Hancock Holding Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Hancock Holding (NASDAQ:HBHC) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, July 25th. Hancock Holding Company is a multi-bank holding company. The Banks are community oriented and focus on offering commercial loans, consumer loans, mortgage loans, deposit services, investment management, trust services, insurance, and cash management to individuals and businesses. Hancock operates through a network of offices in Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, and Florida.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Hancock Holding Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.55 per share on revenues of $234.18 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 15.46.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.64 to a profit $0.56. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.23, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Hancock Holding has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 463 481 490 799 1,016
Diluted EPS ($) 2.05 2.26 1.40 1.15 1.75

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012 Mar. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 254.04 254.91 255.45 245.46
Diluted EPS ($) 0.46 0.55 0.54 0.56

Past Performance:
Hancock Holding has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)