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HWC Hancock Whitney PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jul 12, 2024, the Hancock Whitney stock's price-to-earnings ratio is 11.53. This results from the current EPS of $4.3 and stock price of $49.59. The PE ratio has increased by 34% from the past four quarters average of 8.6.

HWC PE ratio history

How has HWC's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Hancock Whitney has averaged 13.68 over the last ten years. The current P/E ratio of 11.53 is 16% lower than the historical average. In the past ten years, HWC's PE ratio peaked in the Dec 2016 quarter at 23.05, when the stock price was $43.1 and the EPS was $1.87. The lowest point was in the Mar 2023 quarter, when it reached 6.02 with a price of $36.4 and an EPS of $6.05.


Hancock Whitney PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 50.16% in 2016

Maximum annual decrease: -53.17% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2023 10.77 33.46%
2022 8.07 -15.59%
2021 9.56 N/A
2020 N/A N/A
2019 11.8 26.75%
2018 9.31 -53.17%
2017 19.88 -13.75%
2016 23.05 50.16%
2015 15.35 4.99%
2014 14.62 -23.09%

HWC average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of HWC for the past years

The current PE ratio of HWC is higher than its 3 and 5-year historical averages, but it is lower than the 10-year average.

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HWC PE vs peers

What is HWC's PE ratio compared to its peers

HWC's PE ratio stands lower than its peer stocks NRIM and NKSH.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
HWC Hancock Whitney Corp 11.53 $4.3B
NRIM Northrim Bancorp Inc 11.66 $331.4M
NKSH National Bankshares Inc 13.45 $179.17M

Frequently asked questions

What is Hancock Whitney's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for HWC stock is 11.53 as of Jul 12, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Hancock Whitney (HWC)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for HWC stock is 8.44.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Hancock Whitney (HWC)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for HWC stock is 9.97.

What is the highest PE ratio for HWC?

In the last ten years, the Dec 2016 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 23.05.

How does the current PE ratio for HWC compare to its historical average?

HWC's price to earnings ratio is currently 16% below its 10-year historical average.

How is HWC's PE ratio calculated (Hancock Whitney PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jul 12, 2024), Hancock Whitney's stock price is $49.59. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $4.3. Therefore, Hancock Whitney's PE ratio for today is 11.53. PE RATIO(11.53) = STOCK PRICE($49.59) / TTM EPS($4.3)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.