BancorpSouth, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.14 per Share of Common Stock


TUPELO, Miss., Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At its regular quarterly meeting today, the Board of Directors of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE: BXS) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share of common stock.  The dividend is payable January 2, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2017. 

BancorpSouth earlier reported financial results for the third quarter of 2017.  Net income was $39.5 million, or $0.43 per diluted share, and net operating income – excluding MSR – was $39.6 million, or $0.43 per diluted share.

BancorpSouth is headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi, with $14.8 billion in assets.  BancorpSouth operates 234 full service branch locations as well as additional mortgage, insurance, and loan production offices in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas, including an insurance location in Illinois.  BancorpSouth is committed to a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion in both its workplace and communities. To learn more, visit our Community Commitment page at  "Like" us on Facebook; follow us on Twitter@MyBXS; or connect with us through LinkedIn.

SOURCE BancorpSouth, Inc.

For further information: John Copeland, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, 662/680-2536 or Will Fisackerly, Senior Vice President and Director of Corporate Finance, 662/680-2475