At their regular quarterly meeting on January 24, 2001, the Board of Directors of BancorpSouth, Inc.
BancorpSouth previously reported operating net income of $22.8 million or $0.27 per diluted share for the fourth quarter of 2000. Net earnings for the fourth quarter of 2000 were $12.3 million or $0.15 per diluted share.
BancorpSouth, Inc. currently operates banking, insurance and financial service offices in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas and Louisiana.
SOURCE: BancorpSouth, Inc.
Contact: L. Nash Allen, Jr., 662-680-2330, or Gary C. Bonds,
662-680-2332, both of BancorpSouth, Inc.