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BancorpSouth (BXS) Declares $0.17 Quarterly Dividend; 2.4% Yield

January 23, 2019 4:46 PM EST

BancorpSouth (NYSE: BXS) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.17 per share, or $0.68 annualized.

The dividend will be payable on April 1, 2019, to stockholders of record on March 15, 2019, with an ex-dividend date of March 14, 2019.

The annual yield on the dividend is 2.4 percent.

"The financial results for 2018 reflect several meaningful accomplishments achieved by our team through continued hard work and dedication," remarked Dan Rollins, BancorpSouth Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Our earnings for the year are a record for our Company, both in terms of net income of $221.3 million and diluted earnings per share... More