TUPELO, Miss., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At its regular quarterly meeting today, the Board of Directors of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE: BXS) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.01 per common share. The dividend is payable April 1, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2013.
BancorpSouth earlier reported net income of $17.0 million or $0.18 per share for the fourth quarter of 2012.
BancorpSouth, Inc. is a financial holding company headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi, with $13.4 billion in assets. BancorpSouth Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BancorpSouth, Inc., operates 293 commercial banking, mortgage, insurance, trust and broker/dealer locations in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas, including an insurance location in Illinois.SOURCE BancorpSouth, Inc.