NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Hancock Holding Company (Nasdaq: HBHC) hit a new 52-week low Tuesday as it is currently trading at $25.57, below its previous 52-week low of $25.61 with 82,603 shares traded as of 10:06 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 581,800 shares over the past 30 days.

Hancock Holding has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 25.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Hancock Holding Company, a financial holding company, provides various banking and financial services in south Mississippi, Louisiana, South Alabama, and Florida. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.5, above the average banking industry P/E ratio of 18 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Hancock Holding as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Hancock Holding Ratings Report.

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