SandlerLower TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $47.00Low
4/6/2023Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower TargetMarket Perform$50.00 ➝ $45.00N/A
4/6/2023Raymond JamesLower TargetStrong-Buy$58.00 ➝ $45.00Low
3/23/2023Truist FinancialLower TargetBuy$56.00 ➝ $43.00Low
3/17/2023DA DavidsonLower Target$58.00 ➝ $46.00Low
3/14/2023Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$44.50Low
3/14/2023Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$60.00 ➝ $50.00Low
1/18/2023Raymond JamesLower TargetStrong-Buy$61.00 ➝ $58.00Low
1/18/2023Truist FinancialLower Target$60.00 ➝ $56.00Low
1/18/2023DA DavidsonLower TargetBuy$60.00 ➝ $58.00Low
10/19/2022Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$58.00 ➝ $61.00Low
10/6/2022Raymond JamesLower TargetStrong-Buy$60.00 ➝ $58.00Low
8/16/2022DA DavidsonBoost Target$56.00 ➝ $60.00Low
7/22/2022StephensBoost Target$57.00Low
7/22/2022Piper SandlerBoost Target$60.00Low
7/11/2022Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetBuy$60.00 ➝ $55.00N/A
7/7/2022Raymond JamesLower TargetStrong-Buy$65.00 ➝ $58.00N/A
7/4/2022Piper SandlerLower Target$59.00N/A
6/15/2022Truist FinancialLower Target$63.00 ➝ $58.00Medium
4/20/2022StephensLower TargetEqual Weight$59.00 ➝ $58.00Low
3/28/2022Truist FinancialLower Target$70.00 ➝ $65.00Medium
1/19/2022Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$60.00 ➝ $65.00High
1/19/2022Truist FinancialUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$50.00 ➝ $70.00High
10/21/2021Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold$45.00 ➝ $50.00Low
10/20/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$54.00 ➝ $60.00High
9/7/2021Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$55.00Low
7/21/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$52.00 ➝ $54.00High
4/21/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$51.00 ➝ $52.00High
4/13/2021Raymond JamesUpgradeOutperform ➝ Strong-BuyN/A
4/7/2021Raymond JamesUpgradeOutperform ➝ Strong-Buy$51.00Low
3/17/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$46.00 ➝ $51.00High
1/21/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$28.00 ➝ $46.00High
1/7/2021Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$23.00 ➝ $42.00N/A
10/21/2020Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$25.00 ➝ $28.00High
10/8/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeBuy$30.00Low
9/15/2020DA DavidsonUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$22.00 ➝ $23.00High
9/9/2020Raymond JamesReiterated RatingBuyMedium
7/20/2020Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$27.00 ➝ $25.00High
6/18/2020Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$26.00 ➝ $27.00Low
6/18/2020SunTrust BanksBoost TargetHold$26.00 ➝ $27.00Low
6/17/2020Raymond JamesUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$27.00High
5/5/2020SunTrust BanksBoost TargetHold$23.00 ➝ $26.00High
5/1/2020DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
4/1/2020Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
3/9/2020Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ Market PerformHigh
2/27/2020DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageBuyHigh
1/2/2020SunTrust BanksBoost TargetHold$42.00 ➝ $47.00Medium
12/13/2019Raymond JamesUpgradeOutperform ➝ Strong-Buy$44.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
10/21/2019StephensSet TargetHold$41.00N/A
9/13/2019SunTrust BanksSet TargetHold$44.00 ➝ $42.00Low
7/17/2019Raymond JamesReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Reduce$45.00 ➝ $48.00Low
7/17/2019StephensReiterated RatingHold$42.00High
7/11/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
7/9/2019StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal$42.00Low
(Data available from 5/23/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.09 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 14 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
10/26/2023
  • 1 very positive mentions
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11/25/2023
  • 3 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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12/25/2023
  • 15 very positive mentions
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  • 3 negative mentions
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1/24/2024
  • 19 very positive mentions
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2/23/2024
  • 8 very positive mentions
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3/24/2024
  • 10 very positive mentions
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4/23/2024
  • 15 very positive mentions
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5/23/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 15 very positive mentions
  • 7 positive mentions
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Hancock Whitney logo
Hancock Whitney Corporation operates as the financial holding company for Hancock Whitney Bank that provides traditional and online banking services to commercial, small business, and retail customers. It offers various transaction and savings deposit products consisting of brokered deposits, time deposits, and money market accounts; treasury management services, secured and unsecured loan products including revolving credit facilities, and letters of credit and similar financial guarantees; and trust and investment management services to retirement plans, corporations, and individuals, and investment advisory and brokerage products. The company also provides commercial and industrial loans including real and non-real estate loans; construction and land development loans; and residential mortgages, as well as consumer loans. In addition, it offers commercial finance products to middle market and corporate clients, including leases and related structures; facilitates investments in new market tax credit activities and holding certain foreclosed assets; provides customers access to fixed annuity and life insurance products; and underwriting transactions products, as well as debt and mortgage-related securities. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Gulfport, Mississippi.
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Today's Range

Now: $45.91
Low: $45.72
High: $47.35

50 Day Range

MA: $45.25
Low: $41.83
High: $48.59

52 Week Range

Now: $45.91
Low: $32.16
High: $49.65

Volume

339,611 shs

Average Volume

488,476 shs

Market Capitalization

$3.98 billion

P/E Ratio

10.70

Dividend Yield

2.54%

Beta

1.31

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Hancock Whitney?

The following sell-side analysts have issued research reports on Hancock Whitney in the last twelve months: Citigroup Inc., DA Davidson, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., Piper Sandler, Raymond James, Stephens, StockNews.com, and Truist Financial Co..
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What is the current price target for Hancock Whitney?

7 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Hancock Whitney in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $51.43, suggesting a possible upside of 12.0%. DA Davidson has the highest price target set, predicting HWC will reach $57.00 in the next twelve months. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $45.00 for Hancock Whitney in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Hancock Whitney?

Hancock Whitney currently has 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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How do I contact Hancock Whitney's investor relations team?

Hancock Whitney's physical mailing address is Hancock Whitney Plaza 2510 14th Street, GULFPORT MS, 39501. The company's listed phone number is (228) 868-4000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Hancock Whitney is www.hancockwhitney.com. Learn More about contacing Hancock Whitney investor relations.