Officials of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) said today that the company will release fourth quarter 2012 earnings on Wednesday, January 23, after the close of the financial markets. It will also hold its regularly scheduled webcast Thursday, January 24, beginning at 10:00 a.m. CT. The webcast is live coverage of management’s conference call with analysts and can be found by going to the company’s internet site ( www.bancorpsouth.com) and selecting “Investor Relations”. This will be an interactive session between management and analysts; others may listen to the live broadcast as it happens. The conference will also be available in archived format at the same address. BancorpSouth, Inc. is a financial holding company headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi, with approximately $13.2 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, and an insurance location in Illinois. BancorpSouth’s common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXS.