BancorpSouth Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (BXS)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for BancorpSouth (NYSE: BXS) is tomorrow, June 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of one cent per share. At a price of $13.03 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.3%.

The average volume for BancorpSouth has been 692,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. BancorpSouth has a market cap of $1.24 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 14.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

BancorpSouth, Inc. operates as a financial holding company for BancorpSouth Bank that provides commercial banking and financial services to individuals and small-to-medium size businesses. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.5, below the average banking industry P/E ratio of 18.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates BancorpSouth as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full BancorpSouth Ratings Report.

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