Dividend Watch: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tuesday: HBHC, VIV, BBD

Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.

Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, 11 U.S. common stocks are scheduled to go ex-dividend. The dividend yields on these stocks range from 0.4% to 9.5%. All of these stocks can be found on our stocks going ex-dividend section of our dividend calendar.

Highlighted Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tuesday:

Hancock Holding Company

Owners of Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ: HBHC) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 24 cents per share. At a price of $32.55 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.9%.

The average volume for Hancock Holding Company has been 450,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hancock Holding Company has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the banking industry. Shares are up 2.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.

Hancock Holding Company, a financial holding company, provides financial and banking services in Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Florida, and Texas. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.14.

TheStreet Ratings rates Hancock Holding Company 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, good cash flow from operations and attractive valuation levels. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Hancock Holding Company Ratings Report now.

If you liked this article you might like

Community Banks Feeling Share-Price Pressure as Overexposure to CRE Loans Grows

Community Banks' Increasing Real Estate Loans Exposure Problematic

As California Drought Eases, Farmers Fret Over Regulations, Outside Investors

A Small Bank in a Special Situation May Yield Outsized Profits

Ignore Bullish Hype on Rate Hikes -- Book Profits on Community Banks Now